Non-Woofer Babolats?

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  1. Casco

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    Can Babolat racquets be ordered with regaular, non-Woffer grommets? If not, are non-woofer grommets available to replace the Woffer grommets?
     
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  2. jorel

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    its been discussed before, but only pros can request nonwoofer grommets. and the grommets are a bizatch to replace... there like cut at a wierd angle and no.... the WIlson surge racquet grommet will not fit the Bab... even tho the surge is basically a carbon copy of the PD without the woofer (maybe look into that )
     
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  3. Casco

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    So I take it that most non-professionals who like babolats and play with them, use them with Woofer even though so many people complain about Woofer causing too much of a trampoline effect.
     
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  4. jorel

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    yes.........and even some pros use the woofer... i took a look at justin Gimblestob and Laura Granville's raqcuets and they use woofer

    string it tight and you wont notice the woofer tech
     
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  5. Casco

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    Thanks, Jorel!
     
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  6. niktub

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    which grommet sets could be used to replace old non-woofer grommets on a first generation pure drive?
    Thanks.
     
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  7. MethodTennis

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    none. you have to get the old ones
     
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  8. LPShanet

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    Yes, and the largest number of the pros who use Babolat are using Woofers as well. It's just a few holdouts who don't want to switch frames that still have the non-Woofer versions. And to be honest, it's not because of the Woofers themselves but because they don't want to switch frames in the first place. Any change is a bad change for many top level players. If Roddick and Nadal can keep the ball in the court with Woofers, so can mere mortals.
     
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