GAMMA Progression 200 vs. X-2

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  1. vChRiSv

    vChRiSv New User

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    Would someone be able to tell me the difference between these 2 machines? They are both from GAMMA and seem to be priced the same, at least from a website I'm looking at. If you were to purchase on of these two machines, which one and why?
     
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    same machine different base.... if you like blue get the X-2, if you like red, get the progression 200.
     
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    The X-2 and 200 use the same ratcheting rotational gripper parts, mounts, and floating clamps. The base differs in these ways:
    X-2: Blue aluminum base with small drawer on right side (when facing front of machine) and soft lined tray in base.
    200: Red plastic-covered metal base with tray.
     
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    Lol, thanks! Didn't expect them to actually be identical other then the base.
     
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    As others have stated the machines are the same. However, I have found the X-2 to be a little easier to carry from room to room because of the narrower base. I also like the drawer on the X-2 for storing certain tools.
     
  6. vChRiSv

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    That would definitely be good, since I'm in university and will be moving back to my apartment near campus once this month is over. :) Was planning on bringing it with me.
     
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    I used to own the Progression II and my friend had the X-2. I found the base on the X-2 holds the swivel clamp a little better.

    I'd get the X-2 if I was getting a tabletop again.
     
  8. vChRiSv

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    Totally forgot I made this thread. :p

    Yeah, I ended up picking the X-2. Ordered it on Tuesday, should come in on Monday of next week. Can't wait! :) Since the two are practically the same, I chose the X-2 for more mobility. As a Uni student, I do move around a lot.
     
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    not to be personal but where did you buy your x-2. I know tennis warehouse does not carry them and did you get free shipping with it?

    Thanks
     
  10. vChRiSv

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    Are there any rules against posting information about other tennis companies? XD Considering it's competition for TW.

    Best thing to do is to e-mail John (or Gamma Tech). He directed me to the company that I ordered from. His e-mail is cad@gammasports.com.

    The shipping cost me $38, was sent out on Wednesday... scheduled to arrive on Monday. FYI, I live in the GTA.
     
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    If you do a Google search for Gamma X-2 there you will find the X-2 for $169 w/free shipping.

    http://bit.ly/I8sduR
     
  12. vChRiSv

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    Oh, yeah. If you're in the U.S. then the shipping cost from the site I used is also free.

    I only paid shipping costs because I live in Canada. :p Which I assumed the poster was, but now I'm not sure, lol.
     

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