Why is everyone putting white finishing tape on the Tournas?

Discussion in 'Other Equipment' started by ogruskie, Oct 31, 2008.

  1. ogruskie

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    I noticed this with pretty much every pro using Tourna grip. Rather than a slick red strip around the grip, I see several layers of white tape wrapped around. Did Tourna start producing white finishing tape instead of red, or this done strictly among pros? If so, why?
     
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  2. Lefty5

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    everyone? are you sure about that. I see the red tape everyWHERE.
     
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  3. Nuke

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    Got a picture? I haven't noticed it, either.
     
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  4. Petekbladetour1

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    I havent seen this either.
     
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  5. JW10S

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    While it may not seem like a big deal many pros, or their stringers, cannot be bothrer with peeling the paper backing off the finishing tape so they just rip off a piece of athletic tape.
     
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  6. nCode747

    nCode747 Semi-Pro

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    taking the back off tourna grip finishing tape is a pain
     
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  7. kelz

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    aesthetics?
     
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  8. Azzurri

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    Pete had the white finish tape many years ago...not able to think of any current player with the white finishing tape.
     
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  9. robertg06

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    I love this, my dad says I obsess about the small things in tennis like how a vibration dampener will make a difference. But...now we are down to the nitty gritty. IMHO White finishing tape would look really nice
     
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  10. game set match 46 TIMES!!

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    i have never seen anything ut read dude... are you sure not somthing like head with wilson pro?
     
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