Buying a radical: MG brand new, or IG used?

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  1. Lilguy1456

    Lilguy1456 Semi-Pro

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    Is the IG much better than the MG (either model)? Should I go with the MG brand new at 90, or the IG used at 130...IG worth it?
     
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  2. El Zed

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    I'd recommend the IG Prestige Pro. Found both to be better than the MG, for my personal tastes, but I tend to enjoy a flexier stick when coupled with a thin beam. The MG is still great, but the IG left me with the impression that it was very similar to a PT57.
     
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  3. Lilguy1456

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    Oh...i was looking for a Radical. Might give the Prestige a spin too though.
     
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  4. El Zed

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    Yikes, sorry, actually meant the Radical.

    To add, the MG Radical always had this brittle feeling that I never was really able to get over. In a way, it was comparable to the ceramic Fischer Vacuum Pro 90, but not quite as good. The IG on the other hand feels like a lighter, classic head racquet - again, rather similar to my experiences with a PT57A.
     
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  5. Lilguy1456

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    I really love that Radical flex...it's just so sweet. Have played with the Youtek, but not the IG. Is IG a lot better?
     
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  6. rqtguy

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    Youtek (Non IG) Radical solid choice

    The Youtek Non IG version is more forgiving and more flexible than the either of the MG and the IG version.
     
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  7. El Zed

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    And has a very nice high swingweight if you're into that. Very, very heavy ball. You can find the non-IGs for a good price as well...
     
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    I've played both and for the price, I'd go with the Microgel, even though I play with the IG OS.
     
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  10. isilra

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    Depends on your playing style. Microgel is so much flexible and soft for my taste. IG version is more of a solid frame i think, so i would go with IG one.
     
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