Why is Hanescu still using a LiquidMetal PJ?

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  1. Rock Strongo

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    After watching the US Open match against Llodra I got a bit confused over why Head would let him do this and have him stencil it. Here's a picture from St. Petersburg this October:

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    VSB, you're a Head expert, have you got any idea why they'd let him do this?
     
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  2. TheDude

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    What makes you think its a paint job? If Head sponsored him they would use a Youtek paint job.
     
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  3. vsbabolat

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    Here have abetter photo:
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    I don't know why.
     
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  4. dr325i

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    doesn't seem that those ridges are real...
     
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  5. Doubles

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    You can see the yellow coming through, it is more than likely an early 1990's Radical tour, or something to that effect...
     
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  6. vsbabolat

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    That's because the ridges are not real...................
     
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  7. yxyana

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    Well, that's really odd... I wonder what's under the liquidmetal PJ.
     
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    Head PT57A
     
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    Liquidmetal Prestige Paint Scheme- PT57A

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    Liquidmetal Radical Paint Scheme- PT57A (Like Hanescu:))

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  12. Fandango

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    yeah, those are the ones I use.
     
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  13. yxyana

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    PT57A on LM Radical PJ is very hard to find, it seems.
     
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    Why is Victor Hanescu using a LiquidMetal Radical paintjob? Because he's Victor Hanescu and not Novak Djokovic or Andy Murray, that's why. When Hanescu upgrades his ranking, Head will update his paintjob.
     
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  15. dr325i

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    hmmm, interesting...
    Majority of the PT57As I have seen are indeed in the LM or FXP PJ
     
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    Pretty much my experience as well. LMs are all over the place, followed by FXPs...
     
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  17. Rock Strongo

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    Oh so that's why they give Donald Young Speed PJ's or whatever they are nowadays?

    Your post makes no sense.
     
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    Young is way more vibrant than Hanescu, who is basically boring. Young also has american appeal.
     
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  19. vsbabolat

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    Young was really using a Speed MP and it was not a paint job. At the 2010 US Open he went back to the "old blue one" (PT57A) with YT Radical MP cosmetics.
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/tlaenpix/4925089063/sizes/l/in/photostream/

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  20. vsbabolat

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    Actually there was PT57A (I know how you prefer the codes) with the cosmetics of Premier Tour, Ti. Fire, Ti. Radical, i.Prestige, and i.Radical. Back then you did not have the Internet talking about such things. It is easy to pick out a PT57A with LM and FXP cosmetics.
     
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  21. Rock Strongo

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    Thanks for letting me know, but it was just a response to as why Hanescu's still using an old PJ and Young a new one, despite the ranking differences.
     
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