No1e's Racquet

Discussion in 'Pros' Racquets and Gear' started by Fabfed, Jul 16, 2011.

  1. kkm

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    A starting clamp is used to start the crosses, then the 1st cross is tied off to the 2nd cross, hole 10H. Hole 10H needs to be enlarged with an awl.
    Hole 12T also needs to be enlarged with an awl to allow tying the bottom cross off there.
     
  2. president.s

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    Is it just me or there is only one stripe of lead tape in the outside of the racket here? I mean clearly in the pictures of FabFed there are 2.
     
  3. Nikae

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    We still don't know Djokovic grip size for sure?
     
  4. v-verb

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    Look really carefully - there are 2
     
  5. dr325i

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    I believe he meant under the grommet up there and it does look like just one is there...
     
  6. president.s

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    Yeap.. That's what i meant..
     
  7. Readers

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    Which is why we should buy Babolat and not Head since we only get second rated **** from them?
     
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  9. ART ART

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    Nole have to lower a little bit the swingweight, since he was getting some problems in his arm.
    Just look at the "kinesio tapes" he somethimes uses in his arm.
    The solution for some time now, was to lower the swingweight.
     
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    ^ Better to win slams with a sore arm/shoulder than lose in comfort
     
  11. Overdrive

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    C'mon guys, that's not the racquet Djokovic uses.

    :roll:
     
  12. Fuji

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    I can't tell if you're sarcastic or not haha.

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  13. pelusi

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    The uses two overgrips???
     
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  16. president.s

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    Under his paintjob, is a LM Radical mold without ridges.
     
  17. フェデラー

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    It's just like how they got rid of the ridges on Gasquet's racket. In 2011/2012 they were very clear but now you can only see the moldings in the top grommet, not the racket itself.
     
  18. WhereIsMacMac

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    he used a lm radical before

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  19. Overdrive

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    Why does he have the Tecnifibre stencil logo on the LM racquet?
     
  20. Fuji

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    Because he used X1 Bi-Phase for a long time if I remember correctly.

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  21. Nostradamus

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    why does he use 2 overgrips ? does it feel better or absorb moisture better ?
     
  22. cluckcluck

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    Probably for extra cushion without extra weight.
     
  23. atran3

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    Stick

    Novak doesnt use the radical mold. The drill pattern is different.
     
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    A mold and drill pattern are 2 completely different things.
    You can have different drill patterns on the same mold.
     
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    Drill pattern is independent of the mold. Jokers mold is the same as the LM Radical, this has been confirmed.
     
  26. atran3

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    I don't believe it. The head shape is a bit rounder than the radical.
     
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    Say what you will but people like VSBabolat on here have confirmed that he uses a Radical mold. I wouldn't argue with him, he knows his stuff.
     
  28. atran3

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    sorry but i dont think vsbabolat is correct
     
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    VSbabolat has also claimed the I radical is the same mold as the lm radical, which is completely false. I have both frames and beams of the frames are completely different. I have been doing a ton of research. I have even been reading through his interviews upon swithcing back to head, He said that his frame is practically the same as his wilson, he just had to get used to it mentally (PJ)
     
  30. Down_the_line

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    I thought everyone was in agreement that it's a MG Radical he's using...
     
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  32. Nostradamus

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    Saw this page in facebook.



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  33. atran3

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    But the most recent is his switch from Wilson to head. He said his new head is the same as his Wilson, h22.

    The corrugation is a huge difference. That's like comparing an h22 to a retail blade. The only thing similar would be headsize. I will post pics.
     
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    My 4 I radicals must be fake then. It's not just that it doesn't have the ridges, the mold is different. The beam of thehead is shaped differently. Ill post pics to show you what I mean..
     
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    No that's not what I'm saying at all. As I stated above, the head size is the same. Under the cap, the beams are different. The lm radical looks like it has a deeper indentation where the string holes are. The beam/mold is diff.
     
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    Wanna post pictures to prove your point? I'm not ruling out you being incorrect, it's just that VSB is right 99% of the time, if not more.
     
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    Is that black stuff on his racket the Graphene parts ?
     
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    One graphene frame I saw seemed to have only strips of it in the throat and neck. There is just too much black on this frame for it to indicate places with graphene.
     
  43. Nostradamus

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    I did read it. what is corrugation ? you are saying Gasquet is still using the old LM instinct from years ago ? that is pretty powerful racket, is it not ?
     
  44. Nostradamus

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    If Graphene is such a revolutionary material, why don't they put it in all the rackets ? why doesn't all manufacturer use it ? is it because the Patent issues ?
     
  45. WhereIsMacMac

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    Suppose graphene's real. And let's just say Gasquet's really using the retail racquet and its not a paint job, its a youtek ig extreme. No graphene yet.
     
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    Don't take anything Nostradamus (aka Fedace) says seriously.
     
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    Can I ask a stupid question? Why do these pro stock radicals look nothing like the ones you buy in the store? I mean, they are completely different.

    Even Prestiges look similar to the old pt57a. But Radicals are, well radically different.

    thanks
     
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    He sure grips his racquets strangely. I guess since he only uses one hand there's no need for the top half of the handle to be gripped. I guess a rec player with a one hander could save some money on overgrips in this manner!!
     
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