- Mash-up of various patterns offers good comfort
- Well-priced and loads of colour choices
- Might be a bit fat feeling for some people
- Rubber compound isn't as tacky as the best
Deity's Knuckleduster grips use a mixture of different waffle and ridge patterns to provide a lock-on grip that's very comfortable in use and offers decent traction. They're reasonably priced and available in a load of colours, but the rubber isn't as sticky as the best out there.
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The Knuckleduster pulls, ahem, inspiration from a number of classic grips, with a waffle pattern on the underside where you fingertip sit, a straight ridged pattern on the inside and a chevron ridge on the outer edge. It's a good combination, offering decent grip and very good comfort, though they feel a little bulkier under your hand than some.
The locking collar is a single-sided item and it works well to secure them, though it's not quite as refined as ODI's real deal. Wear rate has been good, but the rubber doesn't feel as tacky as the very best compounds out there.
Still, they do come in a whole host of colours and they're reasonably priced to boot, maiing them a solid choice is you value comfort over a low profile.