Tennis Warehouse-Mid Atlantic Chapter

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  1. zapvor

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    sappy dont lie.....you guys dont live in eastern market.....right
     
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    tennis-ed out (n.): playing 3.5hours until 11:30pm at night, then having to be back on court at 9am for 2 more hours.
     
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    keep playing! i can't remember the last day i took off from tennis...been weeks now!
     
  4. zapvor

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    wow. i am tired and out of shape man. taking the next few days off. probably wont hit until thursday. good to see one of TWMAC represent day in day out!
     
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    Repeat after me...

    'No.'
     
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    yes, it was pretty cold that day. i went out and hit for a whole 5 minutes today. Started to rain cats and dogs.

    The pic is just off of my lonely 2.0T Sonata. it has crazy pickup.

    Yeah, I can't live without 12+ oz racquets now. Just love the feel.
     
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    Cb, if you love that feel, what are you doing with super light frames? Plenty of good hefty frames out there from the start! Classic frames even more so! Leading up a super light to really heavy just isn't as solid or nice...
     
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    i will start playing tennis again after this wkd. anyone want to reserve a time slot with this 6.0 NTRP-er next week?
     
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    That's too highly ranked for me sap; I don't wanna get golden setted...
     
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    i'm 6.0 left handed but 3.0 right handed. i'll play right handed with you
     
  12. PaulMan

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    Haha that reminds me of a time when I broke my ring finger playing football & was itching to play tennis. It was so funny & rewarding to beat a couple of guys left-handed. But they weren't amused; pissed off, in fact! Haha
     
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    everytime i meet sappy on court he's improved by 3.0ntrp levels!
     
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    i haven't showed anyone from TWMAC my secret 2nd set of hands.. ahh what the heck. anyhooo, he's a 7.0 NTRP player.. just bet federer in dubai last week. please keep secret

    [​IMG]
     
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    I am too picky in what I like in the feel of a racquet. so I may as well get a light racquet and customize myself.

    so what I ended creating is a 12.6 oz/ 100 sq in/ 8 pt hl/ extended length/ comfy racquet.
    closest thing I found is the pdgt roddick and xfast pro with lead.

    maybe I should try classic frames as well.
     
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    I hear you about customizing frames because i love tinkering with frames as much as anyone but if you're adding more than an ounce to a frame, it's way too light to start with. You just don't get the solidity or stableness inherent in light frames as frames that start out heavier. An 11 ounce frame weighted up to 13 ounces MIGHT be as solid/stable as a stock 12 ouncer.
     
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    always listen to paulman...he's the dos equis man of racquet customization...
     
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    Lol! 10 ounces
     
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    "he change the flex of a frame, with his bare hands..."

    "he stopped wearing tennis shoes, because they kept wearing out..."

    actually...true story about paulman...i was messing with weighting a frame and we were on the court...he picks up my frame and is like...how much does this weigh? "feels like, 342 or 343 grams" i was like, "meh, i don't know?" i take the frame home and measure it...it was 342 grams...enough said...
     
  20. PaulMan

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    rofl! you crazy man Downs!

    unbeknownst to Downs, I always stash a tiny microscopic scale in my tennis bag just for those purposes! haha
     
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    that's what the monkey said as well. u guys have to try the NYC. its really stable (even after 2oz of added weight) I think the stiffness has a lot to do with it as well. freakin stick does not wobble whatsoever (and I doubt I strike the ball as cleanly as u guys do)
     
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    its stable because you added a ton of lead to it:p

    also we need to hit man
     
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    that explains why my wife says I am so dense..

    maybe this Fri am? I think I am free from 9:30 to 11:30. is it going to rain?
     
  24. zapvor

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    hahahha.
    fri works! not sure about weather
     
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    forecast is rain on Fri. 40%.
    We'll see what Bob Ryan says on Thursday.
    He's been the rain-monger lately...
     
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    want a 3rd wheel this friday? if it's in DC and it's not raining? getting some shower panels/doors installed on friday which means i'll be home chilling all day. tho langston golf course is not too far so i may go there if i can't find anything else to do.
     
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    NP, if zap is okay. prob shooting for Fri AM.
    Any suggestions? Fri AM traffic sucks, perhaps somewhere in between where we all live at and have free parking? =)

    Since I am 1.5 NTRP rated per hand, that will give me 3.0, therefore I am qualified/licensed and met minimum requirements to play with you guys.
     
  28. zapvor

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    lol of course sappy can join i havent seen you guys in a while. yea if we go to dc lets not go too deep
     
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    yep, Iam already the size of a FullBack. I definitely will run slower with a flak jacket on if I am too deep in DC.
     
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    Pretty sure that's not what she said! Haha
     
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    I think this thread is going to be upgraded to PG13 pretty soon. =)
     
  32. sapient007

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    howard U court? bennaker?? zap knows that place well
     
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    Howard U are always entertaining courts... and you don't have to go far for foodie hotspots or drugs, if so inclined, afterwards
     
  34. zapvor

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    lol good one

    only thing is, i find your consistent commenting on my posts kinda akward.
     
  35. zapvor

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    howard u is too far for me. i think even further for cb
     
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    Ok its been settled. See u all at taliban courts.
    U have your pick of 500 Thai or Viet places afterwards.
    I'm.glad we could settle this fairly and with finality.
     
  37. sapient007

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    hokkaido buffet.. woot
     
  38. coolblue123

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    Only place I was thinking that's between where we 3 live is Wheaton? (seems like the shampoo and hot dog guy wins this time)
    I just need to make it back to GBurg around noon'ish. Promised my dad I'll take him to Minerva. (He mentioned he wanted to go to a spicy Indian Buffet place)
     
  39. zapvor

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    lol i have never played at taliban courts. we still need to hit dats!
     
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    i have no idea where zap lives. my guess is prob college park.

    i don't want to stray too far from my contractors
     
  41. zapvor

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    college park! where they chop cars! um....yea.
     
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    Just found out Friday is Professional Day for Kids.
    I have been placed on Kid Duty. I think I have to McBail. I can do it two Fridays or Two Mondays from now.
     
  43. auzzieizm

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    +1 for Taliban
     
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    auz, you are not back are you?

    zap, ghetto (turkey) thicket. friday am. you down?
     
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    who's watching the debate.

    game is to drink a shot everytime china is mentioned by either canidate
     
  46. zapvor

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    not sure yet. what time sap? i think i will mcbail too
     
  47. downs_chris

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    I'm hungry.
     
  48. Topaz

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    I'm stuffed! Too many wings.
     
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    Not yet. I am coming back to the US for two weeks in November... hit @ Rock Creek Stadium again?????
     
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    my goodness, it looked like a vocal brawl than a debate. There were plenty of tense moments. Just happy that there's one more to deal with as it doesn't affect undecided voters much anyways. I really like CNN's coverage with that line graph on the bottom. Also, I noticed they didn't shake hands at the end of the debate? Or did I missed it?
     
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