reduce head weight by removing grommets and head guard

Discussion in 'Racquets' started by tennislizard, Jan 3, 2006.

  1. tennislizard

    tennislizard Guest

    Hi, I want to reduce racket head weight by completely removing grommets and head guard. Drastic idea I know, apart from added dangers when grounding racket while playing, can any one tell me what other general adverse effects doing this to a racket would have to string wear, frame, feel of racket, etc? In short is it a bad idea?
  2. meh

    meh Semi-Pro

    Oct 7, 2005
    If you removed the grommets, then you would need to use leather power pads to stop the strings from scraping themselves to death, so the weight change would be minimal.
  3. Sweden

    Sweden Rookie

    Dec 2, 2005
    I think you should reconsider this idea, is it really worth it? Lift some weights and believe me when I say that a racket must be heavy if you should be able to put back the really heavy balls from you opponent.

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