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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Nov 11th, 2002, 07:48 PM Thread Starter
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Overgrips, what do they do?

I have bought a new racket, and it just doesn't feel right. My $29 racket feels a lot better in my hand. My highschool coach likes the $29 Wilson compared to the $120 Dunlop. Well anyway, someone suggested I get an overgrip. I went and bought three at the local sports store and put one on the racket. I will check it out(play) tomorrow. But I have a question. What are they suppose to do? Also, I noticed that a lot of players seem to have them on their rackets.

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old Nov 11th, 2002, 08:18 PM
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I hope they give you a better a grip on the racket.

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They're particularly useful if you're sweating a lot and your hand get slippery
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old Nov 11th, 2002, 11:00 PM
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WEll, an overgrip doesnt do much when the racquet grip is new. Overgrips are put on usually for softness or tackiness. The prob is prolly in the racquet itself

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