thin replacement grips

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  1. mmaster

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    what are the thinnest replacement grips around? i want a slightly smaller grip than currently.
     
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  2. geese_com

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    Gamma Grip II is the thinnest grip available. Only 0.4mm. I find them pretty tacky and durable as well.
     
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  3. maxply

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    The two thinnest are the laserfibre reducer grip and the **** SYNTHETIC grip both are about 1.3 mm thick. I havve used both and they are excellent , I preferred the **** , a bit firmer.
     
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  4. mmaster

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    sorry those are not replacement grips, but overgrips.

    thanks i might try the laserfibre grip. but i can't find a place that sells **** synthetic. do you know of one?
     
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  5. tennis005

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    The Babolat Skin Feel grip is supposed to be really thin and you can get it here at TW.
     
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  6. mmaster

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    ok which one's a better grip:

    LaserFibre TourtFit Reducer TwinTone Grip

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    LaserFibre TourtFit Reducer Grip
     
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  7. maxply

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    I have only used the tour fit reducer, **** has their own website , so you may want to check them out , they are about $15 as I remember but they are very durable .
     
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  8. Love50

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    I've tried a few recently from the selection available on TW and so far, Dunlop Hydramax Pro is the thinnest. IMO, it's not playable as is (too slippery) but I always use an overgrip so not a problem here.

    Another strategy I use is to put a Unique What-A-Grip directly over the bare grip, followed by an overgrip. It's similar to what you get with two overgrips over a bare grip except that you don't get extra ridges from the overlap of the grip material. So far, Dunlop Hydramax Pro + overgrip is about the same as the What-A-Grip + overgrip on a grip that is one size bigger.
     
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  9. mmaster

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    how are laserfibre grips without any overgrips?
     
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  10. Bashi

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    its not the thinnest grip ever, but i've been happy with head hydrosorb. its a lot thinner than some
     
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  11. maxply

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    laserfibre are good without overgrips , not real durable, as are the skin feel, **** must be used with overgrips.
     
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  13. mmaster

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    why do you recommend overgrip? that's not replacement grip.
     
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  14. mmaster

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    my local big 5 had head hydrosorbs so i got one and i have to say this grip is not that thin. it was definitely thicker than the wilson cushion-aire perforated that i originally had on. replaced the grip anyways and will give it a try today. thanks.

    i'm probably gonna go ahead and order laserfibre grips, both kinds of reducer type.
     
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  15. mmaster

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    tried the head grip today and i was actually pleased. maybe i'll use those for now.
     
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  16. keepurpowderdry

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    you can use a yogi condom ... lol
     
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  17. robJAR

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    http://www.tennis-warehouse.com/Unique_Sports_What_A_Grip/descpageACUNIQUE-WAG.html

    That's what you mean right? You make me wanna try it haha. Care to describe the feel and compare it to a leather grip perhaps?

    -robJAR
     
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  18. t-bird

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    I really like the Dunlop Hydramax Pro. Thin so I can feel the countours almost as well as leather. I found the black to be substantially tackier than the white. The black also has better durability - replacing the grip every couple weeks is about the same cost as overgrips everyday.
     
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