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topspinalex 08-18-2008 09:25 PM

Lead Tape
 
Hi, i would like to customize my o3 white to be a lil heavier and considering using lead tape. i was just wondering if lead tape is removable, in the case that it is not to my liking

ATIRagePro 08-18-2008 09:57 PM

yes, it is removable. just make sure to clean up the residue it leaves so there isn't any of that little weight on it.

topspinalex 08-19-2008 12:27 PM

o thats cool thank you very much

baek57 08-19-2008 12:52 PM

not only is it removable but it is also reusable. you can stick it on and off multiple times until the backing runs out of stick.

leonidas1982 08-26-2008 04:41 PM

apart from online, where can one buy lead tapes.

Hankenstein 08-27-2008 04:14 AM

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apart from online, where can one buy lead tapes.
If u want a real big piece of lead, u can go to a car-wheel rim shop where they have balancing weights for tires. A friend use that on the end of his racket (butt-cap) and it works well. Itīs sticky as hell though!

ATIRagePro 08-27-2008 08:09 AM

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Originally Posted by leonidas1982 (Post 2649559)
apart from online, where can one buy lead tapes.

My local Sports Authority sells lead tape, and other local tennis shops. Big 5 for me doesn't though.

topspinalex 09-12-2008 08:30 PM

bought mine at sport chalet for 4 dollars for about a full ounce of 1/2 inch lead tape. worked out great. Lead tape by Gamma

topspinalex 09-12-2008 08:36 PM

O! and yea, i ended up uping my racquet about .7 oz heavier. its now 12.3 oz strung, and i made sure balance was kept normal (around 8 points hl). so yea, i put layers at 3 and 9 , 6, and on the handle. works out great! thanks you guys


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