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  1. T1000

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    Thanks man.

    I'm sticking with the 200 tours. They're just more stable and that's what I need since I take the ball off the rise and I volley a lot. The weight is nothing to me and I can easily swing it for 3 sets no problem. If the 100 had the 200's specs but it kept the same string pattern and spacing I would easily switch to it. Dunlop better make one. I'll definitely post pics when I get them in a week or two, depends on how long Dunlop takes to get them to me.
     
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  2. Keifers

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    Great. Looking forward to seeing your pics.

    Also, please post your string experiences with the 200 tour.
     
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  3. Keifers

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    So far, I've used VS 17/Conquest 17 @ 56 (like) and Black Magic 17/Professional 18 @ 49 (like).

    Fluoro 1.23/TNT Pro Plus 17L @ 51 (OK but not great).
     
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  4. CHOcobo

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    love my dunlops!! im on a budget and i have too much dunlops. i really want the 4D100 though.

    1x AG100
    2x AG300
    1x M-Fill 300

    isn't there a new line of dunlops in 2011?
    any of you play your dunlops with no dampeners?
     
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  5. Mig1NC

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    I used mine without dampeners this weekend after getting two of them restrung.

    I much prefer them with a dampener to be honest. I've gotten addicted to rubber band dampeners lately. But then again the 4Hundred/Smoke even with 20g added isn't the most massive thing around. However once the new strings broke in the sound got back to almost normal anyway.

    I don't know why people bash the AG400 so much. Put some lead at 3/9 and a leather grip and it is a very good hit IMHO. Bone stock it has one of the biggest and sweetest sweetspots in its class according to the TWU tests. It has a very healthy twistweight even though the head is narrow and long.

    With the Smoke version being on sale, I'm often times tempted to pick up a third one.

    You know, I think I will submit a review on TW.

    Chocobo, there is a new line coming out, some indications are it will be here before 2011. I'm hoping they bring back the 400 since they skipped it with the 4D lineup. 400G hotmelt, M-Fil 400, AG400, AGSmoke,.... no 4D :(
     
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  6. MomentumGT

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    Changing Pallets on AG200

    Have any of you guys tried changing the Pallets on your Dunlops? I'm kind of missing the Head shaped pallets and would like to know if it is possible to switch it up to a Head Pallet? thanks

    -Jon
     
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  7. FloridaAG

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    5 x M Fil 200 16x19 - lead at 3 and 9 for a static weight of 336 grams. Big Ace 17 guage at 53 or 54 (whichever of the 2 I told Drak I liked better)

    1 Aerogel 500
     
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  8. Mig1NC

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    Sorry, bro. We have molded grips, not pallets.
     
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  9. Power Player

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    I got dunlops clothes, bag, sticks and strings, so I guess I should join. The strings are pretty bleh, but the racquets are the best.
     
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  10. soyizgood

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    6x m-Fil 400
    3x AG 300 16x19
    1x AG 300 16x18
     
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  11. Mig1NC

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    Is the AG 300 16x18 the same mold as the M-Fil 200 Plus and 4D300T?
     
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  12. OldButGame

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    Hey,...Have any of You people ever strung an AG200 w/ Cyber Blue ?????....I've got mine strung at 55, ...full poly Topspin Cyber Blue,...and it feels like no other racquet ive played with. Not sure if its the string, racquet,..or combination. Its unique but great!!!!!....super soft,...extremely pocketing,..and a blast to play with. Its so different tho its almost distracting,....very 'noncrisp'.
     
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  13. Bigtime

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    4x McEnroe Maxply (got carried away when they were on closeout)
    1x AG 100 (current favorite) w/matching Aerogel 6 frame bag

    wishlist: 4D 100
     
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  14. soyizgood

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    I don't know. I haven't had it strung up yet. The m-Fil 200+ was a 16x19 pattern with a 20mm beam if I remember (I had two of them a while ago).
     
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  15. Mig1NC

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    Yeah, true.

    The M-Fil 200 plus was 16x19, the 300 Tour is 18x20. Same mold with different drill patterns.

    They are all about the same weight as the AG300 16x18.
     
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  16. The Baseline

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    dunlop makes quality. i learned that dunlop also is getting more popular.
     
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  17. z_z

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    Anyone here knows the weight of the Dunlop hydromax tour grip?
     
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  18. DavidGarcia

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    Count in.

    3 x Dunlop Aerogel 300 16x18
    2 x Dunlop M-Fil 200 PLUS 16x19
     
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  19. DavidGarcia

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    Yes, about 18gr.
     
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  20. DavidGarcia

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    The AG 300 16x19 is totally different mold than the M-Fil 200 Plus and 4D300T.
     
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  21. Keifers

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    I have two 4D 200 Tours now. Strung weights (with rubber band dampeners) are almost identical: 351 and 352 grams. Balance points are: 7 and 6.5 pts HL. They play identically. I'd say the quality control is excellent.
     
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  22. slagvaerk

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    4 x Dunlop 300G 98" grip 4 (these are actually for sale - to Europe!)

    4 x Dunlop 4D Aerogel 300 Tour grip 4

    All strung with Signum Pro Poly Plasma 1.23mm
     
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  23. hoodjem

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    Dear Dunlop,

    1) Please put stock leather grips on all AG4D 100 racquets. (This would distinguish them as light-sabres.)

    2) Please make an AG4D 100 Tour at 12.1 oz.

    Thank you sincerely,
    Hoodjem
     
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  24. dadozen

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    I second that.
     
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  25. Bigtime

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    I also vote for the stock leather!
     
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  26. ericwong

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    I strung 1 AG 300 16*18 with TS Cyber Blue 1.24 @ 57 LBS and the other , Cyber Whirl 1.27 @ 55 LBS. The former allows me to hit with massive spin because of the pocketing effect but I have to be careful because it has a lot of power coming off the racquet. The latter allows me to generate spin easier and I can feel the biting effect on the balls since the string is hex in shape. The feel lose out to CB because of the thickness but massive power as well.

    Current possesion

    2 AG300 16*18

    :)
     
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  27. lonux

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    Count me in the club!

    1 x Dunlop 300G MP (16x19) -> dislike this racquet, though
    1 x Dunlop m-Fil 200 (18x20)
    1 x Dunlop m-Fil 300 (16x19)
    1 x Dunlop Aerogel 100 (16x19)
    1 x Dunlop Aerogel 200 (18x20)
    1 x Dunlop Aerogel 4D 200 (18x20)
    1 x Dunlop Aerogel 4D 300 (16x19) -> dislike this one too

    And then my main racquets

    3 x Dunlop Aerogel 300 (16x18)
    Love those!
     
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  28. Baseline13

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    Count me in

    2x AG 100
    1x AG 1004D

    I enjoy them a lot.....
     
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  29. stoo

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    Help, I'm steppin' into the twilight zone....
    I'm in.

    Two Ag 200 18 x 20 in my Aerogel 4d 6 pack bag.

    Love these frames.
     
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  30. denj3325

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    4D 500 Tour, and loving it!
     
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  31. blackfrido

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    one more user - Aerogel 4D 300 Tour -
     
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  32. FloridaAG

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    Have not tried the frame, how are you liking it?
     
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  33. blackfrido

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    yeah, I took me a little while to adjust some things but now I really like it. Some lead (4 grms) at 3 & 9, also tried couple of different polys and came to the conclusion that works better with a firm string bed.
    I'm stringing now at 56 which I never did before with any racquet with polys, usually I string in lower 50's
     
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  34. Tom Jones

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    I'm in with a 4D500 Tour. Just got this stick and it is replacing my Babolat APDC. Both great sticks but the Dunny seems more solid.
     
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  35. ManuGinobili

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    AG 500 Tour with a bit of lead = Lethal weapon!!!
     
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  36. michael valek

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    max 200g

    4 max 200g. just sold my ag 200 and 4d 200 16*19 as nothing comes close. sure its taking a but of work to get ready to hit the ball with them, but isnt that the whole point? anyone got any they dont want? am stocking up.
     
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  37. Kimosabi

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    anybody have any experience with strings on the 4D 200 Tour?
     
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  38. Power Player

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    Just got a 4d300tour. I need to go lighter for a bit due to a wrist injury. I like to string my 200s tight with full synth gut or a poly hybrid..usually around 60 pounds. I will do the same after I break the Solinco setup in the racquet I bought.

    The medium tension is at 60 pounds for a reason..it feels awesome to hit the sweet spot when you dial it up like this.
     
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  39. Mig1NC

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    That is true, but I was asking about the 16x18, not the 16x19.

    Thanks
     
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  40. Mongolmike

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    May I apply to be a member of the Dunlop Users Assoc? Who do I send my membership dues to? ;-)

    I am a previous Boris Becker S.E. 11 user (set-up and strung just under 13 oz), and recently I demo'd 4 lighter racquets, became a Dunlop convert, and bought 2 Dunlop 5Hundred Lites (aerogel 4D). Got leather grips with Gosen extra-tac overgrips on.

    Was looking for more head speed and still maintain control, and this stick does it for me. I lost a little movement/heaviness on my serves according to hitting partners, but picked up a bit of serve pace and better location. Ground strokes have more pace, bit more spin, solid control, volleys I've got a lot more manueverability (obviously) and maybe a bit more touch. All-in-all... I'm happy with the switch. I liked the heft of the heavier Beckers, but I don't think I was following thru all the way like I can with these lighter Dunlops.

    Currently my string of choice is the Pacific Polyforce 17 which I think is a great control string, no string movement, ok spin, good comfort. So far with these sticks I've also tried Kirschbaum Spiky Shark 17 (not bad, but I have better control with the Polyforce), Gamma Professional Spin 16 and Tecnifibre X-1 Biphase 17g (both are good strings but had way too much string movement for my liking).
    I've also got packs of Babolat Pro Hurricane 18, WeissCanon TurboTwist and Kirschbaum Super Smash I'll string up and give a try.... that's one of the things I like about changing racquets is the process of finding a string that I like best with the new stick... guess its a harmless hobby. With the Beckers I've tried probably 20+ different strings, just to experiment with, so I don't mind trying new set-ups, but I tend not to hybrid much unless its a hybrid set.


    I've got a loopy topspin FH, 2H topspin BH, a main topspin serve and a change-of-pace slice first serve, and a mild kicker 2nd serve.... any string suggestions (with tension wt) that might work with these lighter racquets? Thanks in advance.
     
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  41. kevoT

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    going to get a dunlop 4d 200 (18x20) sometime, but it's just the matter of saving enough money first.
     
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  42. The Baseline

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    How good are those racquets? How do they stand up against pure drives and aero drive cortexes
     
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  43. moronicfreak

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    hi dunlop fans! can i have a quick query on the dunlop aerogel 200 16X19, any fans can give me a quick review on this stick!
     
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  44. Mig1NC

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    On paper it has the same weight, balance, headsize, length and similar stiffness as the Pure Drive.

    When I was demoing them I did it head to head, 4D500T vs Pure Drive GT. I found the 4D500T to have superior accuracy and control as well as better volleying a the net.
     
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  45. tenniscool

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    bought to buy the 4d 200. put me on!
     
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  46. madmanfool

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    You can add me. Aerogel 100
     
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  47. niktub

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    Hello,
    i am playing with some A300 with lead and am curious about the 200 plus and the A300 16x18.Can you please(or someone else) tell me more about the differences(power,feel,...)?
    Thank you very much in advance.
     
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  48. moronicfreak

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    so no one uses the aerogel 200 16 X 19? no feedback? is it similar to a k6.1 95 asian? anybody can tell me?
     
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  49. niktub

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    moronic please it's not about the A200
     
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  50. shell

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    niktub, I play with the AG300 16x18, but also own the AG 300 16x19. The 16x18 is slightly heavier, more head light - and that is just what it plays like. The power controllable, hits great spin (of course) - it plays like a light players racquet.

    I've not hit with the 200 plus in a long, long time so can't really compare.

    If you go to the AG300 Appreciation Society thread there is an index on the first page that may guide you through the 3000 posts. Somewhere in there is alot of talk about those three racquets and how they compare.
     

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