2013 AeroPro Drive

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  1. gavna

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    I wouldn't say they don't care......the AeroStrom is an extension of the AeroPro - thus the Yellow colorway. Aero Line yellow, Storm red, Drive blue......it was Babolat marketing looking to keep the performance lines in sync.
     
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  2. gavna

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    Rafa has already gone with he last two graphic changes....no reason to prevent a third. just odd how he has twice now not been willing to use the limited edition pj.
     
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    Babolat seems to have a 3 yr cycle now for changes - Pure Storms just done in 2011 - Pure Drives in 2012 - AeroPros in 2013 - then expect the Pure Storm line at the start of 2014.
     
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    I find it highly unlikely the OP has seen the cosmetics, as none of the sales reps have even seen them yet... Unless he works for Babolat... (also unlikely)... as many have said... "Pics or it didn't happen"
     
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    interesting.
     
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    Sorry to dig this thread up, but have there been any new developments in the past 2 months? Are we thinking around AO 2013?
     
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  7. Federerkblade

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    UK babolat reps are showing in late november

    a release date id say is jan
     
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    Hope the paintjob isn't too much like the pure drive i like the non holographic colors on the aeropro drive making it feel clean and unique to me.
     
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  9. [d]ragon

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    Are we not allowed to post pictures of it?
    I'll be seeing it tomorrow and hopefully snap a picture
     
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    Probably not based on past practice, but do it anyway via a link as who knows what will happen this time and besides it is actually good publicity and taking it down is part of the publicity routine as well.

    Its like a striptease act. They'll show you everything eventually, but not too much too soon or for too long.




     
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  11. e.xo.cet

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    I like .. I like.
     
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  12. T.P3D0R

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    What's up with the low SW?
     
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  13. [d]ragon

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    Release date is 12/12 this year (available in store)
     
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  14. T.P3D0R

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    Is that announcement date, or date available for purchase?
     
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    For purchase
     
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  16. A_Instead

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    74 RA..... Why cant it be a tad lower???
    The Black drives dont seem as stiff as their specs indicate...
    Perhaps this one wont either.. (I hope)
     
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  17. T.P3D0R

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    Do you know why the SW is so low? Is the high RA compensating?
     
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  18. [d]ragon

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    Unstrung specs, probably around 327 strung

    and it got deleted LOL
     
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  19. T.P3D0R

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    please email pics?

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    Thanks
     
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    The most bizarre thing for me is the sudden logo change...
     
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    What where how? Wheres the pics?
     
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    I posted them but TW removed them

    I'm sure I can post specs right?
    UNSTRUNG
    300g
    320mm/7 HL
    297 SW
    74 RA
     
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  23. [d]ragon

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    Agreed. The stencil looks very strange
    Shouldn't have changed that
     
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    They made it at least 2 pts stiffer...god what a shame.
     
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  25. Fed Kennedy

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    Lower RA would have been sweet. Does it look like the photoshop pic in the thread?
     
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    74 RA?!:eek: ... that counts me out then... disappointing to say the least. :cry:
     
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    It will be lower strung..I think 72..which is still ridiculous.
     
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  28. Automatix

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    You can't post pictures of new, officially unreleased Babolat stuff on these boards.
    If you keep posting such stuff you'll be banned.
     
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  29. ArliHawk

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    +1. I'm probably at the edge of my limits with the current model. Looks like I might be switching up to a Prince Warrior or Donnay Formula in the future.
     
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  30. Boricua

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    So, when will the new APD be sold, December 2012, January 2013 or no scheduled date yet?
     
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  31. [d]ragon

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    Sort of like it.
    It is all matte

    Yeah I figured.
    If anyone's wondering, please don't email me for pictures. Thanks

    12/12/2012
     
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  32. BoomstickTPH

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    Is it electronic? Hope not, and you say all Matt can you describe a little a bit more? If its allowed. I'm dying to see what the racquet looks like. Do you know anywhere else that I could look? Or when the official pictures come out?
     
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  33. j-dog123

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    any news about the aero storm
     
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  34. anhuynh16

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    soo, a new babolat logo?

    Looks more modern..
     
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  35. Babolatbarry

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    can u email me too???? hbhhunter @ yahoo . com
     
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  36. Channy

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    I want to see the picture...

    Can you email me too???

    Channy_36ML @ yahoo.com

    thanks. :D
     
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    count me in. jayserinos99 at yahoo
     
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    me too^^ yvskm@yahoo.com
     
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    Thanks!

    *edit* Just ran a google search and came across a pic! If any of you want to have a sneak peek I can help as well, it might be different with Dragon's pics so we can share. Black paintjob with yellow and white accents, large 'aero' branding and surprisingly a new babolat logo indeed. Looks more stealthy and reminds me of the first generation :)
     
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  46. SFrazeur

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    The new logo! What the hell are they thinking!?
     
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    What do i google
     
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    Is it fugly? Is it fugly!
     
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  49. ArliHawk

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    Not sure I like the paint job, but the stiffness scares me off, too. Guess I'll be happy with my French Opens until it's time for a new racquet.
     
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