Price of Wilson nBlade at Clubs

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  1. frankthetank

    frankthetank New User

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    I am buying a new Wilson nBlade from my brother's tennis academy for $100, and I was wondering if this is a fair price for an academy sponsored by Wilson.

    Also, how much would a college player's get for their Wilson nBlade?
     
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  2. nickb

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    Seems like a good price seen as they are 159 on TW. If a colledge player was sponsored they would either get them for free or heavily discounted.
     
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  3. fgs

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    i think that price is wonderfull - it's about a 35% discount compared to tw price, which is lower anyway than the suggested retail. good deal, congratulations.
     
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  4. KingOfTennis

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    At my local shop they are $175 australian dollars which is roughly $142 US dollars.
     
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  5. dr_punk

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    it's pretty good, i know the club i play at sometimes, when they first came out with the ntour two they were selling it for 80
     
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    When I went to Germany I found a place that sells tennis rackets and thought I would take a peek. If anyone knows anything about the exchange rate, it was roughly .66 Euros for 1 US Dollar. With that said, I found an nBlade for 280 EUROS!!! I was so shocked and just proceeded to walk out. I think thats $466 US Dollars. I know this sounds rediculous but I will put my life on it that what I'm saying is true. So I would definitely say that 100 US Dollars would be perfectly fine. BTW, I play the nBlade and thats how I happened to notice how odd it was.

    -Kevin
     
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  7. drhopz

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    WOW. i bought mine for 120. Good deal!
     
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  8. fgs

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    the blades have a suggested retail price in germany of euro 220 - unstrung. so, probably with a fancy gut string and the labour you might really get to 280 euros. but you can get them for 185 euro from discounters if you don't care to ask for a deal.

    drhopz,
    how's your game growing?
     
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  9. drhopz

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    Pretty good, I've been trying to find a perfect grip. Switching from eastern to continental. That liquid arm tip really helps with serve. Call me a sissy, but i still feel that Nblade is a bit heavy on serves. For some reason, my friend's Six-one90 feels lighter. I think it's because the Nblade is only 2headlite.
     
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  10. fgs

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    drhopz,
    yes, with that close to even balance it's a little bit harder to accelerate on that wrist snap needed on serves. practice gets it done - i have a 1pt headheavy balance on mine (leaded up in the hoop) and get some nice kick on it too, but every now and then i do some 50-70 serves, and most of the times i play for practice i just do second serves (kick mostly). that continental grip on serves is the most versatile one - you can hit flat, slice, kick with it. once you got it going with the continental, you could try a slight backhandgrip (inbetween continental and eastern bh) to get more kick to it, but that will work only after having established the continental one. keep on going and have fun.
     
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  11. pow

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    yea that's a really nice price, I wonder what gives for that price. I saw one for a "spring sale" today at my local shop at $139.95.
     
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  12. Pilot

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    That's a pretty good price. I bought two of them for $90 Canadian each, but the store was having an out of business sale.
     
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