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Tennis Man
09-12-2006, 10:16 AM
Hey guys, how many playable racquets do you own (EXCLUDING very old) and what kind? If you have too many to list, at least list the major brands/lines?

My list:
Wilson nSix-One Tour 90 (1)
Wilson nSix-One 95 16x18 (1)
Wilson PS 6.0 85 (1)
Head iRadical MP (1)

anirut
09-12-2006, 10:33 AM
I have 18, that's all.

pmata814
09-12-2006, 10:34 AM
Total of 5:
Prince Tour Diablo MP (2)
Prince Hybrid Hornet MP (1)
Ti Radical MP (1)
Flxpnt. Radical OS (1)

I currently use the Diablo.

cabernetjunkie
09-12-2006, 10:40 AM
uuhh, well, I have alot, more than I care to count.;)

Discovery660
09-12-2006, 10:46 AM
My racquets so far :)

(2) Prince o3 Blue
(2) Yonex RDX 500 MP
(1) Yonex RDX 500 HD

Tennis Man
09-12-2006, 10:59 AM
anirut & cabernetjunkie,

Just wonder, what do you need so many racquets for? at least give us the names of your favorite brands. Thanks.

milo
09-12-2006, 11:01 AM
I have four right now:
2 Wilson N6.1 Tour
1 Wilson PS Tour 90
1 Yonex RDX 500 Mid

Discovery660
09-12-2006, 11:08 AM
anirut & cabernetjunkie,

Just wonder, what do you need so many racquets for? at least give us the names of your favorite brands. Thanks.

Variety is the spice of life. :)

cabernetjunkie
09-12-2006, 11:10 AM
anirut & cabernetjunkie,

Just wonder, what do you need so many racquets for? at least give us the names of your favorite brands. Thanks.


Rafaello, I have been playing tennis for a really long time. I learned on wood and my first holygrail was a wilson T-2000. So through the years I have bought alot of racquets and never sell them. Right now I am playing with a Babolat but Ive played with just about every company. The only company that I really dont like is Prince, I have heard some good things about some of there newer stuff so I might give them another try one day.

cj

tnig469
09-12-2006, 11:13 AM
My list:
1 APD
1 Yonex RDS 001 MP
1 Wilson Ncode Tour 90 (my racquet)
others are just used for my friends and what not

anirut
09-12-2006, 11:14 AM
No fav brand. Just rackets I like.

PK Redondo Mid
Dunlop Revelation Tour 90
Volkl T10VE Mid
Wilson PS Tour 90
Wilson Sting SC 85

Just to name a few that I use most. OK, the rest are collectibles and many brand new.

I'm waiting for the Redondo to go "out dated" for the price to drop. Then I'll grap a few more. I'll probably have a very long wait.

AC Tennis
09-12-2006, 11:15 AM
I've currently got:

2 Yonex RD Ti 80s
1 Yonex RDX 500 mid
1 Yonex RDS 001 mid
1 Head Ti Classic mid+

And a bunch of old garage sale rackets that I don't care to list.
AC

Tennis Man
09-12-2006, 11:32 AM
I find it hard to believ that people here would play with more than 7 racquets. 3-4 sounds reasonable ...

jayserinos99
09-12-2006, 11:42 AM
there are some on the boards (such as myself) who collect frames. at last count:

5 c10 pros (2 blacked out, 3 regular graphics)
2 tour10 ve mids
3 tour10 gen1 midplus
3 dnx10 mids
3 dnx9
3 cat8ve
2 ps6.0 85
1 hps6.0 95
2 n6.1 95 16x18
1 flexpoint prestige mp
3 chang mp
4 pog lb (1 27.5", 3 28")
2 pog os
3 prestige pro 600
6 prestige classic 600
1 classic mid
3 heritage type c mp
2 o3 tour mid
2 pro tour 630 (w/ original caps)
3 pro tour 280 (non-capped, but added ipres mp caps and painted black)
4 psc 6.1
4 psc 6.1 tour
1 psc 6.1 stretch (cut down to 27")
1 donnay borg pro
1 pog mid (1 stripe)
1 tour 90 pj
1 kramer staff mid
1 ps mid st. vincent
3 cts thunderstick 110
2 pure control
2 vantage 90"
3 precision response ti
1 t-2000
2 mag pro 125
1 mag pro 90

upcoming:
1 pure drive roddick (27")
1 iprestige mid xl
1 psc 6.1 tour

Hondasteve
09-12-2006, 11:48 AM
Three for me. If I don't play with it, I don't keep it.

(1) PS 6.0 85 (China)
(1) PK Comp Ace 90 (old school, baby!)
(1) PS Ncode 6.1 95

The Victor
09-12-2006, 11:54 AM
I have my Wilson nPro Team (or Surge as I think it's called in the US) and my first racquet, Slazenger something (nothing fancy), that I gave to my little brother when I got the new one.

Haasquet
09-12-2006, 12:02 PM
2 Dunlop 300G (both are lead-taped)

I'm still trying to find something that's more like my beloved Wilson ProStaff Tour Classic 6.6 85sq. in. I had two, and the one that survived longest finally broke last summer. I'd had it for about a decade, and I'm stilled bummed about breaking them.

I honestly don't like the feel of any racquet these days, though the 300G is a particularly big change. I only bought 'em because they were cheap.

haerdalis
09-12-2006, 01:01 PM
9 total right now.

2 wilson prostaff tour 90 (currently using)
2 wilson prostaff original 85
1 wilson avenger (very nice racquet actually)
1 prince original graphite classic OS
1 prince original graphite longbody
1 babolat pure control longbody
1 yonex rd-power-10 long

Will probably buy new ones this fall.

BreakPoint
09-12-2006, 01:18 PM
Yeah, I know guys that own over 50 racquets. Some people like to change their shirts everyday while some others like to change their racquets. :eek:

As someone already said, "Variety is the spice of life". :D

You wouldn't want to eat the exact same food everyday, would you? ;)

Court_Jester
09-12-2006, 01:20 PM
I got 19 racquets. Here is my list (alphabetical order):

Babolat Pure Control Zylon 360
Dunlop M-Fil 200 2006
Fischer Pro Tour FT (red/black/white cosmetics)x3
Head i.Radical MP
Head i.S12
Head Liquidmetal 1 OS (x2)
Head Liquidmetal Radical OS
Head Ti.S1 Supreme
Pro Kennex Graphite Innovator
Pro Kennex Kinetic Pro 5G (pre-2001)
Pro Kennex Kinetic Pro 5G (2001 cosmetics)
Pro Kennex Kinetic Pro 15G PSE
Tecnifibre T-Fight 325
Volkl DNX 8
Volkl DNX 10 MP
Volkl Tour 9 V-E MP (18x20)

I'm hoping to add a Head Flexpoint Prestige MP and a Wilson nSix-One 95 (16x18 ) then I'll probably start slowing down. :mrgreen:

Will888
09-12-2006, 01:35 PM
Wilson Pro Staff 6.2
5 Head Ti. Classic
3 Head Ti. Radical
3 Head Liquidmetal Prestige
3 Wilson nCode Tour 90
2 Yonex RDS 001 Midplus

and a bunch of other old racquets that I forgot about

tarheels2323
09-12-2006, 01:40 PM
Well, so far I only have six but I'll hopefully soon have at least one more. Here's the list (I have one of each and need to get another Diablo):

Wilson nCode 6.1 90
Wilson Pro Staff Original 85 St. Vincent model
Yonex RDS 001 mid
Wilson HPS 6.1 MP
Prince Tour Diablo mid
Wilson Hyper Carbon Pro Staff 5.0 MP

frekcles
09-12-2006, 02:03 PM
If I don't play with it, I don't keep it.

I should adopt that mindset. But it's sooo hard.

Here's my list:

Head
1 Ti Radical MP
1 Ti Radical OS
1 i.Radical MP
2 LM Radical MP
1 Trisys 300 MP
1 Classic MP
1 i.Prestige Mid
1 LM Prestige MP

Dunlop
2 Revelation Tour Pro
1 Revelation Select Pro

Wilson
1 Ncode Six-One 95
1 Hammer 6.4 Powerholes

Babolat
1 Aero Pro Drive


Help me! I have an incurable sickness.:(

nalbandian_fan
09-12-2006, 02:19 PM
Heres mine:

2 Fischer Pro No.1
2 Yonex RDS 001 MPs <-for sale email me at cigarscool@gmail.com
3 Wilson Hyper Hammer 5.3 OS
1 Wilson NTour

kem
09-12-2006, 02:31 PM
Those of you with 7+, how many of you actually use more then 1-3 of them?

Tennis Man
09-12-2006, 03:32 PM
[QUOTE=Hondasteve] "Three for me. If I don't play with it, I don't keep it."

That's partially what I meant ask. No collectibles, please )))

kchau
09-12-2006, 03:39 PM
4x babolat pd roddick +'s

one of them is being sent back.. stupid crack.

LN_Dad
09-12-2006, 03:43 PM
3 for me but I play mostly with the Wilson.

Wilson nsix-one 6.1 95
Volkl Tour 10 V-E MP
Dunlop 300G

TonyB
09-12-2006, 04:25 PM
Is everyone here a collector or something?? I mean, look at all the different racquets people have. It's incredible.

I'm curious why people would spend their money on 5 or 6 DIFFERENT racquets? Once you find one that you like (presumably through demos), don't you just stick with that one racquet?

My game would be absolutely horrible if I switched racquets all the time. I can't imagine using more than one kind. If one's better than another, then make the switch. But then stick with that one.

After all, I don't see the pros walking into a match with 5 or 6 different styles of racquets in their bags. What's the point?

tennisboy87
09-12-2006, 04:28 PM
I have 4 racquets. They're all the Wilson HPS 6.1 MP.

LN_Dad
09-12-2006, 04:47 PM
Tennis is about tweaking little things to get some improvement out of your game. It could be another racket, a lighter pair of shoes, a slightly different swing.... you don't know till you try it. What's the harm in that?

You cannot be serious !!!
09-12-2006, 05:25 PM
I have recently picked up the game again and have the demo bug. My racquets

1) Maruman something or rather which is now in the shed somewhere
2) Dunlop Max 200G - 'ol faithful' which has recently cracked. John and Steffi's stick
3) Prince CTS Synergy MP - which I am using temporarily until i get my new racquet (hand me down from mum)
4) Waiting for my WIlson Ncode 6196 team to arrive
5) Wanting to buy a Babolat Roddick as well
6) Waiting to demo the Redondo, RDX500 and Dunlop Mfil 200 and 300

I thought I was bad when I felt like buying more than one racquet, but thanks ! I feel a lot better now

Net Rusher
09-12-2006, 05:32 PM
Head
2 LM Prestige Mids
3 i.Prestige Mids
FP Radical MP
LM Radical MP
Titanium Club 5000 (cheap one, maybe only available in China, specification similar to FP Prestige team)

Yonex
RQ-180

Dunlop
Maxply McEnroe

Prince
(Junior) Wimbledon Play Tennis 19

basil J
09-12-2006, 05:36 PM
Three
PK Redondo 98" -main stick
Babolat Pure storm 98"- Just got it, back up stick, maybe main stick soon
Dunlop 200G revelation- Bought it because it was my first frame years ago and I couldn't resist. Nostalgia... It sits in my closet and is for sale.

frekcles
09-12-2006, 07:35 PM
Is everyone here a collector or something?? I mean, look at all the different racquets people have. It's incredible.

I'm curious why people would spend their money on 5 or 6 DIFFERENT racquets? Once you find one that you like (presumably through demos), don't you just stick with that one racquet?

My game would be absolutely horrible if I switched racquets all the time. I can't imagine using more than one kind. If one's better than another, then make the switch. But then stick with that one.

After all, I don't see the pros walking into a match with 5 or 6 different styles of racquets in their bags. What's the point?

Easier said than done for me TonyB.

But you have a point. I should just stick to one brand/model and sell off the rest.

onkystomper
09-12-2006, 07:51 PM
3 x pure storm
1 x rds 001
1 x rdx 300
2 x fischer pro no.1 (red & silver)
2 x m - speed 98
1 x head flexpoint radical tour

pNoyr3D
09-12-2006, 07:52 PM
1 Dunlop M-Fil 300
1 Head Ti.S6
1 Head Ti.S1 Laser

*About to buy 2 more M-Fil 300

BreakPoint
09-12-2006, 08:37 PM
After all, I don't see the pros walking into a match with 5 or 6 different styles of racquets in their bags. What's the point?

But we're not pros. Most pros are also sponsored by a specific racquet company and are marketed to use a specific model. I don't think Wilson would be too happy to see Federer switch to a nBlade in the middle of his match, let alone a FXP Prestige, a RDS 001 Mid, or an O3 Tour.

I've found that certain racquets work better for certain situations, against certain opponents, on certain days, etc. In fact, I've seen guys switch to different model racquets in between each point, and then back again. :eek:

foucapoI
09-12-2006, 08:50 PM
I've found that certain racquets work better for certain situations, against certain opponents, on certain days, etc.

Ditto!

Right now, I have

2 Classic Mid
2 6.0 95
2 Ti Classic
1 Mfil 300

ionutzakis
09-12-2006, 11:33 PM
here is my collection:

3 X POG LB
3 X Prostaff 6.0 85
1 X Aero Pro Drive
1 X Yonex MP Tour 5
1 X POG OS
1 X POG MID
1 X Dunlop mfil 200+
1 X Dunlop mfil 200
1 X Prince Bandit
1 X Wilson Energy
1 X Babolat Pure Drive Plus Cortex
1X Head PC 600
16


But I got 3 more POG LB on the way, and I'm ordering another 4 soon, I want to have 10 POG LBs

DURICA533
09-13-2006, 01:49 AM
BreakPoint has truly hit the nail on the head.

I didn't want to go down this road but I started noticing subtle differences in playing with different sticks on different days/opponents/environments.

I am starting to think this is getting more like golf every day with different clubs. Or at least like a performance race car always making tweaks to adjust for conditions.

Nothing beats my Wilson SurgeX for doubles play.

When I am feeling tired or getting warmed up I use my nBlade. It's nice and light and gets my arm in motion. I can't use this against heavy hitters cause I don't like the feel of this racket with too much lead, so l leave it nearly stock. The topspin on it sits up too much.

For singles matches I go to my regular Wilson Rok which I have leaded up. Actually I am still experimenting between the Rok and my PS 6.0 85. For certain opponents the topspin still sits up with the 85, for others it knocks them over! Still figuring out which is which. And with the Rok I can penetrate the court more easily.

Mind you, I am a topspinner so I am looking for spin that bites the court without giving my arm too much fatigue since I am still recovering from shoulder surgery (11 mos. out).

my collection:
non-use:
2x Wilson Ultra2
1x Wilson Triad 6.0 PS
1x Wilson PS 6.0 95

use:
2x Wilson ROK
2x Wilson PS 6.0 85
1x Wilson SurgeX
1x Wilson nBlade

all with 4 5/8" grip except Ultra2 and with various Tecnifibre strings.

Tennis Man
09-13-2006, 06:31 AM
2 BreakPoint & DURICA533,

It's a good point. Sometimes you just feel too tired to play with a demanding racquet (like nCode Tour 90) and want to slip into something more comfortable (like Head FXP Radical MP in my case).

SteveI
09-13-2006, 06:37 AM
Hi,

Bout..... 10 or so

Steve

jmsx521
09-13-2006, 08:51 AM
I've got an Ivan Lendl too.

backcourt
09-13-2006, 08:59 AM
2 Yonex Mp 3i's

1 Volkl Cat 8 VE

JordanR
09-13-2006, 09:01 AM
Definitely not a good idea only having one racquet if you play a lot. Just gotta wait a couple Fridays so I can get a paycheck and waste it on a new racquet :)

I may end up with a combination of some people's advise here. 2 racquets of the same time for "real play," heavier, a little more demanding. Gotta have a backup in case of broken strings. And then another lighter one for when I'm messing around with friends or something like that. Sounds good to me.

jmsx521
09-13-2006, 09:04 AM
Wow. Does anyone have more rackets than >> jayserinos99 << on the first page. That's incredible!

Tennis Man
09-13-2006, 09:53 AM
it looks like almost half of people here own a pro shop. WOW.

DrewRafter8
09-13-2006, 10:32 AM
3 Dunlop MW200G's 95" one is going to be retired soon and I'm refinishing the handle of another.

1 Volkl Tour 10 Gen I mid

1 Volkl C-10 Pro

1 Volkl Tour 10 VE mid

1 Fischer M Speed 98" on the way (Thanks Louis Netman!!!)

I'm actually thinking of cleaning house so I can buy a few more.

Oh, and in my Wooden Collection,

Over 30 frames including a Jack Kramer, Billie Jean King, Pancho Gonzalez, Tom Ohka, T2000, T3000, Chrissie Evert, and so much more.

BreakPoint
09-13-2006, 01:07 PM
Wow. Does anyone have more rackets than >> jayserinos99 << on the first page. That's incredible!

Yeah, I'd say he's Jay "Serious"! ;) LOL j/k

jlspeed29
09-13-2006, 05:13 PM
Ive got in chronological order..lol
Prince Synergy Comp O/S 110
Wilson Ultra FPK Ti O/S 110 ( i really like hitting with this power club)
Wilson Hammer 6.4 Power Holes 95
Wilson Hyper HAmmer H Wave 100

c_zimma
09-13-2006, 06:50 PM
there are some on the boards (such as myself) who collect frames. at last count:

5 c10 pros (2 blacked out, 3 regular graphics)
2 tour10 ve mids
3 tour10 gen1 midplus
3 dnx10 mids
3 dnx9
3 cat8ve
2 ps6.0 85
1 hps6.0 95
2 n6.1 95 16x18
1 flexpoint prestige mp
3 chang mp
4 pog lb (1 27.5", 3 28")
2 pog os
3 prestige pro 600
6 prestige classic 600
1 classic mid
3 heritage type c mp
2 o3 tour mid
2 pro tour 630 (w/ original caps)
3 pro tour 280 (non-capped, but added ipres mp caps and painted black)
4 psc 6.1
4 psc 6.1 tour
1 psc 6.1 stretch (cut down to 27")
1 donnay borg pro
1 pog mid (1 stripe)
1 tour 90 pj
1 kramer staff mid
1 ps mid st. vincent
3 cts thunderstick 110
2 pure control
2 vantage 90"
3 precision response ti
1 t-2000
2 mag pro 125
1 mag pro 90

upcoming:
1 pure drive roddick (27")
1 iprestige mid xl
1 psc 6.1 tour

Wow, that is art right there . . . . Wow. Amazing.

Tennis Man
09-16-2006, 02:04 PM
Just added a legend, ProStaff 6.0 Original, 85 head ( black with red/yellow stripes). I think it's an Asian version and an older one (recommends to use Perf. Plus string and says its Braided construction is manufactured by CHIAO TA). Anyone has a similar one?

carpetgrub
09-16-2006, 02:48 PM
Three for me. If I don't play with it, I don't keep it.
Good Rule of Thumb... I need to unload about 8 rackets myself:D.

StealthGnome
09-16-2006, 04:06 PM
4 Racquets

Zets147
09-16-2006, 06:53 PM
there are some on the boards (such as myself) who collect frames. at last count:

5 c10 pros (2 blacked out, 3 regular graphics)
2 tour10 ve mids
3 tour10 gen1 midplus
3 dnx10 mids
3 dnx9
3 cat8ve
2 ps6.0 85
1 hps6.0 95
2 n6.1 95 16x18
1 flexpoint prestige mp
3 chang mp
4 pog lb (1 27.5", 3 28")
2 pog os
3 prestige pro 600
6 prestige classic 600
1 classic mid
3 heritage type c mp
2 o3 tour mid
2 pro tour 630 (w/ original caps)
3 pro tour 280 (non-capped, but added ipres mp caps and painted black)
4 psc 6.1
4 psc 6.1 tour
1 psc 6.1 stretch (cut down to 27")
1 donnay borg pro
1 pog mid (1 stripe)
1 tour 90 pj
1 kramer staff mid
1 ps mid st. vincent
3 cts thunderstick 110
2 pure control
2 vantage 90"
3 precision response ti
1 t-2000
2 mag pro 125
1 mag pro 90

upcoming:
1 pure drive roddick (27")
1 iprestige mid xl
1 psc 6.1 tour

After being amazed and counting at the same time.. I counted 81.


Compared to my measly 6.... well 4 since I sold 2... sobs*

skraggle
09-16-2006, 11:34 PM
Wow. Does anyone have more rackets than >> jayserinos99 << on the first page. That's incredible!

Sadly, yes. I have 118. But I've made a pledge to start selling off a good portion of them. Keeping that pledge, when I have four more racquets on the way to me as I speak, is another matter entirely...

Zets147
09-17-2006, 12:17 AM
^ What!??????

Tennis Man
09-17-2006, 03:56 AM
Sadly, yes. I have 118. But I've made a pledge to start selling off a good portion of them. Keeping that pledge, when I have four more racquets on the way to me as I speak, is another matter entirely...

My advice: just open a shop, you have enough inventory )))

Duzza
09-17-2006, 06:34 AM
2 POG's...........................

Will888
09-17-2006, 10:13 AM
does anyone here own 7 or more of the same racquet?

pNoyr3D
09-17-2006, 10:19 AM
Well.. Here is my updated collection.

2x Dunlop M-Fil 300
1x Head Ti.S1
1x Head Ti.Laser S1
1x Head Ti.S6

I don't use the Head's anymore, they are oversized and I bought them from Sports Authority when I was new, I also used them for my freshman year of highschool.

I am using the 2 Dunlop M-Fil 300's for my highschool years of tennis. I plan to be getting alot more Dunlop M-Fil 300's before the end of senior year :D.

When I get a job i'm going to blow off my first paycheck on M-Fil 300's and Tennis equipment, haha. **Still a long way to go :(

milo
09-17-2006, 10:34 AM
does anyone here own 7 or more of the same racquet?

if you try to search the thread of post pictures of your rackets and gears, yes you will find it.

ThunderServe
09-17-2006, 10:41 AM
7 fxp prestiges 3 at 55lbs, 2 at 52 and 2 at 57

Will888
09-17-2006, 10:43 AM
if you try to search the thread of post pictures of your rackets and gears, yes you will find it.

yeah, that thread is like 55 pages, too long to search. :mrgreen:

indianpryd45
09-17-2006, 03:59 PM
here's my dad's collection

Head Liquidmetal Radical and Flexpoint Radical
Prince o3 red
Babolat Pure Drive with Cortex

mine:
babolat APD(dead)
Yonex RDS 001 Midplus

soon to get either : PD Roddick or the o3 Hybrid Tour

MTXR
09-17-2006, 08:41 PM
Here is my racquets:

Head Ti Radical OS (2)
Wilson Prostaff Tour 90 (1)
Wilson Ncode Tour 90 (2) --- Currently testing.
Wilson Prostaff 6.0 85 (3) --- Current sticks.
Head Prestige Classic Mid (1) --- Currently testing.

tempura_MAKI
09-17-2006, 09:25 PM
I have 2 mains with a buttload of old tweeners. Redondo on the way. hopefully I can order 3 by the end of oct. Just ordered 1.

Will888
09-17-2006, 09:56 PM
7 fxp prestiges 3 at 55lbs, 2 at 52 and 2 at 57

hey theres one person with 7 of the same racquets. I hope you got a good deal for buying all of those.

Faber
09-17-2006, 10:22 PM
(2) Wilson N6.1 Tour 90.

morten
09-18-2006, 01:45 AM
wilson
5 ps 85
2 ps 95
1 ps 6,1 95 (18-20)
1 tour 90
1 hammer 5,2 classic

fischer
2 vacuum pro 90
2 vacuum pro classic 98

estusa
2 pbb

yonex
2 yonex rd 7

voelkl
2 c10
1 broken Taylor Dents racket painted as a c9

dunlop
1 mw200g

megaage
1 m1
1 m2

soon a head fxp prestige mid. In 3 hours ;)

Robbie_1988
09-18-2006, 02:11 AM
I have:

2 Wilson Nsix One Tour 90s
2 Wilson Pro Staff Tour 90s
1 Wilson Pro Staff 6.0 85

Goose
09-18-2006, 03:46 AM
I own 6 playable racquets

3x Fischer MSpeed 98
3x Fischer Extreme FT

ionutzakis
10-05-2006, 06:38 AM
hey Will, I got 6 POG LB's, I'm working on my 7th! I intend to have 10

TripleB
10-05-2006, 06:48 AM
Can't name them all (including old ones I'm sure it's between 45 and 55). The brands I can remember are:

Wilson
Prince
Yonex
Dunlop
Head
Babolat (newest edition...see signature)
Gamma
Rossignol (older)
Yamaha (older)

TripleB

Geezer Guy
10-05-2006, 01:54 PM
I still own every racquet I've ever bought - even the broken ones. Even my very first Wilson woodie purchased in the late sixties. I just can't bring myself to get rid of them.

Tennis Man
10-05-2006, 03:34 PM
I still own every racquet I've ever bought - even the broken ones. Even my very first Wilson woodie purchased in the late sixties. I just can't bring myself to get rid of them.

care to share some images with us? How many racquets? Unless you really can't count them already :)

Tennis Man
10-13-2006, 07:34 AM
I've just added 4 LM Radical MP and there is more to come (RDX 500 Mids, etc) ... Now, I'm over 10 and I'd probably keep it around that ... :)

milo
10-13-2006, 11:00 AM
didn't you want to add all the prestige line to your collection?

Tennis Man
10-14-2006, 05:21 AM
didn't you want to add all the prestige line to your collection?

yes, it's a long-term goal. Prestiges don't come by that easy. FXP MP and Prestige Tour 300 are about to be shipped as we speak :p :D ;)

samster
10-14-2006, 05:39 AM
What do I have right now?

1 Puma Boris Becker Super
1 Yonex RDX 500 MP
1 Yonex RDX 300 MP
4 Yonex MP-Tour 5
1 Wilson N6.1 95
3 Prince TT Rebels
1 Slazenger X-1
3 Dunlop Maxply McEnroe
2 Babolat Pure Drive Roddick +
1 Babolat Pure Drive Plus
1 Head LM Radical
2 Dunlop HM 200g
1 Volkl T10VE MP
2 Cayman TNT-90

1 Yonex RDS 001 MP on the way.

Yes, I have a problem.

Tennis Man
10-14-2006, 06:33 AM
Yes, I have a problem.

Don't we all ;) ?

fedbandian
10-14-2006, 06:43 AM
I have got 5 Vantage custom (Sponsered)
and my old racket dunlop m-fil 300 5

Skycat
10-14-2006, 06:56 AM
I currently own...

3 Head Prestige Tour
2 Head Classic Mid
2 Head Prestige Classic 600
1 Wilson Prostaff Tour 90
1 Wilson nCode 6.1 Mid

and PC600s are what I currently play with.

The Pusher Terminator
10-14-2006, 08:50 AM
Wow. Does anyone have more rackets than >> jayserinos99 << on the first page. That's incredible!

If my math is correct I am embarrased to say that I do.


Adidas/Kneisel-1
babolat pd plus- 2
babolat pd plus cortex-2
babolat apd-1
babolat apd plus -2
Blackburne 95-15
blackburne 107-4
Dunlop Mcenroe-1
Dunlop maxplay wood-1
Estusa-1
Mitt Rocker 97-1
Pro Kennex 5g-6
Pro Kennex 15g-1
Prince POG-1
Snauert Ergonom-1
Spalding-1
Vantage- 100 square inch
Wilson t2000-1
Wilson ncode 90-1
Wilson nCode 95-2
Wilson Ultra PWS-1
X-45 red-1
x-45 grey-1
Yonex r-7-1
( 57 antique wooden racquets...everytime I go to the flea market I pick one up...sort of a hobby.)

__________________________________________________ ______

total= 107 racquets.

The ball was in
10-16-2006, 12:26 AM
If my math is correct I am embarrased to say that I do.


Adidas/Kneisel-1
babolat pd plus- 2
babolat pd plus cortex-2
babolat apd-1
babolat apd plus -2
Blackburne 95-15
blackburne 107-4
Dunlop Mcenroe-1
Dunlop maxplay wood-1
Estusa-1
Mitt Rocker 97-1
Pro Kennex 5g-6
Pro Kennex 15g-1
Prince POG-1
Snauert Ergonom-1
Spalding-1
Vantage- 100 square inch
Wilson t2000-1
Wilson ncode 90-1
Wilson nCode 95-2
Wilson Ultra PWS-1
X-45 red-1
x-45 grey-1
Yonex r-7-1
( 57 antique wooden racquets...everytime I go to the flea market I pick one up...sort of a hobby.)

__________________________________________________ ______

total= 107 racquets.

Damn....is that an obsession? lol just kidding :)

My selection is rather bland compared to that but here is my list:

2 Wilson pro staff classic's 6.1 (95 sq inch head)
3 Wilson Pro Staff originals (taiwan) (85 sq in head)
1 Wilson Pro staff original (china) (85 sq inch head)
2 matched Wilson PS tour 90
4 Matched Wilson PS n 6.1 tour 90
1 Wilson Ltd edition Fed racquet
2 Wilson Hyper Prostaff 5.0 (95 sq in head)

As you can tell...not much of a Wilson fan :mrgreen:

I played with the Pro staff originals for about 10yrs then made the switch to the 'new' pro staff 90's...took some time to get used to but it seems ok now..btw will take a picture of the gear and post them on the thread that asked what gear or pics of gear that we use

The Pusher Terminator
10-16-2006, 08:15 AM
Damn....is that an obsession? lol just kidding :)



No you are right. As a kid i collected comic books...now my hobby is tennis racquets. I particularly love the weird ones like the Snauwer Ergonom or the Blackburne or the Mitt.

psamp14
10-16-2006, 08:19 AM
i myself own 2....but in the house we've got at least 4 more....

milo
10-16-2006, 11:05 AM
If my math is correct I am embarrased to say that I do.


Adidas/Kneisel-1
babolat pd plus- 2
babolat pd plus cortex-2
babolat apd-1
babolat apd plus -2
Blackburne 95-15
blackburne 107-4
Dunlop Mcenroe-1
Dunlop maxplay wood-1
Estusa-1
Mitt Rocker 97-1
Pro Kennex 5g-6
Pro Kennex 15g-1
Prince POG-1
Snauert Ergonom-1
Spalding-1
Vantage- 100 square inch
Wilson t2000-1
Wilson ncode 90-1
Wilson nCode 95-2
Wilson Ultra PWS-1
X-45 red-1
x-45 grey-1
Yonex r-7-1
( 57 antique wooden racquets...everytime I go to the flea market I pick one up...sort of a hobby.)

__________________________________________________ ______

total= 107 racquets.

wow...where and how did you keep em??

The Pusher Terminator
10-16-2006, 11:45 AM
wow...where and how did you keep em??


Well I have a few of those racquet racks and they fit pretty neatly. The others are simply stacked up in my attic

In D Zone
10-16-2006, 11:55 AM
2 Yonex Ti 80
1 Yonex RDX500 MP
1 Slazenger Pro X1 95
1 Fischer Pro Tour FT 98
1 Fischer Pro Extreme FT 95
1 Fischer M Pro 105
1 Dunlop 200G 95
1 Dunlop MFil 200 95
1 Wilson N Tour 95
1 Babolat Aero Pro Drive 100
1 Prince Hybrid Shark 100

Will888
10-16-2006, 12:07 PM
Igot some new racquets so heres the new list, and I forgot a couple before.
5 Head Ti. Classic MP
4 Head Ti. Radical MP
3 Head Liquidmetal Prestige MP
3 Wilson nCode nSix-One Tour 90(sold one)
2 Yonex RDS 001 MP(soon to have 1 more)
1 Yonex RDS 001 Mid(New)

My dad uses all of the hand-me downs from me.:p

Tennis Man
10-16-2006, 12:26 PM
I just realized the poll options should have been like 1-2, 3-5, 5-10, 10-20, 20-50 and 50 and above. I had no idea people collect them (no wI'm one the the people, lol)

Andres
10-16-2006, 12:32 PM
5

Head Prestige Classic (3)
Wilson ProStaff 6.1 (1)
MegaAge M1 (1)

I have wooden and aluminium racquets, but I guess those don't count.

Tennis Man
10-16-2006, 12:42 PM
Aside from some really old useless beginner frames (like Wilson Graphite Quad OS, Prince Graphite Smash OS , etc) and bunch of woodies, here are my 16 master pieces:
1 Head FXP Prestige MP
1 Head FXP Radical Tour
4 Head LM Prestige Mid
1 Head LM Prestige MP
4 Head LM Radical MP
1 Head Prestige Tour 600 (Trisys 300)
1 Head Prestige Classic 600
1 Prince Longbody Michael Chang Graphite OS
1 Wilson n6.1 Tour 90
1 Wilson Ps 6.0 85

Pending Prince Diablo, MFil 300 and RDX 500

The ball was in
10-16-2006, 01:32 PM
No you are right. As a kid i collected comic books...now my hobby is tennis racquets. I particularly love the weird ones like the Snauwer Ergonom or the Blackburne or the Mitt.

That is a great collection....and may you never stop collecting!! There are worse obsessions out there...this is something that you enjoy...i too enjoy or collect sporting memorablia...but tennis is my obsession/passion so i have a few more tennis items in my collection :mrgreen:

The Pusher Terminator
10-16-2006, 09:07 PM
That is a great collection....and may you never stop collecting!! There are worse obsessions out there...this is something that you enjoy...i too enjoy or collect sporting memorablia...but tennis is my obsession/passion so i have a few more tennis items in my collection :mrgreen:

Me too. I have a:

Ball signed by Seles

Picture signed by Seles

Pic signed by Mcenroe

Pic signed by Borg

Pic signed by Evert Loyd

Pic of me and Tim mayotte...and signed

pic signed by Andrea Yager

Pic signed by Tracy Austin

Ball signed by Sampras

Ball signed by agassi

Pic signed by Santoro

Pair of pirate shorts signd by Nadal!!!

snoflewis
10-16-2006, 09:15 PM
im currently at 2x 03HTs and 1x rdx500 mid

The ball was in
10-17-2006, 12:25 AM
Me too. I have a:

Ball signed by Seles

Picture signed by Seles

Pic signed by Mcenroe

Pic signed by Borg

Pic signed by Evert Loyd

Pic of me and Tim mayotte...and signed

pic signed by Andrea Yager

Pic signed by Tracy Austin

Ball signed by Sampras

Ball signed by agassi

Pic signed by Santoro

Pair of pirate shorts signd by Nadal!!!

Thats pretty cool

I have a signed Nike hat by Greg Rusedski and Pistol Pete

Signed Calvin and Hobbes by the above 2 players!!

Signed Queens (Stella Artois) ticket by Henman, Simmerink, J M Gambil

Signed Wimbledon programme by Haas, Todd Martin, the woodies

2 Signed Federer Racquets (1 of his own specs and another standard N-Code version)

The Pusher Terminator
10-17-2006, 11:03 AM
2 Signed Federer Racquets (1 of his own specs and another standard N-Code version)

cool! whats he use?

claude
10-18-2006, 02:49 PM
2 Head i Radical Midplus
1 Head Ti Pro Tour
1 Donnay Ti Pro One

Tennis Man
10-18-2006, 08:34 PM
Here's my little progress since August (6 more arriving soon + PS 85 is being strung):

http://i11.tinypic.com/48buooy.jpg

dunlopjew
10-18-2006, 08:45 PM
as my main racquets i have:
2 dunlop mfil 300's weighed to about 12 ounces
2 dunlop 300G's

Will888
10-18-2006, 09:07 PM
Rafaello, those prestiges looks like they're midplus size, compared to the radical in the picture. And it seems you like the color red for racquets.:p

Tennis Man
10-19-2006, 05:19 AM
Rafaello, those prestiges looks like they're midplus size, compared to the radical in the picture. And it seems you like the color red for racquets.:p

Just one of them is a MP, 4 are Mids. Red color RULES in all shades !!! :)

fresnel
10-19-2006, 06:01 AM
to think i was feeling guilty about owning four:
Dunlop 200g
Yonex Super RD Tour 95
Head i.Prestige MS
Wilson nsix-one tour 90

Racquets that are tempting me:
Dunlop m-fil 300
Slazenger Henman
Dunlop Maxply McEnroe
Yonex RDS 001
Yonex RDS 500
Head FXP Instinct
Wilson Pro Staff 6.0 85 or 95

Anyone of you ever satisfied with just two racquets and stick with it for at least 4 years?

milo
10-19-2006, 11:37 AM
not me, but i know there are people out there satisfied with only two rackets.

prosealster
10-20-2006, 02:18 AM
Well I have too many racquets to count.... but have been playing with 2 racquets the last 4-5 years (iPrestige & Pro Staff 85)

The Pusher Terminator
10-20-2006, 06:59 AM
Anyone of you ever satisfied with just two racquets and stick with it for at least 4 years?

Of course. Theres a difference between collecting and the racquets you play or tinker with.

I played with the Pro Kennex 5g for at least 2 years....when I realized that my serves needed some pop.

So I was in the market for a new racquet. Then I found my holy grail at the Sharper image....the Blackburne 95 inch double strung (the 107 was a waste). This racquet is awesome...but you cannot get any from the company anymore. I bought them out!!! I bought the last like 15 that they had and the product is now discontinued.

Anyway this racquet is absolutley awesome...its great on serves and its absolutely the best racquet to volley with.....the best!!! You never have a mishit! Its also awesome on return of serves for the same reason.

I used the Blackburne 95 for 6 or 7 years. The problem was that I just did not have enough control on my second serves. I have just recently switched to the PD plus cortex and I am tinkering with the APD plus.

Will888
10-21-2006, 04:22 PM
Well I have too many racquets to count.... but have been playing with 2 racquets the last 4-5 years (iPrestige & Pro Staff 85)

good for you pro!;)

Tennis Man
10-21-2006, 04:54 PM
Well I have too many racquets to count.... but have been playing with 2 racquets the last 4-5 years (iPrestige & Pro Staff 85)

which one do you like better, iPrestige or Pro Staff 85? I'm in a similar situation and getting much better results with PS 85.

sypl
11-28-2006, 04:31 PM
Of course. Theres a difference between collecting and the racquets you play or tinker with.

I played with the Pro Kennex 5g for at least 2 years....when I realized that my serves needed some pop.

So I was in the market for a new racquet. Then I found my holy grail at the Sharper image....the Blackburne 95 inch double strung (the 107 was a waste). This racquet is awesome...but you cannot get any from the company anymore. I bought them out!!! I bought the last like 15 that they had and the product is now discontinued.

Anyway this racquet is absolutley awesome...its great on serves and its absolutely the best racquet to volley with.....the best!!! You never have a mishit! Its also awesome on return of serves for the same reason.

I used the Blackburne 95 for 6 or 7 years. The problem was that I just did not have enough control on my second serves. I have just recently switched to the PD plus cortex and I am tinkering with the APD plus.

My friend, you have an awful lot of Blackburne's there for someone who doesn't use them any more. Would you perhaps be interested in selling one? :grin: