Head Vibration Dampeners

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  1. rjg007

    rjg007 Semi-Pro

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    I bought 2 Youtek Radicals a couple of months ago and as is standard now they came with vibration dampeners. The only problem is that they are rock solid and so are completely useless.
    Has anyone else had this problem?? If it is reoccuring then surely Head need to sort this out.
     
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  2. gino

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    yeah i have had the same problem, i also bought two new radicals.
    i was hoping tw would start carrying the orange dot djokovic dampeners...
    any word on that tw???
     
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  3. lilxjohnyy

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    hate the head dampner because they are too stiff... prefer O's
     
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  4. tennis005

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    Yeah the Head dampeners are so stiff. I switched to one called Vibrex. Works great.
     
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  5. JMAN5494

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    Yeah i agree the Vibrex dampeners are so much better than the head ones.
     
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  6. samitommy

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    Oh yeah I barely can wait for the new orange dot djoko dampener...
    It'll be way better than any of the current head damps.
    I wanna get one...:cry::)
     
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  7. tennis005

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    I'd be interested to see how they feel.
     
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  8. rjg007

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    What is this orange dot dampener that people are talking about. I haven't heard about these before.
     
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  9. ronalditop

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    The only Head dampener I like is the Head Logo that is all black. The rest Head Logo dampeners are way too stiff and dont dampen anything, actually make the stringbed feel stiffer IMO.
     
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  10. Jaewonnie

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    Head dampeners create more vibration on my racket -_-
     
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  11. Darth Federer

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    a possible solution to this?

    try microwaving it for 30 seconds

    well....

    it worked for me

    now it feels like Wilson Smile dampener...

    much softer
     
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  12. lawlitssoo1n

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    wilson W's are the best!
     
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  13. samitommy

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  14. gino

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    those look amazing
     
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  15. jwbarrientos

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    No pics?? come on, don't be shy :)
     
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  16. jwbarrientos

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    My racquet is too big for microwave :oops:






    ....


    just kidding, only the dampener right? :)
     
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  17. velkov

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    i have had the same problem when bought two new radicals . now SWITCH over to
    http://www.tenniswarehouse-europe.com/descpageACPACIH-PVD.html
     
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  18. Darth Federer

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    use the oven?


    no...


    yes
    only the dampener
     
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  19. tennismsands

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    Smile ones are best
     
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  20. DudewithBabolat

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    Since you guys don't want your head dampeners can i have them? i need something to match with the speedpro i'm about to buy.
     
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  21. Chezbeeno

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    The best shock absorber I've found are the Babolat Cosmic Damp "alien head" ones, they're extremely soft and work better than anything else I've tried.
     
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  22. HitItHarder

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    My favorite Head dampener as well. Definately softer than the clear Head logo dampeners.
     
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  23. Jaewonnie

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    the new youtek black and white dampeners are even stiffer...fine by me though.
     
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  24. Baselineg

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    I have two dampeners that came off of my speed pros if you want them, message me your addy and ill send them in a envelope.
     
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  25. Shangri La

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    'Vibrex'.... weird name. might as well call it 'ViberMax'...
     
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  26. DudewithBabolat

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    Email sent a while ago i haven't heard back from you.
     
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  27. Shaolin

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    I have an older Head dampener and one or two new black Head dampeners if anyone is interested. Just email me thru my profile.
     
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  28. Baselineg

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    Hey, sorry i have been busy if you send me your addy again ill definetly get them out to you, i wrote it down and deleted the email only to lose the piece of paper i wrote it on.

    Thanks.
     
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