Dunlop Idapt Force Failure

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  1. Ramacca

    Ramacca New User

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    During my serve last night, my Dunlop Idapt Force broke in half mid way where the handle connects to the frame yoke. The failure was the screw which attaches the assembly sheared. The racket head flew to the next court. Lucky no one was hurt.
    Can you imagine if this was doubles and my partner was at net....
     
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  2. esgee48

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    So contact and sent it back to the place you bought it from. Handles are not suppose to break and maybe you can get a replacement frame once you return the pieces.
     
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  3. Ramacca

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    Actually the most of the screw is embedded in the racket head. It's beyond just replacing the handle.
     
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    I said replacement frame, not replacement handle. I am wary of designs that rely on a screw to hold. Better would have been using real pallets over a hairpin since there is MUCH more contact. You never hear about replacement pallets breaking on Heads and Volkls.
     
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    Post a photo.
     
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    Sue the manufacturer. When those frames came out, many on here wondered how they could be mechanically sound.
     
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    when I try to attach a image the url I can't seem to get the actual photo in my picture file to download to this forum. It shows he URL but only text
     
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