Carlos Alcaraz is using a stock Pure aero vs

Lambsscroll

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The current flex is perfect for my game. More importantly where it flexes. My blades (v5) have a similar flex but in a different area.
 
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Lambsscroll

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Holy cow! I didn't check the boards for few days and got some hurt feelings :). First of all I was joking, I guess I know who the real trolls are, so relax. I’ve been busy so didn’t get to post the rest of the pics. If you check my previous posts I’ve contributed with plenty to this forum. What’s up with this entitled attitude anyways… I don’t need credit from a forum of nobodies, I’m here to learn and share.
I’ll post the pics tomorrow, just easier to do it on pc instead of my phone.
Measured specs - 330g 32.2cm L4 with og

So the confirmed spec I got from babolat which was unstrung is def correct. Balance could be off by .1mm but the swing weight could be matching.

The person that has it was ultra protective of the frame so I couldn’t take it for swingweight measurement but I’m guessing 325~ ish. My modded VS is 331g 32.7cm 333sw. So I’ve measured 6 VS Aeros frames so far and I can tell you the quality control is really good all 6 were within 5g or less. So I can tell you by the 6 frames that it is possible to get a stock frame at this spec but it’ll be by pure chance. No silicone in the handle or lead under the head bumper. He grips the over grip really tight so the grip didn’t feel that big. Ive transitioned from a L4 to L2 over the years, kind of makes me curious to try it out again with new tech.

cheers!

almost forgot Rpm blast 1.30mm 25k/23kg

Here you go!

This is really close to retail specs.
 

bobeeto

Semi-Pro
Regardless of what carlitos is using I think it’s the saddest thing ever that bab could have a 61 RA pure drive floating around and I’ll never get to try it
 

taylor15

Hall of Fame
Regardless of what carlitos is using I think it’s the saddest thing ever that bab could have a 61 RA pure drive floating around and I’ll never get to try it
If you watch the site that sells pro stock racquets you can see them pop up from time to time. Only problem is you have to pay to play
 

HeavyHitter

New User
If you check the Racquet section on the forums, Babolat_official has confirmed that the Pure Aero 98 will keep all of the same specs as the VS (beam width, string spacing,swingweight, stiffness, etc). The only change they're making is the grommets at 12 and 6. Retangle "spin" grommets are gone. And maybe some sprinkles of "flax fibers" in the hoop for marketing reasons, ofcourse.
 

TennisManiac

Hall of Fame
If you check the Racquet section on the forums, Babolat_official has confirmed that the Pure Aero 98 will keep all of the same specs as the VS (beam width, string spacing,swingweight, stiffness, etc). The only change they're making is the grommets at 12 and 6. Retangle "spin" grommets are gone. And maybe some sprinkles of "flax fibers" in the hoop for marketing reasons, ofcourse.
Same stiffness? I thought maybe it would have a slightly lower RA. :unsure:
 

TennisManiac

Hall of Fame
If you check the Racquet section on the forums, Babolat_official has confirmed that the Pure Aero 98 will keep all of the same specs as the VS (beam width, string spacing,swingweight, stiffness, etc). The only change they're making is the grommets at 12 and 6. Retangle "spin" grommets are gone. And maybe some sprinkles of "flax fibers" in the hoop for marketing reasons, ofcourse.
What thread are you referring to? I can't find it.
 

Lambsscroll

Hall of Fame
Holy cow! I didn't check the boards for few days and got some hurt feelings :). First of all I was joking, I guess I know who the real trolls are, so relax. I’ve been busy so didn’t get to post the rest of the pics. If you check my previous posts I’ve contributed with plenty to this forum. What’s up with this entitled attitude anyways… I don’t need credit from a forum of nobodies, I’m here to learn and share.
I’ll post the pics tomorrow, just easier to do it on pc instead of my phone.
Measured specs - 330g 32.2cm L4 with og

So the confirmed spec I got from babolat which was unstrung is def correct. Balance could be off by .1mm but the swing weight could be matching.

The person that has it was ultra protective of the frame so I couldn’t take it for swingweight measurement but I’m guessing 325~ ish. My modded VS is 331g 32.7cm 333sw. So I’ve measured 6 VS Aeros frames so far and I can tell you the quality control is really good all 6 were within 5g or less. So I can tell you by the 6 frames that it is possible to get a stock frame at this spec but it’ll be by pure chance. No silicone in the handle or lead under the head bumper. He grips the over grip really tight so the grip didn’t feel that big. Ive transitioned from a L4 to L2 over the years, kind of makes me curious to try it out again with new tech.

cheers!

almost forgot Rpm blast 1.30mm 25k/23kg

Here you go!

Alcaraz still has the rectangular grommets at 6 and 12.
 

vsbabolat

G.O.A.T.
Yes one of Alcaraz's friends confirmed the information to Jonas, if you don't believe in this kind of informations from a credible guy like Jonas, I don't know what this Forum would be for, normally all the informations here must be wrong unless you try by yourself the player's racket and that you measure the characteristics with your machines. Jonas was at Nadal's academy last week and he was able to get a lot of informations.
Be he trains at Juan Carlos Ferrero Academy in Valencia. If you said he was at the JCF Academy then that would make sense
 

flyhome

New User
I believe Holger is using stock as well. I got a hold of a racket of his with a slight crack and it felt exactly like stock VS. No lead tape insight. And felt as light as a normal babolat.
Rune's specs in Sanremo this year were 337gr, 32.6cm balance and 335.5 sw (with overgrip and a thick plastic film to protect the overgrip). The information comes from the official tournament stringer
 

Jouke

Professional
Rune's specs in Sanremo this year were 337gr, 32.6cm balance and 335.5 sw (with overgrip and a thick plastic film to protect the overgrip). The information comes from the official tournament stringer
Thats weird, earlier his specs leaked and it was a beeefy frame. 350 SW or something.
 

McEncock

Professional
Rune's specs in Sanremo this year were 337gr, 32.6cm balance and 335.5 sw (with overgrip and a thick plastic film to protect the overgrip). The information comes from the official tournament stringer
Very weird, his unstrung sw was 320 unstrung
Which is 355+ SW strung with 16g poly
 

Mischko

Rookie
It was probably posted elsewhere, but what were the other specs, RPM Blast 1.25 or 1.30, tension? That's 3 separate questions
 
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