Babolat pure strom gt: tough to serve with?

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  1. Tmano

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    I have been using this racquet for almost a year and I still sometime have hard time to serve with especially generating power and I have the feeling that it's kinda slow during the preparation to hit the serve even tough its light weight.
    Any feed back?
     
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  2. mrtrinh

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    i had the same issue, i think it was due to the balance of the frame. I play with heavier rackets but a 5-7pts headlight. much easier to generate racket head speed
     
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  3. jjs891

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    Do you think you have the same issues with tour version which is ~6 pts HL?
     
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  4. Tmano

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    I actually was thinking to demo it. I tried to ad some weight on the bottom of mine but it did not help; actually coused me some wrist pain
     
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  5. mikeler

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    I played with the Tour version of the original Pure Storm Tour. It is a demanding racket to serve with.
     
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  6. jjs891

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    I assume you have much better results serving with PK 7g?
     
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  7. mikeler

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    My arm does not wear out during a match with the 7G. Even though the specs look almost identical on paper with the PST, the PK 7G seems much easier to serve with. The head just seems lighter.
     
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  8. jjs891

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    Great info, thank you mikeler!
     
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  9. Tmano

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    Hey, what kind of racquet is the PK 7g? I may be looking for an alternative to replace the Pure storm gt.
     
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  10. mikeler

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    Pro Kennex 7G. Very arm friendly.
     
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  11. Tmano

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    What's the best alternative maybe a bit heavier racquet to replace the Pure strom GT?

    Thanks
     
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  12. thebeast73

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    I found the pure storm tour gt a good serving racket actually. have u considered the prince Exo 3 tour. good pop and spin with a low weight
     
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  13. Tmano

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    I actually found demanding serving with the non tour gt version. I have never tried the gt tour but I think I will demo it very soon hoping it's a better all around racquet.
    I need something a bit easier on serve and with that could give me some extra weight on groundies..
     
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