View Full Version : Question: Hoop Shape of Pure Storm vs. Rebel 98?

03-08-2012, 02:26 PM
Could anyone with first hand experience please tell me how the hoop shape of the Rebel 98 compares with the 98" Pure Storm?

I've always found Prince racquets to be shorter in the hoop and more rounded, while the Pure Controls / Pure Storms were more oval (and especially wider in the lower portion of the hoop).

I've heard that the Rebel 98 was more oval in shape, just curious how the two compare. Thanks.

03-08-2012, 07:24 PM
The rebel 98 is definitely oval. Very oval. Reminds me of a dunlop shaped head in fact. I havent held it up against a pure storm, but my guess is that it is slightly more oval then the pure storm.

03-09-2012, 03:23 PM
storm is egg-shaped or a fat-oval

03-10-2012, 05:54 AM
If you hold the rebel 98 on top of the rebel 95 they are pretty much the same except it looks like the 98 is just extended into the throat of the frame. The 98 feels real narrow.