Post Pictures of your Racquets and Tennis Gear

Discussion in 'Racquets' started by POGO, Jun 2, 2005.

  1. Sweet-Spot

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    4 RDS001 frames, used by Nalbandian and Hewitt back in the day. great rackets but I can't seem to get enough power with them...
    These babies are strung with Cyclone, Kirschbaum Pro Line, Hurricane Feel/Volkl V-Pro and Poly Tour Pro. I like these frames at around 52-55 lbs since it is a control frame. Any tighter and I get zero pop on the ball!

    One of the frames is the re-release with a new paint job but I can't really tell any other differences.....

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    2 Head Extreme Pro frames. Much more power than the yonex frames. I am keen to playtest the 2.0 versions that Youzhny uses, wonder if they are much different. If you're wondering, I decided to mix up my head stencil and give it the mirror effect ;-) I quite like it!

    These babies are strung with Head RIP Control and Hexablade/Solinco ProStacked. Both at 58lbs. the frames are exactly the same but one is microgel and one is youtek. Still don't know which I prefer, they both feel great!

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  2. zapvor

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    good stuff. i need to dig up my rds001s
     
  3. Sweet-Spot

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    What is your opinion of the RDS001's zapvor? Kinda depends on your game I guess, but they feel great quite stiff aewsome control but I can't seem to get the same power as compared to other frames. Had a hit with my friends Vcore 100 and it was so much more powerful!
     
  4. JGads

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    So this is the 15-stick bag, I'm assuming? I was eyeing the 10 as I don't want a monster bag, but the description of the 10 doesn't indicate the thermal protection pocket. Not sure how important that is, though. Hmm.
     
  5. zapvor

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    oh i love it! i have like 3 of them actually. the only issue with them is the lack of power. groundstrokes wise good plow through, but as soon as i try to serve i am reminded why they are stored away haha. a definite players stick. you think they are stiff??? i think they are rather soft
    i totally agree with you minus the stiffness. by the way i have the midplus
     
  6. The Isomotion31

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    from right before this morning's practice

    Babolat PDR GT +s and using my old Nike Basketball Kobe backpack for tennis. lol

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  7. WhereIsMacMac

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    Wrong crosses
     
  8. zapvor

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    hehe yea.......

    i feel we get too caught up with these technical stuff though
     
  9. novak.20v

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    Where did you get those different colors of grip tape?
     
  10. WhereIsMacMac

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    LOL yea :grin:
     
  11. Seth

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    ^^ I use the same stuff(electrical tape), only I have to make sure I apply it well otherwise it starts to slip off.
     
  13. Gyomu

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    Electrical tape at the hardware store like above :)
     
  14. zapvor

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    actually not you. i was more saying in general
     
  15. WhereIsMacMac

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    yep, I agree. sorry for the confusion whatsoever
     
  16. zapvor

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    huh? are you saying what i think you are trying not to say about what i said in reply to what you said? huh???
     
  17. seekay

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    Since my last post here, I've switched to these beauties:

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    They're 16x18 K Six.One 95's. The three I'm using for league play are strung up with Pacific Prime Gut mains and Genesis Black Magic crosses.

    I have a pair of the BLX2 version, and they hit the ball just as well as the K Factors, but the feel isn't as much to my liking.
     
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  18. JasonPerelman

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    Those are a beauty. Nicer than amplifeel. they are to muted the new ones.
     
  19. Maroon_Tenniskid

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    All of my head rackets, bag, and current shoes I'm using.
     
  20. JasonPerelman

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    Do you play with the ig ones as well? They are much heavier.
     
  21. Maroon_Tenniskid

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    I played with those for 2 years and they never got too heavy for me to handle. I actually modified my Graphene Speeds and they now weigh around 12.1oz and feel just fine to me.
     
  22. zapvor

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    i got the same bag! i dont use it though
     
  23. Maroon_Tenniskid

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    My coach gave it to me because I was using Head rackets with a Babolat bag and it was annoying him! I like it better though!
     
  24. Overdrive

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    I don't blame him. :p
     
  25. zapvor

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    thats awesome. you got a good coach
     
  26. m2nk2

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    Nah, they should sit in the center. But they are on the wrong cross though lol
     
  27. bandyman35

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    I love this thread.
     
  28. BLX_Andy

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    Am I the only one that spends hours just looking through this thread? This and the one where you post pics of your shoes are the best!
     
  29. BLX_Andy

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    Thought I'd contribute
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  30. Gyomu

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    Nice gear. One of my friend got that bag for his birthday and its probably the best looking tennis bag i have seen. The "shell" structure seems really handy. My own bag keeps folding on itself unless its really full which is annoying when its on my back.
     
  31. Attila_the_gorilla

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  32. The Isomotion31

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    I am guilty as well!!!

    That Wilson Bag up there is fierce! I just can get myself to commit to buying a tennis specific bag yet. Unsure why.

    Although a dude on my team just got the head andy murray one that looks like suede? Thing is sweet too! The only tennis specific bag is a 16 year old blue wilson bag that holds 2 rackets that I do not even use. lol.
     
  33. v-verb

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    I'm lusting after that Wilson Leather bag - $600 is too much tho. Anyone know of one for sale cheaper?
     
  34. BLX_Andy

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    I know right? I love how it retains it's shape, even when empty.
     
  35. zapvor

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    post pics of teh inside of the federer bag! have you tried fitting 15 rackets?
     
  36. filphil

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    @BLX_Andy

    Thats a really nice bag
     
  38. JasonPerelman

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    how long do those balls last you?
     
  39. Attila_the_gorilla

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    The ones in the bucket are new, but I have a few older ones in the bag, those are also not too old, maybe about 6 months. Still as good as new, bounce well, but feel a bit heavier to hit than pressurized balls.
     
  40. BLX_Andy

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    Unfortunately I don't have time to take pictures of the bag since I'm extremely busy this Summer. I might do them down the line. And I don't 15 racquets nor do I have the money to buy them :).
     
  41. Sander001

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    Cat just thinks she owns it???
    I think I got the same bag but in different color, mine is black+white with red trim.
     
  42. JasonPerelman

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    Are they soft like teaching balls with the green dot?
     
  43. hersito

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    What is it with cats and tennis bags? my two cats fight to sleep over it. :)
     
  44. Attila_the_gorilla

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    No, they're about as firm as brand new pressurized balls. They bounce a bit less and they may be a bit heavier, though I haven't weighed them.
     
  45. JasonPerelman

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    Why dosent everybody have them?
     
  46. JasonPerelman

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    I have one and its great. Honestly its awesome.
     
  47. Fuji

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    From what I read awhile ago when I was going to order some, they are fairly pricey in comparison to normal balls.

    -Fuji
     
  48. JasonPerelman

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    My point. Everyone should have them!
     
  49. JasonPerelman

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    Flared Butcaps?
     
  50. Attila_the_gorilla

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    Also I think some people don't like their feel, they feel heavier and some havew complained about arm issues when using them.
     

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