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Question about grips

Is it bad to use nothing but 2 overgrips in a racket as opposed to putting 1 overgrip on top of a replacement grip....b/c my racket gets a lil big if i put the replacement grip..but my cousin told me there isn't enough cushioning with just 2 overgrips...what do ya think? thanks in advance

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Re: Question about grips

i reckon 1 replacement grip, and 1 overgrip is best
basiclly because thats how all the pros do it- and cushioning needs the replacement grip. However- if you feel good with this then what is teh point in changing- just try to make sure you are comfortable whenn hitting.

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Re: Question about grips

I've seen pros using only the replacement grip, but using the overgrip is better. Be aware than an overgrip increases grip size by 1/16", even 1/8".

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Re: Question about grips

i play with 1 replacement and 1 overgrip. its a matter of preference i suppose, i'm guessing 2 overgrips might give you some blisters if there's not replacement grip underneath it but i don't know for sure. try it out?
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Re: Question about grips

I have two raquects. One 4 3/8 " with the replacement grip and the other 4 1/2 " with only overgrip

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