Panda Power: A Racket That Can Take 40lbs. String Tension!

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  1. what07

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    I must be blind before, but I was unwrapping a Tpro today and gonna electrictape + overgrip it and found these two large pieces of gray hard tape around the wooden handle.

    Anyone know what these are for beside adding more weight? :O

    Racket specs were: 86.8g BP303
     

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    That's lead tape to balance out the racket. Without it, the racket is probably ~85.5g, BP310.
     
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    Does the manufacturer put it on the handle to make the racket within spec as Panda orders ?
     
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    So just to follow up, got a chance to weigh the lead tape and surprising it was 5.6g! :eek:

    Quite a bit more then I expected, after removal my racket became a 4U, BP315 and boy its still a beast, just faster now with the weight savings and the synergy of the shaft even with head weight feeling is still great, something that shines with the Trinity lineup even after all these years. I think this would satisfy me my hunt for a fast doubles racket as my precision is just too flexy feeling until the DJS comes.
     

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