Anyone used Bosworth tennis?

Discussion in 'Racquets' started by sureshs, Sep 13, 2006.

  1. sureshs

    sureshs Bionic Poster

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    My favorite racquet the Technifiber 315 is being discontinued. I glanced at Bosworth's web site and they build custom racquets based on a questionnaire. Instead of that, can you send them a racquet and say "clone it and use the TW specs as a reference"? Anyone have any personal experience? Any idea about the price?
     
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  2. Roffey

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    I think thew price of one racquet approaches $400.
     
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  3. looseswing

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    I just did the questionnare for the heck of it. Lets see what they come up with.
     
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  4. ollinger

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    The 315 is still available. You could stock up 5 or 6 of them for the price of 2 custom frames....and there's no assurance that the custom would play anything like the 315.
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  5. Nar57981

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    They're going to drop it at the end of the year, so it'll be around for a while after that too, so you could still get some!
     
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  6. sureshs

    sureshs Bionic Poster

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    I realize that, but buying 5 or 6 315s now will not sit well with the wife! On the other hand, the same amount of money may get approval if phrased as being for a custom racquet because my racquet has been discontinued.
     
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  7. ollinger

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    A wife who thinks having racquets custom made for $400 is a thrifty solution to finding something to play tennis with?? Do you consider her that gullible or that dumb? And how beaten-down are you that you can't buy a few 315s now by promising her you won't need any more racquets for the next decade?
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  8. sureshs

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    Well, she doesn't know much about tennis and I could tell her any other racquet spec gives me arm pain (which is sort of true).
     
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  9. thejerk

    thejerk Semi-Pro

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    Get them anyway. When they come in the mail, tell her they were on sale at the Home Shopping Network, she'll understand then.
     
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  10. mctennis

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    The only drawback I see with custom racquets is when you go to sell it. Your custom features may not be what someone else is looking for. Then your market is a lot smaller than with a regular racquet. IMHO.
    I'd still like to get one made from Bosworth though. FYI.
     
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  11. Andy Zarzuela

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    I have. Sweet racquet. I'll post pics later & description later.
     
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  12. Steve Huff

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    If you can afford it, go for it. If you don't, 2 years from now you'll wonder if you should have. If you don't like it, you can chalk it up as an expensive experience.
     
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  13. maverick66

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    ive heard so many mixed revues from bosworth. i even know a guy that worked there and he told me that it depends on who does your racket. you could end up with a really nice racket but u could also end up with something that someone threw together right before lunch.
     
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