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  1. Zodd

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    The specs look like a good balance yet with some room for customization.
     
  2. Kal-El 34

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    Same thing. one of the few Babolat frames I've gelled with
     
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  3. DrumWizOHBD

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    Copper Ace...Ive got the cases too. I just picked up the 2nd one, and it reeks of smoke, so I may just donate it. I bought the first one, basically to steal the leather grip, but its actually a unique stick, fun to hit with. Super flexy and whippy.
     
  4. Pmasterfunk

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    Kinda late to the boat, but how's the stiffness? I'm playing an older X-Blade 3.25 and quite like it.
     
  5. Zodd

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    Alright thx, I had an old PK Candidate back in my junior years but haven't hit with a PK frame since. If i get a chance i'll pick one up some day for pure nostalgia and then prob mod the **** out of it ;)
     
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  6. Backhanded Compliment

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    I use tiny amounts of lead but place them at the perimeters for enhanced effect.... tons of lead under the handle = leather grip though. 360g 9pts hl Angell TC95: http://imgur.com/9f5Oauj
     
  7. macattack

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    Winter indoor setup. Four matched TT Radical Tour XLs.

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  8. Capulin Zurdo

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    Nice! Say is that a brand new KSix.One Tour 90?
     
  9. Kal-El 34

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    yes it is. leftover from a previous sponsor pack. collecting dust is what its doing, though i do love the PJ
     
  10. Capulin Zurdo

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    I really like the PJ too; one of my favorite tour 90's.
     
  11. fazlameister

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    Something new came in today strung with MSV CO-FOCUS.

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  12. elbuzzard_lives

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    4x Dunlop Muscle Weave 200g (non reissue)
    Adidas Barricade BOOST
    Adidas Barricade 6 pack
     
  13. Seth

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    Gorgeous.
     
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  14. Roland G

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    Current Gear -

    2x Babolat Pure Strike 16x19, both with Babolat leather grips, Volkl Cyclone & Luxilon Element @ 50lbs
     
  15. beltsman

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    Awesome! Love the colors of everything.
     
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    Beautiful shot! What did you take it with?
     
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  19. JohnBPittsburgh

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    Canon T5i with the nifty fifty ;) 50mm 1.8 (cheapo lens!!!)
     
  20. beltsman

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    This guy, not quoting so I don't get a notification, making me do the hard work of checking the thread manually :mad:;)

    Cool though, very nice pic. I love aesthetic tennis pics.
     
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  21. mohsinyahya

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    Strung both pure aero at 56lbs

    One with Wilson revolve

    One with volkl cyclone tour




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  22. ShahofTennis

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    Just got an SV95, as well as a reel of my FSOAT(favorite string of all time) Prince Tour XP 17, AKA Beast X, both at a total steal. Will post pics after customization and stringing are done. Expect another tidbit of Racquet Lore to accompany the pics.

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  23. Peter Szucs

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    Pure drive pro stock.. awesome
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    Tapatalkkal küldve az én SM-N910C eszközömről
     
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    Winter is coming, fortunately for the Shah he had gained acceptance and thus a shelter in the cave's of both the Tarheel and Wolfpack. The Shah had everything he needed in these abodes, a work-space with which to forge and repair his blades, as well as arena's built within the shelters where he could hone his skills over the harsh winter season. Tonight the Shah hurried to the Tarheel's cave, for he had come across valuable items in the Markets of Mordor. The first, and perhaps most spectacular procurement was a Blade forged by Shamans who belonged to the various tribes of the Easterlings, a people who for a many ages held allegiance to Sauron. The merchant who sold it to the Shah was very keen to remove the Blade from his stores, as it would no doubt mean trouble if a great sword belonging to Variag's(A confederation of particularly nasty Easterlings) were to be found in his possession).

    "That Blade there" The Shah began, "I did not know you dealt with blades forged by Easterlings-"

    "Shhhh! keep your voice down. At this point it should be of no surprise to you if you're ever to come across dubious wares in here, honestly, sometimes I suspect that you intend to have me found out!" The Shah laughed while gazing upon the Blade, it sat there in a sheet of what was either Gold, Brass, or Bronze, metals of a color that the Easterlings favored greatly. "You are correct this is a blade forged by the, well, the Variags!" the merchant said while switching to a whisper to finish what he was saying.

    "Variags? The last I heard of them they were wiped out alongside the Wainrider's during the Battle of Pelennor Fields. What is one of their Swords doing here?" The Shah asked. The merchant looked sternly at the Shah.

    "That blade, It belonged to Khamûl, the ruler of the Lands of Rhûn and one of the eventual Ringwraiths. Its no light matter for this sword to be here, it belonged to a Lord of the Nazgûl, even if he only held that position for a short time."

    "Then for the sake of your health, it should be no light matter selling it to me".

    "You cannot be serious! It is unheard of for a mortal to wield a blade belonging to a Ringwraith!"

    "Do you wish to be rid of this or not? You wouldn't me leaving here and express my frustrations over not getting this blade at the local pub would you?"

    "Say no more" started the Merchant signalling the Shah to stop talking. The Shah walked up to the counter with the Blade and its gold(or a similarly colored metal) embroidery and placed $90(Using USD in order to limit confusion in what is already a story containing content from LOTR ;)) on the counter. "You know you're quite the crude customer for taking advantage of my disposition. Nonetheless, I am glad that I could get this off my hands quickly, truth be told I would have let it go for a lot less".

    "Is that so?" The Shah asked as he looked at the merchant, and then around the shop.

    "Oh dear..." said the merchant, It appears I have just as much of a problem with running my mouth as you do. The Shah walked about the store looking for other items that could possibly be of use to him. Out of the corner of the Shah's eyes, he spotted green ropes. "Ah yes, enchanted ropes specially designed to restrain Textralagoth by the Elves, Those I can sell to you fo-"

    "$60" interrupted the Shah.

    "Are you mad?" The merchant exclaimed.

    "You're a bit loud for someone with a blade of the Nazgûl in their possession." The Shah said.

    "... Deal!" The merchant said as he angrily snatched the money from the counter. "Oh, and if you're still looking to take advantage of me, TAKE THIS TOO!"

    The Shah left the markets that day with a powerful new tools in tow, as well as a few gifts the merchant graciously threw at him in a fit of rage.

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  25. JOSHL

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    Epic indeed. Please post your experience weilding this!
     
  26. JZinner

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    Nice one Peter, would you mind posting the specs? I am curious about them...
     
  27. Peter Szucs

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    Thanks!!

    Unstrung weight: 304gr
    unstrung balance: 317mm
    unstrung stiffness: 65
     
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  28. JZinner

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    Thanks Peter! Should be interesting to play with the lower stiffness and slightly changed balance and weight.
     
  29. Peter Szucs

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    Actually its a completely different racquet. you cannot compare.
     
  30. tapatio

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    Greatest quote ever on your signature
     
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    Seems to be a completely different layup compared to the stock one given the changed stiffness. Would be very interesting to get the hands on one of these things.
     
  32. Deki

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    Hi Peter,

    Where did you get those beauties? Available somewhere in HU? I'm very often in Budapest so if you know where to get them I will be very thankful for the info...

    Cheers
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  33. Peter Szucs

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    Much superior graphite, ball control, feel, arm comfort. These come into my mind

    Tapatalkkal küldve az én SM-N910C eszközömről
     
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  34. Peter Szucs

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    No sorry these are not available here. In fact its very difficult to get them anywhere..

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  35. Zodd

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    Nice @beltsman - this your new weapon of choice?
     
  36. beltsman

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    It is!
     
  37. Deki

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    Thanks. Enjoy
     
  38. Zodd

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    Congrats on finding your new stick. Only downside is no more excuses.. ;) - ATP next!
     
  39. beltsman

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    Who says I'm not already on the tour? ;)

    Think about who you may have seen hitting with a new racquet recently...
     
  40. Zodd

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    Some of my current sticks, have slimmed down the collection a little over the last year.

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  41. vsbabolat

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    Nice!
     
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  42. boinz

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    great taste !
     
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  44. Alex78

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    Lovely (part of your) collection! Do you still play with the Graphtech DB? The Graphtech, i.e., the 90, was my first adult racquet.
     
  45. Zodd

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    Well thank you gentlemen, you seem to have an eye for quality - apparently upstanding chaps all of you ;)
     
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  46. Zodd

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    Only part of ??!! - How dare you sir! ;)

    Not playing the graphtech unf, it's in poor condition and I don't really gel with oversize frames since many years back, they just feel too imprecise (or i'm just too posh and it's all in my head ;) I do play the precision 90 now and then and it's a really nice and crisp feeling frame w very precise (pun intended) response yet with no hint of harshness!

    Alright - that's a nice first racquet! I think most of us racquet geeks have a soft spot for the first real frame one got, my first full size frame was the wilson pro select, but I also have a special relationship w the graphtech..

    When i was a young junior I found a broken Graphtech DB in the bin at my local club after playing doubles w some friends (it was broken completey off just above the handle) and took it home. I ran around bouncing balls at home constantly for weeks and was just amazed by how plush,fat and powerful it felt compared to my Wilson Pro Select. I begged and begged my parents in order to get one but never did and when one of my best friends showed up with one a month later I was soo jealous - so unfair! A few years later i finally got the CTS Precision 110 and loved that stick to death. The majority of the CTS line of racquets were superb imo.
     
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  47. vsbabolat

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    Thank sir! What is the story with those early Fischer Vacuum Pro?
     
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    the cyan fischer pro are 14x19
     
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    Did you already try it?
     
  50. Alex78

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    Apologies - I had assumed "some of my current sticks" means you have more than shown on the pic ;)
     

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