When should you replace a replacement grip?

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  1. geekydeveloper

    geekydeveloper New User

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    I'm using an overgrip should i ever change the replacement grip?
     
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  2. Muppet

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    Compression.
     
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  3. BLX_Andy

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    Deformity or when the grip is worn down where it's falling apart when you grab it (like how old pleather earpads on headphones flake when they're breaking down)
     
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  4. zapvor

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    please people-change them regularly
     
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    as needed. this varies, of course.

    worn out? compressed too much? yes
     
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  6. geekydeveloper

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    but i don't even touching that grip, i only played it for a month when i got the racquet why should it be worn out ?
     
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  7. LeeD

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    When you feel like replacing it.
    Everyone feels differently.
     
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  8. StringingIrvine

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    If its a rubber replacement once compression goes.

    Removal of a tacky over grip could also take layers of the replacement grip.

    I use leather and i have yet to find reason to change any of my leather grips. As LeeD said its all personal preference.
     
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  9. camohommed

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    Like others have said here it's a matter of personal preference. I don't use an overgrip and only replace the grip when it starts to fall apart. Even playing 3 times a week my grip will typically last a year.
     
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  10. zapvor

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    hmmmmm interesting
     
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  11. Booger

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    I usually get 40-50 hours of hitting out of my gamma replacement grips before I replace them.
     
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  12. camohommed

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    I use Prince's DuraPro+ replacement grip in black.
     
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  13. sjoerdklarenbeek

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    I've been Wilson Pro overgrips for quite some time now and I think I replace them after around 20 hours of play. Especially for matches I'm quite fussy about the state of my grip.
     
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  14. Bdarb

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    I've found leather grips if anything get better with time :shock:

    Overgrips I'll usually replace once every week or two. So I guess 6-12 hours out of one? They lose their tack and feel hard.
     
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