Asics rackets?

Discussion in 'Racquets' started by rainer49, Mar 2, 2012.

  1. rainer49

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  2. cknobman

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    LOL I had to look twice.

    At first I thought it was some kind of joke or gag but after reading it over I think those things are real!!!!!

    One of those monsters is big enough to be confused for those novelty gigantor racquets you see promoted at tennis events.
     
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  3. scotus

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    Those have to be racquetball racquets, right?
     
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  4. Power Player

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    nah, i know some old guys who use tennis racquets shaped like that.
     
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  5. scotus

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    Looks like it would require 30 feet of string for the mains alone.
     
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    Probably..haha. these old guys string like once a year..their sticks are 10 years old and sound like crap on contact.
     
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  7. scotus

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    Well, I'm not going to get caught dead with one of those racquets.
     
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  9. 6-2/6-4/6-0

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    I've been talking with my local pro shop guy about these for a couple of months. The guy behind it was a genius that rocketed Babolat to a 20% share of the American market (in less than 5 years) a number of years ago.

    They're the opposite of what I would do with a racket collection, but you can't argue against the guy's track record. Probably coming to a pro shop near you soon...

    (And yes, I would feel great taking someone using one of those to school with my 33RA/87 sqin Rossi F200.)
     
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  10. cpark2

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    Another ASICS racquet:

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  12. redbirdone

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    ...isn't it just a re-badged POG?
     
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  13. li0scc0

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    looks like they got ahold of the old Fox WB215 and covered it up with some cheap paint.
     
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  14. gavna

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    Sticks are for the senior market - like the Weed, Head TiS6 or the Wilson BLX Cierzo Two - just check out any seniors event and watch 70+ and even 80+ year olds kick ass with those things.
     
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  15. zapvor

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    yea we can all laugh about it until they start beating us
     
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