Nadal's racquet

Discussion in 'Pros' Racquets and Gear' started by djones, May 21, 2004.

  1. djones

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    Nadal is trying to make us believe his racquet is a Babolat Aero tour, but on several pictures and television it's obvious the frame isn't that of the Aero tour.
    I don't remember which his racquet was before, probably the pure drive.
    I tested the Aero tour myself with a Wilson sensation string, and all I must say, it's a terrible racquet, maybe that's why Babolat is trying to sell it by maken us believe Nadal is using it.
     
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  2. flatserve

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    Sorry to burst your "Paint Job" bubble, but the Nadal frame is a REAL "Aero" frame. He uses the AeroDrive. Even though the frame is not available for sale yet, Babolat has sent them to a few of their top juniors. There is a top junior nationally ranked in the 14's who has a 27 inch AeroDrive. althought the specs are the same as the the Team Drive, the Aero plays with a touch more power.
     
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  3. Grant Morgan

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    That is right. I have one. It is a very solid hitting racquet. Very good power with low vibration.
     
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  5. Sonne

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    It is an aeropro drive without the cortex stuff
     
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  6. TennisAddiction

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    You're joking, right?
     
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  7. CamG

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    No he is right. I believe rafa is using an aero WITHOUT cortex so 3 gens. back(i think)
     
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    Do you really think Nadal would "cheat" - get paid for promoting something he's not using! I find it hard to believe. Really! Can you point out other areas where Nadal is deceitful?
     
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  9. hirschi80

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    lol there are no bubbles to burst. hes not using the new racket, thats a fact.
     
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  10. hirschi80

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    on court! :-|
     
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  11. dr325i

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    Check THE DATE on this thread...
     
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  12. CamG

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    Already did
     
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  13. WhereIsMacMac

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    Here you go... You can clearly see Nadal's "cortex" is just a paintjob.

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    I think I saw these pictures in a thread here somewhere (years ago). So just use Search if you want to read the whole thread
     
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  14. Miami Tiburon

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    Unless Nadal has changed this year he has never used the Cortex system. The Cortex has always been a Paint job . I was on the same court with Nadal about 3 years ago and saw his racquets . Up close it's very clear to see it's a paint job . There's been many threads on this
     
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  15. zapvor

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    i know someone that has his racket...maybe i will take a look. but yea pics been posted already
     
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  16. hirschi80

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    what about the black hurricane string? now its rpm i thought?
     
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  17. v-verb

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    I've got a few APDOs but it would be very cool to have one of his actual racquets. Maybe one day...
     
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  18. CamG

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    Dat pro hurrican(tour) in black!!!!!!!!! must be still using it? complete proof
     
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  19. Bud

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    Why do stoopid people bump threads like this? :p

    This thread is 10 years old and was created before the original APD was released. Of course it had no cortex.

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