Author Topic: I finally got my first DBAP  (Read 2749 times)

Manbearpig99

I finally got my first DBAP
« on: March 02, 2012, 10:52:57 PM »
I know it isn't in the best shape and the grip isn't original, but I got it for a great price.  Here are some pics:


I also picked up another:  Original Wilson 8802 and a 8813.

I really do have a problem.

Chris

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Re: I finally got my first DBAP
« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2012, 01:33:44 AM »
Game the living sh*t out of that thing!  My DBAP is still in great condition, so I'm loathe to bring it out as much.  Plus the boated original leather grip is technically now illegal.

I had a Wilson Arnold Palmer that was in about he same shape as yours.  I had it refinished in black rainbow PVD and rewrapped the proper piped leather grip over a conforming paddle underlisting from a more modern 8802.  Now, I can play a legend without worrying about value or collectibility.
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