Thicker replacement grips (like Wilson Cushion-Aire Sponge)

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  1. marlinspike

    marlinspike New User

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    I always buy the Wilson Cushion-Aire Sponge, but I wonder if there are other alternatives I should be considering. I don't want anything that will reduce the grip size. Anybody have a recommendation for a similar but better non-leather replacement grip?
     
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  2. ArliHawk

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    The Babolat Air Sphere would be a contender I think.
     
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    Looks cool, but man that's heavy.
     
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  4. ArliHawk

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    REsearching this a bit, too, since I might want to use a thicker grip on my Pure Drive. Prince Durasoft looks like it could be a candidate, too.
     
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  5. bradsm01

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    Prince DuraSoft grip is soft, tacky, and thick. Excellent grip to consider.
     
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  6. tball

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    I tried a few Babolat "soft" grips -- but they were just too soft and too puffy.
    The closest thing to Wilson air sponge I've seen was the Kirschbaum grip. Kirschbaum is just a tad softer, and has a smooth uniform surface, which I like. I rank both the Wilson AirSponge and Kirschbaum as "medium soft". They are just the right softness for me.
     
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    How does the Wilson Cushion-Aire Sponge compare to the Wilson Shock Shield grip in terms of shock reduction and weight? Does anyone know?
     
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