Yeah, the original APD is a great stick. I have one myself and like it very much. I find it funny with Nadal that even his strings are paintjobbed...you can see in one of the up close pics that it says "PRO HURR..." on them even though the strings are black. I think it's been mentioned that he actually uses Pro Hurricane Tour, which does not come in black...but I guess it's all to promote RPM Blast.
Also mentioned before:
Originally Posted by dgoran
From what I was told by pro shop owner who spoke with bab rep (for what is worth) surprising honest answer was that its simply PHT with improved tension maintenance so take that as you wish...