how much lead tape does james blake use?

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  1. shadower4

    shadower4 New User

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    also does anyone know how tight he strings?
     
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  2. Chace

    Chace Semi-Pro

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    i have no idea about the amount of lead tape but as far as his tension I believe it is at 68lbs.
     
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  3. morten

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    many layers lead at throat, and long strip at the sides(3 and 9)
     
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  4. 10smonkey

    10smonkey Rookie

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    either too much ....or not enough the way he has been playing
     
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  5. adidasman

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    Exactly. Not enough to help him win.
     
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  6. pvaudio

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    I used to be his biggest fan. After driving for hours to Cinci this summer and watched him throw a match on purpose, I will never root for him again. Who cares how much he uses, his career is over.
     
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  7. morten

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    same here, i was a fan too until i saw him live at Stockholm Open playing so bad and gutless... terrible..
     
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  8. Larrysümmers

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    was JB in the AO, i dont remember seeing him...
     
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  9. ace0001a

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    No, he skipped the AO2011 because he wasn't granted a wildcard and he didn't want to go through qualifying. Unless he starts playing better soon, his career is pretty much done. I think he's ranked in the 100s now. Too bad, I always tried to root for him.
     
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  10. drakulie

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    68 lbs. racquet weighs approx 370 grams, and has a boat load of lead at 3 and 9.
     
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