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Comments: This is a good dampener, but it is hard to put on. It took me at least a minute to get it on my racquet.
Overall pretty good dampener.
From: Timothy, 3/12
Comments: I've only used three dampeners, but this dampener has decent feel. I do have to complain about it
falling off, though. I played 4th spot varsity last season and it fell off about every other meet and it's especially hard to put back
on, especially in the middle of a match. I'd say stick with the TW dampener because it works just as well as this dampener and it's
a fraction of the price.
From: Caleb. 6/11
Comments: I bought this product last year and ever since then its been falling off every time I would play. During
my tennis tryouts it popped off during the first day's warm-ups. I couldn't find it, and I hit terribly without it. I didn't make the
team because of it. Darn piece rubber, why I oughtta... anyway, about a week later I was playing at the courts of the tryout and I
found it. I guess orange was a good color to get. I struggled to pop it back on my racquet and a couple of hits later it came off. I
picked it up off the ground and chucked over the fence.
From: Vincenzo, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 03/11
Comments: Super tough to put in, but it's a very nice dampener. I just started using it again after I switched from
the Babolat aero dampener, it's a very good choice, it never falls out
From: Nathan, ID, USA, 01/11
Comments: Geez... This thing is really hard to put on. It may not seem like much but I play with 3 racquets and
change frequently so moving these shockies is hard work. But then again, once you get it in, it's staying in. Never had one fall off
From: Anon, 11/10
Comments: I personally bought these dampeners for the looks. Hoping it would be like your average dampener. I
ended up unfortunately disappointed. The Dampener itself wasn't sticking out all the way, as in appearance wasn't smooth or
bold. I also didn't feel great vibration dampening coming from this compared to you're average dampeners such as Babolat Aero
Custom Damp's or the Black Pete Sampras O dampener. I also had a rather more difficult time putting these on compared to other
O style dampeners.
From: Kevin, San Francisco, Ca, USA. 06/10
Comments: For those who feel that this dampener doesn't do any job for you, try lowering the dampener from the
last cross string. What I am trying to say is, you install the dampener closer to the frame instead of closer to the last cross string.
It'll be much better, trust me.
From: Ooi, GC, Malaysia 01/10
Comments: I didn't love this dampener. It didn't work for me. The best dampener in my opinion is the Wilson US
Open dampeners. Nothing compares in my opinion. I have them on all my Babolats and they NEVER come off and I never feel
shock or vibration.
From: Rick, Chicago, IL USA 1/10/10
Comments: This is a great dampener I would recommend this to anyone who is looking for a good dampener.
From: Tristan, Toronto Canada 11/09
Comments: I love this shock absorber it works great and hasn't failed me yet!!! And I am sure it will last a long
From: Katarina, Pound Ridge, NY, USA 08/09
Comments: I don't really want to offend anyone, but this dampener is not very good! I used it on my Head
Liquidmetal Radical and it feels like nothing is there at all.. you know when you don't have a dampener on and you get all that
vibration and ringing noise, it felt like that. I had to use my racquet without a dampener and I actually did better!
From: Alan, Placentia, CA, USA. 08/09
Comments: I have this dampener and it is fantastic! It hasn't failed me yet and it won't! I recommend everyone to
From: Andy, Melbourne, Australia. 04/09
Comments: This dampener is amazing. I have used this same one since I started playing and it hasn't failed me yet.
I also like the color of it a lot. goes great with the pure drive. I recommend this to everybody.
From: Matt, GA, USA. 04/09
Comments: I like this dampener. It doesn't fall off unlike my Head logo dampener. Also, it doesn't affect the
alignment of the strings, because it's just the right size.
From: Bagoy, Manila, NCR, Philippines. 1/09
Comments: Better than the Babolat Custom Damp. It dampens better, and it never falls off
whilst the Custom Damp does.
From: Chad, New York, USA. 7/08
Comments: Good dampener! The rubber is very flexible and dampens vibrations nicely. Doesn't fall off.
From: Valentin, Richmond Hill, ON, Canada, 03/08
Comments: Better than your average dampener. It locks well into your strings and hasn't fallen off once for me. The
dampening is a bit much for me but not nearly as much as Gamma Shockbusters. Dampening is probably equal to Gamma Red
From: Michael, Ellicott City, Maryland, USA. 11/07
Comments: I just bought this dampener and they seem to "abduct" the vibrations pretty well.
From: Nick, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 09/07