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    Pacific X Feel Pro 95

    Congrats! One of my favorite things about that racquet is how easy it is to string!
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    Pacific X Feel Pro 95

    Great racquet. I demoed a bunch and it came down to this and the exo3 tour 100. I decided on the tour 100 because my game needed some toning down. Now that I'm more settled down am considering going to the x-feel. I remember that it was great on serve and ground strokes. Easy on the arm and easy...
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    Prince Exo3 Tour 100 orange chrome haters rejoice

    Great idea to dye the plastic. Didn't even consider this. The black dye might very well wipe out the orange. Maybe I'll try that if I ever become dissatisfied with my setup.
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    Prince Exo3 Tour 100 orange chrome haters rejoice

    Where do you purchase the auto spray paint? Advance Auto Parts How much is it (link)? 6 or 7 dollars Did you have to buy a special primer? I made sure the automotive primer was OK for plastic. Lots of auto body parts are plastic so it wasn't hard to find. What kind (link)...
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    String for Prince exo3 Tour

    Full bed Gosen OG 17 at 54/52. Plays quite nice but they go all to spaghetti pretty fast. But it is cheap and I like to re-string so I may stay with that setup.
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    Wilson Class Action Lawsuit

    Truth in advertising is definitely a thing. You either tell the truth about what you are selling or you are lying to the consumer. I don't see shades of grey. And calling someone a fool on a friendly discussion forum is not very friendly. (Re: a few posts ago) Also, I admit I would be a shade...
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    String for Prince exo3 Tour

    I continued my experiment from page 1 of this thread. I liked the black widow/gosen hybrid but only after a couple hours of break-in. I played with that setup all last season. A couple of weeks ago I strung with the mosquito/gosen (see my sig below) and loved it from the first hit. I found...
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    Need advice with a torn calf muscle

    38 years old, tore mine 6 months ago. Classic 'pop'. I thought I would just take time off and recoup by myself with internet research, etc. but thankfully my doctor talked me into seeing a PT. That was definitely the thing to do. She put me through stretches, exercises, and workouts that I...
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    Pro Kennex Ki 5...is there sand in it?

    I for one could not get over the sound. It was like playing tennis with an African Rain Stick.
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    Prince Exo3 Tour 100 orange chrome haters rejoice

    String hole grommets come in orange chrome too and look basically the same as the ports. I was never just super happy with the silver chrome and it quickly started showing the orange plastic underneath. So I went ahead and did them in flat black. I used automotive spray primer and paint and...
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    String for Prince exo3 Tour

    I don't like full bed poly in either Big Hitter Blue Rough or Black Widow. Those are both "soft" for poly strings but still created too much stiffness for me. It wasn't too hard on my sensitive elbow, just didn't like the response off the stringbed. I tried full bed at super-low tension too...
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    USTA tiebreak screw-up - feel my pain

    District USTA board ruled that I had won the match at the time that the match was erroneously interrupted by the opposing team's captain. The letter was pretty formal, cited the applicable rules, etc.
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    Prince Exo3 Tour 100 orange chrome haters rejoice

    OK, here you go... brake fluid - that's right, like for your car silver chrome treatment: Put your grommets in a ziploc bag, add enough brake fluid to cover everything, prop it so the parts stay fully submerged, put it in a cookie tray in case of leaks, walk away for the night, in the...
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    Prince exO3 Tour Advice

    +1 on extra weight at 3 & 9 - 4 grams for me (2)1/4x4 @ 3 & (2)1/4x4 @ 9 tried several string setups already... read the 'super low tension' discussion and tried big hitter blue rough at 35lbs... hated it. best setup for me so far; black widow mains @ 54lbs, gosen 17 crosses @ 52lbs.
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    Prince Exo3 Tour 100 orange chrome haters rejoice

    You probably wouldn't believe me. Really. Hope to be painting my flat black this week. Will post pics eventually.
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