fairway question

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  1. chrishin

    chrishin New User

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    i'm thinking of getting a fairway to try but is there anything i should be aware of, such as fakes? If there is how am i supposed to know it's real?
    I doubt there there will be large margin for profit in making fake leathers but now a days there's a country making fake for everything so you never know.
    Also could someone be kind enough to post picture of front and back of fairway?
     
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  2. beernutz

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    I know what a fairway is in golf but what is one in tennis?
     
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  3. aimr75

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    one thing to be aware of is that alot of them being sold currently are too short and wont fit a standard length tennis handle.. i bought a couple for a ps85 and were too short
     
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  4. tenis

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    Didn't they went out of business a few years ago???
     
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  5. chrishin

    chrishin New User

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    they did but there are some stores still selling them.
     
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    Fairway leather replacement grips.

    Regarded by many as the best and highest quality leather grip ever made. They costs 4-5 times as much as a standard pretty great Babolat Leather replacement grip.
     
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  7. Ronaldo

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    Buy a used racquet with a Fairway, remove it then toss the frame. Got a sweet black Fairway off a 200G last year. Have one from a Wilson Ultra less than $10 too. Grips are worth more than those old relics anyway.
     
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  8. brownbearfalling

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    As far as I know, Fairways did not come with adhesive on the back of them. Also it should say fairway made in balmforth England. Just as a note, Head premium calfskin leather which comes on prostock head frames is just as high quality if not better. They might be more available since racquet customizing shops have them.
     
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