Federer's racket...pics!

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  1. Lambsscroll

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    does not look very Aerodynamic to me. they should have added the aero beam to this racket and it might have been the Ultimate racket
     
  3. NickH

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    Sorry if it's been discussed before, but what are those blocks at the bottom of the head?
     
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    Power pads
     
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    Hahahah. The aero beam would make this racquet even more peRFect. :)
     
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    Wrong. Just wrong.
     
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    With the improved basalt compounds and enhanced SpinEffect this thing is what Rogi and all 4.5 players always wanted but could never get until he read these forums and based his new designs off a collection of all of our suggestions.

    That's genius.
     
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    It appears they are keeping it matte black. Nice classic look.
     
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    I hope they keep it all black. that is one sweet looking frame.
     
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    where did you get that from? I had the 90 back in the day and don't remember there being a 95 version.
     
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    Waiting for one of the TT insiders to post a leaked photo of the stick with its new paintjob.
     
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    count down starting.. now
     
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    ^ BP right - i own the 95 prostaff tour
     
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    This frame is clearly Black Ops. Possibly recovered alien technology or technology developed by the secret government. Hence, the black paint job. Could Federer be an agent of the Illuminati?
     
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    So on the Wilson website, they are saying that the racket will come in grips 1-4

    http://www.wilson.com/betterer/us/

    Did they make a mistake or are they actually stopping the production on grip sizes above 4? :shock:
     
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    It's going to change the overall face of the game for years to come. Roger has devoted so much time showing GOAT patience delivering from his private Wettstein workshop a stick that answers all of our prayers for a lighter PS 85 with a larger head, a smaller grip, and just the right amount of Basalt added for overall feel.
     
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    That's what Wilson/Prostaff lovers are looking for. The last true breakthrough in material technology is graphite and graphite itself. Anything that claims to be space age materials - be it d3o, graphene, basalt fibers... their effects are not only too small to make any difference that we notice, they also strip down the graphite contents to make modern racquets more hollow. Going back to the braided graphite makes the Prostaff maintain that solid feel.
     
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    Its not the wilson pro staff tour 95 because this racket has string pattern 18 x 20 and federers I counted 16 x 19. In that case its also not a pro staff 6.1 racket because they 2 versions have 16 x18 and 18 x 20 sting patterns. regards
     
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    This new frame lacks the maneuverability of his older one, at least for federer. Anyone notice the racquet doesn't appear as headlight as he doesn't whip the forehand around as well. I notice his accuracy can be awry but especially on down the line shots or shots with low margins of error his swing speed is slower.

    This new racquet hasn't done much for his errors as his former mishits off the frame are substituted by more unforced errors.

    Im not saying a bigger racquet face wouldn't yield some benefits to roger, but I believe he molded this new frame to fit his older one in terms of weight etc and so forth and or his general predilection towards pro staff 88 k90 etc type of balances, but he its screwing with his game a little bit. This decision was a mistake, he essentially said give me the same racquet with a bigger face, are you kidding?

    The power in his ground strokes isn't much better, and his accuracy suffers. A twelve ounce frame or 11.6 unstrung is something he should have considered with different dimensions of hl and sw.
     
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    Where does Federer get off having worked with Wilson over a long period of time testing numerous prototypes and then.. Wait for it.. choosing a racquet that he feels works for him, all without consulting the TT collective. Mind boggling to say the least
     
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    I appreciate the sarcasm whole heartedly but the irony lies in that this is a forum of trivialized discussion on the specificity of a game and its players at a level that none of us will ever reach. It would be apropos to suggest Federer knows what is best for his game more than anyone, but than again, if he did, he wouldn't have hired Edberg.

    Causality leads to purpose which then leads to thoughtful discussion.
     
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    I can appreciate you are new here, but posts such as your previous one are all too common. Others post as though they have more insight into Feds game than the man himself and is quite frankly tiresome to read.

    No doubt fed, like every pro takes on advice from others, hence taking on edberg. I would hazard a guess its not related to making decisions on equipment.
     
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    No doubt fed, like every pro takes on advice from others, hence taking on edberg. I would hazard a guess its not related to making decisions on equipment.[/QUOTE]

    Indeed, but that wasn't my point. I appreciate your stance on the redundancy of this topic and as I am new to the former I will defer to your opinion on the topic.
     
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