Discussion in 'Pros' Racquets and Gear' started by OliverSimon, Jan 10, 2010.
Nice looking racquet. whats up with the Nike wristband and the different brand shirt and shorts?
The ALEA makes only clothes. Shoes are Nike. Think of Radek's kit.
Isn't it still his previous Fischer racquet, now provided with a Pacific paintjob? IIRC, Pacific bought Fischer last year.
I'm sure some racquet experts will chime in with the model he uses. I just remember from a recent interview with Lukas that he still uses the same model as he did 14 years ago.
ALEA doesn't make a proper wristband than??
At the US OPEN 2009 i saw him using fischer.
Pacific bought Fischer and is now producing their racquets. Not sure when they will become available to the general public. I assume this is a pj of his previous frame. I wouldn't expect many alterations by Pacific early on, as the entire Fischer racquet design team and technology was part of the acquisition.
i actually like the feel of nike wristbands better than adidas or any other manufacturer, they're soft and absorbent and perfect for wiping the forehead between points (as a nervous habit, or if needed)
The Pacific websites says their racquets are coming out in March.
looks like the old Pro #1 mold just by glancing at it. I thought that is what he used to use last year...
I visited the pacific website, and couldn't believe my eyes at what their new technology was...
Just, go to tennis, then rackets and you will see.
Its called "Basalt", which is a volcanic rock?
Ya, but that is what wilson is doing.
pardon my ignorance, but since when has Pacific made racquets? I thought they only made strings and bags. This is my first time seeing a pacific frame.
Oh...Pacific has some explaining to do.
No. It is Wilson tha has some explaing to do.
Pacific bought the Fischer Tennis division and the technology that went into Fischer Racquets.
When the racquets were called Fischer they were using Basalt fibers for the Fischer Line of Black Granite racquets.
BLACK GRANITE is a volcanic fibre that is used for the first time for a tennis racquet. Fischer has had it in their racquets for the last year and half.
So it is Wilson that is copying Pacific/Fischer.
I wonder how their racquets will play like?
Pacific Basalt XForce pro 320gr....same racket as Pro No.1 320 except grommets and grip..
they don't look half bad
will the be out in uk
Don't know if they will still manufacture to the same tolerances that Fischer did. I bought 4 more M Pro 1 98 sl just incase. I am stocked up for awhile now. Love my Black Granite No 1 98 too.
that's a very nice Fischer racquet!
Does Pacific carry any white strings?
Not sure what he uses.
Some kind of Basalt is used agian right?
Yes, but he still uses the Fischer under the Pacific PJ.
Really nice looking racquet...interesting stencil also..
Looks like a non-gt pure strom to me
The cosmetics do look similar to the pure storm!!:twisted:
i like the fact they keep the Fischer name on the frame!
Nice looking racquet head. No handle? LOL
Was the Black Granite available here in the USA? If so I've never seen one being used.
He is talking about the Black Granite in Fischer racquets, when they were still available.
There were several Black Granites that made it here. Some some around from what I hear, but harder to come by now.
the rackets are coming out in march.
I really like the looks of this racket!! Sweet how the pj ties into the stencil!
The graphics of this racquet look better than the M-speed's. I hope they can keep the same quality or even improve certain things from Fischer.
Found this when I was googling for the Pacific racket.
Love the paintjob. Looks like the specs are the same as the M Pro 1 No Tolerance (if i remember correctly). Hopefully it plays as nice as it looks.
I want that orange paint for my strings!!!
I wonder if the orange stencil will be available for sale.
Rumor has it you will soon be able to download the stencil (big X) free-of-charge on the Pacific website...
The orange ink they are selling already too I think - or will be very soon...
ask and you shall receive! I see that you can now download the X free of charge....I did it already and it was easy, and looks great on my frames!
guys keep posting with news about the new Fischer/Pacific racquets line, if you have any.........
Here is the Pacific X Force Pro. (Fischer M Pro 1 MOLD to me)
"'X' Marks The Spot"... sweet spot!
They all sure look like Fischers to me...
"They all sure look like Fischers to me..."
Yea, so!? As I read all their press releases, etc they (pacific) are not trying to hid the fact that they acquired Fischer and the technologies, etc belonging to Fischer and that they want to continue the long-standing tradition of Fischer and how they made GREAT 'sticks', but with now with their own new influences. I'm sure the GER engineer's at Pacific will add some updated 'tweaks' as they go forward - even if these new (yet to actually been played by us) are in the same Fischer moulds, no one knows yet if there were changes in construction's - seems so as the new Basaltx hints at that,,,,I can't wait to play-test them!
Thanks for the updates insiderman and vsbabolat. I'm also waiting on these to come out.
I read a rumor in one of the Pacific threads that said Pacific may give customers the option to choose the kind of pallet grip shape they want. Anyone know anything about this?
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