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What do you prefer?

Thin
- 10 (45.5%)
Thick
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How do you like your handle?
« on: February 11, 2020, 09:45:28 PM »

Myself and forum member @alexhilly1492 were having a talk at nets tonight about how the difference of a handle thickness is so personal to the individual, which led me to asking this question.

What do you prefer and why?
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Re: How do you like your handle?
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2020, 09:47:24 PM »

Myself and forum member @alexhilly1492 were having a talk at nets tonight about how the difference of a handle thickness is so personal to the individual, which led me to asking this question.

What do you prefer and why?

I used to use 1 and a half grips, then went up to 3, down to 2, and have now settled with one (GM HEX). As for handle shapes, Ive never been that sensitive to different shapes, although I will say that GMs handles feel very nice indeed.
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Re: How do you like your handle?
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2020, 09:49:56 PM »

Must, must be oval. Not too fussed on thickness (or perhaps I haven't found a perfect one just yet)
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Re: How do you like your handle?
« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2020, 09:54:34 PM »

Just like the one in that puma.. or gm with two grips 😂
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Re: How do you like your handle?
« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2020, 09:57:28 PM »

I don't think I've got a real preference.

As long as there's an extra half grip on the bottom of the handle anything will feel alright!
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Re: How do you like your handle?
« Reply #5 on: February 11, 2020, 10:05:24 PM »

Thin oval...having just gotten a TK...its like where have you been...
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Re: How do you like your handle?
« Reply #6 on: February 11, 2020, 10:13:09 PM »

Thin oval...having just gotten a TK...its like where have you been...

Yes I agree the tk handles are near perfect for me these days, I do like the top hand oval as well tho
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Re: How do you like your handle?
« Reply #7 on: February 11, 2020, 11:18:11 PM »

Simples from a GM
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Re: How do you like your handle?
« Reply #8 on: February 11, 2020, 11:24:08 PM »

I liked the feel of GM handle.
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Re: How do you like your handle?
« Reply #9 on: February 11, 2020, 11:28:22 PM »

Oval or semi oval, two grips.
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Re: How do you like your handle?
« Reply #10 on: February 11, 2020, 11:53:20 PM »

Oval, with 2 grips. But I too am experimenting with thin oval on my new TK.

Thing is, it makes a lot of difference when you are swinging the bat around with no gloves. But when you put gloves and maybe inners on, it makes much less difference.
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Re: How do you like your handle?
« Reply #11 on: February 12, 2020, 06:42:11 AM »

Thicker the better, I leave the handles at the max size I can get them on my own bats. Have no idea why anyone would want a thin handle!
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Re: How do you like your handle?
« Reply #12 on: February 12, 2020, 07:12:57 AM »

Yes I agree the tk handles are near perfect for me these days, I do like the top hand oval as well tho

Where I would agree with you on the top Hand I do wish he would Make the bottom part of his handles thicker. But does allow you to sculpt your own shape and feel with tape etc (in true CBF fashion)

However having held a few pro handles -  I wish he would use them on all Grades of his bats lol
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Re: How do you like your handle?
« Reply #13 on: February 12, 2020, 09:06:12 AM »

Relatively thin for the top hand then either and extra half a grip or double bound bottom hand, nicely oval.
I do enjoy playing with the handle/grip set up.

Then I have been using the gm matrix grip for years but trying other grips pre season.

I suspect I will go back to the soft gm matrix relatively quickly!
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Re: How do you like your handle?
« Reply #14 on: February 12, 2020, 09:39:08 AM »

I have found the TK oval handle with a single chevron grip to be my holy Grail.
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