It took a while, but i finally found one

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  1. Rorsach

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    Are you actually asking us, why you were looking for this? Surely you already know:):)
     
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    Well I'm stumped!!!

    I don't even know who the manufacturer was???

    And did Adidas sue the makers, for copying their name:):):)
     
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    No idea why you wanted it, other than perhaps it's a very rare bird? Looks a little like a Wilson mold at first glance. Let us know how it hits when you get a chance.
     
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    looks smaller than an 85, I'd love to hit with it. looking for a quality manuverable frame under 85 is like trying to find a cotton tennis shirt!!!
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    what is gtx and why does it feel so bad? get a free confidential gtx check, always use tournagrip or a rubberized overgrip, and talk to your partners about their rating before you hit.
     
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    It's quite rare worldwide, but i don't think it's worth anything, other than a nostalgia trip for me.
     
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    c'mon Shaq...tell us the tale!!!
     
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    Giving up already?
     
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    because you like to collect Lendl's rackets?
    You want a small head size, high swing weight and head light racket?
    80 sq. in. / 516 sq. cm.
    Balance: 6pts Head Light
    Swingweight: 365
    Stiffness: 56
     
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    It's got nothing to do with Lendl.

    Here's a hint:

    It started this guys career:

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    Well well well, isent that the famous HEMA racket Paul started his pro career with :)
    Actually, it looks quite solid i must say.
    Nice find!
     
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    Bingo.

    It's 362 grams and 6 points HL (with strings) and it's made from a Graphite and Ceramic composite.

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    ceramic feels better than serena and baby oil. What's the headsize on that puppy??? less than 85??? what happened to ceramic? a thread by tw staff told of how they bravely bought boat fiberglass for racquet materials...is the boron, kevlar and ceramic running low in good supply like we know the graphite and fiberglass to be???
    (don't forget headsize, Shaqy!, thanks)
     
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    Well, it's smaller than an old Pro Kennex Black Ace and iirc that one was 86 sq.in.
     
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    and yet it looks a bit bigger and rounder than a grahite edge, I think I see my perfect racquet!!! nice snag!
     
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    Oh it's a Hema Racquet:)

    Was this the Racquet that Haarhuis used when losing against Connors in the US Open in 91?
     
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    Yep that's the one!
     
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    HEMA is the brand name??? ooohhhh I see, i thought it was two "C"s facing each other on the buttcap...but of course. It's the famous marshmallow "H" of the HEMA logo....now more about HEMA pls...Stop...HEMA-Time!!!!
    how does the "HEM-HUIS" play
    were other frames in the same Harhusian mold?
    is gtx an actual substance or a funky name like R2D2???
     
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    That's how my eyes saw it...two "C's". In fact, as I look at it again that is still what I'm seeing...it is like those 3D paintings. Maybe if I stare long enough I'll see a flying saucer or the marshmallow.
     
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    It's really an "H", but perhaps it can also been seen as 2 of the most famous products from the Hema, its delicious smoked sausages:

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    I just don't dig on swine. Pigs are filthy animals. I don't eat filthy animals. Hey, Hema smoked sausages may taste like pumpkin pie but I'd never know 'cause I wouldn't eat the filthy....Sorry...it is WAY past my bedtime.
     
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    There's nothing wrong with bacon mate!!!

    I nearly became a vegetarian 20 years ago, but couldn't give up the bacon sandwiches! And even now, still my favourite snack:):)
     
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    And that reminds me, I havn't had a delicious smoke for ages, I need to get over there:):)
     
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    that reminds me, the global marijuana march is today....thousands of stoned hippie chicks...schweeet!!!!
     
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    I've always had a thing for stoned hippy chicks. :)
     
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    But, you just won't EAT filthy animals... ;)
     
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    I wouldn't go so far as to call a Hippy Chick filthy, but they are definately dirty.
    But, Hippy Chicks got personality...personality goes a long way.
     
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    But seriously, I was always attracted to these weird, artsie, counter culture types who tended to smoke too much weed.
     
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    eeeewwwww...You can keep them, I spent over a decade in art school, the first few years were a love fest (mmmm) after that I dated normal women again, after a brief stint with stripper types (avoid at all costs, not worth it). Now I date really buttoned up corporate types, ironically, they put out, unlike the disingenuous, reaching smelly hippie chicks, quick to run off and toke on another dudes "bong"
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    she's "got the jack", caught it a Jethro Tull, I believe it was during one of the flute solos.
    After 20 years, I found out how to give women that feeling, that tingle, the anticipation, the romance, the courting, falling for that one person that special connection, poetry, the magic, the innocent times you wish would last and last. I found out how to give them that feeling. They all want the same thing, they all fall for it, they are all turned on by it...a very european quality. bhiem dhubel ewe.
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    Wow, she's hot! :grin: Do you know her? (Gotta be some deep rooted fetish of mine.)
     
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    Most of my girlfriends have looked like her, seriously:)
     
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    Many professional athletes are vegetarians.. I have been vegan for over 22 years and very very happy about it.. Red Meat, MEAT and etc are bad for the body.. many people got sick from it.. Go green, Be Vegan and save YOUR HEALTH..
     
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    this guy is a hardcore veg like u jet! his name is "B-Hop", he's the one who knocked out DeLa Hoya with a liver shot (ouch!). It's funny because the toughest boxers I know, greasy ex mob collectors and tough guys who lived through the khmer killing feilds: these tough killer guys eat brown rice and "to-fu", organic veggies, never a spot of grease!
     
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    I do completely agree, although I'm still not quite a professional athlete yet:)

    Bacon is the ONLY red meat I eat, and it is only ONCE a week, basically now on a saturday morning, in a lovely tasty sandwich UUUUUUUUMMMMMMM:):)
     
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    I think that many non veg(eterian) atheletes fear the lack of Amino Acids in non meat protiens (Jet just liquidated a few new prostaffs and ordered a "hit" on me) is this a myth?, I don't know, you'd need to ask a nutritionist. Maybe it's the deceptive saltiness of meat which is so satisfying after a hard workout, hopkins certainly looks strong and has made a career of retiring champions through perfect athleticism, he credits his vegge diet to much of his success.
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    after two double strength "brownies" baked by jimbos ex, a finger of NYC deisel, 55 minutes of continuous perfect jump rope followed by 8 rounds of perfect defensive jewish boxing against real fighters, 2 so-cal strippers, 3 coronas, and 2 camel lights I need some corned beef and cabbage, at least .75 lbs of ground beef, some milk, maybe an egg. Veggie chicks seem addicted to plasma, unlike hippie chicks and punk chicks who seem allergic to my deceptively conservative genetic features. Only buttoned up veggies though. I want my tofu and brown rice in a benz, not a prius.....just kidding, you don't have to be rich to be my girl ( I have something more valuable than money.. I have enough)
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    training in the early morning I would sit on the hill with the workmen, hard laborers, cow herders, older tribes people (hmong, lhizu), tribe elders the cheif and some beggars....the hard laboreres ate what looked to be raw spiced beef (larb) they force-fed themselves like pate ducks, in preparation for 12 hours of hard labor in the sun.
     
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    even though cant even draw a stick man, shouldve taken the high road and go to art school JUST to score with low maint 420 chicks like in the pic...

    instead, i ended up with dead prostitutes sitting next to my racquets in closet...
     
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    a huge part of the value of my undergrad degree was the socialization (hot women). Why didn't they warn us that girls like that don't exist in the real world???...in retrospect I think some of those freaky hippie chicks were under contract with the art school and made six figure salaries, they were too good to be true, too hot, too easy...
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    really though, I wonder what some of those girls are doing now???
    gymrat, what are you doing to vent the dead hooker smell? I use the profile 2.7 to tenderize them a bit myself before making DHS's (dead hooker stacks). An outflow vent in the closet will prevent dhm (dead hooker mold) although neem oil and a good fungicide never hurts during the first few months of the SDP (***** decomposing period). After that the angry dead hookers shrink considerably, making room for more graphite. I'm after a dead chicago or china hooker in 9/10 condition, original teeth, hair and nails only, looking for one originally 115 or under, (original weight not decomposed). also would love a 9/10 st.vincent dead hooker, although I'm sure I wont find one originally under 135 lbs.( notoriously heavy but excellent buttery feel when stroking )..it's the shipping that's the REAL killer....
     
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    So what you need a 9/10 st. vincent dead hooker for? just to get her ass signed by sampras?

    "Err..Excuse me, Mr. Sampras?!?!? May I have an autog..." Hehehehhe :)

    Nuthouse for racqaholics await us, my friend......
     
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    here's my vote: the china model under 115.
     
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    art school was sweet, women like that DO exist in the real world. Three years after graduating art school and working full time for minimum wage in an organic grocery store they leave their ideal$ for a hundred milligrams of viagra and rogaine driving a german engineered automobile. Then they open a yoga studio and smirk at plasma while looking at their car, as if not having a BMW makes one a plague ridden slave.....
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wt0m...F76069B8&playnext=1&playnext_from=PL&index=40
    I just take my shirt off, smile, and start jogging to the courts....
     
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    hahaha kinda reminds me of me...just that i was jogging to the gym, not the courts. and the boob jobbed nose upped milfs of newport beach/corona del mar on the way out from mother's market can be very forward...just that im picky, or else i'd be chippendaling in sin city or living in newport now :)
     
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