Pics of Gasquet Racquet

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  1. vbranis

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    From the IW stringing room.
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  2. vbranis

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  3. tsongaali

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    can you measure the length? Is it extended?
     
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  4. vbranis

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    I'm not sure about the length, I did not measure it.
     
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  5. Benefactor

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    Any string specs? It looks like he's hybriding with something, obviously one the types of string is Big Banger. Maybe it's just the lighting in the picture.
     
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  6. Fedace

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    Yea, it is definitely extra long. i can tell even in this pic. looks like 27.5 or 28 inches long.
     
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  7. ericsson

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    No it's full BB
     
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  8. Automatix

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    GREAT JOB vbranis!
     
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  9. Richie Rich

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    LM Instinct Tour XL, as many other posters have concluded before
     
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  10. featherlight

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    how did u get the pics
     
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  11. FedererForehand

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    Absolutely correct- you even see the LM ridges on the frame.
     
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  12. Benefactor

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    What color is that string considered to be? Natural/white?
     
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  13. OliverSimon

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    mhm nice frame
     
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  14. william7gr

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    I didn't see that at first thanks for pointing it out.
     
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  15. tintin

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    great French stringer for the FFT Jean Claude Poupon who does Mauresmo's racquets too :D
     
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  16. vbranis

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    Correct, it's BB Original strung at 24/23 kilos.
     
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  17. Gugafan

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    What I want to know is if Gasquet uses the same rectangular handle shape that comes with head racquets, or does these guys change to a more rounded grip shape.

    Is it just me, but my forehand is way better with a rounder grip shape.

    If anyone has info or pics to show this, it would be great.
     
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  18. vtc

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    I prefer the rounded grip also.
     
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  19. Bolivian Ace

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    That's probably one of the best pj's I've seen.
     
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  20. alextennis0805

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    yea liquidmetal instinct XL
     
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  21. HeadPro

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    i think he should switch to the new one... thats wat i use
     
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  22. pabletion

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    but then he would play like you..........
     
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  23. HeadPro

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    ha ha thats a good thing lol... but for his sake he should keep his own game
     
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  24. tomas9848

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    Is that the new model for 09?
     
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  25. ncwxx717

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    no because the part that says "extreme pro" would be red
     
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    nice work man
     
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  27. Eiffel59

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    Richard is still playing with the old graphics (and the same pj'd LM Istinct Tour XL of course :) )
     
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  28. Federer4life

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    Nice to know he uses full BB original, i might have to try that out.
     
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  29. mastorga

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    looks like a prestige pro with yellow paint
     
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  30. Gugafan

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    Not sure if this has been asked before, but does anyone know what gripsize Gasqet uses???
     
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  31. フェデラー

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    too bad he wont be using it for awhile.
     
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  32. nadal for number1

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    haha yea thats really too bad....
     
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  33. Hankenstein

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    This is a VERY BAD joke, but it´s to bad to pass on...

    When Gasquet makes a comeback the commentators really have to watch out when they say that Richard "goes for the line" or when he hits a "line-cleaner" ,,,, :twisted:
     
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  34. bowchikawow

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    lol im looking forward to when someone uses hawkeye and gasquest just snorts the line right off the court.
    I tried snorting Coke once, but the ice cubes got stuck in my nose.
     
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  35. mozzer

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    LOL
    Thats the worst joke out of all of them that people have posted! :D

    It amazes me how they can paint the racket exactly like the original, even though it is a different shape and has the LM ridges. I take it its done by a machine?
     
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  36. THESEXPISTOL

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    that one was evil :lol:
     
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  37. FedererForehand

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    I agree. Its crazy to think they can just paint any frame to look like any frame they want to look like.
     
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  38. Wild Ace

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    Sweet pix!
     
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  39. Fedace

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    How long is the Instinct XL ??:confused:
     
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  40. vbranis

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    It's 27.5"
     
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  41. NotAtTheNet

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    Is that rosin/coke I see on the handle...?
     
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  42. PeppermintMocha

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    I'd like to know too... seeing how pros tend to use smaller grip.
     
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  43. bowchikawow

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    why thank you THESEXPISTOL and mozzer i thoguht that it was so bad that it was almost, close to being funny.
    i thought i saw gasquet getting in some training on a local beach
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    anyway iv heard his racket encorporates new secretive technology ; )
     
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  44. Fedace

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    ^^Cmon,, take it easy on Richard. All the pros does Coke. He just had the bad luck of being caught. that is all.
     
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  45. Aces09

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    I think it's kinda lame how none of the other french players are standing up to him, but I guess they're kinda pissed with him for being such a flashy little pansy who bails on Davis Cup matches. :-\
    I like gasquet, I really really hope he doesn't get suspended, that'd be really really lame.
     
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  46. Steve F.

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    Think you meant for him. Actually, this isn't really true. Maybe it's just the gaping hole in tennis reporting in the US press that leaves that impression.

    In Lequipe, the French sports daily paper, Tsonga, Santoro, and Llodra (and maybe others that I didn't catch) have been on record supporting him, in the sense that the situation is lame. L, lame. I don't think it's any smart person's place to step up and say he didn't snort anything that night unless they were with him, and they haven't said that. But these are his closest friends on tour. What they've said is no way he's an addict, and this is all BS. This is pretty French imo - there's a clear (excuse the pun) line between performance enhancing and recreational drug use. At the same time, this is a nightmare for French tennis, and my take (based on the Roland Garros coverage here) is that it's the kind of situation that they're afraid to mention... like saying the word cancer. TV announcers were lowering they're voice mentioning Gasquet (the best grass courter) in reference to the grass season. Finally, there was an impassioned, articulate and common sense plea in Tennis magazine (French - not the bs US mag of the same name) for leniency on Gasquet, which I hope makes a difference. The Tour de France wouldn't ban a rider for 2 years for drinking too much wine, and Gasquet shouldn't suffer the same fate for partying too hard. Bad judgement, you win... if anything, he should be punished for partying and ruining his chances - for not taking his talent seriously, not for enhancing his chances.
     
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  47. thejoon123

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    Hi, is the gasquet racquet for sale?
     
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  48. JTJet

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    This is a really old thread, plus I'm pretty sure the OP just strung the racquet for him.
     
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  49. thejoon123

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    How do you send messages to other people on this site? I'm new.:???:
     
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  50. Peedub

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    Is it coincidence that a very similar racquet just came up on the big auction site?
     
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