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thinkhard
02-26-2006, 10:49 AM
This topic gets me insanely curious.
How would you arrange these racquets from highest to lowest power? What racquets do they play similar to? What's your grip style?

Fischer M-Speed Pro 1, n6-1 95", n6-1 90", O3Tour MP, M-Fil 200, Diablo MP, Diablo Mid, Volkl V-10 MP, RDX 500 MP.

Partial lists are welcome.
Please put in any others that you think should be included between these.
(Please don't post unless you have actually hit with the racquets you include.)

serveitup911
02-26-2006, 11:38 AM
Here's a try from high to low.

RDX 500 MP
M-Fil 200
O-3 Tour MP
LM Radical *
V-10 MP
N 6-1 95"
Diablo MP
Diablo Mid
M-Speed Pro 1
Heritage C 98 *
N 6-1 90

FuriousYellow
02-26-2006, 02:30 PM
RSI has taken a lot of the guesswork out it. Here's the power level ratings for racquet models of the last two years.

2004 (http://www.racquetsportsindustry.com/issues/200403/200403racquet_selector.html)

2005 (http://www.racquetsportsindustry.com/issues/200503/200503racquet_map.html)

A few of the sticks you listed aren't on the list, but most of them are.

serveitup911
02-26-2006, 04:03 PM
Those RSI powere indices are good for getting a general idea about power, but they assume that all of the rackets will be swung at the same speed, which simply isn't true.

legolas
02-26-2006, 08:45 PM
i love the power from my ncode 90

akira989
02-27-2006, 10:36 AM
RSI has taken a lot of the guesswork out it. Here's the power level ratings for racquet models of the last two years.

2004 (http://www.racquetsportsindustry.com/issues/200403/200403racquet_selector.html)

2005 (http://www.racquetsportsindustry.com/issues/200503/200503racquet_map.html)

A few of the sticks you listed aren't on the list, but most of them are.

Looking at the nPro Surge on this list, it has it as a low Flex rating (59), low power racquet (1800). However, it is supposed to be stiff and similar to these racquets:

Prince Turbo Shark MP 2240
Head Liquidmetal Instinct 2042
Babolat Pure Drive 2222
Wilson nPro Surge 1800

It actually seems close in power to the RDX500, a players racquet.

Yonex RDX 500 1741

Am I missing something here?