Fox WB-210 and WB-215.

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  1. BorgCash

    BorgCash New User

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    Did anybody try these racquets? What did they look like? There is a possibility to get them, so will be pleased for any information.
     
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  2. atatu

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    Here is a picture:

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    You can see the WB-215 has the strings go through the throat.
     
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  3. texacali

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    I actually own both and was using them until about 4 years ago. I preferred the 210. My frames are graphically different from what you show here...the 210 has thin red and gray stripes starting at the grip and goes around the hoop. My 215 has stripes that do that also, but are green and black. The grips on both were originally white. Bought the 210 for about $20.00 in the early 90's at Big 5 and I think I got the 215 used for about $15.00. Compared to my current Prince rackets, these feel very heavy and dense.

    I think I liked the 210 b/c it had power but maybe had more control due to the head size. I don't think I hit as firm a ball with the 215. May take them out for a spin this weekend.
     
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  4. BorgCash

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    Thank you, do you know the specs of these sticks?
     
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  5. texacali

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    Sorry...no specs on either.
     
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  6. Steve Huff

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    I used a WB 210 for a while. Lots of control, low power. Eventually, moved on. Not sure why.
     
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  7. retrowagen

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    The first version of the Graphite Pro WB-210 was both grommetless and bumperless, and, even by today's standards, quite aerodynamic. It was designed by Warren Bosworth with a ten-sided shape (in typical Bosworth theory) to try to equalize string lengths as much as possible.

    The later WB-210 (with grommet and bumper, and a boxier cross section) lives on in the custom frames made today by Bosworth, and used by a few pros (including Ivan lendl).
     
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  8. PBODY99

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    Brad Gilbert used the 210
     
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