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mctoasted1
01-25-2012, 04:37 PM
What racquet(s) or line of racquets, have the best feel...in terms of softness & comfort?

TennisMaverick
01-25-2012, 05:14 PM
What racquet(s) or line of racquets, have the best feel...in terms of softness & comfort?

Boris Becker/Volkl as a total line, hands-down.

SteveI
01-25-2012, 05:15 PM
Boris Becker/Volkl as a total line, hands-down.

Gee.. I thought for sure you were going to say Head, Prince or Wilson..:twisted:

fortun8son
01-25-2012, 05:16 PM
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Crocodile
01-25-2012, 05:26 PM
Generally Volkl and Pro Kennex make the most comfortable racquets, but Prince's exo3 tours are soft along with the Dunlop 4d 200 16/18 . Fischers used to be soft but I don't know how close the Pacific range emulate this.

Cesare
01-25-2012, 05:31 PM
Generally Volkl and Pro Kennex make the most comfortable racquets, but Prince's exo3 tours are soft along with the Dunlop 4d 200 16/18 . Fischers used to be soft but I don't know how close the Pacific range emulate this.

Most of their racquets are very comfortable, especially the x-lite, the x-force pro 95 18x20 and the x-feel tour(great racquet)

loosegroove
01-25-2012, 07:52 PM
Also check out the Prince EXO3 series, particularly the Tour. Plays great, and is so comfy. Some people claim it takes a while to get used to the feel of the racket, but I think it's a rather quick adjustment.

zapvor
01-25-2012, 08:01 PM
the volkl line is pretty sweet. the prince exo tour is super flexy so feels good too

peterdenver
01-25-2012, 08:13 PM
The exo3 tour is a nice soft frame, very plush

Ross K
01-25-2012, 08:16 PM
Exo 100 definitely.

Lphansen
01-25-2012, 09:42 PM
You´re are looking for Vantage bastcore rackets...

Very unique feel and feedback..

Regards lphansen

scotus
01-25-2012, 10:42 PM
You´re are looking for Vantage bastcore rackets...

Very unique feel and feedback..

Regards lphansen

Vantage Bastcores are comfortable, but not comfortable enough for one with a sensitive arm like mine.

Bast cores are high powered racquets that require a rather high tension for control even when using polys. You see a lot of posters using Tour Bite at high 50 lbs. My natural gut had to be in the high 60s.

I invested a lot of money in BC20s (I thought I would use them for years), but it turned out my elbow did not like it much. The impact of the so-called "recoil" can really be felt in the elbow.

I would put all of the following racquets above BC20s and 30s in terms of arm comfort:

Volkl Organix 10 325g, Prince EXO3 Tour, ProKennex 5G & 7G, Boris Becker London Tour & Melbourne.

Overeemforehand-YYR-23
01-26-2012, 03:05 PM
RDiS 200, this is all in one package racquet, you won't regret it.

Chewie
01-26-2012, 03:16 PM
All racquets hitting their sweet spot feels comfy.

Ramon
01-26-2012, 06:30 PM
All racquets hitting their sweet spot feels comfy.

So what's your point? Are you saying that instead of picking a soft comfortable racquet, you should just hit the ball in the sweet spot every time?

McLovin
01-27-2012, 03:41 AM
Traditionally, the Fischer line of rackets are associated w/ feel & comfort (specifically the Pro No 1 & M-Comp lines), but with a price: Not a lot of power.

Obviously, Fischer is no longer making rackets, and Pacific has done a good job of not messing w/ things too much (I never tried the 'Black Granite' line from Fischer, so I don't know if anything differs from that to Pacific's line). I have recently used the M-Comp 95, M Pro No 1 and currently use the X-Force Pro, and there are subtle differences between the two, but the X-Force line (and I assume X-Feel line) are a real good start.

As previously mentioned, Volkl/BB also has nice feel & comfort, specifically the Volkl 10 line & BB Melbourne/London.

Dunlop 200 & 300 lines are also supposed to be comfortable, but I'm not one who likes Dunlop's feel (I've tried them, but something just doesn't click).

jorel
01-27-2012, 05:02 AM
pk5g..............................

TimothyO
01-27-2012, 06:08 AM
Some really, really soft frames (based on personal experience and a sensitive elbow):

- EXO3 Tour 100 (both versions)

- PB10 Mid

- PSLGT

- Pure Storm 98 (pre-GT...hard to find now)

- Speed 300

I've played with all of them, like them for different reasons, zero arm trouble with them.

TimothyO
01-27-2012, 06:12 AM
All racquets hitting their sweet spot feels comfy.

Only relevant if you're Jesus Christ.

I don't think he posts here, at least not under his real name.

:rolleyes:

hoodjem
01-27-2012, 06:12 AM
A lot of people with TE go for one of those really soft Pro Kennex racquets.

I believe that "best feel" is not necessarily softest, but . . . best feel (best transmission of feedback vibrations to my hand and arm).

Best feel racquets to me are Dunlops.

KOtennis
01-27-2012, 09:02 AM
PSLGT and PST (98, pre-GT) are soft and great for bad elbows.

but in my opinion, the most comfy racquet is YONEX RD-7. :)