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Real or Fake? Psh, it's all about Clash or Stringing!

Discussion in 'Identify Fake Racket (Price/Source/Serial/Photos a' started by GunBlade008, Mar 7, 2007.

  1. GunBlade008

    GunBlade008 Regular Member

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    So I decided to show everyone a picture of one of my cracked AT700. Was the crack caused by a clash or poor stringing?
     

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    Not sure..but could you state what tension you used because yonex's warranty might do the trick.
     
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    Oh no, I'm not worried about the crack, I know exactly what caused it, but I just wanted to see if the BC community could spot the difference :D Kinda like those Real or Fake challenges. BTW more pics will be put up later on!
     
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    Ohhh.. I see..I'll be waiting for more pics!!!:)
     
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    I shall take a poke at it!

    I can say that it was broken while playing and not while stringing! To actually say whether the break was due to a poor sting job or not, i shall wait for some more photos.

    As of now i am leaning more towards a clash on a swing and then followed by a smash that actually broke it!
     
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    I have amortec 800off near top the string do not share grommet ,there are small grommet!!!!!!!!MING
     
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    Another fake or real challenge ? In that case, I know the answer before Matt. But I won't post the answer I know until more detailed info about the racket is made available.
     
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    Can you take a better picture with enough lighting for the next batch?
     
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    It looks like a "clash" accident.
    Reasoning:- that spot is a very common spot for clashes...
     
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    Why would you suspect poor stringing?
     
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    It could be a combination of both of course.. Tensioning the crosses from the bottom to the top makes a racket more vulnerable to breaking at the 2-o-clock position. In that case, a clash could do the trick
     
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    You're taking this too far. Let it go, both of you. Take it up personally instead of publicly.
     
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    Either way not a manufacturing defect so either you get your stringer to replace it or you groan and buy a new racket. Due to the poor quality of the picture it is hard to tell but looks like a clash.
     
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    Actually you mean CB6 since he's trying to get attention. Just disregard his post.
     
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    :) Pic #2 Stay on topic and no bashing please
     

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    You must of bashed it on the ceiling ehheh! Whops!! j/k
     
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    Oooh, i take back what i said before; it is bad stringing.....
     
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    Sorry for your lost. It is due to bad stringing imho.
     
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    Isn't it usually the case of bad stringing if the crack is right on the grommet?
     
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    Agreed.

    From the way it broke; broke outwards, it is certainly due to stringing at a tension that the frame could not withstand. There is nothing to do with your stringing techniques, it is just the frame material. Most probably it is a fake.

    Thanks
     

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