Balls for Ball Machine, give me your opinion

Discussion in 'Other Equipment' started by beks, Sep 11, 2008.

  1. beks

    beks New User

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    So Im pulling the trigger on a ball machine, next step is to fill it.
    Give me your opinions on what pressureless balls you have used, likes, dislikes etc.
     
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  2. dcottrill

    dcottrill Rookie

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    When I got my machine I bought two buckets of Penn practice balls. They seem to hold up pretty well. I also got some Gamma practice balls. Those things were totally dead in just a couple of weeks.
     
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  3. r2473

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    Tretorn Micro-X are the only pressureless balls that are worth a ****.
     
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  4. mrw

    mrw Semi-Pro

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    I use Slazenger Pressureless balls.
    Cheap, easy to find and not a bad hit.
     
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  5. pmata814

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    Be careful with perssureless balls. They are extremely stiff and your arm might regret it later.
     
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  6. Il Mostro

    Il Mostro Banned

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    Penn pressureless 48 for <$30 at Sports Chalet. Great bang for the buck.
     
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  7. volusiano

    volusiano Hall of Fame

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    Ditto here on Tretorn Micro-X. They are hard on the arm, though.
     
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  8. nCode747

    nCode747 Semi-Pro

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    For my ball basket i have had the same balls for about 2 years...we always take a few from our local club shhhhhh :)
     
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  9. ATIRagePro

    ATIRagePro Guest

    I pretty much use any pressureless ball that I can find haha. Works out pretty well, never had any problems. But of course if you want it to feel more like a pressurized ball, Micro-X balls are best.
     
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  10. tennisfever8181

    tennisfever8181 Rookie

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    I just use regular balls.. haha they work fine.
     
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  11. FaultsNAces

    FaultsNAces Rookie

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    Micro-X by a landslide, and mix in a few random other balls to give some real variety to the shots....
     
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  12. autumn_leaf

    autumn_leaf Hall of Fame

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    i use slazengers cause they "were" at my ***** sporting goods. they sold for 30 for 48 balls but for some reason they replaced them with the crappy gamma balls....
     
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  13. firstblud

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    are there any good websites that sell GOOD special colored balls (not regular yellow)?

    i am thinking about getting different color balls for drill purpose.
     
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  14. dak95_00

    dak95_00 Professional

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    Gamma makes a two tone ball for practice. You should be able to find them at nearly any tennis store/outlet.
     
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  15. firstblud

    firstblud Professional

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    i keep reading that gamma isn't so good, quality-wise

    anyone know a good place to buy tretorn micro-x balls? i called rockee mtn sports and they don't have deals for retail customers.
     
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