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So a customer dropped off a racquet because a replacement grip which was installed by a coworker of mine had become completely detached. After I removed the grip I discovered that the material underneath the grip is completely rotten (soft and spongy to the touch and flaking off). At that point it was clear why the grip did not "take." My question is, has anyone run into this and is there anything I can do to save the racquet? The only thing that appears to be under the soft, rotten material the first layer of the handle, which appears to be plastic or fiberglass. If I shave off all the rotten material and put the grip over the remaining layer, the grip would be way too small, and the butt cap would have nothing to hold it in place. Is there anything I can do to build it up?