Tennis Warehouse-Central Florida Chapter (Greater Orlando Area)

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  1. Power Player

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    Yes that would be sweet..plenty of time until the tourney, but not having to pay lodging makes this a no brainer for me.
     
  2. mikeler

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    Should I announce to the Chapter that Power Player is now trying out the Exo3 Tour?
     
  3. bad_call

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    nice stick. think Bob brought one that he allowed me to try. ;)

    sux to have arm issues from previous "uncompatible" choices.
     
  4. Power Player

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    Bob may mock me for trying such a noodle stick, but it feels so good on my arm.

    We shall see..just demoing it.

    I was doing well with the apdgt, and the 7gs as backup, but I felt like I was rolling the dice with the stiffness and my recurring tendinitis.
     
  5. BobFL

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    Nope! Bob is a nice guy and he likes you ;)

    Well, that is certainly one of those pillow-ish frames. Unbelievable softness with thud more than twack sound, very comfy and very serve unfriendly (in my case at least). I demoed 18x20 version and it swung heavier than listed sw would suggest. Had that heavy in the throat feeling that I don't like.

    I truly am looking forward to hearing your thoughts...
     
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    I could get nothing on my serves with this stick (18 x 20). Reminded me of playing with that Solinco playtest multi. Just no pop whatsoever.
     
  7. Power Player

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    haha..I was just playing, but I do love a flexible racquet, they usually just do not give me much juice.

    Initial thoughts were...wow, this hits pretty big for being so comfortable. I am still not sure how Prince pulled that off.

    I got into a nice little rhythm with it, and the spin (i am using 16x18.. this may be why I am finding more pop? ) was insane. Loved that..then the natural gut in the demo (poor choice by etennis in an open pattern stick) snapped in the mains.

    So I am off to get it restrung. The feel, for me is very plush. I know this would be a very good racquet to protect my wrist and somewhat mimic the Babolat, but I need more time with it.
     
  8. mikeler

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    Keep us posted!
     
  9. ssgator80

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    Afternoon rains are no fun.
     
  10. mikeler

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    I wish my schedule allowed me to play in the mornings. We still on for Wednesday?
     
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    Yes - I have DRap Friday. Were you suppose to play him yesterday.
     
  13. mikeler

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    Yes, we got rained out obviously.
     
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    I know :( Couldn't hit and no USO to watch either..that sucked pretty hard.

    Have to add that price for the NEOS is unreal if anyone needs a machine..wow.

    If I did not have my stringway, I'd be buying. the stringway is an incredible machine.
     
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  15. lodeen

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    Hey guys, BO tomorrow??
     
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    Hey 2P, this is a very good deal! Item number: 300597633027

    :)
     
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    I am in if you are going to demo Pure Storm Tour? I don't wanna chase your shotgun balls in the area lol

    When?

    PS it is going to be kind of sad without our top players :( man, there are just a few of us left...
     
  18. lodeen

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    Haven't I tried your Pure Storm Tour demo before?? :)
    Late afternoon 4pm is good for me.
    Guys, who else is coming?
     
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    Finally! Fed Tsonga match is back on now!!!
     
  20. Tebow

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    I'm playing in the morning but i'm okay for 4pm, as long as there is an even number cause i dont want to seat :)
     
  21. BobFL

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    OK, 4pm is fine...
     
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    Big area of rain out in the Gulf. :(
     
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    Bob..awesome..thanks!

    Etennis kills me on the demos. The EXO I had last night had a multi on it that was strung in March..the tension was in the 40s..it is hard to really demo a racquet like that..I had to go pretty western. Really really good racquet though for me. It needs like 2-4 grams of lead at 12 and that should do it.

    Anyway, if any of you guys are dealing with arm issues or wrist..etc..this is an excellent demo..very very fun to play with. I really love flexy sticks though..always have.

    Lodeen, the pure storm tour is pretty awesome man..super plush..I used it at a few BO's in the past. Best feel of any Babo IMO.
     
  24. bad_call

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    got a hit in yesterday pm (been 2 wks or so) and shook off some of the rust. the last trip out west took a bit out of me.
     
  25. Tebow

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    is anyone else other than Bob and Dean coming to blanchard today?
     
  26. BobFL

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    Good question! :)

    I'll try to reach his highness Goran :) Also where is Carlitos? :)
     
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    I gotta hit with Goran again sometime..i think it's seriously been 2 years..lol.
     
  28. lodeen

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    I am on my way to BO now, see u guys at 4pm...
     
  29. Tebow

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    I'm not going if a fourth guy is not coming.
     
  30. BobFL

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    Well, you never know. I will certainly text you but you can also show up to socialize with us :)
     
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    I cant go :(

    Have a good weekend guys!!
     
  32. lodeen

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    Well, we got almost 2 hrs of tennis before the rain showed up.
     
  33. lodeen

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    Who else is watching the Fed-Djokovic match?
     
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    I am for sure..it is incredible tennis so far.
     
  35. mikeler

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    Hoping my son takes a long nap this afternoon. :)
     
  36. Tebow

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    I swear if Fed beats Djokovic and loses to Nadal AGAIN I'll never root for him again.
     
  37. BobFL

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    Relax. Everything is fine ;)
     
  38. bad_call

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    nail biter...Nole remembered how.
     
  39. mikeler

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    Lightning strikes twice. Nadal cries.
     
  40. Tebow

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    WTF what happened? When I left home to work was 2 nothing federer lol.
     
  41. lodeen

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    Fed had so many match points and he still couldn't finish it! lol
     
  42. BobFL

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    Hey guys, anyone wanna hit tomorrow? :)
     
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    Hey Bob, are you going to watch the final today?
     
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    May I come over to your place and watch it together? I'll bring food. :)
     
  46. mikeler

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    No rain in the forecast all week. Gotta love that for us afternoon players. :)
     
  47. BobFL

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    Check your crappy phone lol :D
     
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    Yes - very nice. But the days are getting shorter. Playing RJ at OTC
     
  49. mikeler

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    I dread playing under the lights at OTC every year.
     
  50. bad_call

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    suggest night vision goggles for those "hard to see at night" courts...twilight is the worst for me.
     

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