Diary of a Racketaholic

Discussion in 'Racquets' started by Ross K, Sep 11, 2010.

  1. SpinToWin

    SpinToWin G.O.A.T.

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    The bug got me again on a sick offer for new Dunlop R Sports, one of the greatest suited for customisation spec racquets I have ever seen...
     
  2. Timbo's hopeless slice

    Timbo's hopeless slice Hall of Fame

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    what even?

    I have to say, i think these Volks might be the long awaited Holy Grail.. The Dunlops were great too, but they don't get any lighter in along match and they provide zero help if you don't get it right...

    maybe I am just getting old
     
  3. mad dog1

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    Father Time only adds years; he never subtracts years so there is no maybe in this case. :D
     
  4. SpinToWin

    SpinToWin G.O.A.T.

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    We're all dying :eek:
     
  5. skeeter

    skeeter Semi-Pro

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    Remind us again which Volkls you're hitting with these days? I used to play with various iterations of the V1 and am curious about the SG V1 Pro. Have you tried that one? And what's the word on the updated 10 series "V-Sense 10", or other V-Sense racquets?
     
  6. mad dog1

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    In that case, I hope there are lots of free tennis courts in heaven! :D

    Also as an ethereal spirit, my footwork should be excellent! There may be some hope for me to improve my footwork after all. Lol!
     
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  7. Timbo's hopeless slice

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    they are in my sig..

    I have gone from a lifetime of super heavy players racquets to the quintessential 'tweener', the Volkl Super G 8 315g

    Enough Mass to take a big hit and volley anything but with a bit of forgiveness and some extra power.

    might keep me at my level for a little longer, lol
     
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  8. n8dawg6

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    noooooo timbo! :D
     
  9. skeeter

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    Thanks, Timbo. Had the signature view turned off for some reason... Have you or anyone else played with the SG V1Pro, and any thoughts on it?
     
  10. SpinToWin

    SpinToWin G.O.A.T.

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    So I finally bought my customisation wet dream, the Dunlop R Sport.


    Ridulous 36€ :D
     
  11. SpinToWin

    SpinToWin G.O.A.T.

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    268g strung with the crappy factory multi. Feels fairly solid for a featherweight actually and you can feel the flex (something like 58RA UNSTRUNG :eek:)
     
  12. DustinW

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    I've played with the same racket for 2 years now, which is by far the longest I've ever gone without switching. But... I've tested (bought/sold) 21 other frames during that time frame.

    Not sure where that puts me on the racketaholic scale. :rolleyes:

    I still have the bug to find something to switch to (not sure why), but my list is getting really short. Not sure if that's good or bad.
     
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  13. mad dog1

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    Been a long while fellow holics! I've been rocking my modded Storm gt's for quite some time now. Every time i try a different stick I always end up coming back...the one stick that had been grabbed my curiosity had been the Wilson blades because I see them being used a lot at the futures tournaments and @parasailing mentioned that the blade was similar to the storm gt tour but had more power without sacrificing control. So I finally picked up 2. One 16/19 and one 18/20. The 16/19 turned out to be a pro stocker. Has the black and silver pj. Print says it's an 18x20 pattern but it's a 16x19. Has a 2014 us open stringing room label. This stick is so solid. Anyhow after hitting with this for a few weeks, I'm finding that my modded storms are now too light! So I have a new main squeeze but I won't be able to find an identical backup stick. :( c'est la vie...
     
  14. SpinToWin

    SpinToWin G.O.A.T.

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    Lucky find!

    I personally hate the Blade 16x19s that I've tried, I'd be ecstatic to accidentally find a pro stock lol
     
  15. mad dog1

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    This blade is more solid than the 18x20 blade I got. A bit stiffer too. Strangely enough, it offers better control and accuracy than the 18x20 as well.
     

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