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routlirh
05-26-2005, 06:56 AM
I've 'inherited' a lightly used Fischer racquet, 98 sq in, ceramic construction, mid 90's vintage maybe?
Any info available on this racquet?
Thanks

007
05-26-2005, 09:51 AM
this was available until about 1995. 11.8 oz strung,8 points HL, 16 x 20, 22mm constant beam, vacuum technic construction with ceramic fiber (SiC). Nice, damp, stable all-court frame for strong player w/grooved strokes. Predecessor to the Vacuum Pro 98 I believe.

ajs72us
05-26-2005, 10:05 AM
Can you provide a picture?

routlirh
05-27-2005, 07:00 AM
I believe 007 nailed it. The inside throat confirms '100% SiC-ceramics graphite', balance of '304 +-6 mm' and weight of '320 +-7 grams' both unstrung. Recommended string tension is 52 to 65 lbs. The racquet was last strung in 1995 at 57 lbs with Alpha Gut 2000(16?)
Other throat info - 'Elliptic Comp'
- 'Tournament Frame System Mid Plus 98'
Colour - Dk Gray with blue and copper shading(Sorry no picture)
Questions - what does plus minus refer to in balance and weight?
The string appears to be in perfect condition, but 10 years old. Need I replace immediately? What would be a suitable string?

Used it last night (with the 95 string!)- very stable, useful at the net, control oriented vs power. I liked it.

Thanks all

007
05-27-2005, 09:59 AM
the +/- refers to the tolerances in weight and balance point Fischer allows for production frames of this model (spec variances between production run frames)

Alpha Gut 2000 is a nice playing string....but restring.
Also consider TF TRC, Babolat Powergy, Sensation, Klip Scorcher


You've got a great frame there that puts most current player's stick to shame in the feel dept.