Tennis Warehouse - Pacific Northwest Chapter

Discussion in 'Odds & Ends' started by TheShaun, Jun 18, 2007.

  1. diredesire

    diredesire Super Moderator

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    Hah. I just called the tennis center, There's a Districts tournament on Friday and Saturday! Looks like yet again, our TW PNW meet will be delayed :(
     
  2. Midlife crisis

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    hello

    Hey, all. How's it going? Any gatherings soon? I'd be up for a hit, though I'm pretty rusty.
     
  3. wumanchu23

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    What happened to hanging up those rackets for good for a few years? That was shortlived...
     
  4. Midlife crisis

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    They're still pretty much hung up. I ended up coaching my son's junior USTA tennis team over the summer so that kept me involved, and he's about to start high school and his tennis there so I've been helping there a bit as well.

    I got a Chemold aluminum racquet, the same model as Rod Laver used to play with, along with a couple of other unique vintage racquets. If nothing else, a get-together would be a fine opportunity to bring these out.
     
  5. diredesire

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    Looks like you guys should try hitting outdoors or something, the weather is pretty good in Seattle ATM. I'm stuck in oregon for the summer, but I'll be back in a little over a month.

    JD
     
  6. tennisp13

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    It been quiet up in the Northwest, what happening to everyone lately? Any get together soon :)

    Traveljam, i need to mod my ProKennex Ionic Ki5 to a very spin friendly. Help if you could. Thanks.

    Phillip
     
  7. TheShaun

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    I was really hoping to be able to drive down for one of the get togethers. Maybe there's still a chance...
     
  8. Midlife crisis

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    Nordstrom's get-together!
     
  9. TheShaun

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    you guys organize it and hopefully i can make the trip down!
     
  10. tennisp13

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    we should, DD, are u able to get us a day?
     
  11. onehandbh

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    I'll be up in Bellevue/Seattle from Dec 25 - 29?
    Anyone around then for some tennis?
    Flying in on the 25th, so realistically 26-28 is more
    likely.
     
  12. Midlife crisis

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    Can ohbh's trip up here coincide with a Nordstrom's get-together? Dire, are you available?
     
  13. TheShaun

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    hey seattle people,

    can anyone recommend me a brick and mortar shop that i can get a cheap micro sdch card? also is there any big block type sports stores in the seattle area?
     
  14. diredesire

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    yikes! Sorry, i totally missed the last few posts. I'm in Oregon now for a 8-9 month internship, hopefully kim (brownbearfalling) can pick up the slack for me while i'm gone ;)
     
  15. Midlife crisis

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    TheShaun, I would think that just about any larger electronics/computer store would be close in price, but if you want a known store, try Fry's Electronics. About as large as they come:

    http://www.frys.com/isp/renton.html

    Big sporting good stores are a bit more difficult to come by. If you're looking for a tennis shop, Sturtevants in Bellevue is a good bet:

    http://www.sturtevants.com/

    Dire, hope you're having a fun time in Oregon. I'll keep an eye out for any gatherings.
     
  16. Patb

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    heck yeah everyone should come to sturtevants for all of their tennis needs! I work there and we are one of the biggest tennis retailers in the pnw. We are getting all the new wilson racquets soon and will have all of the new nike, and wilson shoes in this week. Stop on by.
     
  17. harryz

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    Hey Diredesire

    I'm in SE Portland near Reed College and I play at PTC and St John's in the Winter. Want to split the difference and play at St John's sometime? Or I can drive up your way. email me at harryzweben@yahoo.com
     
  18. TheShaun

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    anyone ever score anything good at the nike or adidas outlets north of seattle?
     
  19. diredesire

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    Prices aren't really that great, TBH. The clearance store south of seattle (an hour further down) has some good scores. The women ALWAYS have a nice selection of high end shoes (Breathe cage IIs, BCIs, etc) for $35. The guys' versions tend to cost around ~60. They have grass (dimpled) and clay (full zig zag) versions of shoes there on occasion, too. (I see oscillates (originals) a lot).
     
  20. TheShaun

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    thanks for the info dire.
     
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    Bump. Can anyone offer any info about the precipitation in the Bellingham/Everett area?
     
  22. TheShaun

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    Exactly like Vancouver.
     
  23. diredesire

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    Hey harryz, i'd be up for hitting sometime when the weather gets better, we can hit outside ;)

    As of right now i'm busy with work :(

    I'll be in the Hillsboro/Portland area up until around sept.
     
  24. marosmith

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    Any good stringers in the McMinnville - Beaverton area that you would recommend? I have some natural gut I want strung in the $10-15 range. I am NOT a demanding customer.

    Thanks.
     
  25. LuckyR

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    The outlet stores are OK. The Nike Employee store (in Beaverton) is a goldmine.
     
  26. marosmith

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    I am thinking of getting a stringing machine, let me know if you, or anyone you know is selling.
     
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    Tacoma Washingtonions, please stand up!

    :)
     
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    You back now and playing seniors?
     
  30. diredesire

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    Holy thread resurrection (I'm glad, though).
     

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