Novak's racquet

Discussion in 'Pros' Racquets and Gear' started by MTXR, Aug 27, 2008.

  1. MTXR

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    So I am watching the US OPEN and was wondering if his kblade tour is a paintjob or he really switched.

    I was thinking of demoing the racquet...
     
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  2. Murray_Maniac

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    Lol your the same kind of guy as me. I demo'd Murray's racquet just to know how his frame felt. But I did some reasearch on djoko's.

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    I was suprised to see this. Id thought he used a prestige, but djoko's racquet mold is extremely identical to the kblade. (sorry its not perfectly lined up) So Im completely sure he's using a kblade, & if not, its a wilson custom racquet w/ the kblade tour mold, or the 280 mold is similar, but I dont have any pics of the 280.
     
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  3. himynameisminh

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    A lot of people have said he's using a prestige though... There was another pic of his racket and a picture of a prestige and they looked almost identical.
     
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  4. Murray_Maniac

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    I cant find any pics of the prestige 280, so if ya have some please post em. I compared it to a 600, & its nothing like it.
     
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  5. Fedace

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    ^^^No way it could be the Prestige, the head is way too round and bigger.
     
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  6. bumfluff

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    I thought he used a completely custom mould.
     
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  8. MTXR

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    I just looked at the handle of the racquet... does Novak wrap the grip higher?

    I noticed there is less of the handle on his racquet than on the stock kblade tour.

    I am going to assume this is a PJ.
     
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  9. Murray_Maniac

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    Yea its just that he wraps the grip higher. Who know if the grip is shorter, he's a pro & can customize it any way he wants. Im just stating that he uses a kblade because his is the same mold as the kblade tour. Or maybe the 280 mold is like the wilson mold. I wont know until one of ya'll supplies me pics of the head racquet.
     
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  11. ear_lobe

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    Not prestige, Pro Tour 280
     
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  12. pfchang

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    wasn't there a thread about this?

    He apparently uses a custom mold by wilson.

    supposed to be a mix of kblade and LM radical, which he used to use.
     
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  13. Vermillion

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    He uses Head LM Prestige MP

    The stick came out right when he started playing. check it.
     
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  14. BreakPoint

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    He uses a custom racquet made for him (and several other Wilson pros that came over from Head) which is almost identical to his previous Head racquet, which I believe was a PT630 (or used the same mold).
     
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  15. MTXR

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    cool. alright...
     
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  16. Satch

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    nope...... someone said it is LM Radical tour, but i don't think it's true.
     
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  17. joke-a-vich

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    the grip is a little short on the KBT, i had to wrap mine up a little higher also.
     
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  18. Necroblood

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    The grip is a custom mold as well. It's shaped too look a bit like the head racquet grips. And yea it's a mold made by the phony wilson people. He also uses I believe a 98ish headsize instead of the 93 on the tour racquet.
     
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  19. pfchang

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    well said.

    someone should seriously sticky that other HUGE thread about nole's stick.
     
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  20. AlpineCadet

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    Djokovic is using the Radical MP mold a la Wilson, at a very low flex. His composite is still yet to be determined.
     
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  21. counter_puncher

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    yeah its a mold of his old radical.
     
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  22. onkystomper

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    He used to use a LM RAD tour. It is now a custom Wilson Mold based on the Head racket.
     
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  23. AlpineCadet

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    From what I recall, he used a heavily customized Radical MP mold from Head. I don't think it was ever confirmed that it was a stock LM Radical Tour. Can you provide your source?
     
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  24. Pro_Tour_630

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    off course..................me:)

    I just hit with a FXP radical MP strung with Bab excel at 65lbs and oddly enough I liked it, what is the world coming too:) AC did you ever try the FXP radical MP compare to the previous radicals and the MG radical MP. Due to my injuries I am fancying lighter frames with more pop. :confused:
     
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  25. AlpineCadet

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    I own one actually. It's def. got a heftier swing than the LM Radical MP, but that's all I could notice between the two frames. But I only spent a few hours with the frame on one string job.
     
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