Threw my racquet at the ground by accident.

Discussion in 'Racquets' started by K-LEG, Mar 23, 2008.

  1. K-LEG

    K-LEG Rookie

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    It was raining here in Maine, and I was serving with my Head Liquidmetal Prestige. I lost grip of the racquet and it hit the ground.
     
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  2. don_nguyen11490

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    If you can't see any visible cracks, if you can't find any visible hairlines, if you play exactly the same way as you did before and get the same results then stop being paranoid.

    You're lucky. I had the same accident and my racket busted.
     
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  3. tennisdude083

    tennisdude083 Semi-Pro

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    i have an aerogel 300 and there is a hairline crack running down the side of the frame (where it says dunlop). is this bad?
     
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  4. the-robz

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    i would say you did ruin your racquet. but not extensively. i would be so pissed off if i did taht.
     
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  5. don_nguyen11490

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    Unless its just a scratch, I'd buy another racket. Don't expect it to break any time soon though, maybe after 3-5 string jobs.
     
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  6. K-LEG

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    I think I found a hairline on the throat...

    It's about one inches long. I'm not sure if it's a hairline or paint chip, I'm so depressed. Is there anyway I can return it or anything I'm so desperate.
     
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  7. tennisdude083

    tennisdude083 Semi-Pro

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    it could be just a long crack in the paint, but im not sure.
     
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  8. quest01

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    It looks like it may be an internal injury because of the rattling noise from the inside.
     
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  9. AlpineCadet

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    Only time will tell. Hope you kept your receipt for the frame--and if it cracks, I'm sure you can claim it under warranty if it hasn't been a complete year yet.
     
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  10. K-LEG

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    I've only had it for a month. Please AlpineCadet tell me how I can do that.
     
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  11. vndesu

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    post a pic then mayb we can help
     
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  12. Cup8489

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    i concur, pics will help us out a great deal.
     
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  13. Loco4Tennis

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    i think you might have nocked some paint off, eitherr inside as well as outside
    if there are no visible cracks, then should be good enough to keep playing
    try to remove the butcap and get inside the racquet to remove the loose pieces your talking about, only then will you know if you have done some other internal damage
    if your lucky you provably just broke apice off and not cracked the racquet
     
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