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#6458554 - 09/19/16 10:46 AM Tennis grip?
Bowtech kid Offline
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Registered: 08/29/13
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Was thinking about putting some on my hand of my bow. Has anyone done this? And does it help any?

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#6458561 - 09/19/16 10:49 AM Re: Tennis grip? [Re: Bowtech kid]
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Registered: 12/29/14
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Help what I wonder?
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#6458593 - 09/19/16 11:05 AM Re: Tennis grip? [Re: Bowtech kid]
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Why?

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#6460021 - 09/20/16 09:39 AM Re: Tennis grip? [Re: Bowtech kid]
esnow74 Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 01/09/12
Posts: 270
Loc: Ellis County, TX
i do it only because it feels better in my hand, I don't like the feel of such a thin grip and in the cold the handle wont freeze my hand.

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#6460192 - 09/20/16 11:17 AM Re: Tennis grip? [Re: Bowtech kid]
Bowtech kid Offline
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Registered: 08/29/13
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The reason I put it on was shooting my hand was getting sweaty.

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#6460537 - 09/20/16 02:10 PM Re: Tennis grip? [Re: Bowtech kid]
Always ready 2 hunt Offline
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Registered: 07/31/15
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hmm, I don't grip my bow much. When it's not in hanger or at rest on knee/leg strap, I use a wrist strap and when I draw my fingers/hand/palm is open with the bow being pulled backwards into position by the drawing force.

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#6461779 - 09/21/16 09:42 AM Re: Tennis grip? [Re: Bowtech kid]
esnow74 Offline
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Registered: 01/09/12
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Loc: Ellis County, TX
I guess i shouldn't say grip but the very thin handle doesnt feel as good in my hand. When I shoot my hand is open and the grip of the bow is cradled between my thumb and forefinger. I do carry it around since I have don't use a bow sling. I bowhunt during winter months also not just bow season and those handles on the bow will get very cold. I had a time that it was about 15 degrees outside and was wearing gloves but when I took my hand off the grip it frosted up. That is when I decided to use the wrap to keep it from feeling so cold. That has been many many years ago but I still do it. Hunted last year in January in Oklahoma and the temp outside was 11 degrees with a wind chill of negative 2, the wrap made a huge difference in how cold the bow felt in my hands. I carry my bow long distances at times and it is just more comfortable to me but to each his own.

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#6461850 - 09/21/16 10:20 AM Re: Tennis grip? [Re: Bowtech kid]
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Yes I do it with the new bow I have, it has a slick hand grip. I used vet-wrap in a thin layer to give it texture in cold weather(dry hands) or if it is very hot(sweaty hands). When I draw I have my bow lightly gripped with only my index finger and thumb touching each other. It helps a lot but you need to practice with it since it will change how you grip the bow a bit.
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#6467740 - 09/25/16 05:44 PM Re: Tennis grip? [Re: Bowtech kid]
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Registered: 12/05/06
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Yeah, that would help. I hated the grip on my Z7E and the one on my Elite was worse. I like a little more substance to get a solid sit on my bow hand.
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