Basalt Wars: A New Hope

Discussion in 'Racquets' started by J011yroger, Nov 13, 2012.

  1. mikeler

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    A man's got to know his limits.

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    pics or it didn't happen
     
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  5. J011yroger

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    What level player are you? Come to phillipino Davis cup practice at the NTC.

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    crap point oh.

    and no car. stranded in the city. and in need of a haircut too.
     
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    What is phillipino davis cup practice? Confused.
     
  8. J011yroger

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    Well, if you don't want to come out, I understand, but if you do, the subway drops you right at the door, and whatever your level you will be fine if we play dubs together.

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  9. J011yroger

    J011yroger G.O.A.T.

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    Amazing.

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  10. Pickle9

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    sorry but you can't possibly comprehend unless you've experienced it. the epic usta mixed dubs captain, the LBFMs, JD blowing basalt kisses, the IMMORTAL QUAN, Jolly GOATing, honestly its all too much.

    sublime.

    surreal.
     
  11. JoelDali

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    Epic. Just. Epic.
     
  12. arche3

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    So when can I goat on some phillipinos?
     
  13. JoelDali

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    Phillipino Davis Cup is meeting tomorrow night at NTC but I cannot make it.

    Next weekend for sure.

    Pork block sandwiches will be served.
     
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    I'm gonna think about you guys goating while I drink scotch chased with MLite and tree this weekend.
     
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    I chose bourbon and Miller Lite this weekend, but it could easily have been scotch. Might still be depending on what Sat and Sun bring.

    J
     
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    Are you guys saying that Basalt frames break?

    I love both my 2011 6.1 95 BLX and my 2012 6.1 95 BLX Amplifeel, I have 3-4 of each and never a problem. I string with natural gut mainly and hit about 12 hours/week, flat and hard (for the club level).

    Cheers!

    Head Innegra (IF Speed MP 310) would be my second choice, although it's lighter...Forget Dunlop Aerogel and the likes. Just, mho.
     
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    ^This is Jolly's attempt to drive Amer Sports' (mother company of wilson) stock down and buy cheap.

    The basalt crystals are strong like bull.
     
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    J011yroger G.O.A.T.

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    You left off a word.

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  19. JoelDali

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    I have experienced the power of Basalt first hand. There is nothing quite like it. Especially if you need extra feel. It's all in the Crystals.
     
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    If Jolly harnessed the power of Basalt and forsook the wicked ways of Kevlar Krystals the planets of the Solar Federation would align and control would resume.
     
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    On today's weapons testing checklist are.

    Prototype Scarlett strung at 40lb BBO/ALUR. Tom Solo said that the Millenium Stringer had never been set at such a low tension, not even when he made the Kessel Run in 12 parsecs.

    J90 V. BLXPS strung with 4G at 48lbs. Tom Solo said the gauge readings for the 4G were odd, and that it reminded him very much of Head Sonic Pro when he strung it.

    May the force be with me.

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    The smell of whiskey and shame has been washed from my body, my hair is greased, and my cricket sweater has been donned.

    Caffeine courses through my veins, and I am ready for battle.

    J
     
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    J011y hath touched the Face of God.

    Epic.
     
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    I'm fixing to compose the 4G review that everyone is afraid to write.

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  25. MikeHitsHard93

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    This thread just makes me laugh.
     
  26. J011yroger

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    That's the idea!

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    Just looked at my last unbroken blxps with the 4G in it, and it isn't quite round anymore.

    J
     
  28. MikeHitsHard93

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    What's the next racket?
     
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    Jolly was involved in an epic battle tonight at Ashe I understand from my sources.

    Can anyone deny or confirm?

    Has anyone seen Jolly since the last 'incident'?

    I need the truth. Dammit.
     
  31. mikeler

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    Creepy avatar dude. Funny, but still creepy.
     
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    My wife took a picture of my Beagle and me just like this. I had just learned to express her anal glands and I gently blow on her little Beagle head while in the act to keep her calm. I won't post the pic as I am not certain how the Beag would feel about this, but if you are interested in handling your Pug...

    http://www.wikihow.com/Express-a-Dog's-Anal-Gland

    Step one is creepy and step three optional...
     
  33. JoelDali

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    The pic was taken while I was expressing his anal glands. His bulb is about 2 inches in and I pinch it and the ooze blobbs forth.

    Snap. Picture. Poast creepy pug pic to MySpace.

    Epic life of a single man with no backhand or knowledge of European geography.
     
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    Oh MySpace, I haven't used that in probably 5 years. Have you heard from Tom lately?

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    I will try to make it and cheer along with the phillipino grandmas.
     
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    If you throw a party they will come.
     
  37. J011yroger

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    Ok, back on topic.

    Luxilon 4G blows goats. (For the full review see my other thread.)

    Prestige strung at 40 has potential, but I have been fighting off some kind of sickness so I have been kind of out of it all week. Once I kill off this disease attacking me with alcohol poisoning and rest, I will step up my game with the 40lb prestige.

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    Finally was forced to hit with the new blade 93.

    The thing sucks.

    Just like it's father before it.

    Like really bad.

    Like among the worst racquets I have ever used.

    J
     
  39. J011yroger

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    Also hit with the Steam 99s which is darned nice.

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  40. Pickle9

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    well if tony the stringer would teach you how to hit "topspin" properly perhaps you'd be able to use a "player's" racquet.
     
  41. JoelDali

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    I'm GOATing on the LIRR Ronkonkama now. Thinking about Jolly and Pickle and how they have blossomed into such a lovely pair of practice partners. I get giddy when I see Jolly physically working with Pickle and helping him with his toss and shot awareness techniques.
     
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    Done shoveling.

    [​IMG]

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    Epic.

    10goats.
     
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    This is trending in the trendy of trendiness. Love it.
     
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    Sandals. Wimp.

    Jolly, have you looked at PK ki5 PSE? Not a mid, but burly specs stock and 100% high-mod graphite should survive a rhino attack.
     
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    All that snow from this past week?
     
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    just read this thread... awesome.
     
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    Day 3: My stalwart companion (the shovel which I have named "Mr. Bentley Harrington III") and I set out once more in search of adventure. A peaceful,soothing, light rain has begun to fall and I have enlisted my weather-proof British style driving hat to aid in the cause. The rain is a sign that the benevolent spirits of nature continue to watch over me, preventing my mortal coil from over-heating in its toil.

    The spirits of nature also look after Mr. Bentley Harrington III, as their gentle rain combined with the tires of massive plow trucks (driven by my fellow men who partake in the cathartic satisfaction of physical labor, and a day's work well done) have packed the heavenly gift of snow into a thick slushy ice which overmatches Ben's (the shovel insists that I refer to him as "Ben" in casual settings, proper protocol be damned) capabilities thereby ensuring him periods of rest at times when I am forced to employ his half-brother, the spade-shovel Worthington.

    I tip my hat in gratitude to the nature spirits for their assistance in conditioning my physical being, as well as my agile mind, and indomitable will.

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    Ugh. Icey city hall slush blobs. This is the downtown a train next stop chambers street.
     
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    Chambers was blocked.
     

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