What is the point in switching buttcaps?

Discussion in 'Racquets' started by フェデラー, Jul 19, 2009.

  1. フェデラー

    フェデラー Hall of Fame

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    I was just wondering why people usually the pros, like the older buttcaps. its because of the feel correct? is the old wilson (n-code) one better than the current ones? i like the look of the older one for my k90 so i may switch it out.
     
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  2. uk_skippy

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    I prefer the older red square 1 aswell. You only need to pop out the new one and replace it with the old one. You don't need to remove the whole of the butt cap.

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    Paul
     
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  3. jetlee2k

    jetlee2k Banned

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    I like the new rounded black butt cap from wilson with trapdoor.. I replaced all my rackets with this new butt cap.. it does not hurt my palm anymore..
     
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  4. Bud

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    I too like this new butt cap from Wilson.
     
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  5. El Diablo

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    An old buttcap on what appears to be a new racquet may of course be a clue that it is a PJ.
     
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  6. markwillplay

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    hey, I am curious, will a wilson butcap fit on my yonex 002 tour? I have built my butcaps up with full size sleeves (hate yonex butcaps because they are small). I like how the wilson ones flare. I have built mine up that way but it has added a fair amount of weight believe it or not.

    Or, can you get yonex butcapps that are bigger (like 1/2 or 5/8) to put on my 3/8?
     
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  7. Danstevens

    Danstevens Semi-Pro

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    The reason Federer uses the old buttcap is simply because Priority One have some left over and they don't like to be wasteful. I don't know about the other players but it could be something similar. The paint-job idea is also plausible.
     
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