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Jet Rink
03-10-2005, 02:30 PM
Does anybody have a list of current frames available that would are 90 sq. in. or less?

Jet

Power Game
03-10-2005, 02:36 PM
Here is a list. Plus the Vantage ones

Wilson nSix-One Tour 90
Head size: 90 sq. in. / 581 sq. cm. Balance: 9pts Head Light
Length: 27 inches / 69 cm Swingweight: 326
Weight: 12.4oz / 352g Stiffness: 66 (0-100)
Power Level: Low Construction: 17 mm Straight Beam
Swing Speed: Fast String Pattern: 16 Mains / 19 Crosses
Composition: 10% nCoded Hyper Carbon / 70% nCoded High Modulus Graphite / 20% Kevlar


Wilson Prostaff 6.0 Original 85
Head size: 85 sq. in. / 548 sq. cm. Balance: 8pts Head Light
Length: 27 inches / 69 cm Swingweight: 329
Weight: 12.6oz / 357g Stiffness: 66 (0-100)
Power Level: Low Construction: 17 mm Straight Beam
Swing Speed: Fast String Pattern: 16 Mains / 18 Crosses
Composition: 80% Graphite 20% Kevlar


Wilson ProStaff Tour 90
Head size: 90 sq. in. / 581 sq. cm. Balance: 9pts Head Light
Length: 27 inches / 69 cm Swingweight: 335
Weight: 12.7oz / 360g Stiffness: 68 (0-100)
Power Level: Low Construction: 17 mm Straight Beam
Swing Speed: Fast String Pattern: 16 Mains / 19 Crosses
Composition: 75% Graphite / 5% Hyper Carbon / 20% Braided Kevlar


Yonex MP-Tour 1 Midsize
Head size: 90 sq. in. / 581 sq. cm. Balance: 6pts Head Light
Length: 27 inches / 69 cm Swingweight: 326
Weight: 12oz / 340g Stiffness: 64 (0-100)
Power Level: Low Construction: 20 mm Straight Beam
Swing Speed: Fast String Pattern: 16 Mains / 18 Crosses
Composition: High Modulus Graphite / Ultimum Ti


Yonex RD Ti-70 Mid
Head size: 88 sq. in. / 568 sq. cm. Balance: 8pts Head Light
Length: 27 inches / 69 cm Swingweight: 335
Weight: 12.3oz / 349g Stiffness: 66 (0-100)
Power Level: Low Construction: 19-20 mm
Swing Speed: Fast String Pattern: 18 Mains / 20 Crosses
Composition: High Modulus Graphite & Titanium Mesh / Ultima Ti Shaft


Yonex RDX 500 Mid
Head size: 90 sq. in. / 581 sq. cm. Balance: 8pts Head Light
Length: 27 inches / 69 cm Swingweight: 318
Weight: 11.8oz / 335g Stiffness: 60 (0-100)
Power Level: Low Construction: 18-20 mm
Swing Speed: Fast String Pattern: 16 Mains / 18 Crosses
Composition: High Modulus Graphite / Nickel Titanium Composite


Yonex RX-37
Head size: 90 sq. in. / 581 sq. cm. Balance: 10pts Head Light
Length: 27 inches / 69 cm Swingweight: 305
Weight: 12.1oz / 343g Stiffness: 62 (0-100)
Power Level: Low Construction: 18.5 mm Straight Beam
Swing Speed: Fast String Pattern: 16 Mains / 20 Crosses
Composition: Graphite/Boron Composite

Jet Rink
03-10-2005, 02:44 PM
Fast work! Thanks for posting that. Amazing how few there are.

Jet

Power Game
03-10-2005, 03:15 PM
No problem, but I would include the 93" also in your searches.

OldSchooLTennis
03-10-2005, 03:26 PM
I play with the smallest headed raquet i think on the market right now.

antontd
03-10-2005, 04:25 PM
I play with the smallest headed raquet i think on the market right now.

Hey, me too! What a coincidence!!! ;)

GermaniumGenie
03-10-2005, 05:58 PM
I thought there were more...I remember seeing an 83 somewhere

fedex27
03-10-2005, 06:02 PM
is it even possible to hit a 2 hander with an 85sq racket?

Jet Rink
03-10-2005, 09:37 PM
Of course a two-hander can be hit with an 85" head. Borg, Chris Evert, Jimmy Connors all hit two-handers with wood/metal frames.

90" is already huge, PowerGame!!

Jet

lacoster
03-10-2005, 09:42 PM
Two-Fisted Jim Courier used the PS orig 85. Mary Pierce did too, then switched to the RDti-70 88.
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Jet Rink
03-10-2005, 09:47 PM
Yah - two-handers can be hit with a baseball bat! ;)

Jet

PrestigeClassic
03-11-2005, 08:10 PM
Of course a two-hander can be hit with an 85" head. Borg, Chris Evert, Jimmy Connors all hit two-handers with wood/metal frames.

90" is already huge, PowerGame!!

Jet

Perhaps he meant that some frames that are rated at 93 inē are actually the same size as other manufacturers' frames that are marketed as being 90 inē.

D-man
03-11-2005, 08:34 PM
there's a 90" dunlop 200g & 100g i've heard..

Deuce
03-12-2005, 12:34 AM
Something called the Prestiges, as well...

And the Kennex Type C...

And the Prince NXG and Original Graphite...

And the Wilson ROK...

And the Volkl Tour 10... (whatever lettered 'Engine, or 'Generation' they're marketing today).

BLiND
03-12-2005, 02:37 AM
Was going to say, you forgot Head Prestige Mid's which are 89.5" head size

Power Game
03-12-2005, 09:56 AM
Something called the Prestiges, as well...

And the Kennex Type C...

And the Prince NXG and Original Graphite...

And the Wilson ROK...

And the Volkl Tour 10... (whatever lettered 'Engine, or 'Generation' they're marketing today).

All of these are 93". I think that the reason for this is simple, Wilson, an american company wants to make a racquet with a nice round number (ie 90) while Head, a european company wants to do the same thing (is 600 cm or 93"). If you look at the numbers 3" is a very small area. So I'm guessing its mainly a marketing difference in accordance to units of measurment.

Jet Rink
03-12-2005, 11:49 AM
What a great observation PG.

Jet

Deuce
03-13-2005, 12:09 AM
Hold a Prestige up against the Tour 90. The Prestige is actually smaller.

As Blind mentioned, the Prestige is actually 89.5 sq. in. - they simply market it as a 93 because it sounds bigger, and they feel they will thus sell more of them.

10 - 15 years ago, Head marketed the Prestige as a 89.5 sq. in. frame - and it hasn't physically grown in size since then.

Young Pete
03-13-2005, 01:56 AM
may i ask, what prestige model would that be......

also, are head midsize racquets that claim 93in actually 89.5?

please let me know.

morten
03-13-2005, 10:37 AM
Fischer pro90. Stich model.Great frame..

Deuce
03-13-2005, 09:52 PM
may i ask, what prestige model would that be......

also, are head midsize racquets that claim 93in actually 89.5?

please let me know.

I'm referring to all the midsize Prestiges - Tours, Classics, iPrestiges, and LiquidMetal.

The Premier Tour (terrible racquet) was listed as being the same head size (600 sq. cm.) as the Prestiges, but the Premier's head was noticeably larger.