After Two Decades.......

Discussion in 'Classic Racquet Talk' started by michael_1265, Aug 2, 2012.

  1. michael_1265

    michael_1265 Professional

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    I just got one of my old sticks back. In 1990, when I was in college, I had a Prince CTS Precision 110. I loved that racquet. Cash poor, I sold it to a friend. He largely stopped playing, and stowed it away. I just re-acquired it from him, with the original string job, the now-petrified Babolat protective tape, and an unused 1990 Tourna-Grip tucked into the racquet case pocket. Oddly, the original Prince case had undergone some sort of physical breakdown, softening and getting really tacky, so I tossed it. The original leather grip has dissolved, but once I get it re-gripped and strung, I can't wait to give it a hit.

    It's like re-connecting with an old girlfriend (one that wasn't a psycho, that is. If I tracked down my old Donnay Revolutive Apollo, THAT would be like the Psycho girlfriend:))......I haven't hit with an OS in years.
     
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  2. schap02

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    SWEET - have several frames I wish I never "sold"
     
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  3. michael valek

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    i have a similar story with a max 200g from 1985, which i reacquired last year (26 years later) from the attic of the chap who i sold it to aged 14! hits as well as ever! soooo heavy though.
     
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  4. michael_1265

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    The 200g is an all-time classic.
     
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  5. max

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    great thread. enlivening hope is this sad, sorry world.
     
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