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pshulam
07-16-2010, 07:59 AM
In your expert opinion, is it a crack?

http://lh6.ggpht.com/_5SOm5Plsq50/TEBypGghZxI/AAAAAAAAB2A/TAsum10myw8/crack.png

bertiefactor
07-16-2010, 08:03 AM
i have a near identical "crack" on my head lm prestige mid. Im optimistic in saying that its only cosmetic

agassi fan
07-16-2010, 08:06 AM
how long have u been hitting with it since u noticed the crac has it gotten bigger

MarrratSafin
07-16-2010, 08:13 AM
I saw this.:) IMO it's indeed a hairline crack, but some of these can stay like that for ages without expanding and others may get worse and ultimately, that'd be the end of it. It's worth taking a chance if the price is good..

pshulam
07-16-2010, 09:24 AM
how long have u been hitting with it since u noticed the crac has it gotten bigger
I do not own this racquet, thinking about purchasing it. Thanks.

pshulam
07-16-2010, 09:25 AM
I saw this.:) IMO it's indeed a hairline crack, but some of these can stay like that for ages without expanding and others may get worse and ultimately, that'd be the end of it. It's worth taking a chance if the price is good..
Agreed - if the price is right. Thanks.

Jaewonnie
07-16-2010, 09:28 AM
I had a much minor sized crack in my yt prestige mid. I still hit with it for a month after discovery, and the crack in the paint got larger to point where it started to fray. So I just pulled the paint off revealing the graphite and I found indeed a crack in the graphite that followed the same pattern of the crack in the paint

Bertie B
07-16-2010, 10:07 AM
Yes. I had a similar crack in my LM Prestige Mid. It was hard to generate power with it.

Fearsome Forehand
07-16-2010, 11:45 AM
I do not own this racquet, thinking about purchasing it. Thanks.

Don't. That has the look of a graphite crack to me.

But, for $10 or less. :)

marosmith
07-16-2010, 03:45 PM
how long have u been hitting with it since u noticed the crac has it gotten bigger

Agassi fan is an expert at selling cracked rackets, I would consider him an authority on the subject.

120mphBodyServe
07-16-2010, 04:04 PM
Do Not Buy This Racquet.

pshulam
07-16-2010, 04:23 PM
Thanks for all the inputs. The consensus is not to buy unless it's dirt cheap.

Irvin
07-16-2010, 05:25 PM
Thanks for all the inputs. The consensus is not to buy unless it's dirt cheap.

That might be the consensus but I would not take the racket if it were free. All rackets fall apart sooner or later. Cracked rackets have a head start. I think cracks always seem to get bigger never smaller.

Irvin

MarrratSafin
07-16-2010, 07:02 PM
The CAPs/pallet/collar etc are still worth something.:-D

Djoker_69
07-17-2010, 02:33 AM
what type of racket is it?

Jaewonnie
07-17-2010, 04:35 AM
what type of racket is it?

Look at below post.

pshulam
07-20-2010, 08:12 PM
what type of racket is it?
It's a Head TXP (made in 80s), the grandfather of the Head Prestige line.

schenkelini
07-20-2010, 09:18 PM
Usually restringing will cause cracks like that to get worse.

The_Question
07-21-2010, 09:00 AM
I personally would not think about restring this frame. If you do buy it, it is as is...that means the strings too...

pshulam
07-25-2010, 09:18 PM
I personally would not think about restring this frame. If you do buy it, it is as is...that means the strings too...
Thanks. I did not buy it. The racquet was sold for $83.

Jaewonnie
07-25-2010, 09:22 PM
Thanks. I did not buy it. The racquet was sold for $83.

Lol TW is selling the same racket for 400 on the vintage section. There were only two, not sure if they're gone or not but check it out.