Cracked Babolat

Discussion in 'Racquets' started by polar, Jul 4, 2005.

  1. polar

    polar New User

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    I just notice a slight crack in my Babolat Aeropro Drive. It's very small, on the top, near a groomet. Any chance of getting some help from Babolat on this?
    Not sure when or how it happened. I bought it through TW. It's at 53lbs ALU BB. Thanks MC
     
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  2. wtennis206

    wtennis206 Rookie

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    I had the same thing happen to one of my AeroPros as well, except there is a small crack around all the top grommets. Can you post a pic?
     
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  3. FREDDY

    FREDDY Semi-Pro

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    call up babolat seee if they will send you a new one. defects suck ass especially if they are new.
     
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  4. polar

    polar New User

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    Sorry no pic as of now. Its a hair line crack that runs on the inside of the frame. At first I thought it was just a crack in the paint job.
    So Is it best to just contact Babolat instead of going through TW?
     
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  5. thefossman

    thefossman Rookie

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    You can try through TW but most vendors deal with the problem directly. See what TW says, if it hasn't been very long they may help. Keep us posted.
     
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  6. krnboijunsung

    krnboijunsung Semi-Pro

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    If it's the grommet that's broken, you can always buy a new one.

    But if you want a replacement for free, you'll have to contact TW or Babolat for the defect. TW might help because my friend's LM Radical was broken in some way that made Head replace it for free. Except Sports Authority (Oshmans), replaced it for him.
     
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  7. LoveThisGame

    LoveThisGame Professional

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    The manufacturers typically want warranty returns to go through the seller.
     
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  8. polar

    polar New User

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    Today I called TW about the problem. The guy did everything to discourage me from returning it. He indicated it's a lengthy process but I could take a chance & try it. His weak attitude made me more determined to follow through on the return. Plus he promised to forward the mailing address via email. Never got it...
     
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