Lawsuit Against Wilson For Falsely Claiming Fed Uses Current 90

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  1. Sumo

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    I didn't know that, but that's really cool.

    Just googled him, and it looks like the guy who owns it needs to improve his driving a little. I wonder what the change in his insurance was after he wrecked it.
     
  2. tennixpl

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    100 racquets times say a low 100 bucks means 10k, that makes you rich enough to buy a racquet just to hit with for ten minutes.

    but yes most recreational players would never want to weld a pro stick, i play with plenty of people who have no sense of what the difference between head light and head heavy is....SMH. Though I'd be happy to lay down 200 for a true pro stock federer mold just for the fun of it..... leaded up a HyperProStaff once to Sampras weight.......swinging it was a real eye opener that made me glad to never arm wrestle him. One day I'll pay a small fortune just to have a prostock ProStaff.....but not today
     
  3. BreakPoint

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    Yeah, but that's over 40 years. That makes for an average of only $250 per year. If you don't spend at least $250 a year on tennis, then you are not a serious tennis player. Besides, many of those racquets were wood racquets which sold for around $25 on sale, and many others were used racquets or heavily discounted old discontinued models. So we're probably down to around $100 per year on average on racquets. You don't have to be rich to afford that. :)
     
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  4. kingcheetah

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    I spend over 250 a year on just shoes:shock:
     
  5. mctennis

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    Exactly Rabbit. That was Dunlop's "reasoning" behind him using the Dunlop stencil. It's OUR perception that he was using a Dunlop racquet.
     
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    Great reply PKfan. I'm glad I read your reply as I was going to post the same illustration. I look at pros tennis equipment the same way, a shell of something over whatever they are really using.
     
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    "AMEN!" I like you and I've never even met you.
     
  8. mctennis

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    I'm thinking Wilson's Roller system here.
     
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    TimothyO-All tort "reform" did in TX was reduce the size and number of payouts for medical malpractice. Health care costs, insurance premiums, and number of doctors in the state remained constant. In other words, if a patient was harmed by the medical profession the amount of money he or she could recover was capped. No "saving" from this reduction in number/amount of payouts flowed down to costs or premiums.

    It does prevent or slow down the additional huge rises in premiums to recover the said payouts on very high payouts to
    " harmed persons". It keep the lawyers at bay at just filing lawsuit after lawsuit in hoping to get some sort of settlement. Like going fishing, see what we can get, type mentality. I see it over and over again here in Ohio. Knowing they ( lawyers) will get their % regardless of what amount is paid. Get another deep pocket policy holder and it's payout time. The caps and tort reform slow down ( not eliminate- it never does get rid of the ambulance chasers) the questionable lawsuits. The slip and fall type lawsuits. ( sorry I had to bring this topic up again) Anyway back to the pj story.
     
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    I do find it a bit stupid that the manufacturers can't just be honest in the first place. Especially when it's no big secret anyway.
     
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    It's no big secret to us in this TW community - but we are the 1%.
     
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  15. Jamesm182

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    Wow this is a really interesting debate going on.

    Personally i know as a kid i just wanted to use the racket that Agassi used at the time. Nowadays obviously i know better , and in some cases end up with a frame either nobody uses or someone im not particularly a fan of

    I cant see any pro stock lines coming up as wouldnt that mean any time [insert pro here] changed their spec slightly then the company would be oblogated to change the frame.

    In terms of the future some companies are offering frames that you can customize yourself , suhc as Tecnifibre? if i remember rightly it comes with lead , and has placement guidelines.

    On a side note, wasnt there some news when nadals frame was photgraphed with lots of lead in, and Babolat were forced to admit it wasnt the frame he actually used, and they released a new version which *rectified* this .
     
  16. vsbabolat

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    A paint job is not a frame that has been customized for weight, balance, and swing weight. A paint job is one model being painted to look like a another model for marketing purposes.

    Babolat has not rectified anything. Nadal is still using the original AeroPro Drive.
     

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