OFFICIAL Dunlop D-squad club!!

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  1. !<-_->!

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    Crap.. $50 for shipping... sort of a rip off there.
     
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    I don't know if it is that much......
     
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    If the package is $399 and he paid about 450 total and there has been no mention of tax, I can only assume that $50 went to shipping. If that's the case, it's rather steep for shipping.
     
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    $50 shipping, is express or what?
    I was also offered a deal from them but they did not realise I was from Australia (I was offered US preferred players package) so she contacted the Australian rep for me but still no reply in a week!
     
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    if you order the package, there is no tax...
    i just paid 50 as an estimation for shipping since i didnt want to use a credit card
     
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    Oh. They don't give you an exact price quote? That seems strange.
     
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    well they just charge whatever price for shipping on your credit card.....
    yes it is a bit strange because of the fact that the form itself doesnt mention the price for shipping and handling...
     
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    And you did not inquire? I hope they refund you some of that $50 because there's no way the 3 racket package should cost $50 to ship.
     
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    not yet. i needed the rackets asap, so i thought sending that amount of shipping should speed up the processes....
     
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    Which racquet did you pick btw?
     
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    the biomimetic 300 tour....
     
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    Cool. What were you using before?
     
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    Nice thats what i got too lol cause the 200 isnt comin out till febuary :(
     
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    so what packet and rackets did you guys picked, or going to pick?
     
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    300 tour (two racket pack) with 17 gauge black widow :twisted:
     
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    Tempted to get either the 3 racket or 5 racket deal. For the latter don't really need 5 rackets nor 2 reels, but a reel alone is 170 for Black Widow so it would seem a good deal. Racquet in question would be the Bio 300.

    However, with that said, don't really need to switch racquets. Just tempting since when I demoed the 300 and 300 Tour, the 300 was really nice.
     
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    What do you use currently?
     
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    i used the yonex rdis 200 before....
    the 300 tour has a lot more control
     
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    Darn. I have 2 RDiS 200 I'm trying to unload.
     
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    Using KBlade 98
     
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    I'm suprised you didnt like the 300 tour then
     
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    It felt dead when I tried it. Maybe it was the string setup, though I tried the 300 with the same strings. The 300 felt crisper to me.
     
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    What string was it?
     
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    Dunlop Silk 16. They were demos from TW when they first came out.
     
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    Oh i see. I didn't really like that string to be honest :???: the demo i had had black code 17 gauge and it was super slick it had a nice almost like yonex springy feel to it once my swing was up which appealed to me :)
     
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    The sweet spot also seemed a bit small on the Tour compared to the 300. It just felt more solid on contact.
     
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    Interesting...... How did it do in terms of spin?
     
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    Liked the 300 more as well. I'll probably try to demo them again before making a decision as it is a rather large investment. And again.. don't really need to switch frames.
     
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    Yeah. Did the oval shaped heads irk you at first?
     
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    Maybe? It just didn't seem to feel right. I had an acquaintance who also uses a KBlade 98 and he said the 300 felt more comfortable in his hands than the Tour granted he hit w/ neither one of them; it felt better to him is what he said.
     
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    Hmmm interesting it was a toss up when i chose the killer for me was the work and required the lead the 300 up matched and that i had never hit with them before oh well :)
     
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    What were you using before?

    And my KBlades have added weight to them as well. Definitely will demo again as the demos were 3/8 and I hit with 1/2. Feel like that will also make a difference.

    From what I remember, the stock 300 hit amazing off my fh wing and was off on the bh. Tour hit average for everything - nothing stood out.
     
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    I use a HEAD microgel Radical MP weighted to 12.4 oz strung with a 5/8 grip
     
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    you string your racquets with a 5/8 grip?:twisted:think about that for a second
     
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    what do you find the Tour offers that the Radical doesn't
     
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    Its feels more appealing and it serves much better. The radical wasn't amazing on serve
     
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    Lol that is pretty funny i should clarify the grip size is 5/8 :)
     
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    Let me know when you receive the package. Would love to see pics, especially of the bag.
     
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    Ok i will shoot you an email once i do :)
     
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    I emailed for a shipping quote. It's:

    $15 for 2 rackets
    $20 for 3 rackets
    $25 for 5 rackets

    Along with an estimated 1 week delivery time.
     
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    Hmmm interesting i hope mine gets here before friday :???:
     
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    post pictures
     
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    Didn't order. Going to demo again later on to see if I really want to switch. Hoping TheBoom gets his stuff soon. Really want to see it.
     
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    TheBoom, has it arrived yet?
     
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    Not yet they said it would ship last friday or last monday so i'm expecting today tomorrow or monday
     
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    post pics when it comes! I am going to demo as soon as I take my SAT (saturday) and order as fast as I can
     
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    Dunlop has the right people on board. Verdasco, Meltzer, Almagro, and Robredo are still in the AO!!! Best wishes to them!
     
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    Two of them are probably about to lose soon though
     
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    Oh well its still cool they pick quality players and don't have to sponsor everyone in order for people to see their stuff :)
     
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    Today should be the day right?
     

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