fake babolat?

Discussion in 'Racquets' started by dewey2110, Mar 30, 2006.

  1. dewey2110

    dewey2110 Rookie

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    I heard there are many fake babolats made in SE Asia, they're made from titanium, and very hard to tell because they have the same painting work...Anyone heard of this? How can you tell if its fake?
    Thanks.
     
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  2. snoflewis

    snoflewis Guest

    run a search..there's countless threads on fake rackets...and yes they do exist.
     
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  3. vkartikv

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    I have a fake head lm prestige mid if anyone wants it. balance - about 30 points head heavy. headsize - looks to be around 100 sq.in (but supposedly a mid)
     
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  4. Mugatu

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    who knows, maybe the fakes hav a bit of flex???
     
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  5. snoflewis

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    haha...i'll take it just for fun...btw...do you have pics of it? how accurate is the paint job?
     
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  6. vkartikv

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    The PJ is pretty accurate. The seller told me it was an lm prestige mid. Here are the differences b/w it and the original

    1. beam width = 23 mm
    2. headsize = 100 sq.in.
    3. balance ~17 inches from buttcap
    4. weight ~ 300 grams
    5. writing on throat - pretty much the same as the reg. except you can tell someone has messed up the alphabets - someone who does not know english!!

    I am giving it away but not for free! You need to atleast cover shipping charges plus ~$20 sound reasonable?
     
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  7. snoflewis

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    haha...never mind then...specs are ridiculous for a "midsize" racket!
     
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