All of my Yonexes (Almost...)

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  1. Dino Lagaffe

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    I really like Yonex. (And Rossignol, and Head, and Völkl, and Donnay, and Fischer etc...) Here's a picture of almost all of the Yonexes I've got at the moment. I know there's an SRD tour 95 missing, and probably an RD10 Power long.

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  2. Hannah19

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    I've several of your collection that came with a bunch of older rackets. I think I have about 15 yonex rackets dating from the 80's up until 2005.
     
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  3. NLBwell

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    Any of these the oval-headed ones instead of the usual rectangular head?
     
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  4. Dino Lagaffe

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    Yes, three different models:

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    OPS-32

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    RX-28

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    RX-37
     
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  5. Dino Lagaffe

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    How do you like them? Any favorites of the bunch? There's a monolitic solidness to some of those old Yonexes.
     
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  6. Hannah19

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    Frankly, I played with a modern white/grey with gold model but I totally mishit the balls with it.
    Could be the isometric headshape or the crappy stringjob.
    I will take one out once more to try. Which model has this "monolitic solidness" about it? Maybe it's amongst the bunch.
     
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  7. NLBwell

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    I always thought these rackets were cool, being the exceptions.
     
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  8. galain

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    Dino

    Do you have a favourite?
     
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    Very nice collection of weapons. Selling any of those RD7s?
     
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  10. Dino Lagaffe

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    Two really stand out: the Super RD Tour and the RD-7.
     
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  11. Dino Lagaffe

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    Yeah, I really like the aforementioned frames; SRD Tour and RD-7. Beautiful racquets and very nice to play with. Both are on my top-10, including all brands. :)
     
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  12. Dino Lagaffe

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    Thanks. :) No, sorry.
     
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  13. galain

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    Thanks Dino

    I haven't ever hit with the SRD. The RD7 - I can understand why it's at the top of your list - really gorgeous stick.
     
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  14. Hannah19

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    I know there is a RD-7 amongst the lot.
    I'll restring it and let the club pro play with it first next Thursday.
    We play every thursday night and I always bring a few classics for him to fool around with. He was very pleased with an R-70 and RD 10 Long. He asked me to bring some more Yonex rackets to try out, the RD-7 will be next.
     
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  15. Dino Lagaffe

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    So how did it go? Any love for the RD-7? Any other finds in the lot?
     
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  16. maverick1981

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    Started tennis playing with an RD-3. Still have it.
     
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  17. Hannah19

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    Turned out to be an RD-5...the Pro loved it though.
    Strung it up with Discho Black Mamba Penta for the mains and Polystar Energy on the crosses.
     
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  18. evantsung

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    Have you tried the red RD-Ti mid or midplus?
     
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  19. Dino Lagaffe

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    The 70? Nope, but I've always wanted one. I fear it plays too stiff for my liking, but it's a beautiful racquet.
     
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    Looks like you're missing a Super RQ 300? Check out the "for sale" forum... wink, wink!
     
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  21. Dino Lagaffe

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    :) ............................
     
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