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Hairline crack?

Discussion in 'Badminton Rackets / Equipment' started by phandrew, Feb 2, 2008.

  1. phandrew

    phandrew Regular Member

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    I was playing mix doubles today and i accidentally hit my partner's racket. Do you think the big chip on my racket has a small hairline crack?

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    You can never be shure... Only thing you can be shure of is that is isn't totally cracked, and that it has a chip missing :)
     
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    it looks fine..aslong as u don't see a LINE crack going AROUND the frame..=)
     
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    as long as it's just the paint crack line..that's ok.u should see whether the crack goes through the graphite or not..
     
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    just play on wif it, nothing u can do about.
     
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    looks like a paint chip to me
     
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    It is a paint chip. Most hairline cracks do not show paint being chipped, and often appears at the top, caused by stretching of the frame or load-spreaders when stringing.
     
  8. phandrew

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    I had another clash yesterday and i checked the chipped paint and noticed something weird. One section was greyish and the other part was black. Does anybody know what it is?

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    haha i have lots of chips that size and some bigger on my Ns9000s JP maybe i should post pics later cuz i dont have lots a paint left and its still alive and kicking .
     
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    phandrew, get ready some money to buy a new racket soon. from looks of it, won't last that long.
     
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    Yooo Man, you clash your racket almost everyday.
    It's a racket not a sword :D
    Just use it, you're not going to put it in the museum, are you?

    I had my at700 broken last time, the black one is like a fiber.
    on the at700 after the fiber you will find some kind like wood.
     
  12. phandrew

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    But will the frame break by itself if you see that black stuff?
     
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    I've got a bigger chip than that on my Mp40 ( I can see more of that black stuff) , but I've still been able to use it for the past half a year with it without any problems at all. or maybe it's just because it's a jp..
     
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    It will probably hold up unless you hit the same spot some more, nothing to worry about unless a crack goes all around the frame where it is damaged.
     

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