how to tell if your racquet is broken

Discussion in 'Racquets' started by tennis-13579, Apr 1, 2008.

  1. tennis-13579

    tennis-13579 New User

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    i know if there a crack its broken but i have some chipped paint on the side of my racket in a straight line that goes for about 2 cm is this cracked or is it just some chipped paint
     
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  2. Zhou

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    Pictures would help.
    you can upload them on imageshack
     
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  3. tennis-13579

    tennis-13579 New User

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    im pretty sure it is just some paint chipped of but is it possible that it is a crack
     
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  4. lilxjohnyy

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    you tell me
     
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  5. kaibaNYC06

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    if it doesn't play or feel any different, no worries yet :)
     
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  6. crawl4

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    tap it on the ground and see if it makes a hollow unusual sound and then if you cant tell do the same with other racquets and if possible the same one
     
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  7. Steve Huff

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    If you put one end up on a curb and the other on the street, then run over the middle of it, the crack will be more obvious.
     
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  8. paperduetoday

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    Best bet, is to take it to a stringer and ask them. I doubt you will feel safe about it without a second opinion up close.
    If you still in doubt, just sell it. lol
     
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  9. misakikidd

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    dude that aint even funny
     
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