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hartofalyon
03-29-2008, 07:09 PM
this is a new racquet and i took off the existing grip to put on a leather on and i saw this. are these cracks??? the handle feels solid though. also, some of the bevel edges are sharper and some are rounder.

http://img358.imageshack.us/img358/677/img0325ig4.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

hewittfan3
03-29-2008, 07:25 PM
the big ones on top look like their just indents but i cant really tell the other ones....its hard to see the one on the side but from the pic it doesnt look too good

kungfusmkim
03-29-2008, 07:28 PM
looks like a crack going all the way across the grip.

hartofalyon
03-29-2008, 07:33 PM
yeah, there's a lot more, on other parts of the handle, but only on this one side of the pallet. the other side's fine.

how would i go about getting replacement pallets? i would want to change them anyways since some bevel edges are sharp and some are rounded.

TheShaun
03-29-2008, 07:35 PM
if it's new and it's cracked, you should be able to get the whole thing replaced. not just the pallet. contact the manufacturer. good luck!

anbu4ever11
03-29-2008, 08:48 PM
what racket is that>?

hartofalyon
03-29-2008, 08:56 PM
volkl c10 pro. the new black version.

NLBwell
03-29-2008, 09:48 PM
Can you get new pallets like Head for Volkls?

hartofalyon
03-29-2008, 09:59 PM
ugh this handle is really such poor quality imo. based on what i've seen, the pallet seems to be made of foam with black paint. i was rewrapping the racquet anyways because i was planning on playing tomorrow and bits and pieces of the black paint chipped off the pallet. at this point, i don't even want a replacement as it's just the same poor quality. i'm looking into rpny and possibly have them fit one of their pallets on.

Gmedlo
03-29-2008, 10:50 PM
I've never seen a racquet pallet that didn't have some slight imperfections. Those just look like indentations, and they couldn't possible have an effect on how you play.