wallpaper photo request: Federer's Wilson frames...

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  1. VGP

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    I'm hoping someone out there in TTW-land could post a photo, link, or even email me a photo of Wilson's poster (hi-res preferably) for Federer's racquet history.....

    ....the one that shows the frames he used as he was growing up and reflects his long relationship with the brand. I think they put it out around the time that he inked his lifetime deal with them.

    Thanks.

    I was just thinking about that photo lately and would like to use it as my desktop wallpaper.
     
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  2. Rob2D

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    They talked about this photo on the wilson live cast recently. I'd like to have it too. Couldn't find it anywhere.
     
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    Bump. Someone here has to have it.
     
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  4. volleynets

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    As soon as I saw this thread I went looking for it and couldn't find it either. Really Nobody has this?
     
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  5. OliverSimon

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    What does it look like?
     
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  6. Rob2D

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    If we knew that we wouldn't be searching!
     
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  7. jimbo333

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    I'll make a deal, someone please tell me something about this racquet, and I'll find the poster!

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    Anyone know anything definite about this "Federer" signature version please?
     
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  8. Hidious

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    Jimbo, i know this won't help you but i once strung a Pete Sampras signature tour 90.

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  9. jimbo333

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    Whoops....
     
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  10. jimbo333

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    Nice racquet:)

    I think I've got a 95 one of those somewhere!

    Also think an 85 exists as well:shock:
     
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  11. Rob2D

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    What the hell!? I've never heard of a Sampras tour 90.
     
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  12. SuperFly

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    If you'd like I can try my hand at making one. Give me a list of the rackets he used and I'll try to make some.
     
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  13. serve stopper

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    while we are on the topic of rogers old rackets i saw in the book "the roger federer story quest for perfection," i saw that in one of the pictures during which he was like around teen years he used a volkl racquet. He had the stencil and everything in the picture does anyone know anything about that
     
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  14. Rob2D

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    Ok, we're getting off topic here.
     
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  15. faultfoot

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    I think this might be it. My buddy found this pic on a Japanese site.

    Is this what you're referring to? Sorry, don't have a larger version of the pic...


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    Off-topic, but i spy a couple guitars in the background. Very cool :cool:
     
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  17. Rob2D

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    Could be, as I say Ive never seen it. Thanks for posting this!:) Anything to keep this on topic.
     
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  18. jimbo333

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    You replied to the wrong person:)
     
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  19. jimbo333

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    Well this is the poster I was going to put up here (in large format), if someone can please tell me something definite about my Federer signature PS Tour90!

    Is this the poster?
     
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  20. faultfoot

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    The pic I posted looks to be a card not a poster. You have the poster of this photo?

    As for the PST90, sorry no idea. Must be Fed's personal stick.

    But I bet another member on here would know. Remember, Equijet? Based on what he posted before, I'd be willing to say he has the greatest collection of rare rackets (pro or retail) in the world! I'm sure he has a stash somewhere! :)

    And where did the great Equijet go btw? I'd love to see more of his Prostaff collection.
     
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  21. jimbo333

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    Cheers anyway:)

    And yes Equijet will know. He is very busy and only posts every few months. Hopefully he will let me know in the future sometime. I'll shut up about that racquet now as I'm sure it's boring everyone!

    I don't have the poster, but I do have a photo of it hopefully somewhere, will go and check:)
     
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  22. jimbo333

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    No sorry, this is as big as I've got:(

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    And I borrowed it seemingly from 888company!
     
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  23. faultfoot

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    Yes, I'd love to see more rare frames of his! Thanks!
     
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  24. faultfoot

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    Beautiful!

    Wilson should really update this to include the K90 and BLX. I'd buy the poster and hang it on my wall!
     
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    Interesting thing I noticed in that pic...

    Do you know if Wilson ever made a HPS 6.0 with a Silver W logo?

    I've seen HPS 6.1's with the silver logos and yellow logos.

    Buut I've only seen a HPS 6.0 with yellow logo.

    Did Wilson ever sell a HPS 6.0 with silver logo or was it only the HPS 6.1 that had the silver version?
     
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  26. jimbo333

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    Excellent question:)

    I think there were some early HPS 6.0 with Silver W's, but I'm not sure!

    Federer used paintjob of the HPS 6.0 with silver and yellow W's, but he never used a paintjob of he HPS 6.1 ever!
     
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  27. faultfoot

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    Yes, a HPS 6.0 with silver logo would be pretty rare.

    I've seen plenty of HPS 6.1's with the silver logo. Wilson first made the HPS 6.1 with silver logo and then transitioned to the yellow logo.

    Yet another question for Equijet to answer I suppose!

    :)
     
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  28. Rob2D

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    I asked Wilson directly and this is what they said:

    http://www.formspring.me/wilsontennis/q/482539560

    And as regards your Prostaff 90, I believe it was originally made for Sampras but he didn't like it so Federer took it. You can see him using it in 2003 and the beginning of 2004 I believe. He won his first GS Wimb'03 with that frame.
     
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  29. VGP

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    Pics from that time.....

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    Thanks for the pic jimbo333. That's the poster I'm thinking of. I see you got the pic from the dude on e-bay that's trying to sell "Federer's famous frames."
     
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  30. VGP

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    IIRC, it's not that Sampras didn't like the PST90, it's just that he retired and didn't pick up a frame for four years. It was the ROK that was developed for Federer, but he didn't like that one and he gravitated to the PST90, or at least a modded version.......
     
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  31. faultfoot

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    Great pics of Sampras! Thanks, VGP.

    Not quite sure, but the PST90 that Sampras is wielding does not look like the retail versions. What do you think?

    The area where the throat is conjoined with the handle looks to be elongated - whereas the stock retail ones were shorter in length.

    Very cool stuff nonetheless. Those are the first pics I've seen of Sampras using the PST90.
     
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  32. MrFlip

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    Oops already put up, yay.
     
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  33. lidoazndiabloboi

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    i never knew sampras actually tried the PST 90
    thats soo cool
    other than the handle part being different, it looks like a real PST. 5 crosses at the pws area
    what do you guys think?
     
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  34. domosborn

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    I asked wilson on twitter, and they said they would be posting it shortly...
     
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  36. domosborn

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    I have contacted them again and they said it would be ready by wimby :D
     
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  37. Rob2D

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    I was just about to do the same. They sure take their sweet time!
     
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  38. bcart1991

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    I have one of those. I tried to email Wilson about the rarity of the frame, but got no response. Anyone else have any info?
     
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  39. yoshitsugu

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    Dear jimbo333

    Hello.

    Your TOUR90 is splendid collection.
    I want it, too! :)

    The poster and the grip tape, the gut of the champions choice,
    message card,certificate followed a limited released FEDERER model in Japan.
    The poster is a design totally same as a message card.

    I have three pieces only with a poster.

    http://wilson-ncode.jp/products/nsix1_tour_federer_page1.html

    I have taken the autograph of SAMPRAS be a thing of 95SQ. There seem to be black and blue.

    http://atpatp.rakurakuhp.net/i_460447.htm
     
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  40. pug

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    Nice! More pictures of your collection please.
     
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  41. yoshitsugu

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    It is only a thing shown immediately first of all.
    It is the racket which I have.


    PROSTAFF MID St.Vincent Classic Paintjob which WILSON Japan prepared for STEFAN EDBERG.

    http://photozou.jp/photo/list/438413/1446156


    It is a trial manufacture color of TYPE ONE NX prepared for TIM HENMAN of Slazenger.


    http://photozou.jp/photo/list/438413/1446002


    There are a lot of racket fans, a tennis fan in Japan.
    In addition, I carry it. There is such a person, too.


    http://www50.tok2.com/home/sabe/tennis/titem.htm


    I am sorry that English is not good.:)
     
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  42. aceX

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    Thanks dude
     
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  43. jimbo333

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    Hi, you have some great racquets too:)

    I am still trying to find out about the PSTour90 with "Federer" signature, nobody has told me anything yet for definite about it!
     
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