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    Just saw your message Shroud. Lets play man!! Don't want to publicly post my phone #. Trying...

    Just saw your message Shroud. Lets play man!! Don't want to publicly post my phone #. Trying to find a way to privately message you.
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    Evacuating hurricane... looking for a hit in Pensacola

    Check your email Brian - I'm you're man!!
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    where to get replacement throw wheels for ball machine?

    While I'm not having any wheel issues, this thread has none the less been informative. While it would seem that some type of material, epoxy, etc. ought to be able to solve/fix this problem......one issue that kept occurring to me would be BALANCE!? At such high speeds any repair would have...
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    Pensacola/Destin, Fla. (4.0/4.5) Ready/Willing to Play!!

    I live in Pensacola along Fla's Emerald Coast. Have access to private clay or hardcourt. Single, no kids, no job.....can play pretty much anytime! Ambrose ajordoyne@me.com
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    Angell TC-100 Pro 4 3/8

    Just sent you an email mackie - interested/anxious - thanks!
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    Tennis Ball Machine which one is fastest mph/spin. Can it be hacked for faster speed.

    After extensive research, I invested in what I felt was the most feature rich, programmable ball machine available in 2010. The machine exceeded my expectations in practically every category, manner. There have been no mechanical, electrical, battery, remote or reliability issues. From what I've...
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    Most reliable ball machine for clay/har-tru?

    Lobster Grand V LE - over 8 years of relatively "heavy" use on both Hardcourt & Har-Tru Clay - no problems, breakdowns, issues what so any.
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    Tennis Ball Machine which one is fastest mph/spin. Can it be hacked for faster speed.

    I've got a Lobster Grand Elite and I'm pretty sure the "speed" setting can be cranked up to 95mph (shown on the digital lcd screen & iphone/iwatch remotes). And I believe it! I've had my machine almost 8 years now. I'm a 4.0-4.5 player and I almost never program/set the speed beyond 65mph...
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    Portable/Folding Cart, Dolly, or Hand Truck for Ball Machine/Tennis Equipment

    Thanks for researching and compiling these options/examples! It takes me 30 minutes and several trips back/forth - to/from car (Infiniti QX56 land yacht) to haul all the regalia I like having and feel necessary to perform an effective practice session with my ball machine. One of the other...
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    Ball Machine Recommendations

    mctennis describes similar situations/scenarios/frustrations that I too faced and was constantly confronted with. Finding ready and willing hitting partners/players can be quite a challenge. Finding players @ your same level/ability is rare at best and often impossible. I just wanted to hit...
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    Ball Machine Recommendations

    For the first couple of years, I relied heavily and used the "6 separate/unique - multiple parameter + location - programmable shots" feature found on my Grand V LE. I also used the the multiple tweaks available on the - left/right - forehand/backhand - oscillation drills - extensively to make...
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    Ball Machine Recommendations

    Can't say enough, or over-recommend the benefits of investing in a feature rich ball machine with advanced remote control!!! I researched all the various machines and companies for years. I was'nt sure which ball machine "feature/function/option or ability" was going to be important, crucial or...
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    Question - Lobster Elite 5

    When calibrating......many factors can influence and require adjustments. I would'nt fret too much over needing to adjust, nor would I spend too much time trying to get ball to hit the T perfectly or even real close. Some of the factors that will effect the test calibration shot: Wind...
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    First time poster, ball machine related

    You will be gobsmacked over how quick/fast your backhand improves (excels) after hitting against a good ball machine!! And furthermore........you can add/adjust/change/implement MULTIPLE variations or "nuances" of backhand strokes, grips, shots, spin, etc. - FAST! I'm not kidding. You can...
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