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Anyone used or own a Yonex RD Ti 50 standard length, i have found a pair real cheap i'm considering buying, but i don't know much about them, any help?
04-27-2005, 05:10 AM
Used to use them. Very headlight, huge spin production, very comfortable, powerful enough for a players racket. Good from the baseline and mid-court, and fine to volley with. I found that it wasn't a great racket to serve with, but I didn't really know about weighting rackets at the time I played with it.
04-27-2005, 05:29 AM
This is an excellent all-court racket with *lead tape* in the hoop. It swings very fast and is comfortable
04-27-2005, 05:47 AM
They're very head light, really low-powered, soft and flexible. With the open string pattern, spin is easy, but you really have to put a lot into it to get some pepper on your ball.
04-27-2005, 05:56 AM
I use them right now. Although it is very headlight I find the head to be stable at the net with no lead added. I personnally serve very well with it. I would say it is not an exciting racquet, maybe because it has a bit of a mushy feel, but it does actually everything well.
Yonex Ultimum RD Ti-50 Standard Racquets
The Ultimum RD Ti-50 Standard isn't an identical match for the now discontinued SRD Tour 95 but stands alone as a worthy player's racquet. It combines a nice blend of control, comfort, maneuverability and spin. Power is low but adequate for players with fast swings. It will be best suited for 4.5-7.0 all-court players who prefer a traditional feel with slightly improved maneuverability. Despite having less power than the SRD Tour, both versions of the Ultimum RD Ti-50 (Standard and Long) offer enough power for players with full, fast swings.
95 sq. in. / 613 sq. cm.
Length: 27 inches / 69 cm
Strung Weight: 12.2oz / 346g
Balance: 11pts Head Light
Beam Width: 22 mm Head/20.5 mm Shaft
Composition: High Modulus Graphite/Ultimum Ti Fibers
Power Level: Low-Medium
Swing Speed: Fast
Grip Type: Yonex Cushion Grip
16 Mains / 19 Crosses
Mains skip: 8T,8H
No shared holes
String Tension: 55-65 pounds
more information : http://web.archive.org/web/20030810125941/www.tennis-warehouse.com/descpageRCYONEX-RD50.html
04-27-2005, 01:04 PM
What I like most about this racket is the traditional old school feel (PS6.0). In stock form, some may find it too headlight, but adding lead in the hoop (8-10 grams) solves any power or stability issues.
Too bad Yonex discontinued this racket, among others (RD-7, Ti70 long).
Thanks for all the feedback, sounds like a great racquet, i'll have to consider buying them!
04-29-2005, 01:57 PM
this is a little off the topic. but i need some help.
i m thinking about getting the RD POWER 6 Long.
just wondering if anyone have tried it.
i m using RD-7 right now.
does the Rd Power 6 Long play VERY differernt from the RD-7?
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