For Trade - Vantage 95's 18x20 9/10

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  1. 0d1n

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    2 Vantage 95's 18x20
    Specs are : 310 grams unstrung, 315 mm balance unstrung, 70 flex unstrung, 3 (4 3/8 ) Dunlop shaped handle with Vantage leather.

    Both have been strung 3 times for testing purposes and are in perfect condition (not played string jobs to breakage, just tested to see what they play like with various strings).
    I think I have a set of spare grommets for each as well.

    Looking for Vantage 95's 16x19, 63 flex with specs 320 grams/310 mm balance unstrung or 310 grams/320 mm balance unstrung(315 mm balance works as well for this mass).
    Would like a number 4 (4 1/2) handle, wilson or dunlop shape...with leather (if the racquet is 310 grams version leather is not absolutely necessary).

    I will consider offers to sell as well, but would prefer to trade.
    Email me through my profile for pictures and/or price offers.
    Thanks.
     
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    Given the fact that apparently Vantage owners are holding on to their racquets I will consider trades with other models as well.
    Head MG/Youtek Prestige MP/Pro, Tecnifibre T-Fight 320, Babolat Pure Storm Tour, Volkl Tour 10 MP's, would be examples of racquets I would be interested in.
    Post here or email me through my profile...thanks.
     
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    Interesting, looks like you are trading in your 18x20 for 16x19 string pattern, I kept my 18x 20 vantages but also went to 16x19. Did you switch because of grip size or string pattern, or stiffness?
     
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    A combination of all 3. The racquet twists a bit on offcenter hits due to grip size, I'm also pretty sure that an 18x20 makes the string bed firmer, so a 16x19 70 flex would feel softer than my options...but anyway I digress.
    A big part of the decision is the fact that I've tried only one 95 - 16x19 - 63 flex Vantage racquet which was pretty far from my preferred specs but still liked the feel and ball response of that particular stringbed.
    As a result I'm assuming I would like it even more in the specs I'm using for my current racquet of choice...which are 320-ish grams unstrung and 31-ish cm balance unstrung, which is the spec I'm trying to get for the Vantages. A lighter (310 grams) spec is OK as well since I can add lead to bring them up to spec.
    I don't want to go lighter than 310 or heavier than 320 because I don't want to add 20 grams of lead to every racquet, and I also don't want to go over 340-345 grams strung/overgripped/ready to play...hence 310 or 320 unstrung are my preferred options.
    I've also found plenty of power in the 16x19 - 63 flex option (more than my Volkl)...hence I see no need in going with the 70 flex.
     
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