Post Pictures of your Racquets and Tennis Gear

Discussion in 'Racquets' started by POGO, Jun 2, 2005.

  1. NickJ

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    Don't tell anyone but I'm not at my post!
     
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  2. BorgCash

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    Ok, don't worry.
     
  3. timekillers

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    My New Toys! Got them today. One more coming.

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  4. Tsongham

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    I checked last 25 pages and noticed that only couple member owned Head Radical. Where are all (Graphene) Radical users? Is it that ****ty racquet?
     
  5. Arti

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    Just different than older model radicals, and a lot of people here would rather play with the pre graphemes versions as that is when Head changes the mold drastically to make it a more powerful racquet (but much less controlled and not as soft feeling).
     
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  6. Imago

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    Replace the left one with a decent Countervail. :)
     
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  7. MattCrosby

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    My current Collection of Pure Strikes - [​IMG]

    My new test frames from TENX - [​IMG]
     
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  8. PSC85

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    My nostalgic weapon of choice


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  9. Geoff

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    Hello @PSC85
    That looks familiar!
     
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  10. PSC85

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    Thanks @Geoff for your expertise in bringing that back to life!


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  11. yonex

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    beautiful collection
     
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  13. BorgCash

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    Wow, you ordered 5 at once? Looking great!
     
  14. timekillers

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    Actually got 6! Love them
     
  15. BorgCash

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    Gld to hear it, i think that there are not too many racquets. I got about 200, how many do you have?
     
  16. Alex78

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    Got this one for 10€ and decided I'll try installing Head pallets on the hair pin. The code is PT924.5 (retail AeroGel 4D 300 Tour), and the Head pallets fit just well enough. With the leather grip, this one comes in at 312 g unstrung. On a side note, it really puzzles me why this stick (and its successors) is not more popular. Silky smooth copy of Head's finest. Well, I suppose the Dunlop name just isn't as strong as Wilson, but even the Tecnifibre copies are getting much more attention...

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  17. toby55555

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  18. Capulin Zurdo

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    Picked up two IG Prestige Pros. Can't wait to feel how they hit.


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  19. SpinToWin

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    So jealous.
     
  21. SpinToWin

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    30 bucks :)
     
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  22. vsbabolat

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    Awesome racquet! Enjoy!!!
     
  23. SpinToWin

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    Thank you! I’ll be taking it out for a hit tonight :)
     
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  24. n8dawg6

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    try not to get mobbed by a bunch of women trying to fondle your racquet ...
     
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  25. Simplicius

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    The restoration of a relatively recent acquisition was almost completed!
    Only the repair of some small points remains, where, due to "old age", the satin transparent finish has been peeled off. I do not even know if I'm going to bother. However, color and graphics are in perfect condition!

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    It was bought at a very good price, but the price was only for the frame, as all the rest parts were useless...
    I put new TK82S pallets (from std. L1 size), basic grip (it has only 5-6 rotten overgrips on top of each other !!!), new grommets (from Microgel MP - placed difficult, have to warmed a lot - as its own are cracked and glued badly) and new string, Polystar Energy 1.25 in 44-40 lbs (it has a synthetic-gut 15 years old). But I think it was worth restoring this "historic" (1999 release) Made in Austria Head Ti.Radical Midplus!

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  26. vsbabolat

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    Looks awesome!
     
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  27. JoshyS

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  28. ToastyTilapia

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    Some new additions to my collection:
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  29. Simplicius

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    Thank you very much vs!
     
  30. SpinToWin

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    Serving and the 2HBH are a dream with this stick. I can see why the likes of Ivanesevic and Safin used this back in the day. Only serve I didn’t quite hit well was the slice, but both the kick and the flat were great. Touch of course was stellar. Hit some drop shots and lob volleys with deft touch.

    The frame forced me not to be lazy with the forehand though, unlike the PK powerhouse, not sure whether I like that or not :p

    I think everyone should have one (at least for the bitchin paint @n8dawg6 ).

    I’ll have to tinker with the grip though, buttcap seems to be a bit loose and the base grip is some grimy ****.

    Sad note: found out that a few weeks ago one of the guys in the winter playing group tossed a prestige Classic in the trash, because he thought nobody would want it.... (moment of silence)
     
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  31. NickJ

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    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ?!!!!? *closes eyes, slowly shakes head. Brief thought of whether I can contact someone in local Sanitation Dept . . . . . no, impossible. Shakes head some more*
     
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  32. n8dawg6

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    i tossed a burn 95 fst in the trash after i smashed it. course, now the club pros are using it as a spare, they think its great
     
  33. SpinToWin

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    Ewwwww.

    Are you equating that steel pipe with a Prestige Classic? :eek::p
     
  34. n8dawg6

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    perish the thought! begone!
     
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    Got this in the mail......[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]


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  36. SpinToWin

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    Wow, you got your frame from the bay in an amazing condition! :)
     
  37. n8dawg6

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    nothing that a little duck tape cant fix
     
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  38. JOSHL

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    How’d you guess?? The seller was cool about it tho. Sent me a replacement.
     
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    What are the specs strung? Are they similar? I had heard that they are nice rackets but QC was a bit hit and miss.
     
  42. BDAZ

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    I got lucky. They're only 2g off... 328g and 326g. Balance seems identical, although I don't have a way to officially check. Same with stiffness. The strings are pre-strung eh, and the base grip is complete garbage. I changed one out for a Gamma Hi-Tec that I had lying around. That's thicker and heavier. The grip was a pain to get off. It ripped and didn't all come off in one fell swoop. Had to pick and scrape the super gooey and sticky residue. I want to put leather on, but not real excited about taking the other one off. Grip shape is more rectangular than anything, like non-Speed Heads. Handle is graphite, not foam or pallets. Unfortunately they only have 4 1/2 grips left. Would've preferred 3/8. Each racquet was 20 Euro(s). Shipping for the two was 26 Euros. Fit and finish is better than expected. It'll be interesting to get these strung up with a preferred string. I'm not taking these into competition, or anything, so I was actually hoping to get one with advertised specs and one that was a little out of whack.
     
  43. timekillers

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    I got roughly 15-20 rackets laying around. Got a ways to catch up with you
     
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    Up FS Prince tour, 9/10 condition, usual wear and tear from play, structurally sound.. :)
     
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    Glad you got your replacement! that must have come wrapped in baking paper!
     
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    Just recently got this racquet off of fleabay. Ezone Xi 98 strung with Diadem Soltice and Babolat Nvy
     
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