Luxilon "O" dampener

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  1. OliverSimon

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    Ive been looking ages for these and i can find them. Does anyone know about these? Heres a picture [​IMG]
    Its definatly not the Sampras dampener its too big theres also berdych and monfils using them. [​IMG]
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    Thanks in advance!
     
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  2. OliverSimon

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  3. nadal for number1

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    ive been trying to find them too....
    people say lux used to give them with a purchase before.. now most probably only for the pros
     
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  4. OliverSimon

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    oh darn it!1! some people said that luxilon used to send them 2 or 3 of them for free . i also emailed a representative and he recommened me to buy a wilson one =/
     
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    whats the major difference between that a sampras dampener? is it just the exclusivity or is there really a difference? I can't imagine it being too good if it comes free and if the company sends multiple copies
     
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  6. OliverSimon

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    it matters to me!! haha
     
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    does davydnko also use this
     
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    I emailed them a few years back and they sent me a few of the pinky/purple ones.

    I presume the ones the pro's use, they have had themselves for quite a while.
     
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  9. OliverSimon

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    ya he does
     
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    dang I wish i emailed them earlier
     
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    Luxilon did indeed include them in each pack of string they sold for a time. I have about two dozen or so...

    Wasn't good form of them to discontinue the practice IMO.

    And the funny thing is while I loved using a dampener with Volkl products, I don't use one in the AG100... :)
     
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    the one that berdych uses is simpy not available anymore. The filed in O dampener that monfils now uses I found at a place in Georgia and bought 3 of them. I immediately switched back to my other dampener because the luxilon one dampened way too much and affected my frames balance noticeably. But the point is, you may be able to find the monfils one but I dont think you are finding the one that Berd man uses
     
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    what about the large black O which acasuso has?
     
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    when were they discontinued?
     
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    can someone maybe send me a couple?
     
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    only ones i know of are the ones that berdych and monfils use. i have never heard of the black one that acasuso uses, he used to have the pink one
     
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    Pacific

    I have three of these but the ones i have are not Luxilon they are Pacific they look exactly like the Berdycth one. I have a green white and purple/pink. I have had them since i was 14.... Im now 27. I have no idea were to get them but they are the only ones i use and hopefully i will never lose them. So far so good.
     
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  19. alextennis0805

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    i want that luxilon purple 0 so bad
     
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  20. OliverSimon

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    i do too hahah
     
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    can get them if your willing to drive to boca raton in fl... i only got one and i dont know if they have any more
     
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    You mean these? :)

    [​IMG]
     
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    People actually care this much about a little dampener?? Do you believe it will have an impact on your game as opposed to a different (and virtually identical) dampener? Amazing!
     
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    yeah, you got a dampner included with every pack of string and like Rabbit said it was a Great perk that cost them nothing and seperated Luxilon from the others. I have about a dozen of them and they are very much like the unique Sampras "O". no real discernable difference, just the color eg. mauve or neutral color.
     
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    YA!!!!!

    those are it
     
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  26. OliverSimon

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    Well this is a pro's racquet and gear forum
     
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    really looks like a normal rubber grommet you can buy at home depot for 60 cents to me. i've got a pile of them on my desk.
     
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    oloollololo
     
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    I used to buy the ones at Home Depot when I used them as well. The Luxilon O-rings are more substantial in their construction.
     
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  30. OliverSimon

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    where did you get them?
     
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    there is a place in georgia that has them on their website, but no pic.
     
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  32. Mdubb23

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    How about sending me a few in an envelope, as long as you don't use them anymore? I'll pay for the stamp and for each single dampener--I only have three and I would love a few more. Let me know; it would be most appreciated.
     
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  33. OliverSimon

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    ya it seems i got all the info and no one wants to sell them and give them up :cry: i'll try that place!
     
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    bump<<<<<<
     
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    Where in Boca? I'm going to Evert in May.
     
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    Hey, Bobble, I would love all three---shoot me an email at mweller23@comcast.net if you would be ok sending them in an envelope--I'd pay you for each one and the stamp. Yes, I'm desperate. ;)
     
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  37. OliverSimon

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    you can order them online @ tennis******.com

    or just google luxilon vibra killer and you'll find the website
     
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    No, he ran out about a week ago (if you're referring to T E N N I S M E N A C E), and has yet to remove them from his website.
     
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    Gave them away to a buddy with the new prince, likes Gael I guess
     
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    sorry mdubb
     
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    Naw, it's fine, I just only had two and was just looking for a couple more.
     
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  42. OliverSimon

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    aww dang i really want one of these
     
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  43. tomas9848

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    does tennis warehouse have them.
     
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  44. OliverSimon

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    they used to...Luxilon discontinued making them.
     
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    I want one.
     
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    i seriously want one ! i bet they dampen really good.
     
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  47. FedererForehand

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    The sports authority by me has a ton of them in stock- black and red come in a pack.
     
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    please could you post a link or say under what section as I cant fine them. Thanks.
     
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    It looks really nice. Aaaiieee, now I wanna try :(
     
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    Go to your local hardware store and ask to buy some rubber grommets. They're black, cost about .50 a piece, and they come in different sizes. They are what you pay $3-$4 dollars a piece for at tennis shops.
     
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