Tommy Robredo's Aerogel 300?

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  1. Tennisguy777

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    Does he use an aerogel 300. If so does anyone have specs on his racquet? Seems like all the Tommies use Dunlop Aerogels.
     
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  2. nickb

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    From 2004 (from Jura):

    Grip 3

    339g unstrung

    32cm balance

    69.8 length

    tension. 25/24
     
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  3. Fedace

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    69.8 inches long ????? that is a heck of a long racket.
     
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  4. nickb

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    cm you idiot...around 27.5 inches long..
     
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    now now, lets not yell at these noobs
     
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  6. nickb

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    Sounds like you have not read fedace's posts before...
     
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  7. Fedace

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    OK. the stock Aerogel 300 is 27 inches long. how do you explain this ?? does he sent it to **** to have it extended ???:confused:
     
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  8. nickb

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    Think for once...you really think a pro would use a real aerogel 300?

    I dont know what his racket is but its no aerogel.
     
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  9. Fedace

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    YES it is Aerogel. Stringer above have said this. and it sounds like aerogel
     
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    So you think he used a real mfil as well? :roll:
     
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  11. Mansewerz

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    LMFAO. You don't need to send it to **** to get it extended, though that is one option.

    The stringer above is Nickb, otherwise, I dunno who you're talking about.

    And why do you think Tommy is limited to the Aerogel 300?
     
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  12. Fedace

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    JURA would know if it is not aerogel,,,right ?? he strung it and touched it
     
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  13. nickb

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    I have just looked at some pictures of his racket.

    It looks like he is using something like a Dunlop Revelation Tour Pro 95.

    I have been told its a custom frame (length, balance, weight).

    Im pretty sure its from the tour pro mould.

    Nick
     
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    lol. wow.........gullible really isn't in the dictionary.

    p.s. robredo uses a revelation tour pro 95 under the aerogel 300 paint.
     
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    GUISE, HES USING THE AEROGEL!!!! SRSLy!!! STRINGER ABOVE SAID SO!!!!!!1111
     
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  16. Tennisguy777

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    This is from the m-fil days lets all be good boys and girls and analyze the pic. Does look extended.
    [​IMG]
     
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    shouldn't tommy be looking at the ball? maybe it's because the mfil pj is too ugly to look at.
     
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    LOL..............
     
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  19. swedechris

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    it is a revelation tour pro 95 pj to be an aerogel . i saw some of last weeks atp event in bastad sweden and the guys stirngingthrer form tecnifibre ( austrian guys .. ) confirmed that. also i saw ferrers new bat there .. a racket that had vendetta written on it .. has a long look to it , from the glance i got 27 3/4 to 28 inches long .
     
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  20. uk_skippy

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    Its actually 27.8". Here's a pic I took while stringing it at Wimbledon this year

    www.theracquetstringer.co.uk/ferrer2.jpg

    Regards

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  21. Return_Ace

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    Paul what's happened :?

    The link you typed doesn't worked because you had a spoonerism in it ! Should be: www.theracquetstringer.co.uk/ferrer2.jpg

    And even then, as the link suggets isn't that Ferrer's racket ? Since it's a Pirince in the picture as well =X.
     
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    Whoops - well spotted. I've edited it now.

    Yes, it ferrers rqt. Change the '2' to a '1' in the link and you'll the other side of the throat

    regards

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    It is a perfect Aerogel. the dimentions in the pics fit the stock Aerogel perfectly, except the length.:shock:
     
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  24. vsbabolat

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    Robredo's racquet is no Aerogel 300. Robredo is using the old Revelation Tour Pro 95.
     
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    that seems very accurate.)

    thanks paul.. :) i 'love 'it when we get the facts right :)
     
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    revelation tour 95 looks nothing like Aerogel. the aerogel 300 has a very unique shape and dimentions. tommy's recent pics prove that. Yes the weight and specs are custom made for Tommy by Dunlop. but the material is AEROGEL, dunlop REP told me.
     
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  27. Fedace

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    How did they change the length ?? by redoing the Molding of the handle ??
     
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  28. vsbabolat

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    When Prince's OEM manufactures the racquet they cut to the appropriate length when it comes out if the mold. When racquets come out if the mold they are longer than 27 inches.
     
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  29. vsbabolat

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    Tommy Robredo does not use the Aerogel 300. Is this the same rep that told you Nadal uses Cortex? Robredo uses the Revelation Tour Pro 95.

    Look at Tommy's racquet here.
    [​IMG]

    Now look at the real Aerogel 300.
    [​IMG]

    The two racquet are from two different molds.
     
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    um Watched The Youtube vid:confused: I Don't get it?? What Does the Mtv 2003 movie awards an Tommy's Racquet Have To Do With Each Other???:? (By The way funny Clip).. LOL..
     
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    Fedace, how does someone with over 10,000 posts not know simple issues like most pros don't play with the racquet that the current pj.

    How many times do you have to embarrass yourself by posting issues like these...
     
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  34. Mdubb23

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    Post count doesn't mean anything at all. Some of the most intelligent posters on here have less than 50 posts, and, as you proved, the opposite is also true.
     
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  35. vsbabolat

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    Yes I know. Robredo switched racquets at the beginning of 2009.
    http://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/showthread.php?t=238995&page=2
     
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    Got it, vsbabolat, thanks for the update.
     
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  37. ESP#1

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    How does any pro use something so light? I don't even see any lead on it, you would have to add about an oz of lead just to make it decent
     
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  38. beckham

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    Its a custom mold, not the acutal 4D 300 Tour.
     
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  39. jura

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    I didn't strung it, just touched it. And the mold was surely not any Aerogel racket. To me it looked like one of the older Revelation Tour rackets from the 90es.
    And regarding the length: It's just a matter where you cut the rackets when they come out of the mold. If Tommy says he wants 69,8 cm he gets it. If he wants 70,3 cm he will get it as well (if the mold is long enough). You don't need any **** for this.
     
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  40. jura

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    1. You can hide the lead under the bumper.
    2. The pro rackets are usually produced seperately. So you can adjust the weight at the production. (Not precisely on one or two gramms but you can make a racket which has 300 gr. in the retail version with 320 oder 330. That's no problem.)
    3. You don't have to use lead tape. I tuned my rackets with silicon and you donÄt see nothing. Even my Prestiges have 20 gr. added in the head.
     
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  41. jura

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    Just seen that post: And you also believe when the Dunlop REP tells you that Santa Claus put all the nice things under your christmas tree?!
     
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    No, He is using the New Aerogel Blackout Robredo Exclusive. [​IMG] and [​IMG]
     
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  44. Redflea

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    Yeah...just noticed that today in his Madrid Open match. Haven't seen that before...

    Obviously not a 300. :)

    Dunlop going to release a new black racquet PJ like that, or ?
     
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    That would be cool, but alas, I doubt it.
     
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    On a side note, how did Nick B get banned? I've been looking for him- what did he do?:confused:
     
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    Is that a 16x18?

    If I count correcting I see 18 crosses there.
     
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