Favourite 90'

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  1. MichaelChang

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    Head Prestige 600s as long as made in Austria. good balance of control and power, and enough ball feel.

    There is a variation made from Kennex, the Type C silver version, I liked it too.
     
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  2. Povl Carstensen

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    Yes, I once tried a Austrian made PC 600, felt great. The shop had this racket in for stringing, and they gave it to me as a demo of a non Austrian PC 600 (which I bought). Not right in many ways, but still...
     
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  3. PBODY99

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    Yamaha Ceramic Gold 90.
     
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  4. JennyJimin

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    K90 (90)
    Estusa Power Beam Pro (93)
     
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  5. ChrisABC

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    Yamaha Ceramic Gold 90


    Ceramic Gold 90, YFG 90, YFG 30
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  6. Povl Carstensen

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    Hopefully that thing on the right is a squash racket?
     
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  7. goran_ace

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    Check out the cool string job on that racket. Looks like they strung every other hole with the white string first as a one-piece - would you call that a half-one-piece, just a half-piece? - and then did the rest of it same way with the black string (you can see the knots for the black string).
     
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  8. ChrisABC

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    I did a Max Topspin String job, a string job where you string every other mains & crosses with poly and every other mains & crosses with syn gut. With string-a-lings / string savers (Pete Sampras used them).
    Nothing illegal about it, all the holes are used.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4MsfyXxF_k

    That "squash racquet" is an old Yamaha YFG 30 Tennis Racquet.
     
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  9. Backhanded Compliment

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    Fischer Vacuum pro 90... so precise and the feel
    Head pc 600
     
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  10. goran_ace

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    Prince CTS Approach 90 (93, whatever)
     
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  11. Povl Carstensen

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    I once had a Vacuum pro 90 of medium weight (330 grams unstrung I believe), as opposed to the more common light (320 grams?). Why oh why did I sell that?
     
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  12. fuzz nation

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    Always wanted to sample one of those Vacuum Pro 90's...

    Some years back I was really enjoying the Prince NXG mid. It's a 92", but I suppose anything smaller than the 95's is noteworthy here. Hefty, head-light, soft, decent feel for me when strung with 17 ga. syn. gut, and the fit I got with that racquet was borderline spooky-good. No matter how I waved it at the ball, it seemed as though the entire thing was a sweet-spot.

    I was even confident enough with these racquets that I used them when I tested for USPTA certification and I think the specific one I used that weekend was an oddball with a small grip for me (it was a 4 3/8", but I typically use 4 5/8"). Pretty sure that the NXG's started Prince's endeavor into the grommet-free ports.

    ...good times...
     
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  13. goosala

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    Dunlop aerogel 100 non 4d version has excellent feel and flex. I wish I had kept a couple.
     
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  14. Povl Carstensen

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    I am giving this a try at the moment. With its higher beam and stiffness and 16/19 pattern it has a more human power level than the earlier Dunlop 100's.
     
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