Different-sized versions of "same" racquet.

Discussion in 'Racquets' started by bluetrain4, Oct 23, 2007.

  1. bluetrain4

    bluetrain4 Legend

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    In terms of being related to each other in playability, what racquet models do to think share a lot of qualities between different sizes?

    For, example, I think that the Prostaff 6.0. 95 is a reasonable facsimile of the 6.0 85, but more user friendly. They share many characteristics and a 6.0 95player could progress to a 6.0 85 and find that much of what he/she likes is still there. Or, a 6.0 85 player could move to the 95 if he/she needed a less demanding frame, but still retain a lot of the positive attributes of the 6.0 85.

    On the other end of the spectrum is the Diablo mid 93 and the midplus 100. Both thin-beamed, basic frames, but other than that, they really just share a name. I don't see a lot of continuity and I think they play completely different. If I ever moved away from the Diablo mid because it was too demanding, I wouldn't move to a Diablo midplus.

    What do you think?
     
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  2. In D Zone

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    Yonex Mp Tour 1 Mid and Mid+ have identical feel to it although the Mid+ offers a bit more power due to the larger head size.

    The Yonex Mp Tour 1 Mid+ is the splitting image of the new RDS002 Tour SL
     
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  3. brownyazn

    brownyazn Rookie

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    i think many rackets are like that
    the bigger head size makes so much of a difference
    even if you string tighter
     
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  4. BreakPoint

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    The Yonex RDX 500 Mid and RDX 500 MP are two completely different racquets. Yonex should have never given them the same name.
     
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  5. In D Zone

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    Totally agreed with Breakpoint!
     
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