Diary of a Racketaholic

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

  1. gutfeeling

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    Sorry I'm not sorry for any ripple effects this may cause, I'm already mad enough at myself: picked up some sv 98+ frames, will add in to my apdo+ and pa+ rotation.

    Does anyone know if Steve Johnson plays this frame or if it's a paint job? He endorses the standard length but I think he plays the plus.
     
  2. Power Player

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    Loving the SV98 experiments. I am out of the game for a little while. Just a lot of other expenses I need to manage. Luckily, I am quite happy with all my gear, strings..etc. At some point, I will buy another PA+ so I can have 3 in the bag. RS Lyon continues to win big as my string of choice.
     
  3. gutfeeling

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    "I'm out of the game for a while"...heard that before...
     
  4. Power Player

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    It's not an idle statement. I am relocoating and have incurred serious expenses.
     
  5. gutfeeling

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    Broseph, I would never permit myself to comment on/doubt your personal life. I was referring to containing (attempting to) racquetholicism...the struggle is real.

    Are you staying in Miami area?
     
  6. Power Player

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    Haha. Yes. True. And yes, i will be.
     
  7. mad dog1

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    That's just called moving. :)

    But good luck with your move. It's always a lot of work.
     
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  8. JGads

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    PP weren't you in Orlando before? If you're in Miami now, that's great to know, as I can hit you up for a hit the next time I find myself there visiting my brother. Good luck with the move.
     
  9. el sergento

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    Bought a second APD. This one came strung with full poly. Man, if a hybrid was good on these, pure poly feels like cheating. I went two rounds of 11 without a single unforced error.

    Second feels like it has a slightly higher SW, which I seriously enjoyed.

    Here's my biggest surprise so far though: no arm pain.
     
  10. Power Player

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    Yes for sure. I will email you more details. That would be awesome - thanks!
     
  11. Power Player

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    Full poly is the way to go with these racquets, especially the pure aero. I wish you much hitting with no arm pain. So far so good for me. I was anti full poly for a long time, but I also think that is why I didn't get along with the APD style frames as much as I do now.
     
  12. SpinToWin

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    I'm surprised. I felt that I was starting to get sore with an APD+ after a very short while. Really harsh IME.
     
  13. el sergento

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    That's why I'm so surprised. Half my posts on here have been about my chronic shoulder pain, so I'm very sensitive.

    All I can say is no shoulder pain, and only a minimal amount of residual pain in the hand due to a couple of bad framers when I first used it.

    I think the stiffness of the frame is offset by the seriously ginormous sweet spot.

    Here's a stretch that helped me get rid of my hand/finger pains:

     
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    Aero's are a lot of fun, gotta like the spin.
     
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