Framed an overhead, is it a crack or paint chip? (pics inside)

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  1. Tempyst

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    Been playing with it since and did not feel any difference.
     
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  2. el sergento

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    looks like a crack. Better pictures would help.
     
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  3. Nitro

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    I'm not sure, it looks almost looks too clean to be a crack.
     
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  4. airdupont

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    go back to the shop, looks very strange...too strange for a chip and too strange for a crack
     
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  5. Klatu Verata Necktie

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    I've only seen one racquet snap from a mis-hit overhead. It was a 20 year old POG. It certainly shouldn't happen to a relatively new contemporary frame.

    If it were me, and I didn't feel a difference, I would continue using it.
     
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  6. stox

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    I think someone keyed your racquet.
     
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  7. Tempyst

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    It wasn't like that initially, this happened about 5-6 months ago. I purchased the racquet about over a year ago. Like I said, I completely framed a jump overhead while playing (easy ball came and I tried pulling a Sampras) and then it became like what you see in the photo. The reason I ask this now is because I'm replacing the grommets of this racquet and I became curious as to what people here thought. I also thought the crack/scratch was strange. I remember the day I framed the racquet was a chilly day, though I'm not sure how much that helps.

    I'll try and get better photos.
     
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  8. TennisProdigy

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    lol i second this
     
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  9. ahh yes... the ol' "missed sampras slam on a chilly day w/ yonex crack"... i've seen 20 other racquets messed up from that exact same type of shot!

    :shock::confused::twisted:
     
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  10. Tempyst

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    Would you classify my racquet as "messed up" or "just a scratch" :)
     
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  11. 2ndserve642

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    i would classify it as just a scratch
     
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  12. LanEvo

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    its jsut a scratch i have a scratch like that on my rds 001 mid also but mines at 12 o clock
     
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  13. Tempyst

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    :D Thanks guys, now I have some peace in my mind about this.
     
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  14. fastswingVD

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    uhhhhhhhhhhh
    looks like a scratch by some metal stuff
     
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  15. Alexio92

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    dude I did that the other day
    I saw a crack on the head
    but I played with it again and the head came flying off.
     
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  16. downey stringing master

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    maybe sent it back on warranty..
     
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  17. Petekbladetour1

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    When i clicked on the image you have there, i got some strange messages, that for me looks like a computer virus.
     
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  18. [K]Topspin

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    Looks like a crack to me .
     
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