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?
Dec 4th, 2005, 11:30 PM
Dec 4th, 2005, 11:35 PM
i dont know much it costs but you can probably get it wherever you bought your racket
Dec 4th, 2005, 11:49 PM
or anywhere else..
Dec 5th, 2005, 12:00 AM
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).....
Dec 5th, 2005, 03:15 AM
Golf shops usually carry it... thats where I got mine.
Sometimes it comes in pieces, sometimes in a roll. Easy to cut.
Dec 5th, 2005, 03:51 AM
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?
Dec 5th, 2005, 06:04 AM
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...
Dec 5th, 2005, 07:34 AM
my tennis-shop has it for around 8Euro
Dec 5th, 2005, 04:34 PM
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.
Dec 6th, 2005, 01:17 AM
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!!