Nadal strings and overgrip?

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  1. Djokolate

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    PLEASE..
    dont tell me to search because
    theres really no agreed answer to any threads about this
    people say black duralast, black pht, blackcode, and rpm mains w/ to-be-released black vs touch in the crosses
    so what is it?
    get typing.
     
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  2. Djokolate

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    forgot to mention the overgrip part...
    nobody talks about it and probably me being dull but is it really vs??
     
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  3. dincuss

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    Overgrip - Vs original
     
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  4. dincuss

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    But seriously before making a thread, search for related topics.
    This has been discussed milions of times.
    And if those dont come to a conclusion what makes you think this one will?
     
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  5. Djokolate

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    I think either Djokolate is either a dumb 14 year old kid or a troll...
     
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  7. tennisnoob3

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    no1 with any common sense has ever said black code...and most people have said he uses vs overgrip....so try searching next time
     
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    Search.

    10 Char
     
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  9. flashfire276

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    About to say the same.
     
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  10. PED

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    or both ;)
     
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  11. Djokolate

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    sory ppl.. will search nxt time :l
     
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    ......SEARCH!















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  13. Arvid

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    DONT SEARCH!! Lets just have another interesting thread instead. Imagine how boring life would be if there was only one thread about each subject;0) Anyone know anything new? i know there was some debate as to if his string was really RPM Blast or a different string specially made for him.....
     
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  14. Ash_Smith

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    I have some in one of my racquets which came from his reel when at Queens, it's printed Babolat RPM Blast 15L and feels a little different from the retail RPM, but that may just be because of the guage difference.

    Ash
     
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  15. Djokolate

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    i suppose 10 char means end of thread?? :s
    so 10char
     
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    When they were in the process of developing RPM Blast, Babolat created a number of different prototype versions. Nadal is using one of them, the question is just which one, and how you would describe/identify it if you knew. During the development process, they were deciding whether to market it as an offshoot of PHT or as an entirely new string, which is why some early versions were identified/marked as PHT black.

    There are several things that Nadal's string is NOT. It is not simply black Duralast, as it has a different shape, texture and properties, as described by numerous stringers who have handled. it. It is absolutely not Black Code, and I won't bother explaining why. And he definitely doesn't use any form of VS Touch...his strings are full poly.
     
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  17. SStrikerR

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    ...No. You can't submit a post unless the post has at least 10 characters in it. "Search." Comes out to 7 characters, so you say 10char to get the rest of them.
     
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  18. Pioneer

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    Babolat VS overgrip 0.44mm thick

    Babolat RPM prototype 15L gauge

    End of thread.
     
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  19. tennis tex

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    he uses 2 vs overgrips on top of one another no replacement grip
     
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  20. kikiviva

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    wrong

    you are wrong bud.

    he uses skinfeel (or syntec) replacement grip with VS overgrip

    trust me on this ^^

    i think he uses skinfeel because he still want that tinny feeling of handle like ping pong paddle.

    syntec is too much for him

    and i saw him at Toronto 2010 rogers. saw him changing his grip, he had black replacement grip on it.

    and for string. its not definitely black duralast although he used for loooong time.

    i think its just black hpt.
     
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  21. rodrigoamaral

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    RPM Blast 15l gauge

    babolat vs overgrip
     
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    This is true, he uses a black replacement grip and the overgrip

    pics of this AO Open:
    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
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  23. Djokolate

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    no mate there's a thread called rafa armada bandana + AO pics
    there's a pic that has a reel of rpm blast and says 'NADAL' on it.
    there's also another pic of the rafa setup on a tag... it says:
    Nadal:
    Mains Crosses
    RPM Blast RPM Blast
    Tension Tension
    25.5kg 25.5kg
    Gauge Gauge
    15L 15L
     
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  24. rafaisabeast

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    haha wrong again^ nadal had a reel of duralast and on the sticker part of the reel it said pht you cant always believe what you read sirr
     
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  25. Djokolate

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    nope..
    the sticker says rpm.
    and its not duralast! grrr lol
    if its not rpm then its definitely pht black.
    if its not that then well... its still not duralast its champions choice lol
     
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  26. safe

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    Its not rpm its Pro Hurricane :)
     
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  27. Djokolate

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    pro hurricane TOUR, right?
    lol
     
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    Crosses and Mains are RPM Blast (15L) strung at 25kg
     
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  29. kikiviva

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    hahah mate.. your wrong or you might right

    but you can NOT believe even sticker says RPM

    because last time when he used duralast and babolat says he uses PHT

    but still the string was tour duralast and the sticker was PHT

    so your wrong. but you could be right if he uses RPM

    but i believe its black PHT. because i saw the string picture it say PHT with black.

    search on fedfab
     
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  30. Djokolate

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    lol.. fedfab :Dfabfed
    no worries though

    yeah i heard the stuff going round when he was 'using' pht, and i did believe right then he was using duralast. but now i just think its black pht... hmmm
    what should we believe? :S
     
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  31. uk_skippy

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    Believe what a stringer who's strung his racquets says!
     
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