What is this called?

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  1. corbind

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    Grips on racquets are attached near the throat with electrical tape. On top of that there is a rubber outer ring (about a 1/2" wide) that hides the electrical tape.

    What is it the rubber ring called?
    Have a link to any at TW?


    I want to purchase a few from TW (Prince if they have them) but can't unless I know what they are. :oops: I have some loose ones and it's a bit annoying so figure I could buy some new (hopefully tighter) ones to ease my mind.
     
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  3. flume

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    look up "tennis grip finishing ring"
     
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  4. Chotobaka

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    a.k.a. electrical tape -- available everywhere. Comes in various colors, too.
     
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    Oh my, I have gobs of (low-lead) electrical tape in my tennis bag. I suppose that really does adhere the grip. but I mean the rubber ring that goes over that to cover the ugly electrical tape.

    What is the rubber ring called?
    Anyone have a link to some at TW?
     
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  6. akind

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    It's called rubber band or overgrip end. I bought a bunch of it here.
     
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  8. brownbearfalling

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    They used to be included with cushion replacement grips but I guess those days are in the past.
     
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    Capping band
     
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