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fatalfrrog
08-02-2011, 11:22 AM
*As I type this I realize my camera batteries are dead. I'll get pics soon enough..

I recently acquired a TGK238.1 and a Radical (Microgel) with no codes in the throat. The Radical has Head calfskin, the black buttcap with the hole in it, cap grommets, no specs printed anywhere (not even for tie offs, etc.).

There is a sticker in the throat, though, and it says "17.10.07 26/26kp DT42". The person I bought these sticks from said she's a friend of a pro, and that the pro asked her to not say who he is (she had something like 8 of the 238.1s and 6 of these Radicals).

Any ideas on what model this could be? The grommets say 'TK 57' and it appears to be 100 sq in and 18x20. There's also a ton of lead packed neatly under the grommets :)
I'm not terribly familiar with these Head racquets, so any help is appreciated.

Power Player
08-02-2011, 11:27 AM
You already ID'd it yourself. TGK238.1.

I thought that would be a MG Prestige Midplus though.

fatalfrrog
08-02-2011, 11:45 AM
You already ID'd it yourself. TGK238.1.

I thought that would be a MG Prestige Midplus though.

Hm, maybe I should be a bit more clear. I bought a TGK238.1 (Microgel Prestige MP) and the unlabeled Microgel Radical. They appear to be the same except the Radical has a slightly larger head (I'm guessing 98 vs 100 sq in).

vsbabolat
08-02-2011, 11:55 AM
*As I type this I realize my camera batteries are dead. I'll get pics soon enough..

I recently acquired a TGK238.1 and a Radical (Microgel) with no codes in the throat. The Radical has Head calfskin, the black buttcap with the hole in it, cap grommets, no specs printed anywhere (not even for tie offs, etc.).

There is a sticker in the throat, though, and it says "17.10.07 26/26kp DT42". The person I bought these sticks from said she's a friend of a pro, and that the pro asked her to not say who he is (she had something like 8 of the 238.1s and 6 of these Radicals).

Any ideas on what model this could be? The grommets say 'TK 57' and it appears to be 100 sq in and 18x20. There's also a ton of lead packed neatly under the grommets :)
I'm not terribly familiar with these Head racquets, so any help is appreciated.

The Radical you have is not 100 sq in. If it is sporting TK57 grommets. It is a strong possibility that it is a PT57 which is the same head size as the TGK238.1. But without pics I can only go by you shaky description.

fatalfrrog
08-02-2011, 12:00 PM
The Radical you have is not 100 sq in. If it is sporting TK57 grommets. It is a strong possibility that it is a PT57 which is the same head size as the TGK238.1. But without pics I can only go by you shaky description.

I have a retail Microgel Prestige Pro. Its head is smaller than the 238.1, which is smaller than the Radical. All have the same beam width.

What's shaky about the description? Pretty sure the only detail I left off is the grip size and pallet code, both of which are irrelevant :) My batteries are charging now, so I'll get pics pretty soon, but in the meantime if I left anything out...let me know.

vsbabolat
08-02-2011, 12:03 PM
I have a retail Microgel Prestige Pro. Its head is smaller than the 238.1, which is smaller than the Radical. All have the same beam width.

What's shaky about the description? Pretty sure the only detail I left off is the grip size and pallet code, both of which are irrelevant :) My batteries are charging now, so I'll get pics pretty soon, but in the meantime if I left anything out...let me know.

The MG Prestige Pro and the 238.1 are the same mold different string pattern. That is what I mean about shaky description.

Power Player
08-02-2011, 12:07 PM
Oh ok, I got you.

Post the Pics when you can and VSBabolat will know what it is.

fatalfrrog
08-02-2011, 12:13 PM
The MG Prestige Pro and the 238.1 are the same mold different string pattern. That is what I mean about shaky description.

I think I was just doing a crappy job comparing their sizes. You guys convinced me that they are the same, so I went back and compared them again. They are the same size. :)

I guess we'll just have to wait for my batteries :mad:

vsbabolat
08-02-2011, 12:27 PM
I think I was just doing a crappy job comparing their sizes. You guys convinced me that they are the same, so I went back and compared them again. They are the same size. :)

I guess we'll just have to wait for my batteries :mad:

Looking forward to seeing your photos.

fatalfrrog
08-02-2011, 12:53 PM
Took some pics of just the Radical for now: http://s51.photobucket.com/albums/f392/iamch1/radical/

Oh, it's 27 inches. Didn't mention that before.

big bang
08-02-2011, 01:07 PM
PT57a.....

vsbabolat
08-02-2011, 01:08 PM
Took some pics of just the Radical for now: http://s51.photobucket.com/albums/f392/iamch1/radical/

Oh, it's 27 inches. Didn't mention that before.

Pro Tour 630 AKA PT57A.

BobFL
08-02-2011, 01:10 PM
I will let VS diagnose it ;)

edit: i'm slow :)

fatalfrrog
08-02-2011, 01:16 PM
Neat, thanks for the info. Not a bad find for 60 bucks. :)

firefox
08-02-2011, 01:20 PM
were those DY's hehe? :twisted:

gonzalocatalino
12-07-2011, 03:20 PM
Hi! ive the chance to get one of these in a trade, is aparently a regular MG prestige mp, with no code/specs at the throat:

http://bimg1.mlstatic.com/s_MLA_v_F_f_133944081_3226.jpg
http://bimg1.mlstatic.com/s_MLA_v_F_f_133944081_7385.jpg
http://bimg1.mlstatic.com/s_MLA_v_F_f_133944081_2520.jpg

Is this a regular microgel (tgk) or a pt57???

Thanks!!

dr325i
12-07-2011, 09:14 PM
Hi! ive the chance to get one of these in a trade, is aparently a regular MG prestige mp, with no code/specs at the throat:

http://bimg1.mlstatic.com/s_MLA_v_F_f_133944081_3226.jpg
http://bimg1.mlstatic.com/s_MLA_v_F_f_133944081_7385.jpg
http://bimg1.mlstatic.com/s_MLA_v_F_f_133944081_2520.jpg

Is this a regular microgel (tgk) or a pt57???

Thanks!!

The MG Prestige MP and the PT57A are the same mold, hard to tell.
1) Can you take the shot of the CAP Grommet string channel endings. From what I can see, it does NOT look like the 57A stuff, I may be wrong.
2) How does it play, is it soft?

gonzalocatalino
12-08-2011, 04:53 AM
The MG Prestige MP and the PT57A are the same mold, hard to tell.
1) Can you take the shot of the CAP Grommet string channel endings. From what I can see, it does NOT look like the 57A stuff, I may be wrong.
2) How does it play, is it soft?

I dont have the racquet yet, im considering a trade of one of my regular mg prestiges mids for this one. Ill make the trade this weekend ill see.
As im after a couple of mp prestiges, would be a good deal even if is not a pt57

dr325i
12-17-2011, 06:14 AM
I dont have the racquet yet, im considering a trade of one of my regular mg prestiges mids for this one. Ill make the trade this weekend ill see.
As im after a couple of mp prestiges, would be a good deal even if is not a pt57

Depends what you mean by a "good deal".
THe PT57A plays different from the TGK238.1