Donnay Customization Kit?

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  1. TripleB

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    Does the Donnay Customization Kit work for all Donnay X-Dual tennis racquets?

    I'm interested in the XDual Gold 99, XDual Silver 99, and the XPDual Black 102. Underneath the 'Product Details' for the Gold there is a link to where you can purchase the Customization Kit. But the link isn't there for the other two racquets.

    Thanks for all help.

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  2. mary fierce

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    Questions about such matters sent to service@donnayusa are usually answered within a few days.
     
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  3. TripleB

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    I figured posters here could answer it much quicker and maybe even give me some feedback on the three racquets I mentioned.

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  4. 10isbum

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    Donnay Custom Kit

    The kit will fit the Donnay X-Dual Silver, both the side strips and bumper guard. With regard to the X-P dual black the one with the orange side strip and bumper guard, the side weights will only attach to the side strips and not the bumper guard. I don't know about the gold.
     
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  5. TripleB

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    Thank you 10isbum for that information. That was a great help!!!

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    Is this a way to circumvent your lead tape phobia?
     
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  7. TripleB

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    You are very wise Mr. Ollinger!!! :mrgreen:

    I think I like Donnay's way better because there is a limit to the number of ways you can add the weights in the customization kit. I don't have the choice of adding 1 3/8" of lead at 10 and 2; or 2 1/5" lead at 12 and 6; or 3 1/16" of lead in the handle. The weights are preset and it should be easier to add or remove weight while I'm on the court.

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  8. 10isbum

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    Donnay Customization Kit

    The disadvantage of the side weights is that they come in 3 gram increments only, but the big advantage is that on courts, especially between points, I can move the side weights up and down to give me a heavier or lighter feel for that particular day or perhaps between serving and returning serves.
     
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  9. tennismonkey

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    as others have pointed out -- it's pretty convenient to move the 3 gram slides at 3 and 9 o'clock as needed. and they really make a big difference.

    i'm a little curious to see how they hold up because the weight slides kinda stick out a bit from the side grooves. i'm not sure if they will get scuffed up or break with heavy play.
     
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    Works with Gold exactly as with Silver.

    You can also add two next to each other, and get 6g roughly from 10 to 2 on the top.

    I currently play with a Silver with 3g @ 12 and 10g @ buttcap, and occasionally with a Gold with 5g @ the buttcap
     
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  11. TripleB

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    I think it would be interesting to purchase a customization kit and then demo 4 of the Donnay racquets. You could really play around with the setup on the racquets to find the perfect combination in the perfect racquet.

    Thanks for everyone's input.

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  12. Readers

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    I think it works with anything starts with X.
     
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  13. TripleB

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    Thank you for that information.

    Find out Friday if I've got a torn meniscus, broken bone, or both in/near my knee. I'm afraid the XDuals will be sold out by the time I get to try them :(

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