Wilson K90.. why grip for a lefty?

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  1. stormholloway

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    Am I the only one who thinks that it's stupid that Wilson puts their leathers on the K90s with the angle of the leather lined for a lefty? I like to have my fingers run along those creases on the grip, and this is just stupid.

    Are all of these gripped like this... and if so, why?
     
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    Are you sure u dont have a fake?

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  3. dacrymn

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    "Run along those creases?" They're not supposed to. Sounds like the way you want it IS the one for leftys, and the one you have is wrapped for right-handed people. Not a problem though, just flip the grip.
     
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  4. stormholloway

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    I'm talking about the creases running along the same lines as your fingers, so your fingers kind of slide ride into those creases. As you can see in that picture, the fingers would be perpendicular to the creases.

    I know I'm not the only one who likes it when his fingers run along the creases of the grip.
     
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  6. Noveson

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    You know I've gotten used to reversing my overgrips, but now that I look at it, the grips seem like it would be the other way. I'm all confused now. Are the creases supposed to run with your hand or against?
     
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  7. haerdalis

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    No matter what they will be with your hand on one side and against on the other. A righty with a righty grip will have the fingertips along and the base of the fingers against.
     
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    Sounds like your frame is wrapped for a right-handed person. I'm left-handed and play with a right handed wrapped leather grip with a left-handed overgrip on top of that.
     
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  10. dacrymn

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    Against. At least, i never noticed UNTIL i held a lefty-gripped racket. You can feel the difference
     
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  11. LafayetteHitter

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    I'm a lefty and actually like my grips wrapped as they come for a right handed player.
     
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  12. Commando Tennis Shorts

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    same here except the opposite---wow, that sounds weird
     
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  13. stormholloway

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    Weird indeed. I'm confused. People like their fingers NOT running with the creases?
     
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  14. bsandy

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    I wrap my leather grip, so ther are no decernable creases,

    I sure don't neet anything else to think about, when I'm hitting.

    . . . Bud
     
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  15. AlpineCadet

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    Those grooves give me a secure grip, as opposed to having a smooth surface which slides on me at times.
     
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