What's up with this?

Discussion in 'Pros' Racquets and Gear' started by Power Game, Sep 30, 2004.

  1. Power Game

    Power Game Professional

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    What's up with the Wilson stencil on Jeff Morrison's Racquet?

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  2. Xuan121

    Xuan121 New User

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    instead of stenciling in the middel of the racquet, it was stencil on the bottom.
     
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  3. Power Game

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    Yeah, but what's the point of it at the bottom? Just seems strange...
     
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  4. ibemadskillzz

    ibemadskillzz Semi-Pro

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    Usually most pros do the stenciling by themselves or it's done by the stringer. Federer does it himself- he actually told the media that stenciling is what he does before the game starts. when you take the stenciling tool and match it all the way up- to the top of the frame, it looks normal like federers W or Henin W or Williams W. I'm guessing that Jeff matched the stenciling tool against the bottom throat of the frame, so the W is toward the bottom, or who ever did his stenciling job. I don't think it means anything. my 1 cent.
     
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  5. david aames

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    I highly doubt so. I read once that he was always making sure the stencil was there as a way to acknowledge the importance of endorsement but I really can't imagine him messing up with ink.

     
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  6. BreakPoint

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    Perhaps it's because he uses Wilson brand strings but doesn't have an endorsement deal with Wilson for racquets. Pros sometimes have two stencils on their racquets, one on top to show their racquet brand and endorsement and a smaller one on the bottom to show their string brand and endorsement. For example, you see a lot of Wilson racquet pros with the "W" logo on top and two stripes on the bottom to show that they use Babolat strings. I've also seen Head racquet pros with two head logos on their strings, a large one on top with a smaller one on the bottom. This shows that they use both Head racquets and Head strings.
     
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  7. ibemadskillzz

    ibemadskillzz Semi-Pro

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    Fed doesn't mess up with the stencil- he always has it at the right place- I never said fed messed up. All i said was someone did the stencil wrong for jeff or they meant to put it at the bottom.
     
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