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SvenS3 ·
SvenS3
Posted: WRX Points: 93Handicap: 6.2Members Posts: 473 Greens
Hey Guys, I read so many good things about Leather Grips, that I want to try them. I've read a lot in the last days here in the Forum.
But something I cant figure out is what the different Grips are Size wise. I know that Bestgrips are plus 3 Layers on the bottom Hand.
I would need a comparison with the following Grips:
1. Tour Velvet Fullcord 0.58 with 2 Layers of Tape on top, and 5 Layers on Bottom Hand
2. NDMC Midsize with standard Tape.
and the ones I'm interested in:
1. Bestgrips Micro Perf standard or Midsize
2. Gripmaster The Roo standard and Midsize
3. Gripmaster Signature Golf Grip Cabretta with stitching standard and Midsize
I use only Suretape, which is a little thicker than normal Tape.
I don't know what I should Order if I want something a little smaller than a Multi Compound Midsize and a little bigger than the Tour Velvet with 2 Tapes on the Top Hand and 5 Tapes on the lower Hand.
I'm from Germany, so I cannot order for testing.
But something I cant figure out is what the different Grips are Size wise. I know that Bestgrips are plus 3 Layers on the bottom Hand.
I would need a comparison with the following Grips:
1. Tour Velvet Fullcord 0.58 with 2 Layers of Tape on top, and 5 Layers on Bottom Hand
2. NDMC Midsize with standard Tape.
and the ones I'm interested in:
1. Bestgrips Micro Perf standard or Midsize
2. Gripmaster The Roo standard and Midsize
3. Gripmaster Signature Golf Grip Cabretta with stitching standard and Midsize
I use only Suretape, which is a little thicker than normal Tape.
I don't know what I should Order if I want something a little smaller than a Multi Compound Midsize and a little bigger than the Tour Velvet with 2 Tapes on the Top Hand and 5 Tapes on the lower Hand.
I'm from Germany, so I cannot order for testing.
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Driver: Taylormade M5 / Diamana D+ 70 stiff
Fairway: Callaway Alpha 815 / Diamana Ahina 70 stiff
Hybrid: Titleist 818 H1 21 / GD AD DI 85 stiff
Irons: Titleist 818 AP2 5Gap / Project X LZ 6.0
Wedges: Titleist SM7 54/58 / Project X LZ 6.0
Putter: Cure RX3
Ball: Taylormade TP5
Grips: Gripmaster Kangaroo Sewn Oversize all black.
Fairway: Callaway Alpha 815 / Diamana Ahina 70 stiff
Hybrid: Titleist 818 H1 21 / GD AD DI 85 stiff
Irons: Titleist 818 AP2 5Gap / Project X LZ 6.0
Wedges: Titleist SM7 54/58 / Project X LZ 6.0
Putter: Cure RX3
Ball: Taylormade TP5
Grips: Gripmaster Kangaroo Sewn Oversize all black.
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Fairway: Callaway Alpha 815 / Diamana Ahina 70 stiff
Hybrid: Titleist 818 H1 21 / GD AD DI 85 stiff
Irons: Titleist 818 AP2 5Gap / Project X LZ 6.0
Wedges: Titleist SM7 54/58 / Project X LZ 6.0
Putter: Cure RX3
Ball: Taylormade TP5
Grips: Gripmaster Kangaroo Sewn Oversize all black.
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Fairway: Callaway Alpha 815 / Diamana Ahina 70 stiff
Hybrid: Titleist 818 H1 21 / GD AD DI 85 stiff
Irons: Titleist 818 AP2 5Gap / Project X LZ 6.0
Wedges: Titleist SM7 54/58 / Project X LZ 6.0
Putter: Cure RX3
Ball: Taylormade TP5
Grips: Gripmaster Kangaroo Sewn Oversize all black.
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syringing off leather grips is easier than rubber.
The Gripmasters have a sewn seam which you insert the needle.One pass of spirits is enough and the grip comes off.
Reckon the reason for being easier is fluid does not penetrate into the grip.
I have done the same grip several times,use it for trial clubs etc
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Gripmasters around plus 1/32 for standard and just under standard for undersize on 600 shafts
I like the Roos most but the Kidd which is cheaper and nearly in line with cord grips is almost as good
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That means if I put 1 extra Layer of Suretape under the standard Size Gripmaster Grips it should be minimal smaller than Golf Pride Midsize. Would that be correct?
In which way the Roos are different to the Kidds?
Thanks a lot
Fairway: Callaway Alpha 815 / Diamana Ahina 70 stiff
Hybrid: Titleist 818 H1 21 / GD AD DI 85 stiff
Irons: Titleist 818 AP2 5Gap / Project X LZ 6.0
Wedges: Titleist SM7 54/58 / Project X LZ 6.0
Putter: Cure RX3
Ball: Taylormade TP5
Grips: Gripmaster Kangaroo Sewn Oversize all black.
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That is how it feels for me. I have played the MCC plus 4 standard and the best grips were a bit smaller.
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Fairway: Callaway Alpha 815 / Diamana Ahina 70 stiff
Hybrid: Titleist 818 H1 21 / GD AD DI 85 stiff
Irons: Titleist 818 AP2 5Gap / Project X LZ 6.0
Wedges: Titleist SM7 54/58 / Project X LZ 6.0
Putter: Cure RX3
Ball: Taylormade TP5
Grips: Gripmaster Kangaroo Sewn Oversize all black.
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not sure on the thickness of the Tape,you cant stretch the Gripmasters much ,2 standard layers is max
Roos are different from Kidd's ,different animals,different materials
Both quality grips
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Has someone the opportunity to measure the mentioned Grips in the Key Areas (lets say 2 inch, 5 inch, 7,5 inch from the buttcap)? And than write the Details of the Grip (Model) and the Layers of Tape (Model) used.
That would be great und should help a lot of people in picking the correct size.
Thanks for your Time
Fairway: Callaway Alpha 815 / Diamana Ahina 70 stiff
Hybrid: Titleist 818 H1 21 / GD AD DI 85 stiff
Irons: Titleist 818 AP2 5Gap / Project X LZ 6.0
Wedges: Titleist SM7 54/58 / Project X LZ 6.0
Putter: Cure RX3
Ball: Taylormade TP5
Grips: Gripmaster Kangaroo Sewn Oversize all black.
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But we need to know the Gripmaster Size.
Fairway: Callaway Alpha 815 / Diamana Ahina 70 stiff
Hybrid: Titleist 818 H1 21 / GD AD DI 85 stiff
Irons: Titleist 818 AP2 5Gap / Project X LZ 6.0
Wedges: Titleist SM7 54/58 / Project X LZ 6.0
Putter: Cure RX3
Ball: Taylormade TP5
Grips: Gripmaster Kangaroo Sewn Oversize all black.
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Would be very helpful.
Fairway: Callaway Alpha 815 / Diamana Ahina 70 stiff
Hybrid: Titleist 818 H1 21 / GD AD DI 85 stiff
Irons: Titleist 818 AP2 5Gap / Project X LZ 6.0
Wedges: Titleist SM7 54/58 / Project X LZ 6.0
Putter: Cure RX3
Ball: Taylormade TP5
Grips: Gripmaster Kangaroo Sewn Oversize all black.
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I’ve just seen this post and can do it tomorrow for you when I get to work.
Should hopefully have an answer for you in 1214 hours time 👍
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Is Bostik still used on grips in Aussie?
Big fan of gripmasters now.they are made in Northern Thailand but believe it or not i get mine from malaysia
for some reason the Thai folk dont like leather grips and the Bangkok stockist just sells few selected types mainly Putter grips
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Fairway: Callaway Alpha 815 / Diamana Ahina 70 stiff
Hybrid: Titleist 818 H1 21 / GD AD DI 85 stiff
Irons: Titleist 818 AP2 5Gap / Project X LZ 6.0
Wedges: Titleist SM7 54/58 / Project X LZ 6.0
Putter: Cure RX3
Ball: Taylormade TP5
Grips: Gripmaster Kangaroo Sewn Oversize all black.
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You're going to measure with grips installed?
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The Midsize/Oversize dimensions would be interesting.
Fairway: Callaway Alpha 815 / Diamana Ahina 70 stiff
Hybrid: Titleist 818 H1 21 / GD AD DI 85 stiff
Irons: Titleist 818 AP2 5Gap / Project X LZ 6.0
Wedges: Titleist SM7 54/58 / Project X LZ 6.0
Putter: Cure RX3
Ball: Taylormade TP5
Grips: Gripmaster Kangaroo Sewn Oversize all black.
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I use the Standard size Kangaroo sewn grips.
I measured the grip on my 7 iron, it has been fitted to a UST Mamiya Recoil Prototype 110 shaft with two layers of paper masking tape for the top hand and four layers for the bottom hand.
NO double sided tape was used, i used contact glue to fit the grip.
Starting from the top and working down, all measurements are in inches and measured to the nearest 1/1000 of an inch
2 inches: .955
3 inches: .890
4 inches: .848
5 inches: .813
6 inches: .796
7 inches: .789
8 inches: .790
9 inches: .789
I did, I got side tracked yesterday so my time estimate was grossly off.
You can see the results in the above post.
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I will measure my Grips and post the Results also. So anyone can compare the Sizes.
By the way, which Grip would you choose and why? The Gripmaster Kangaroo sewn, or the Pittards stitchback. Which one is tackier and which feels softer? Are the Sizes the same?
Here are the measurements of the two Grips. Both fitted with Sure Tape
Multi Compound Midsize 1 Tape:
2 inch: 0.97
3 inch: 0,935
4 inch: 0,91
5 inch: 0,88
6 inch: 0,86
7 inch: 0,83
8 inch: 0,81
Tour Velvet Cord standard Size with 2 Layers for the upper Hand and 6 Layers for the lower Hand.
2 inch: 0,927
3 inch: 0,888
4 inch: 0,85
5 inch: 0,822
6 inch: 0,814
7 inch: 0,805
8 inch: 0,79
Fairway: Callaway Alpha 815 / Diamana Ahina 70 stiff
Hybrid: Titleist 818 H1 21 / GD AD DI 85 stiff
Irons: Titleist 818 AP2 5Gap / Project X LZ 6.0
Wedges: Titleist SM7 54/58 / Project X LZ 6.0
Putter: Cure RX3
Ball: Taylormade TP5
Grips: Gripmaster Kangaroo Sewn Oversize all black.