I Got Safins Racquet!!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Pros' Racquets and Gear' started by RFRF, Aug 22, 2009.

  1. rafa_prestige89

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    Is it possible for me to buy a tgk 237.1?
     
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  2. dr325i

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    Keep your eyes open...
    I just sold one a week ago that was in 9.5/10 condition...
    THey are rare, but once in a while...
     
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  3. FedererForehand

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    Yeah- I saw it too late as well, I wanted that thing!
     
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  4. rafa_prestige89

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    But where can I look for it?
     
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  5. dr325i

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    *Bay, This forum...
     
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  6. betofranca

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    I'll buy you're racquet if you're interested!
     
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  7. diredesire

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    no for sale posts outside of FS/T.

    Seriously.
     
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  8. geesechops

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    why don't you read the thread first. the OP isn't offering to sell the racquet. :-?
     
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  9. dr325i

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    Welcome to the thread.
    Maybe the Moderator (one you're replying to) deleted "for sale" replies???

    Think and read the details before you post
     
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  10. bsandy

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    Bu!!**** . . . This racquet has never been strung.

    . . . Bud
     
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  11. dr325i

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    $400 on Bay...LOL
    Does Safin come with the racket? The TGK (Made in China) is not worth more than the PT57 for example...

    Good luck Mr. seller...

    Two for that price is OK though...
     
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  12. RFRF

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    LOOK AT THE GROMMETS MORON!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1
     
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  13. RFRF

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    lots of watchers though!
     
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  14. geesechops

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    I don't live on these forums, so I don't know every thing posted to to second.

    I just get a little ticked if someone is trying to help out another member and the censor train rolls in.
     
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  15. BAB AERO

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    Just thought I would point it out that on your *bay listing you have said that it is unstrung yet when someone on this forum said that it was unstrung you disagreed. Not trying to start a fight just thought I would point it out.

    cheers
     
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  16. dr325i

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    SO -- you are LYING on the Bay listing???
     
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  17. dr325i

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    Sure, I am one of them...
    Plus, I had a lot of them on my Matte K95, and...Relisted...

    GL though
     
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  18. dr325i

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    You don't have to live on these forums to understand that Moderator probably would not point that out if it did not happen...
     
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  19. RFRF

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    WHAT DO YOU NOT UNDERSTAND?? IT HAS NEVER BEEN STRUNG EVER I HAVE NEVER SAID IT HAS IS THIS TOO HARD TO UNDERSTAND???
     
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  20. RFRF

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    you should read it again, again its never been strung why would i say that please look at the photos. of the 4 that i had 1 was strung that one my nephew uses, its also the one i hit with to test the feel.
     
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  21. RFRF

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    thanks man, if is sells it sells, if it dosent it will only be worth more in years to come.
    i have over 40 or so collectible brand new bats 2 more wont hurt.
     
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  22. bsandy

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    FAKE
    FAKE
    FAKE
    FAKE

    Conflicting Information and Rancid Owner.

    . . . Bud
     
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  23. dr325i

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    WOW, that's amazing!
    GL with the sale...
     
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  24. callen3615

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    I was expecting this thing to be in 40 pieces. LOL
     
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  25. RFLEGEND

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    wow awesome racquet how do you get it
     
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  26. jeffbeckib

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    NOT Safin's stick, I feel bad for the guy bidding over 200.00 for it on ****. Although it's worth the money if that's the frame you want, you would not be purchasing a frame that was intended for Marat. This frame is not a PaintJob frame. It's a pro stock Microgel. Very different from a PC 600 painted.
    Interesting to see however that Marat has finally given up on the brown collar at the top of is handle, which was still present durring is LM pj days.
     
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  27. ipitythefool

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    What do you guys think. Is this a fake? :)

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  28. ipitythefool

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  29. Azzurri

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    I just checked some pics on Getty. The plastic collar is not there on his MGPM. Is it safe to assume he no longer uses the PC600???
     
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  30. star 5 15

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    The plastic collar doesn't mean anything. All that is on the racquet is the pallot. P1 probably makes a custom handle for him anyway.
     
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  31. star 5 15

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    haha I its fake. I'll give you $20 for it so I can look at it though.:)
     
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  32. Azzurri

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    I am confused. Is the plastic collar not part of the PC600?
     
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  33. star 5 15

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    It is not actually part of the racquet. Safin just preffered the collar on it for awwhile. I'm sure P1 is now doing a custom pallot/handle mold for his racquet.
     
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  34. dr325i

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    It is up to $230 + $60 for shipping now!
    I'm gonna start selling my sticks on Bay...
     
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  35. ipitythefool

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    ya, for 20, you can look, but U cant touch :)
     
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  36. dincuss

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    Safin may still have the collar on it. He uses athletic tape to finish his overgrip, so the tape covers the collar.
     
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  37. RacquetCraft

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    Ipitythefool, it looks like an authentic PT10!

    Do you know the racquet's spec?-length, weight, balance point, dynamic inertia?
     
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  38. star 5 15

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    Racquetcraft-
    I have a question regarding pt10s. The pro stock prestige mids that were pre flexpoint, for example the liquidmetal. How do you tell if it is indeed a pt10. Or are all of them?
     
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  39. dr325i

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    You would have to take the pallets off and it would say underneath (on the hairpin). Just like it says on my LM Radical PJ of a PT57A
     
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  40. RacquetCraft

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    Very difficult indeed!!!.There was a time that certain racquet companies like Head didn't want the public to know that these racquets existed. Once the hairpin is cut, the code disappeared!!

    That code was intended to assist the customizers in their pro rooms and pro customizers. So, if you are thinking of buying a racquet from someone who claims that it is a PT57 or PT10 frame pre-dating the flexpoint cosmetic, make sure to validate the source of that racquet and ideally, ask your vendor for pictures of the pre-cut hairpin and specifically pictures of the uncut handle where the codes were stamped, if possible.

    For those who may be interested, take a look at posts #13 and 14 made by dr325i and myself on 08-29-2009 under the Wilson H2 K-blade post in this Pro Equipment section. The pictures of the PT57A frame in that auction on the big auction site clearly shows where the code of a PT57A on the the uncut hairpin with the LM Radical cosmetic is situated.

    cheers,

    RacquetCraft
     
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  41. RacquetCraft

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    When the hairpin is cut to the desired length requested by the player, the code you are referring ends up on the customizer's floor!!(or most of it does at least:)).
     
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  42. star 5 15

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    yeah thats what I was referring to. I wasn't sure if I took the pallet off that it would still be there. I saw pictures of the racquet and its an obvious paintjob of a lm prestige mid. Do you think it is a pt10 though. or did they do other paintjobs of the prestige mid.
    Thanks so much racquet craft!
     
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  43. dr325i

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    Delete.......
     
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  44. ipitythefool

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    RC,

    It is standard 27", 370 gr strung, didn't check the bal pt and don't know wht dynamic inertia is. If that means stiffness or flex rating, I could say it feels pretty much the same as a Prestige Tour 600 I have, which is like 58-60. (sorry, i dont have the knowledge of a tuner! or else i could have fixed my now-sold pdrgt+s just the way i like:)) Also the weight is exactly the same as my PT600s, 370 grams, however it plays completely different due to layers of lead hidden under the bumper, visible very slightly from the opening at 12o'clock, and the sili in handle.

    One very interesting fact about this racquet is, even the string job was PJ'ed!
    Basically the racquet originally had a Kirschbaum x Bab VS gut strings in it. And an "X" stencil, which is Pacific. So I didnt check the strings but I thought it was Pacific gut. Only when I broke the poly, I realized that, the cross string was not Pacific gut..but VS! :)

    Btw- I (and I am sure most others) would be delighted to see pics of the Liquidmetal Instinct PT10 hairpin you have!


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  45. star 5 15

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    I just ordered 2 of them. Should be here wednesday or thursday next week. I'm trying to decide on a weight and balance I want to make them. They were goran I's frame and his spec is like 13 oz 10 pts headlight. Doesn't sound to appealing.
     
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  46. RacquetCraft

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    Photos sent!..thanks for posting the photos for me star 5 15. I'll get around to figuring out that process for posting photos someday!

    Cheers,

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  47. RacquetCraft

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    When the photos are posted by star 5 15 , you'll see the code H22010.2P on the handle. That is because the actual code for this frame is PT10.2P

    RacquetCraft
     
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    sorry, don't know why they came out small. normally mine are massive.
     
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  50. Fedace

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    So is Safin playing with Genuine Liquid metal prestige ?
     

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