What's your size?

Discussion in 'Racquets' started by perfmode, Apr 20, 2004.

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What size grips do you use?

  1. Larger than 4 5/8

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  2. Smaller than 4 1/8

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  3. 4 5/8

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  4. 4 1/2

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  5. 4 3/8

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  6. 4 1/8

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  1. perfmode

    perfmode Hall of Fame

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    I measured my hands and I am a 5 1/8. I have to use 4 5/8, put a replacement and then an overgrip. Two years ago I used a 4 3/8.

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    4 1/8 should be 4 1/4. it is a typo.
     
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  2. matchpoints

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    been drinking lots of milk heh?
     
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  3. perfmode

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    It's genetic. Most guys in my family have large hands.

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    I am now 16. I was 4 3/8 when I was 12.
     
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  4. Deuce

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    I was 5' 1" when I was 12...
     
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  5. Chuck

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    I use a 4 5/8 but when using the "index finger in the gap" method it's still too small by about 1/4". But this seems to give me more ability to create snap when I serve, and it hasn't caused elbow or wrist problems so I'm satisfied with it.
     
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  6. joe sch

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    I would really like to see the racket manufactures start producing 3/4 grips again since there many larger players who really would like to have these grips. I do enjoy playing 3/4 grips when I can find them but can settle with an overgrip on a 5/8
     
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  7. bismark

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    You forgot to include 4 1/4 grip size in your poll. It's a very common grip size among juniors and petite ladies.
     
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  8. brijoel

    brijoel Rookie

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    im just about 5 1/8 in all reality, and still use 4 5/8 and no build ups other than sometimes using a single overgrip. a few years back i used to build em up, but i cant stand not being able to feel the bevels and the lessened feedback of building up.
     
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  9. @wright

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    I hear people with big hands wear big gloves.
     
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  10. Kirko

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    4 5/8 .
     
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