My New APDC's and Aero Bag!

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  1. Harry24

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    Just got these in yesterday and have not yet taken the plastic of the handles!:twisted:ha I finally decided on this racquet(my thread is in signature). I threw my shoes in ther with the pics cause it completed it ha(nadals equipment). If you have any babolat racquets, bags, etc. please post some pics along with mine.
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  2. Serpententacle

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    A little workout and plastic surgery and you can BE JUST LIKE RAFA!!!!

    Better idea. Why don't you challenge him for his spot?
     
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  3. Harry24

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    Just a little haha. Yeah but I really didnt buy all this because rafa uses it(although he is my favorite player). I bought the shoes back in may and bought the bag a week before I got the racquets. Its awesome how it worked out ha.
     
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  4. zidane339

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    Bags looking good Harry, glad I could help you come to a decision.How do you like it so far? Was my short comments correct?
     
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  5. babolatchaznike

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    I will post as soon as i can. I have the exact same stuff you have only my shoes are the gold and green cages.
     
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  6. ace94

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    nice i have two of the old aeropro drives and the green breathe cages
     
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  7. phucng_10

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    Looks great! Congrats on getting them!
     
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  8. B-rian

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    sexy looking racquet and bags
     
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  9. Il Mostro

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    Congratulations and good luck Harry -- I know you have been looking at these for a while
     
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    you have to string it up with pro supex big ace the yellow looks awesome with the racket and plays great with it as well
     
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  11. coolblue123

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    Wow!!! Nice set of tennis gear! I bet that cost a pretty penny.
     
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  12. Go Tennis

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    Good stuff. Now you need to get a beatifull spanish girlfriend like him: Maria Francisca. And practice, at least, 2 hours a day. With the rakets and with the girl...
     
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  13. Passingshot

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    Maybe later today I will post my apdcs, they are strung with full big ace yellow.
     
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  14. Harry24

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    Thanks I think so too. I've forgetten what your comments were, sorry. Where did you post them?
     
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  15. Harry24

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    Im looking forward to seing everybody's equipment etc. The gold and green ones? Those are the Cage I's arent they?
     
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  16. Harry24

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    I also have an old APD+. Its awesome to have rafas equipment, I just wish I could play half as good as he does ha.
     
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  17. Harry24

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    I sure have about 3 months worth of demoing, posting, etc. Thanks for all the help with random racquets ha. And thanks to everybody that answered any of the many questions I had.
     
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  18. Harry24

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    Im thinking about trying polyfibre TCS, maybe? But yeah I agree I have the xcel full in one, and pro hurricane tour/xcel in the other bot at 58. The PHT looks sweet in this racquet but I want to try it as a full setup, ill just have to wait till I pop a string.
     
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  19. wyutani

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    im jealous. seriously.
     
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  20. Harry24

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    Ha you bet it did. I didnt get any discounts whatsoever except free string. Everything was retail cost.......but I saved up a long time for this and it paid off.
     
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  21. 2nd_Serve

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    Nice set. . . .
     
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  22. Harry24

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    Thanks, I've been looking forward to it for a while.
    Haha I wish.
    Cant wait for rafa to take No. 1 finally.(August 18th according to SI)
    Hope you do, i want to see what big ace yellow looks like on APDCs. How long you been playing with the APDC?
    Thanks ha, but dont be just save up for awhile and it all pays off. Now I get to sit back and play the best tennis I can cause I know I have the best racquet for me.
     
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  23. Harry24

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    Thanks, sorry I quadruple posted haha but I wanted to answer everybody.
     
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  24. Fedace

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    Is that bag,, 6 pack or the 12 pack bag ? and you will be surprised how well that racket volleys..
     
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    it is the 12 pack sorry i didnt clarify. It looks smaller because I had just gotten it and it was stuffed in a box ha. And yeah I was really surprised how good touch is with this racquet, it seems like the cortex improved that a little for me, plus I went to the standard length from my original APD+.
     
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  26. Passingshot

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    Alright here are my 2 apdc, my cage 1s and my kpro super six
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    Here is a closer shot of the strings in the racket.
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    and here is a Kblade tour! LOL
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  28. Moz

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    Well done - all the more satisfying unwrapping them. I have the same bag and 5 APDC+'s. You can't be half-hearted on the volleys with them.
     
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  29. Harry24

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    Nice I like the yellow of course in the APDC. What kind of dampener is that on tour second pic and first pic? Did you buy your bag before you got and APDC? Or did you just like the wilson bag better?
     
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  30. Harry24

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    It really does but it makes me scared to "break" em in so to speak. I've hit with both of em but Im alot more careful about where I lay bag or put down my racquet its kinda frustrating ha.
     
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  31. Passingshot

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    The dampener is some luxlion damp I found...best one ive used, too bad I cant find any more. I did buy my bag before I got the apdcs. I got it when I still had my PDS.
     
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  32. Harry24

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    I like the Babolat Custom Damps(which I just got in) but rubber bands are good with ANY racquet. I think all other dmapeners are only good with some racquets. I hate the shockbuster on my APD but I love it on my prince O3 Tour.:?
    Also: why dosen't Tennis Warehouse sell Pro Supex? I cant find it?
     
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  33. Passingshot

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    I have some customs damps I might try again. I used to use a westren grip and I had them fly off alot, recently switched to a semi and havent tried them yet. I dont know why they dont sell them but try s t r i n g s d e p o t p l u s. Also how do you like the aero bag? I was thinking of getting an aero backpack for when I go on vacation.
     
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  34. gloryofgreece

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    Really nice set up!

    Did you go one size down on the grip size, because the babolat grip size seem to be a touch big?
     
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  35. Harry24

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    So far I do like my Aero bag. It is not as roomy as I expected so definately get the 12pack if it is going to be your main bag. It holds three racquets each on the side compartmenets but barely and without racquet covers. You can hardly fit two racquets in one of em with covers. Overall its very sturdy but a little bulky feeling, although it dosent bother me at all really. It definately CANNOT hold four racquets in each side compartment, but i could with my prince bag. But this dosent bother me too much either as I only carry, at the most, five racquets.
    Also, is the Pro Supex a poly?or co-poly?
     
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  36. Harry24

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    Actually, no my old APD+ was 3/8 so I just stuck with that one but if anything I would have gone down one as I really dont care for the 1/2.
     
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  37. mozzer

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    Nice harry, how much did it all cost (if u dont mind me asking?)

    do u have an email or contact info harry?
     
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  38. Harry24

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    Thanks:
    2X APDC= 390 roughly w/ tax(bought from a local dealer not TW)
    Aero 12 Bag= 70
    =roughly $460 + another 30 bucks for dampeners, socks, etc that I bought with my bag so total around $500(i know it is alot know that I see it) around 460 for bag and racquets though

    email:hrw6223@hotmail.com
     
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  39. gloryofgreece

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    congrat on your new set up! How did you like ur new apdc? What is your rating btw?:shock:
     
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  40. gloryofgreece

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    What is your grip size for other brand of raquets? I am not sure whether I wanna get smaller grip a la nadal style.

    What is your forehand grip btw?
     
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  41. Harry24

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    My old prices are 1/2 but I hate that size in general. I never get a size bigger than 3/8 now, i want to try out 1/4.
    My forehand grips is weird ha: its what federer does, I put the index of my pointer finger on the bevel between eastern and semi-western(the article is on tennis.com somewhere:-?). But I occasionaly go to a semi- western for high-bouncing balls or lobs.


    Im lovin it! of course!haha Im soooo glad I bought these two instead of two aero storm tours. My rating is 3.5 at best probably. Im not officially rated but thats an honest opinion 3.2-3.3 would be my exact rating ha.
     
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  42. Harry24

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    Update(new pic): I took this and forgot to post it. Im very proud of this picture as it is all I use in one picture(2 APDCs, 1 APD+. Aero 12 pack):
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  43. toyota817

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    Looks Pretty Sweet Dude!!!!!
     
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  44. In)SpiRe

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    Just curious. Do you prefer the Cortex or Non-Cortex version, and what do you think the differences are between the frames?
     
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    I actually prefer the cortex, slightly though. I really like the crisp feeling of cortex. I am one of those players that dosent want a whole lot of feedback or feel from my racquet just good pop. But I still love my old APD I just wish it wasnt the + version and it would be perfect.
     
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