John McEnroe's Dunlop-racket today?

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  1. Markus Kaila

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    Or is it only some kind of paintjob (Volkl ?) or really such a Dunlop-racket which I can really buy from my tennis shop?
     
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  2. treblings

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    Dunlop Maxply McEnroe - you can buy it at TennisWarehouse
     
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  3. TonyB

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    You can't buy McEnroe's version. It's a custom layup.

    But otherwise, yes, you can buy a SIMILAR racquet to what McEnroe uses with the same paint scheme.
     
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  4. niktub

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    this is probably a custom mold he's been using for years.

    Anybody knows what's under the paint?

    It has a shape close or similar to the maxply and weight about 365g...

    Any specialist of the dunlop tour molds could give us infos?

    This is NOT a customized maxply you can buy at tennis warehouse.
     
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  5. treblings

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    I play a Head MG Prestige Pro, but you can´t buy my racket anywhere, because it is heavily customized:)
     
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  6. niktub

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    this is probably a custom mold he's been using for years.

    Anybody knows what's under the paint?

    It has a shape close or similar to the maxply and weight about 365g...

    Any specialist of the dunlop tour molds could give us infos?
     
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  7. 0d1n

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    It's not the "mold" that's different to the retail one, if anything is different it will be the composition/layup and other specs (mass, balance ...etc).
     
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  8. niktub

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    I just know he's been using this mold for years.
    He regularly tries other frames but sticks to this one.
     
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  9. Matty G

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    Wow you are cool arnt you!
     
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    I just know he's been using this mold for years.
    He regularly tries other frames but sticks to this one.
     
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  11. diamondgeezer

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    Seriously the Maxply is a cool racquet. I'm playing to a high standard with it and I'm loving it. Take's a bit of time to get used to it but it's a great racquet. Very good feel and touch.
     
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  12. treblings

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    Yeah could be.
    If you want to have some fun on this boards, ask a question about any pro and the racket he/she uses.
    Someone will tell you what the pro officially plays and hundred other people will tell you whats really under the paintjob:)
     
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  13. niktub

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    Any dunlop tour mold specialists around?
     
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  14. Markus Kaila

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    It is difficult for me to believe that a pro-player (even the former one) would in reality use such a light racket as the present Dunlop Maxply McEnroe!!! (Weight: 11.3oz)
     
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    His racquet weights exactly 350g unstrung.
    But nobody seems to know what's under the paint...i would say a custom mold as the shape is exactly the same(or very close).
    As i said earlier,he's been using this racquet for years apparently...
     
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  16. Uncle Emmitt

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    anybody know how maxply mcenroe stock
    plays copared to aerogel 300 or 500 tour. specs look like power level would be in between these
     
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  17. niktub

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    Nobody seems to know what's under the paint...i would say a custom mold as the shape is exactly the same(or very close).
     
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    What's he got now?
     
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  19. Herdsman76

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    When McEnroe played with Volkl, did he "use" the C-10 Pro? I'm sure it wasn't exactly a C-10 but I can't remember which model he used.
     
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  20. wrxinsc

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    He played with the C10 and maybe a custom Q10 at some stage.
     
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  21. McLovin

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    Tough to tell exactly from these photos:

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    But on the surface it looks like the Dunlop Bio Max 200g:

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    It's basically a pro stock HotMelt 300 built to his specs -- the same stick he's played with since coming back to Dunlop from Volkl (where he played with a C10 and a C10 with a Q10 PJ). Heavy (same weight and balance as his old woodies used to be) and a bit flexy. Same mold as the 300/Maxply/Bio Max 200g etc.
     
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  23. Rabbit

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    he was headed to a Cat 10 paint job which was a C10 :)
     
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  24. robbo1970

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    This is my understanding as well. Same as the Bio300 but with his green PJ.

    I believe he also has it weighted up to 372g strung and fairly evenly balanced, the same as he always has.
     
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  25. niktub

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    Balance is between 31,5/31,7 cm unstrung
     
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  26. tembolo1284

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    Nice and heavy I like it!
     
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    Thanks for the pics McLovin!
     
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