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yip kok kuin
05-18-2005, 02:14 AM
Just bought this racket. Matt white in colour. Top of racket face has ' Graphite 30'. Side of 1 beam has ' vibration control system' Bottom part of bridge has ' Premium Edge'. StringBed 18X20. tried once. Flex stiff. Any info on this racket must appreciated. Tks.

Deuce
05-18-2005, 11:54 PM
'Stiff' back then is the equivalent of 'very flexible' today.

What's the head size?

yip kok kuin
05-19-2005, 04:33 AM
'Stiff' back then is the equivalent of 'very flexible' today.

What's the head size?
About 82-85. Same size as the usual 'black' graphite edge. Do you know anything about another similar racket 'Graphite Edge TXE'?

Anyway, the white edge is pretty still stiff. Stiffer than 'ROK 93'.

proracketeer
04-20-2007, 05:30 AM
'Excellence Edge'. Matt turquoise. Top of racket face has ' Graphite 50'. StringBed 16X??. ??

galain
04-20-2007, 05:39 AM
About 82-85. Same size as the usual 'black' graphite edge. Do you know anything about another similar racket 'Graphite Edge TXE'?

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The TXE was Head's flagship for awhile (together with the oversized TX Director). A more open pattern than the later Prestige and marketed for it's stiffness. I had one (well I still do but it's not useable). When i played well it was amazing - when I played badly there was no consolation from the racquet at all. Even though I've never especially cared much for stiff frames I did like this one. The grommets just disintegrated on me one year and I've never found anything that will fit.

OnyxZ28
04-20-2007, 01:04 PM
There was also the TXP -- the direct precursor of the Prestige Pro.

vsbabolat
04-20-2007, 01:31 PM
There was also the TXP -- the direct precursor of the Prestige Pro.

The TXP was sold in the U.S. market. At the same time HEAD sold the made In Austria Brown Prestige Pro for the European market.

BigboyDan
04-20-2007, 01:35 PM
The HEAD TX Professional (89.5sq, 18x20) introduced in 1986 was a GREAT racquet. Made with Twaron (sister arimid fiber to Kevlar), white in color; it was made in the USA, and as noted above, the precursor to the Prestige.

OnyxZ28
04-20-2007, 01:48 PM
The TXP was sold in the U.S. market. At the same time HEAD sold the made In Austria Brown Prestige Pro for the European market.

So the original Brown Prestige Pro is the same as the TXP? Hmmm, guess I won't have to hunt for the TXP anymore. Thanks!

vsbabolat
04-20-2007, 03:53 PM
So the original Brown Prestige Pro is the same as the TXP? Hmmm, guess I won't have to hunt for the TXP anymore. Thanks!

There is a difference the TXP was made in Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A. While the Brown Prestige Pro was made in Kennelbach, Austria. Both racquets came out in 1986. The TXP for the U.S.A. and the brown Prestige Pro for Europe, Asia, Australia.....

proracketeer
04-20-2007, 11:11 PM
'Excellence Edge'. Matt turquoise. Top of racket face has ' Graphite 50'. StringBed 16X??. ??
Anyone knows it? Stiffer or flexier than the Premium Edge? Whats the diff between Graphite 50 and Graphite 30?

proracketeer
04-23-2007, 10:37 PM
About 82-85. Same size as the usual 'black' graphite edge. Do you know anything about another similar racket 'Graphite Edge TXE'?

Anyway, the white edge is pretty still stiff. Stiffer than 'ROK 93'.

How do they play? The edge series? Premium Edge, Excellent Edge, Graphite Edge,...

proracketeer
04-29-2007, 10:36 PM
Now that I have my Excellence Edge Graphite 50 in hands:
Wow, what a beauty.

But upon barely touching the grommets they turn too dust!

proracketeer
05-03-2007, 10:38 PM
About 82-85. Same size as the usual 'black' graphite edge. Do you know anything about another similar racket 'Graphite Edge TXE'?

Anyway, the white edge is pretty still stiff. Stiffer than 'ROK 93'.

How do you string your Premium Edge?

proracketeer
05-06-2007, 11:23 PM
How do you string your Premium Edge?

And how does it play?

proracketeer
07-12-2007, 01:06 AM
bump . . .

proracketeer
10-09-2007, 11:56 PM
Another Edge?

http://216.113.181.35/06/i/000/ba/d2/e8d4_1.JPG

vsbabolat
10-10-2007, 08:06 AM
Another Edge?

http://216.113.181.35/06/i/000/ba/d2/e8d4_1.JPG

This is my best guess I don't know if I am right.
It is hard to tell from those pictures but to me those racquets look like a European Market Edge. The racquets in the photo looks like they have shared holes but it is hard to tell because of the poor quality of the photos and the Pro series racquets did not have shared holes. The racquets that Tandayu listed are racquets that were sold in the U.S.A. If I had to guess my best guess would be the European Market Composite Edge. The colors used remind of the colors used on the European Market Composite Pro. But that is my best guess.

craniopath
02-16-2012, 10:52 PM
does anyone have more information about the premium edge?