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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old Dec 4th, 2005, 10:20 PM Thread Starter
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Lead tape

Where would I find lead tape for my racquet? I want to add some weight to the bottom on my racquet to even out the head with the base. Should I go to a tennis store or a hardware store? About how much does it cost?
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post #3 of 11 (permalink) Old Dec 4th, 2005, 10:35 PM
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i dont know much it costs but you can probably get it wherever you bought your racket

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post #4 of 11 (permalink) Old Dec 4th, 2005, 10:49 PM
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^ exactly.

www.tenniswarehouse.com

or anywhere else..
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post #5 of 11 (permalink) Old Dec 4th, 2005, 11:00 PM
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not every tennis store sells it - but you can buy online. You also want to be careful to make sure the racquet still has balance - so find a website that shows you were to put the tape (for the effect you want).....
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Golf shops usually carry it... thats where I got mine.

Sometimes it comes in pieces, sometimes in a roll. Easy to cut.
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post #7 of 11 (permalink) Old Dec 5th, 2005, 02:51 AM Thread Starter
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I know where to buy it now, thanks guys. Does anyone know if i can use it on a head heavy racquet (Flexpoint 4) to counter balance the weight on the head or should I go to the stringers at my club and have them see what's up with it?
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post #8 of 11 (permalink) Old Dec 5th, 2005, 05:04 AM
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It really depends on what kind of racquet you have. Some of them will allow you to simply open up the butt cap and enter in any sort of weights, a typical choice is fishing weights,and place it in there as long as there is ample cushioning. others though will be much more complicated...
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my tennis-shop has it for around 8Euro

not my WTA-Tour anymore
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post #10 of 11 (permalink) Old Dec 5th, 2005, 03:34 PM
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my racks are head-light so i added 1.5 ounces of this stuff up top. Definitely a better feel now. Don't know where to add for head-heavy racks though.
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post #11 of 11 (permalink) Old Dec 6th, 2005, 12:17 AM Thread Starter
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Well i don't know now. I hit tonight and just used a freshly strung racquet and everything feel good again. I think that i was in a rhythm tonight as well, but I still would like to invest on something to counterbalance the head when my string is not fresh.

kosmikgroove, I saw what you are talking about on a site, but I don't want to mess up my 200 dollar racquets w/o knowing what to do. THANKS GUYS!!
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