Question about Stan Wawrinkas Head racquet

Discussion in 'Pros' Racquets and Gear' started by treblings, May 3, 2012.

  1. treblings

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    i have the chance to buy one of Wawrinkas head racquets. if i can believe the seller:)
    the racquet is painted a youtek prestige mp, grip size 3(4 3/8 ); extended with 18/20
    according to the seller, Wawrinka used the 18/20 in training.

    asking all experts for help. what are the chances that it is really Wawrinkas racquet? and what questions should i ask the seller?

    thanks everybody for your help
     
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  2. Fed Kennedy

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    I was not aware that stan used xl length...but maybe, he switched to an open pattern some years ago

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    the pic shows clearly that he plays 16x19, that would mean, that the racquet for sale is probably not wawrinkas.
     
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  4. dadozen

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    Does it at lesat have the TGK code inside the throat?
     
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    i´ll ask that question tonight. thanks
     
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    I believe that some pros may make some XL frames to test with and maybe they also test with different string patterns.
     
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    Yes check if there is a 'TGK ' stencil on the inside of the throat if its a MG prestige MP pj or alternatively it has a sticker inside there that is silver and black and has a series of leter and numbers staring with a capital 'B' .. i think Head started using that way of coding on the YT Pj TGKs. MGs should have the stencil normally.
     
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    thanks for all your answers. i asked the seller for a code and he came up with ´A606801´. obviously no tgk code, or he would have mentioned it.
    i am less than convinced that the racket was played by wawrinka, but for € 100,- i would settle for a made in austria model, regardless of which pro played it or not
     
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  9. dr325i

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    1) It is NOT Wawrinka's racket
    2) It is NOT Made in Austria

    A 100 EUR, depending on the condition may be a very good price.

    Stan plays with a standard length, TGK238.3, 16x19, different layup stick from the 238.2 (retail MG Prestige Pro).
     
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    thanks, i´ve come to the same conclusion. someone else bought
    it though:)
     
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