Demo Racquets question

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  1. DaveG

    DaveG New User

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    I am looking at a couple of Racquets on **** and some of them say "used Demo" or "Bought as Demo". What does that mean? Is there any difference in that versus just a "used" one?
     
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  2. TennisFonz

    TennisFonz Banned

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    I think a "used demo" is exactly that and "bought as a demo" can either mean that it's a used demo or it could be one that was shipped from a racquet company that was intended to be a demo but there's no real difference between the demos and regular frames. Sometimes Demos will say "DEMO" somewhere on the frame.
     
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  3. Alexio92

    Alexio92 Professional

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    Well yeh it was used as a demo.
    Now I know what head are doing by keeping the wrapping on the handle with an overgrip and using protective tape.
    Thanks
     
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  4. jimbo525

    jimbo525 New User

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    demo usually has some special strings or the perferred string and is tuned so it would work for everyone. The demos at my store have their grips off.
     
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  5. jimbo525

    jimbo525 New User

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    they have the wrap on their grip off*
     
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  6. Nellie

    Nellie Hall of Fame

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    Demos are specially marked racquest (labeled "demo"). They are sold to stores at a lower price with the assumption that the store will lend, not sell. A racquet bought as a demo is usually identical to any other racuet. Sometimes, you see paint chips, flaws. If the raquest was used as a demo, it may have a lot of wear and tear.
     
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  7. LanEvo

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    not necessarily i bought a new demo racquet from tw because they were sellin new demo nps's at one point and i purchased one and it was brand new the only flaw was demo stamped on it
     
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  8. ledor

    ledor Professional

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    I have a Diablo with a Demo on it. I don't feel any difference to the Original one. So if you want it, go get it.
     
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