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atatu
02-09-2009, 11:22 AM
1. The Snauwaert Vitas Gerulaitis, the red, silver and blue paintjob is a little loud, but I love the way the leather grip has Vitas' signature on it. The shaft of the racket has an interesting "indention" about two inches up from the grip. Made in Belgium.

2. The Snauwaert Brian Gottfried, a bit more subdued that it's cousin, the Gottfriend is a clean looking frame. Made in Belgium.

3. The Dunlop Maxply McEnroe, made in England, nice black leather grip offsets the somewhat loud red and orange accents on the head.

4. The Wilson Advantage. I used this frame when I was a sophomore in HS, Mahogany and Maple overlays, I got it because Dick Stockton was using it.

5. The Tony Trabert Professional by Pro Group, Inc. Made in Italy, but I don't know too much more about this frame. Trabert's autograph in the leather grip.

6. Prince Woodie, this was my college frame, I think this one came out in 1980, for those of us who weren't quite ready to switch to graphite.


http://i40.tinypic.com/2052zpe.jpg

Bud
02-09-2009, 10:21 PM
Very nice collection! :)

Virginia
02-09-2009, 11:24 PM
Yes, very nice - I have 2, 3, 4 and 6. My Snauwaert Gerulaitis is the graphite model and my "Tony Trabert" is the C-6. So we have very similar tastes! :)

plasma
02-10-2009, 12:08 AM
let's see those snauwaert tags, pls...amazing!!!

anirut
02-10-2009, 04:49 AM
Very nice!!

Where's the napkin? My mouth is watering ...

plasma
02-10-2009, 06:08 PM
can't believe that same snauwaert buttcap, all those years...wow!

atatu
02-11-2009, 08:52 AM
Yes, very nice - I have 2, 3, 4 and 6. My Snauwaert Gerulaitis is the graphite model and my "Tony Trabert" is the C-6. So we have very similar tastes! :)

I've never seen the graphite Gerulaitas model, do you have pics ?

Mick
03-06-2009, 06:12 PM
six of my favorite woodies :)

http://i44.tinypic.com/xfchds.jpg

Kirko
03-06-2009, 06:37 PM
1. The Snauwaert Vitas Gerulaitis, the red, silver and blue paintjob is a little loud, but I love the way the leather grip has Vitas' signature on it. The shaft of the racket has an interesting "indention" about two inches up from the grip. Made in Belgium.

2. The Snauwaert Brian Gottfried, a bit more subdued that it's cousin, the Gottfriend is a clean looking frame. Made in Belgium.

3. The Dunlop Maxply McEnroe, made in England, nice black leather grip offsets the somewhat loud red and orange accents on the head.

4. The Wilson Advantage. I used this frame when I was a sophomore in HS, Mahogany and Maple overlays, I got it because Dick Stockton was using it.

5. The Tony Trabert Professional by Pro Group, Inc. Made in Italy, but I don't know too much more about this frame. Trabert's autograph in the leather grip.

6. Prince Woodie, this was my college frame, I think this one came out in 1980, for those of us who weren't quite ready to switch to graphite.


http://i40.tinypic.com/2052zpe.jpg

the Spalding Accomplice was kind of a copy of the Advatage. Stocton endorsed & used it also. the wilson Advantage & Accomplice were "wood rackets" last gasp in tennis. I thought.

Bud
03-07-2009, 07:10 PM
six of my favorite woodies :)

http://i44.tinypic.com/xfchds.jpg

Very nice!

Are the left 3 new?

Mick
03-07-2009, 07:31 PM
Very nice!

Are the left 3 new?

thanks, Bud. Yep, they are new and i think they will stay that way :)

dataseviltwin
03-07-2009, 08:53 PM
six of my favorite woodies :)

http://i44.tinypic.com/xfchds.jpg
:twisted: Resistance is FUTILE!!!

Although there were a couple of cool Fila frames... always wondered why they didn't try to entice him to play with those... no... don't have one, and even if I did, I can't post a picture until I get out of <50 post hell... :evil:

dataseviltwin
03-07-2009, 08:55 PM
If I recall correctly, it (supposedly) had a boron strip laminated in with the wood. Nice looking frame, but I can't remember what the name of it was... :confused: