is this a cracked handle or just deep scratches?

Discussion in 'Racquets' started by hartofalyon, Mar 29, 2008.

  1. hartofalyon

    hartofalyon New User

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    this is a new racquet and i took off the existing grip to put on a leather on and i saw this. are these cracks??? the handle feels solid though. also, some of the bevel edges are sharper and some are rounder.

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  2. hewittfan3

    hewittfan3 Rookie

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    the big ones on top look like their just indents but i cant really tell the other ones....its hard to see the one on the side but from the pic it doesnt look too good
     
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  3. kungfusmkim

    kungfusmkim Professional

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    looks like a crack going all the way across the grip.
     
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  4. hartofalyon

    hartofalyon New User

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    yeah, there's a lot more, on other parts of the handle, but only on this one side of the pallet. the other side's fine.

    how would i go about getting replacement pallets? i would want to change them anyways since some bevel edges are sharp and some are rounded.
     
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  5. TheShaun

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    if it's new and it's cracked, you should be able to get the whole thing replaced. not just the pallet. contact the manufacturer. good luck!
     
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  6. anbu4ever11

    anbu4ever11 Semi-Pro

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    what racket is that>?
     
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  7. hartofalyon

    hartofalyon New User

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    volkl c10 pro. the new black version.
     
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  8. NLBwell

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    Can you get new pallets like Head for Volkls?
     
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  9. hartofalyon

    hartofalyon New User

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    ugh this handle is really such poor quality imo. based on what i've seen, the pallet seems to be made of foam with black paint. i was rewrapping the racquet anyways because i was planning on playing tomorrow and bits and pieces of the black paint chipped off the pallet. at this point, i don't even want a replacement as it's just the same poor quality. i'm looking into **** and possibly have them fit one of their pallets on.
     
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  10. Gmedlo

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    I've never seen a racquet pallet that didn't have some slight imperfections. Those just look like indentations, and they couldn't possible have an effect on how you play.
     
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