Tennis Warehouse-Mid Atlantic Chapter

Discussion in 'Odds & Ends' started by zapvor, Apr 24, 2007.

  1. JRstriker12

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    Might be able to get my hands on a Babolat Strike this weekend. Keep your fingers crossed.

    TM - Graphine speed gone so soon? What's the deal?

    So I guess people are liking the Rad Pros?
     
  2. tennismonkey

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    graphene rads are softer and more whippy feeling. i likes em. graphene speed mp's i had to add leather, overgrip and lead all around the hoop to make it stable enough to handle the downs, paulman and swerves of the hard hitting tennis world.

    i'm in a kai rabert kinda mood but i have nite owl in the boonies of MD. poop.
     
  3. downs_chris

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    so you're changing frames to the rad pro? i want to hit it to see what the deal is...

    i might have a new string that i'm liking...haha

    pro kennex is still wining for me...my elbow hurts, but it's unrelated to that frame...
     
  4. tennismonkey

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    i was tempted to pick up a few of those pro kennex kinetic ionic platonic sticks you like except that:

    1 - i can't like the same racquet downs is rocking.
    2 - it's a pro kennex.
    3 - it has a super unsexy name.
    4 - it plays great but the paint job is a big bag of meh.
    5 - it's a pro kennex which is like the pontiac of the tennis racquet world.
     
  5. datsveryinterestin

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    new rad pro is very stiff with very thin throat. kind of strange. my demo was strung with full multi but i think it would be much better with poly cuz it has a lot of power. speed pro was a little faster swinging and more comfortable

    downs wut string u like?
    i just got black widow, sonic pro edge, and rpm blast
    i know i like my game with rpm.. but my wallet and elbow might disagree so im looking for something a little softer that still allows me to DOM.IN.8
    werd
     
  6. downs_chris

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    signum pro firestorm! i don't have a lot of court time with it, but the initial hit was good!
     
  7. JRstriker12

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    I got my hands on one. You may test next time we all hit.

    Also good news! Just found a BRAND NEW Pure Control Team Plus :):):)
     
  9. PaulMan

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    That's what Downs was thinking and checking out when he walked onto the court for a mixed match...haha
     
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  10. datsveryinterestin

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    Borat say....Verrrrrrrrrry niiiiiiiiiiiiiice
     
  11. McLovin

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    Is that the 2001 (aka 'Swirly') or the 2003?
     
  12. downs_chris

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    Probably the 2003...since he's been playing with the one Paulman has...
     
  13. Swerve

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    2003 is correct. Not the Swirly.
     
  14. coolblue123

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    swirly PC+ got some major heft... had one for a month back in the early 2000's. serves got boom, but groundies were hard to swing with.
     
  15. McLovin

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    *sigh*

    I was about to take a trip down memory lane. Oh, what the hell, why not take it anyway?


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    How I miss my babies. Why did I ever sell you?
     
  16. downs_chris

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    you need to have a basement full of frames...like Paulman probably has!
     
  17. zapvor

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    i wonder who has the most frames here
     
  18. coolblue123

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    don't know who has the most racquets in twmac. but I know who has the least.
     
  19. PaulMan

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    Dude, I don't have too many frames! Plus I'm prolly selling 10-12 to clear out stock...haha
     
  20. tennismonkey

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    I have a volkl v1 classic and two graphene speed mps. And those two are up for sale. I think i win. Or is that lose?
     
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    ^^^ drats, need to hide 2 racquets then.
     
  22. tennismonkey

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    have you tried qtour 295 btw? if so thoughts?
     
  23. TheJRK

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  24. JRstriker12

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    I have a consistent 3 frames in the house. I think it might be a tie.
     
  25. JRstriker12

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    LOL! I need to up my kid's cartoon game. Is that Gaspard?

    Actually the first time I saw that youtube clip, I was thinking. That sounds like tool kit to let about anyone clone your credit card....
     
  26. tennismonkey

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    just sold my graphene speeds. i now have one volkl v1 classic. bam - i'm the winner/loser.
     
  27. downs_chris

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    so the rad pros are in?
     
  28. tennismonkey

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    i wanna demo the one that swerve has. thought it would be a heavier graphene radical mp. instead it's a heavier, stiffer, more swingweighty radical mp. i don't want less comfort and more sluggishness.

    but maybe it's not that bad.

    swerve - what you up to and where you at tonight?
     
  29. tennismonkey

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    also wanna try the prince tour 100t esp. that looks like a goodie. kinda like if the exo3 tour and the rebel 98 had a baby that's missing two cross strings.
     
  30. McLovin

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    There are so many frames that I want to try, but after my failed switch to Yonex, I'm just going to stay away from temptation.

    How's it go? The first step is admitting you have a problem?
     
  31. downs_chris

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    what problem?
     
  32. coolblue123

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    I think everyone here at some point, once in their lives, has checked into a Racquets Anonymous.
     
  33. PaulMan

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    Lol! right on!
     
  34. PaulMan

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    Haha yeah - maybe just a bit of lead and/or leather grip on the MP and it's a go for the Monkey?
     
  35. downs_chris

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    [​IMG]

    what's for lunch?
     
  36. Swerve

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    I'm not up to anything tonight. Free to hit if you'd like. Haven't hit the Pro yet but it is a little heavier and specs say stiffer. Still feels good to swing though since it's a little more headlight than the MP.
     
  37. coolblue123

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    ^^^ gosh it looks like the turkey was involved in some kind of bad accident.

    btw, turkey shortage! I am doing a Costco run tonight for my bird. need a spare fridge. Unfortunately the 3 stick household rule is more strict when it comes to fridges in my house.
     
  38. tennismonkey

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    so after the graphene speed mp and graphene radical mp and playing with both. i've decided.

    i just bought a prince tour 100t esp from tw. bam. i make decisions like a boss.
     
  39. datsveryinterestin

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    After playing like a BOSS with APD demo I buy 2 of them and try to string them the same and I go out and play like krapp. Maybe my wrist wss farked I dunno but my racquet felt heavy and had no power. I let a buddy try it and they loved it so I guess its just my trick arm. Time for ice, advil, and 20 beers. Fark!
     
  40. downs_chris

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    Apd is stiff! I've switch to the Pontiac Aztec of frames - prokennex!!

    TM - so how do you rank the sticks you own?

    Paulman, I'll get you the tecnifibre next week. I want to hit with it first with the current pallet situation haha
     
  41. zapvor

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    anyone have extra windows cd i can steal:p
     
  42. coolblue123

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    I am waiting till someone gives up their q5x. its suppose to be a replacement for the 7g (which was my all time fav frame)
    I guess if the ki5 315 is a Aztec then i am looking for a g6.

    where's the trans am then?
     
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  43. McLovin

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    Uggh. Went to the Caps game last night. The only thing worse than going to a Caps game and watching them lose, is watching them lose to the Penguins.

    The only thing worse than watching them lose to the Penguins, is watching Crosby score a goal.

    What a total cluster eff that game was. No offense, soft goals, no energy. Good thing I didn't pay for the tickets...
     
  44. tennismonkey

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    Downs - here's how i rank the racquets in my bag:

    1 - volkl v1 classic limited edition paulman roland garros version 2.0
     
  45. mikeler

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    I'm loving the 100T.


    Openly software pirating is probably not a great idea.
     
  46. Swerve

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    I hope you hit the Graphene Rad Pro tonight and that you love it :twisted:
     
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    I had a friend go last night as well, first Caps game, first hockey game ever. Luckily she didn't pay for the tickets either.

    I can't stand Crosby, he has the kind of face you just want to punch. Like Andy Murray.
     
  48. tennismonkey

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    Swerve - the sad part is that is prolly how it shakes out.

    "Monkey you are gonna hate the rad pro. Too much racquet for you to handle."

    Nobody puts monkey in the corner! I'll show you!
     
  49. Sup2Dresq

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    Go Caps!

    I still wear a caps jersey to Panther games.

    Something about the ovechkin name on the back. I find fairly good looking ladies approaching me to say "oven-chicken?". Giggle and start the chatter. Oh how I adore South Florida girls. *maybe she is calling me a butterball*

    I'm starting to think its like that Seinfeld episode where that guy bets girls dinner and loses on purpose to get a date.

    Todd Gack bets that Dustin Hofman was in star wars, wagering dinner with Elaine.
     
  50. downs_chris

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    are you playing with this still?
     

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