Wilson Excalibur

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  1. kekeketennis

    kekeketennis New User

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    Hey anyone heard of this racket? Anyone have it? It's an amazingly expensive gold-foil + chameleon paintjob racket and its supposed to be a wilson triad custom altered. I'm not looking to buy it, but I just was curious about this racket playing characteristics. [​IMG]
     
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  2. ag200boy

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    hmm never heard of it, could it be like the venus and serena racquets that were 500 dollers with 24k gold in them
     
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  3. kekeketennis

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    mmmMaybe. It costs 900 or something around that. The PJ is frickin amazing, the best I've seen in person. Chameleon paint is paint that changes color under different lighting for those that don't know. It's also heat sensitive. (i.e. put your hand on it, it leaves an imprint that slowly fades.) Car paint on a racket though? Might that make it heavier than normally spec'd?

    Also the stars in the url are for the bay. I found the pic on the bay.
     
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  4. Bud

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    Next time try using tinyurl for the link ;-)
     
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  5. kekeketennis

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    ^^Thanks, will do
     
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  7. superstition

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    Interference pigments do the first thing. I've never heard of heat sensitive paint, though. It must be a special coating or additive.

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    Doesn't look too impressive in the photo.

    It would be fun to use a T-2000 to beat someone using that racquet. That was Wilson's original "Excalibur".
     
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  8. Bud

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    What a cheesy racquet. Why would Wilson ever produce something so obnoxiously hideous?

    Does the Dungeons and Dragons set use these while playing tennis... and pretend they're slaying mythical beasts?
     
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  9. kekeketennis

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    Sorry, for drudging up an old topic, forgot I made it! Anyways, the Wilson Excalibur Superstition posted looks NOTHING like the one I saw in person, no shield thing or anything, and no (what looks like) red paint.....
     
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  10. kekeketennis

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    O BTW, didn't mean Chameleon paint is heat sensitive, I meant the racket's pj included heat sensitive stuff. The one I saw looked more like the one in the link rorshach posted. In that link, the racket appears to have PWS, while the one in Superstition's pic doesn't. I don't know maybe the one I saw and the **** one are fakes? It looked pretty legit to me....

    Haha that pic does make it look real cheesy and I said the paintjob was "frickin amazing" haha.
     
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  11. rabidturtle

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    Yes! and you're suppose to wear a cape while speaking elvish ;)
     
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  12. PrinceO3TourOS

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    Hey! that's King Arthur's Racket! :lol: :lol: :lol:
     
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  13. Kaga

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    My first encounter with the excaliber. I thought it was a misprint.
     
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