RSSArchive for May, 2010

Three Babolat Pure Drives

Tweet Before stringing Namchi Le’s brand new Babolat Pure Drive, I discovered a photo-op I couldn’t let pass by… My son, Parker, started taking tennis lessons about 1.5 years ago, and he used a 23″ Babolat Pure Drive.  When he grew physically, and his strokes matured as well, it was time to upgrade to his current 25″ […]

Stringing a New Babolat Pure Drive

Tweet It is always a pleasure stringing a brand new racquet, and I had that pleasure today. Inspired Tennis client, Namchi Le, recently purchased a new Babolat Pure Drive, and she gave me the honor of conducting the inaugural stringjob on it.  Stringing a brand new racquet is a pretty cool gig… I don’t have […]

Lucky Number 7

Tweet As the certificate below shows, I am in my seventh year as a member of the United States Racquet Stringers Association (USRSA).  It has been seven years chock full of excellent member benefits, and I look forward to being a member for MANY more years. Thanks for checking in. DH

Top 3 Reasons to Join the USRSA

Tweet Throughout each year, I spend my fair share of money on “things”.  For the most part, I like to think I’m a smart consumer and spend my money wisely, but I can’t fool myself into thinking I always make smart spending decisions.  There are certainly times when I piss my money away on “things” […]

Free Australian Open Hat

Tweet One of the perks of working at a company that has a “promotional products” division is that freebies tend to come my way every so often.  Well…  Yesterday was one of those days where I received a free promo item – but not just any run-of-the-mill shirt, jacket, etc.  Yesterday, I got a FREE Australian […]


Tweet While perusing various online tennis forums a few months ago, I came across a new string company called SOLINCO.  I was excited to learn of SOLINCO, and I promptly reached out to them to get more information. My contact at SOLINCO, KT Kim, is a super-nice guy, and he offered to send me samples […]

The Blue Typhoon

Tweet Not to be confused with the Brooke Shield’s movie from 1980 (The Blue Lagoon), the blue Typhoon is a brand new string from Genesis. I recently posted a positive review of Genesis Typhoon (gray version) in which I raved about this string. Well, the blue version that Genesis sent me to test is just […]