Originally Posted by SonOfGram
Someone on HF mentioned using a tennis racquet grip tape (kinda like a nammor/razan style) on theirs, so it's still salvageable, you could also get a new string (in whatever color you want) and rewrap it.
I would definitely do that. However, when the handle burnt, it melted some and it isn't perfectly straight anymore. It would still bug the crap out of me.
On another note, you should read the rules again. There are some things/places we don't make reference to here. Just letting you know before one of the mods says something.