Del Potro new racket for 2012

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  1. slice bh compliment

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    The word, 'JUICE' looks like 'aero' on a Babolat.

    The colors look sort of UCLA-ish, and sort of Argentine flag, too.

    96 headed Pure Drive Roddick, is what.
    You can just feel the Babolat-envy.
    I'm guessing DelPo will use the 6.1 95....with this PJ in 2012. The string pattern will tell.

    I bet the 6.1 Tour 95 (knockoff of the 90) will sell well.
     
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  2. dgoran

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    BOBFL=Robert
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    Have to be honest, that racquet sounds freaking cool. If I was not so happy with the EXO, I'd be all over it. I just prefer a more open pattern and thinner beams, but I love how they have a racquet that hits like a PD with much lower flex. That is the way to go IMO.

    Bob is this your stick because I'd like to give it a few swings to satisfy my curiosity sometime.
     
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  4. arche3

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    LOL! Sooo.... all us hacks here talking about strings and swinging the human racket must make BobFL silently chuckle inside. :)

    So embarrassing.
     
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  5. slice bh compliment

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    Hhha, that is humbling. I'll tell you, the average former D1 college player or teaching pro chuckles at just about all the crap posted here.
    Guys with world rankings must generally steer clear of this place to avoid injuries from laughing out loud.
     
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  6. smitharmitraj

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    I don't know who he is....
    I asked a few friends....and my friend that is South American told me that Robert Farah plays with Babolat, so why would you, BOBFL have a Wilson racquet if you are really Robert?
    Is that for real? Players visit this site? Shouldn't they be out practicing somewhere?
     
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  7. smitharmitraj

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    hahaha, fair enough. Guess we all geek out on something... mine is basketball stats and PLAYING tennis
     
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  8. Power Player

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    Bob uses a paint job and is constantly sent demo sticks since other companies want him to switch.
     
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  9. mmk

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    I figured it was Robert Kendrick, who is from Orlando and currently #227, rather than Robert Farah, who is from Bogota, Colombia.
     
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  10. dgoran

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    ^^^^^
    So what Tommy Haas is from Germany but he lives in Florida
    Murray Is from gb but he trains in Miami etc...
     
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    looks kind of Girly looking. but then delpo is kind of sensitive feminine man so it might fit him:)
     
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    If he is a pro player i now feel really, really stupid...
     
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  13. Stormcrow

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    Thanks for the pics Bob. Not bad. I can live with the colors if it plays with a little more plow than the Kpro Tour. How is the stability at net? does the racquet get pushed around?
     
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  14. dr325i

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    aiiii, al ga zakuva to bato....
     
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    BobFL what are the specs for this racket?

    Thanks in advance.
     
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    OMG if that is true!! ( I dont think that it is though,,,, looking at BobFL´s previous posts, it seems strange that Bogota based pro Farah would play around in Orlando with "normal" guys ;) ) Farah is one of my favourite players on tour!! That season (2010) he had going from college making a clean house in all the futures there in the beginning. Really interesting player to watch. Really good in doubles. I think he soon will be top 50 i doubles.
     
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    Season's over. He has all the right to be on the Internet.
     
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  18. dgoran

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    Ha Ha ti si poceo :) ovi TT-ovci su preozbiljni treba malo da ih podpalim :)
     
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  19. dgoran

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    Are you calling us "normal" LOL?
     
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    HAHAHA you are a legend my friend. I am starting a t-shirt business with fedace quotes :)
     
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    soooooooooo ugly
     
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  22. CDestroyer

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    Dang that it hideous.
     
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  23. 000KFACTOR90000

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    Oh Dear.

    No wonder delpo can't play with new paintjobs on his sticks.
     
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  24. dr325i

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    primili se ko majmuni... Pozdrav iz Beograda.

    BTW, sreo sam se sa Novakovom porodicom ovde i on je STVARNO dobro sjebo ledja/rame...i to najvise na mecu sa Delpom u Areni...
     
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  25. smitharmitraj

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    Yeah, me too... don't think any pro players would be on this thing. Why would they care about any racket than their own, which they get for free anyway
     
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  26. dr325i

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    Actually, there are a few Pros that attend this board and contribute when they can...
     
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  27. coloskier

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    Did you notice the lead at 3 and 9 o'clock?
     
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    if you drop by your local shop you can probably see it in person
     
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    Whoever at Wilson signed off that paintjob should be fired, and never be allowed to work in the industry again. Ever.
     
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  31. NST

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    Bob, do you know how thick is the beam?Hopefully not PureDrive-thick.
     
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  32. BobFL

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    It is definitely thinner than PD. I don't have the exact number, sorry...
     
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    So it's thinner than a PD and flexier? This sounds like a good idea, are there places in Orlando where one can see one of these in the flesh?
     
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    This looks to be the same 96 sq in mold as the KPro Tour and BLX Pro Tour, just .25 longer. The beam is 22/24/22 on those 2 racquets.

    Bob could you comment on volleying with this racquet and the stability at net? thanks
     
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  35. BobFL

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    Actually, KPro Tour and the juice have completely different molds. 100% different. The throat design is different, the bridge is different and the hoop is different. The cross-section on the KPro Tour at 10, 2, 6 and 4 o'clock is thinner. The juice is more like nPS or 6.1 Team in that area.
     
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  36. BobFL

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    Sure. I liked it around the net because it is SO HL. Actually it is balanced very similar to Nenad Zimonjic's racquet (needless to say, his racquet is heavier 13.1oz IIRC). It is super maneuverable. Pace killer volleys are exceptional and the pace you can create on volleys is medium-high. As a reference point, PD gets 'high' in this category.
     
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  37. GammaNu

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    Would this racket work well for girls too ?
     
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  38. dr325i

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    Girls are all over Bob when he shows up with this racket. So, yes, works well with them...
     
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  39. Stormcrow

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    It seems strange they would come up with a new mold that is also 96 sq inches? Looking at the photos of the BLX Pro Tour on the TW site, it looks the same as your pictures of the Juice Pro.
     
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    LOL! Sublime, just sublime.
     
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  41. BobFL

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    LOL Man, do I miss my dear dr here in Fl! :) Looking forward to seeing you and your family soon :)
     
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  42. BobFL

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    I don't see it as strange at all. Besides, there are several examples that marketing inches are not the same as actual inches. Maybe they call it 96 but in actuality it is 98 or 100? I am positive that KPro Tour mold is 100% different than the juice. No question about that.
     
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  43. Stormcrow

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    I guess I have to take your word for it, but your pictures look exactly like the frame mold in my hand except mine is dark green.
     
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  44. BobFL

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    Will see when you get one. Maybe it is going to be one of those "I stand corrected" moments on my side :) Until then, I am pretty sure they are different :)
     
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  45. samurai13

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    i saw it in person today... it was at my local pro shop... looks ugly and girly af
     
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    Kluci mluvi anglicky!!!!
     
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    Puno pozdrava, bas Sam razmisljao da nesto neobicno se dogadja jel mi nekako uplaseno I otsutno izgleda pa onda neke price da ce ko Borg zavrsiti rano podsjetilo me na rafinu knjigu kada je on dobio vijest da moral zavrsiti karijeru nakon prvog french opena zbog sjebanog stopala.
    Nadam se da nije career ending injury jel to je bas najgora stvar sto se moze pro I atleti dogoditi.
     
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  48. dgoran

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    Jel to slovenski? Hahaha
     
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    ...Here is your Anglicky...
    I assume that is Czech or something like that?
    Nope, we do not speak that...
     
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    Lost in translation...lol
     

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