Effects of changing pallets?

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  1. RyKnocks

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    Hello all,

    I recently got the pallet changed in one of my racquets from a 4 1/2 to 4 3/8. The racquet now feels a bit head heavy when it was originally very head light. Are the pallets supposed to be weighted to keep the same balance or do I need to add weight to the handle to bring the balance back to normal?
     
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  2. HiroProtagonist

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    Changing pallets should not noticeably change weight or balance, did you change RG or have an OG on previously that you don't have on now?
     
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  3. JRstriker12

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    When I changed pallets on my MG Prestige Pro, we weighed them before and after and there wasn't much of a difference. At least of the head rackets, the pallet seemed to be made out of pretty light plastic.

    Do you have previous weight and balance measures for your sticks / or from a non-modified racket? You could weight them now and check balance, then compare and make changes if needed.
     
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  4. RyKnocks

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    Maybe I'm just used to lighter racquets. When reading TW stats on how headlight a frame is, is that with or without strings/grip?
     
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  5. JRstriker12

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    I'm sure it's with a stock grip. Not so sure if it's with strings, though I guess it probably is.
     
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  6. HiroProtagonist

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    TW specs are for strung racquets.
     
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