Most Famous Woodies?

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  1. WhiteSox05CA

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    As a young player alive only in the time of graphite and this whack technology, I was wondering what some of the most famous WOOD racquets were.

    Which specific models are the most famous woodies?
     
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  2. Moz

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    Ron Jeremy's.
     
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  3. Bud

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    Here are a few goodies:

    Dunlop Maxply/Maxply Fort

    Wilson Jack Kramer Pro Staff/Signature

    Rossignol Strato

    Wilson Advantage

    Bancroft Borg/Player's Special/Super Winner models

    Donnay Allwood/Borg

    Prince Woodie

    Head Vilas
     
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  4. MAX PLY

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    Add the Slazenger Challenge.

    Also, what about all those TAD Davis Racquets (the Imperial, the Classic, etc.)? Did any pro ever play with those sticks? I sure remember lots of the country club set with those racquets but never remember a high profile pro playing with one.
     
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  5. pow

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    I didn't know they made oversize woodies.
     
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  6. Bud

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    Yes, beside his :oops:... there was the Prince Woodie and Head Wood Director :)
     
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  7. Kirko

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    kramer auto. in its reg. flex and its firm flex the firm flex was kinda like a Smith Auto. the nicest looking wood racket was a slazenger rosewall & court auto. it had their photos. on the throat in black and white. made in Australia.
     
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  8. LanEvo

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    were stan smith autograph woodies famous?
     
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  9. Steve Huff

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    Go to woodtennis.com. You'll see some of the best kept woodies around. The Jack Kramer was probably the biggest seller of all time, followed by the Dunlop MaxPly and then maybe the TAD Davis Imperial. Wilson Chris Everts had a big following among women too.
     
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