Originally Posted by sundaypunch
That may be true, but adding a leather grip to that racquet will push the weight from 12.0 to around 12.3 - 12.4 oz. That's going to alienate some people.
On the handle it almost doesn't count - just makes racket more solid feeling, but doesn't really slow swing down.
Pure Control Tour + leather, 5g lead up top, 16L poly @ 52lbs = 12.68oz