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MTXR
08-27-2008, 01:06 PM
So I am watching the US OPEN and was wondering if his kblade tour is a paintjob or he really switched.

I was thinking of demoing the racquet...

Murray_Maniac
08-27-2008, 01:59 PM
Lol your the same kind of guy as me. I demo'd Murray's racquet just to know how his frame felt. But I did some reasearch on djoko's.

http://i33.tinypic.com/15ob6g6.jpg http://i34.tinypic.com/30ucryf.jpg





I was suprised to see this. Id thought he used a prestige, but djoko's racquet mold is extremely identical to the kblade. (sorry its not perfectly lined up) So Im completely sure he's using a kblade, & if not, its a wilson custom racquet w/ the kblade tour mold, or the 280 mold is similar, but I dont have any pics of the 280.

himynameisminh
08-27-2008, 02:01 PM
A lot of people have said he's using a prestige though... There was another pic of his racket and a picture of a prestige and they looked almost identical.

Murray_Maniac
08-27-2008, 02:04 PM
A lot of people have said he's using a prestige though... There was another pic of his racket and a picture of a prestige and they looked almost identical.

I cant find any pics of the prestige 280, so if ya have some please post em. I compared it to a 600, & its nothing like it.

Fedace
08-27-2008, 02:06 PM
^^^No way it could be the Prestige, the head is way too round and bigger.

bumfluff
08-27-2008, 02:08 PM
I thought he used a completely custom mould.

Daniel68
08-27-2008, 02:20 PM
http://sports.yahoo.com/ten/photo?slug=dd15a1a91372c1ede8ca4aab216c4419-getty-77849010jh125_u_s_open_day_&prov=getty

MTXR
08-27-2008, 02:24 PM
I just looked at the handle of the racquet... does Novak wrap the grip higher?

I noticed there is less of the handle on his racquet than on the stock kblade tour.

I am going to assume this is a PJ.

Murray_Maniac
08-27-2008, 02:27 PM
I just looked at the handle of the racquet... does Novak wrap the grip higher?

I noticed there is less of the handle on his racquet than on the stock kblade tour.

I am going to assume this is a PJ.

Yea its just that he wraps the grip higher. Who know if the grip is shorter, he's a pro & can customize it any way he wants. Im just stating that he uses a kblade because his is the same mold as the kblade tour. Or maybe the 280 mold is like the wilson mold. I wont know until one of ya'll supplies me pics of the head racquet.

Daniel68
08-27-2008, 02:30 PM
http://sports.yahoo.com/ten/photo?slug=dd15a1a91372c1ede8ca4aab216c4419-getty-77849010jh125_u_s_open_day_&prov=getty

From this angle, dont his strings look like full alu? lol

ear_lobe
08-27-2008, 03:42 PM
A lot of people have said he's using a prestige though... There was another pic of his racket and a picture of a prestige and they looked almost identical.

Not prestige, Pro Tour 280

pfchang
08-28-2008, 01:29 PM
wasn't there a thread about this?

He apparently uses a custom mold by wilson.

supposed to be a mix of kblade and LM radical, which he used to use.

Vermillion
08-28-2008, 01:34 PM
He uses Head LM Prestige MP

The stick came out right when he started playing. check it.

BreakPoint
08-28-2008, 01:52 PM
He uses a custom racquet made for him (and several other Wilson pros that came over from Head) which is almost identical to his previous Head racquet, which I believe was a PT630 (or used the same mold).

MTXR
08-28-2008, 02:02 PM
cool. alright...

Satch
08-28-2008, 02:04 PM
He uses Head LM Prestige MP

The stick came out right when he started playing. check it.

nope...... someone said it is LM Radical tour, but i don't think it's true.

joke-a-vich
08-28-2008, 02:24 PM
Yea its just that he wraps the grip higher. Who know if the grip is shorter, he's a pro & can customize it any way he wants. Im just stating that he uses a kblade because his is the same mold as the kblade tour.

the grip is a little short on the KBT, i had to wrap mine up a little higher also.

Necroblood
08-28-2008, 03:13 PM
The grip is a custom mold as well. It's shaped too look a bit like the head racquet grips. And yea it's a mold made by the phony wilson people. He also uses I believe a 98ish headsize instead of the 93 on the tour racquet.

pfchang
08-28-2008, 03:34 PM
The grip is a custom mold as well. It's shaped too look a bit like the head racquet grips. And yea it's a mold made by the phony wilson people. He also uses I believe a 98ish headsize instead of the 93 on the tour racquet.

well said.

someone should seriously sticky that other HUGE thread about nole's stick.

AlpineCadet
08-29-2008, 12:05 AM
Djokovic is using the Radical MP mold a la Wilson, at a very low flex. His composite is still yet to be determined.

counter_puncher
08-29-2008, 01:53 AM
yeah its a mold of his old radical.

onkystomper
08-29-2008, 03:59 AM
nope...... someone said it is LM Radical tour, but i don't think it's true.

He used to use a LM RAD tour. It is now a custom Wilson Mold based on the Head racket.

AlpineCadet
08-29-2008, 06:20 AM
From what I recall, he used a heavily customized Radical MP mold from Head. I don't think it was ever confirmed that it was a stock LM Radical Tour. Can you provide your source?

Pro_Tour_630
08-29-2008, 06:51 AM
Can you provide your source?
off course..................me:)

I just hit with a FXP radical MP strung with Bab excel at 65lbs and oddly enough I liked it, what is the world coming too:) AC did you ever try the FXP radical MP compare to the previous radicals and the MG radical MP. Due to my injuries I am fancying lighter frames with more pop. :confused:

AlpineCadet
08-29-2008, 07:17 AM
off course..................me:)

I just hit with a FXP radical MP strung with Bab excel at 65lbs and oddly enough I liked it, what is the world coming too:) AC did you ever try the FXP radical MP compare to the previous radicals and the MG radical MP. Due to my injuries I am fancying lighter frames with more pop. :confused:
I own one actually. It's def. got a heftier swing than the LM Radical MP, but that's all I could notice between the two frames. But I only spent a few hours with the frame on one string job.