Originally Posted by hondas2k
how do you know cortex is just "paint"? which pics should i look closer?
easy. there aren't ridges like the racquets with real cortex. nadal's "cortex" is completely flat and flush with the frame.
i remember reading where he admitted it was painted on but was planning to make the switch to real cortex soon. that was when the cortex version first came out. guess that transition never happened