100 and 200 tour for pre-sale!!!

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  1. TheBoom

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  2. dadozen

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    Interesting, I didn't think the specs would change that much from the 4D100 to the BM100.

    Also, as a poster had said before, the pj has changed from the EUR version.
     
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  3. mctennis

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    I think I'd rather demo one first.
     
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  4. Devilito

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    100 should come with a leather grip, 16x18 and capped grommets
     
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    There are some differences on Bio 100 specs from European and US TW.

    US:
    Head Size: 90 sq. in. / 580.64 sq. cm.
    Length: 27in / 68.58cm
    Strung Weight: 11.7oz / 331.69g
    Balance: 5 pts HL (327 mm)
    Swingweight: 323
    Stiffness: 61
    Beam Width: 19mm / 19mm / 19mm /
    Composition: HM6 Carbon, Aerogel, Graphite
    Power Level: Low
    Stroke Style: Full
    Swing Speed: Fast
    Racquet Colors:
    Black / Aqua
    Grip Type: GeckoTac
    String Pattern:
    16 Mains / 19 Crosses
    Mains skip: 7H,9H,7T,9T
    One Piece
    No Shared Holes
    String Tension: 55-65 pounds

    EUROPE:
    Head Size: 90 sq. in. / 580 cm².
    Length: 27in / 68,58cm
    Strung Weight: 330g.
    Balance: 320mm HL (7.2 pts)
    Swingweight:
    Stiffness: 63
    Beam Width: 19mm
    Composition: Aerogel/Graphite/HM6 Carbon
    Power Level: Low
    Stroke Style: Full
    Swing Speed: Fast
    Racquet Colors:
    Black / Green
    Grip Type: Gecko-Tac
    String Pattern:
    16 Mains / 19 Crosses
    Mains skip: 7T,9T/, 7H,9H
    One Piece
    No Shared Holes
    String Tension: 25 - 29 kg


    The most noticeable one are the balance point. I don't know whether 5 and 7 pts would make much different.
     
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  6. TheBoom

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    Anyone else diggin this pj for the 100???
     
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  7. BreakPoint

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    They ruined the paintjob. Why in the world would Dunlop change the Bio 100's beautiful neon green and black paintjob to this new ugly teal one? :confused: It makes absolutely no sense to me.

    I was considering buying one before, but not any longer. :(
     
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  8. dadozen

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    BP, they indeed made it ugly as he11. It doesn't even look like a player's stick.
     
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  9. movdqa

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    Paintjobs are very nice as are the specs, especially on the MP.
     
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  10. Keifers

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    I'm really looking forward to hitting with both, especially the new 100.

    Its sw has gone from 308 to 323 and balance from 8 to 5 pts HL, so I'm anticipating more plowthrough and perhaps a tad more stability on impact.
     
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  11. Timbo's hopeless slice

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    I like the green more, to be honest. The 400 looks nice in that colour, I guess, but I don't see why they would make the change, surely the 400 could have been some other colour?

    I think they might be colour blind, though. I was having a look at a few of the 'lite' sticks at the club the other night. YUCK! (the pjs, not the racquets)
     
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  12. TheBoom

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    The 300 lite is hideous!!
     
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  13. stevewcosta

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    And what's up with the 245 sw on the 95? Cos. are just plain dumb.
     
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  14. bad_call

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    if u get to try the Bio 100, appreciate your comments in the "100" thread.
     
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  15. Mig1NC

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    I really like the new paintjob on the 100. That is beautiful!
     
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  16. BreakPoint

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    I think you mean 345 SW. :(
     
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  17. Timbo's hopeless slice

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    you should see it and the 500 lite in the flesh...

    Colour blind, I tell you!
     
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  18. stevewcosta

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    Yeah BP. Not feeling well tonight! 345...I really don't understand. So, a 95 is supposed to be easier to play than an 85, but these dopey manufacturers give the damn thing a huge sw? What idiocy. I have to start a racquet company...so painful.
     
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  19. Timbo's hopeless slice

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    it is just one racquet in the 200 range, man, sheesh. They even say you need to be able to handle the sw...

    I have the stock 200, it's a 95 it's awesome.

    different strokes
     
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  20. TheBoom

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    Yeah but they do stand out
    the sw is great if you can handle it
     
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  21. Keifers

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    Sure thing, will do.
     
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    i would rather just purchase a pair off tw euro for $360 shipped to the US, just for the green pj. lol.
     
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  23. madmanfool

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    The 200 tour has the perfect specs for me. I'm playing this racquet for over a year now and I love it (albeit the 4D 200 tour).
    There is also:
    200
    200 plus
    200 lite
    The 200 lite SW is only 308!
     
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  24. steve260z

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    That 200 tour would be awesome and addictive but that 345 SW would be a slow death in 3 sets!
     
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    There is a shop over here that sells Dunlop rackets for dirt cheap, i think they own Dunlop so maybe that's why but the 100 costs £70
     
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  26. stevewcosta

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    Right, but the others you mention aren't appealing to me at all (thicker, more hollow most likely). Starting with high 320s would make more sense...easier to add weight (leather grip, lead etc.).
     
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  27. stevewcosta

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    Well, I can't. I prefer 330 or below and there's no way I'm buying a neon yellow, aqua and black racquet unless they took $75 off.
     
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  29. Timbo's hopeless slice

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    the regular 200 (sw 322) has identical beam to the 200 tour and has scored extremely well in the TW review. http://www.tennis-warehouse.com/reviews/DB2H/DB2Hreview.html

    you are talking out of your bottom, sir...
     
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  30. stevewcosta

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    Totally different racquet. 20.5 isn't 20 and 18x20 is totally different than 16x18.
     
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