Treasure hunting….

Discussion in 'Classic Racquet Talk' started by jorel, Feb 5, 2009.

  1. jorel

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    I love the bay… I feel like a treasure hunter

    Finding these gems under all that dirt for dirt cheap prices….

    I got a Wilson Kramer for 99 cents and found maybe my most beloved favorite racquet of all time for $10 bucks

    But now after writing this…. Everybody will probably start looking and the prices will skyrocket

    Maybe I shouldn’t post this….

    O well
     
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  2. atatu

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    If they have Cragislist where you are, you might check that out also, I have found some great frames there, just last week I picked up a mint condition, never strung Prince Graphite II Midsize frame from a former WTA pro.
     
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  3. plasma

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    my genuinely psychotic and uncontrollable addiction to the bay has come to and end...lasted about a year or so, was really scary, racquets non stop, an inner voice told me I was rescuing them or something...??????...I can safely say I won't buy any more r's this year, infact I'm donating a lot and trimming down and tightening up my collection
    I have included a photo of a hill sculpture in my basement inwhich my racquets are stored, don't know why I built it, but it took a lot of time, should help to keep my mind off racquets for a while
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    it's almost complete!!!!!!

    important stuff!
     
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    That sure's a well decorated basement!! hahahaha ...
     
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  5. lpicken

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    I can relate. Racquet hunting on the bay has all but ruined my life.
     
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  6. Virginia

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    i've just sworn off the bay for (probably) good. Due to the exchange rate with the New Zealand dollar going from .8 to .5 in the last 6 months, I have to pay double the US dollar value for any racquet I buy there, plus a hefty shipping fee of usually no less than $35.

    My last purchase was good though - an Elektra Master (with the creamy white CAP grommets) in mint condition for $25, a Prince Response 110 (in 9/10 condition) for $20 and a new aluminium Wilson (Triumph) with PWS for $10. Shipping was $51, only a fraction less than the total cost of the racquets!

    I'm trying to give up my addiction.... now I've reached the target of 300. Actually the target less than a year ago was 60, but I don't know what happened there... haha
     
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  7. gymrat76

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    C'mooon!!! U know U want to buy uno mas AIR RIFLE!!! :)
     
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