I've never used straps, but I love my Versa Gripps. I have the fit series in black. Use them when I do back work. Really helped with my elbow/forearms issues.
"Look son, there comes a time in every man's life when he has to make a decision. Do you want to be big, powerful, jacked, yoked-up, have women everywhere want you and men fear you . . . or do you want to do crossfit?"