Babolat?

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  1. tennisbutt

    tennisbutt New User

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    I was playing for school and I saw seone using this racket and I honestly think I just fell in love. But I can't find what strings or frame it is but I loved how it sounded and how well it hit.
    It was definitely a babolat and it may have been a pure drive but it had a white bumper guard. The strings were blue with the babolat pattern but like it had been cut off at an angle. The normal pure drive strings that I have have a tangy sound but I really want to know which strings these are as they sounded soft but nice to play with! Any help with the actual racket and strings would be nice! thank you c:
     
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  2. cluckcluck

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    Probably should have taken a picture. But, by the sounds of it, it was a pure drive lite.
    The strings are hard to tell since many companies have blue strings.
    If you're looking for the same feel you're going to have a hard time getting it if you don't know the tension, gauge, or how long the string had been used for.

    Good luck.
     
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  3. Lukhas

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    What did the racquet look like? When was it? Gonna be hard to find the string though. Even more the tension.
     
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  4. zapvor

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    yea you need to post a pic
     
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  5. Francis27

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    Babolat puts white bumper guards on "Lite" rackets,
    If it was black, white and blue then it could of been a Pure Drive Lite

    If it was Black, white, and yellow then it could of been a Aeropro drive Lite
     
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  6. Lilguy1456

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    ...........................ok i'll say it. Did you think of approaching the guy and asking what racquet he was hitting with? I'm surprised that thought didn't occur that day...
     
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  7. Overdrive

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    Bottom line: Looks can be deceiving
     
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  8. Lilguy1456

    Lilguy1456 Semi-Pro

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    ROFL! And don't you know it better than all of us!
     
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  9. o0lunatik

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    Hitting half dead tennis balls, stiff mains w/ softer cross, kevlar, nrg2, and/or stiff racquet (babolat) makes nice, loud, pop sound in general!
     
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  10. tennisbutt

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    Ah I did try to take a picture but I was from far away as I was in the middle of my game pfft. Next time I definitely will though. Would it be worth asking what type of strings would give that softer hitting sound? My current babolat has quite a twangy sound when I hit.
     
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  11. Francis27

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    Yeah just ask him im sure he wont get mad
     
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  12. tennisbutt

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    Ahhh I don't know when I'd play that school again ahaha and it was a her c:
     
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  13. Dave M

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    Step away from the tennis forum, you sound young, there may be hope for you yet if you escape now. If you don't you will forever chase something that can only truly exist when you make peace within yourself and with what you have.
    It does sound like a PD lite, the bab logo was changed a few months ago to only go half way across the strings.
     
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  14. Francis27

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    Oh thats why your so scared to ask, cuz shes a girl :) im just kidding
     
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  15. Overdrive

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    Ha, what a funny post. :lol:
     
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  16. LanEvo

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    I find this whole thing kind of amusing, it's great that you found a racquet you like. But you cannot just judge it from the way it sounds either, all strings give off a diff pop noise when you hit.
     
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  17. kazamzaa

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    The racquet was pure drive lite.
    The strings were big hitter blue 17 at the tension 51 lbs.
    You're welcome.
     
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