babolat custom dampeners

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  1. kcehlers

    kcehlers New User

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    Has anyone else had the problem i have had where you hit the ball on it and it comes off and you cant find it because ive gone through three packs
     
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  2. javierjavier

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    if you hit it with a ball almost any dampener will fly off...

    someone suggested using fishing line to tie it to the bottom cross. i would think that should keep it from flying off.
     
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  3. Icedorb217

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    64 rubberband
     
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  4. jwbarrientos

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    Yeap,

    If you hit with the dampener will fly around,

    I used almost year later moved to BB RSV, never fly and do its job (what at this point is very controversial around).
     
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  5. Big_Dangerous

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    Yeah happened to me friday night, but I put the dampener a little too high on the racket. I think that legally for tournaments and what not you can only place the dampener below the bottom cross string.
     
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  6. jwbarrientos

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    I heard you can only place outside cross string, that could be bellow or not ... :shock:
     
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  7. Six.One.Tour.90FAN

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    rubbaband wil do the job
     
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  8. ClubHoUno

    ClubHoUno Banned

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    I use the Babolat Custom Damps with the extra rubber insert. Use this because it makes the dampener almost impossible to remove from the stringbed during a rally.

    I have only once in 2 years had my Babolat Custom Damp fly off because I use this extra insert and hit the ball in the sweet spot quite often ;)
     
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  9. featherlight

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    Ya the babolat custom dampcomes out so easily I lost both my dampener in a 2 and a half hourmatch alone and was left with no dampener. Sadly I lost the match
     
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  10. armsty

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    Had a Wilson Green W dampener from when I was about 10... broke it in my last tournament of the year.
     
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  11. Standupnfall

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    If you use it without the insert (similar to the sampras "o" ) use a small piece of dental floss to tie it to a string so it can fly away
     
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  12. AeroFan

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    Quick question, where is the correct place to put the dampener, on the middle of the bottom two midle strings, or right below/on the bottom cross
     
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  13. Donny0627

    Donny0627 Professional

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    Below bottom cross
     
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  14. Donny0627

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    I was surprised yesterday when my dampener fell off...

    I have been using the wilson lucky dice dampener almost exclusively for about 6 months and yesterday was the first time one came off on me..
     
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  15. PeterPanda

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    do the tw ones good.
     
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  16. AeroFan

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    but when you say below, do you mean below the cross but still covering it, or just below it completely?
     
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  17. Fuzzball7

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    Gamma Shockbuster, period
     
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  18. struggle

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    i find the TW vibes to be good, and they don't fly off easily.

    placement is below the bottom cross, but some have a groove which can be slipped up over the bottom cross just a tad.

    #64 rubber bands work great also. don't come off (usually).
     
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  19. Hewex

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    Yep, the alien ones fly off. Some of their other ones don't though. The ones that come in a mixed selection jar have been good. The Gamma redeye is great and so is the Yonex one I am using now.
     
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  20. CANTGETENOUGHTENNIS!

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    I have a prince snake dampener-it's a pain in the buttowski to get on and off and thus doesnt ever come off. The gamma shockbuster clips come off a lot and that really makes me mad so I like the prince snake thing
     
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  21. eidolonshinobi

    eidolonshinobi Professional

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    Wilson Vibra fun dampeners are the best, they dont fall off either!
     
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