Discussion in 'Racquets' started by POGO, Jun 2, 2005.
Just an advice from a mice...always piont the ball while serving...
Here are my sweet pics
4 PK Laver type Ss
My 3 princes... I used to own 4 original Changs and 4 Ti's, sold all of them off except for my broken one on the left and my first ever in the middle...
POG OS on the right, first 'player's' racquet i ever played with
Pog Mid was sold
My other racquets
VS Control (old model) cool frame, has a detachable bumper guard
PS 6.0 85si
Not pictured as they are not physically with me:
Head Prestige Classic mid
Man... there are so many racquets in this thread i want to try..
I've always been itchin' to try out a fischer frame...
I'd kill to try a Yonex RD-7... i know one person in my area that owns one, but he's not really a "friend" so i can't really audition it sad times.
Your Lavers look sweet. How do they play???
A part of my sticks
The rest is not here with me (I left them home).
Ohhhhhhhhhhh a Slazenger Pro Graphite, i used to have two of them !
Why did i sold them ? WHYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY
They were very goos stick. What do you think about it ptuananh ?
Well, solid feel, nice spin, and definitely a string breaker
what are the specs of this stick, you dont have to be spot on just around about
I thought that just before your swing you put your arm down and then swing the racket. Or else you would hit your arm if it was constantly poinhted???? OUCH!!!!
Hahah lol j/k
but I think that the pic is when she has just started to move the left arm down and swing through on the right...........
i noticed that slaz pro graphite also....one of my friend's played that racquet.
Return_Ace, I think what he meant was that without her arm up there's very poor balance and far greater likelihood that the ball toss will be erratic. The spare arm -that you toss the ball with- shouldn't drift off like that as it pulls your other shoulder away from the ball, your hips and shoulders open up way too early and far too much so you get very limited power and run a greater risk of injury as you're using mostly arm in the shot. You want to keep it nice and high and straight so you can execute a good knee bend and explode up at the ball. Keep the arm up and move the grip to a continental and most all of those problems disappear.
First off: i have a blue carpet! hah! (earlier in the thread someone mentioned all the carpets looking the same)
The Lavers are a weird stick. They have a very round throat, similar to the Pure Drive, except thinner. This is just a minor issue, but once you get used to it, every other racquet feels "fat" or "boxy" when you hit with them (this is an issue since i support my racquet there when i slice a backhand).
Slice backhands are great, penetrate with a lot of bite. Top spin is adequate, strings are finicky, gotta find the right combo, and i haven't yet. I'm still having some issues customizing this frame how i like, i can't say too much on them as i haven't really found my "sweet spot" for the frame, yet. I'm weighting it up differently and trying different tensions still...
Serves are pretty good, the spinners have bite, but my flat serve suffers, but i can't say it hit it all that often, either.
I forgot about this baby
i have a rather skimpy collection compared to some of you. these are onyl my playing racquets though, i have 3 hh 5.2's and some older ones from when i was like 8 but no bother looking.
Baselinebrawler.............does that LM prestige have a paint job. The silver bracket things on the frame look fake?
Well as far as I know, the LM Prestige doesn't have the raised ridges. I haven't seen one in person but in all the pics I've seen they don't.
EDIT: Forgot to clarify I'm talking about the ouside of the frame, like where all the other LM racquets have them. I know the Prestige has them on the inside...
I have a LM prestige mid. There are no ridges on the outside (ie under the grommet/racquet bumper guard).
If you look at the racquet frame as a cross section, it will be a rectangle with rounded corners. The ridges are on one side of the rectangle (inside of racquet) and continue over the rounded corner [on both sides]. But is not on the short sides of the rectangle.
Don't know if that cleared it up or got you more confused .
No paint job here. It is a real LM. Tennis Ball Hitter is correct the LM ridges are only on the inside. Not like the Instinct or Radical.
It's weird, you r using running shoes, not tennis shoes, why ? Because I know running shoes dont give you balance as tennis shoes do.
comfort, soft, and light...it's true that they're not as stable as tennis shoes thou, especially for lateral movement. also not as durable.
nah.. those aren't my tennis shoes.. those are my regular shoes. their just in the picture.. sorry
cool slazengers, i like the cosmetics of those racquets. simple and yet unique.
I loved the pro braided B&Ws, those were hot frames... wish i oculd have had a chance to have an extended demo of one
yep, pro braided B&W's were the best!
How come can you play with the I Rads, with a LM available??
im a noob wif high level weapon
oh man... jealousy. I've always wanted to hit with an RD-7.
Yep, I know, I dropped my arm to quickly in that one instance. Thanks though.
i.rads are stiffer then the lm and i'm used to the i.rads. i picked them up since they are half the cost of the lm radicals and haven't thought of changing!!
Never heard of photoshopped? maybe I'm wrong but the way the strings are swivled it looks like it.
I doubt it. You don't think strings stay straight when the frame breaks, do you? Have you ever seena broken frame in person? That's exactly how they look.
Here are a few of my practice racquets :
Craig Shepperd, which Fischer racket gives you the most control?
Jeet,where are u from?Have to ask u,where in our country are Fischer racs available?
Here are my rackets
Sorry I'm having issues trying to post a picture
got to tinypics.com. Just browse to your image file and upload. No registration needed.
upload the pics to www.imageshack.us, copy the entire link (the first or second) and paste in your post.
I can't seem to get my sizing to work on these jpegs. Anyways, these are all of my sticks!
is that like 8 pro x1s and a henman braided or whatever
That's cause I pop my strings very often and I travel and play lots of tourneys. I got those on a preferred player program from Slazenger very cheap.
Jeet, I'd probably say my Pro Extreme FT's give a bit more control than the Pro No. 1's. But that's partially due to their low power--balls fly long and seem to jump less on me. I actually PLAY better w/ the Pro No. 1's though, so they are my frame of choice now.
my weapon of choice.
Yvp,I am from Orissa, but I live in America. Out of curiosity, what racket companies are sold in India?
(2) fischer pro number one
(1) fischer pro tour extreme ft
hey volley and server , what is those things next to the strings . Is it replacement grips? I wasnt criticising you before i just wanted to know what racquets they were , it does look as if i meant to be rude but i didnt
federer_nadal, no worries. No offense taken. I may have sounded a little rude with my response too. My apologies if I did . Those are indeed replacement grips next to the strings.
Are you serious!?
All those racquets, where only 5 of 'm seem to be used are yours!??
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