Gasquet's Instinct -> Extreme

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  1. pow

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    Is it a pj?
    We can count the main strings right?
    Instinct = 18 mains
    Extreme = 16 mains

    Anyone catch a good picture lately?
    It's a pretty big transition for a player to move from 18 to 16 if he had to.
     
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  2. PurePrestige

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    Gasquet used the Instinct XL version which was a 16 x 18 or 16 x 19 I forget. So I really doubt he has changed to a real Extreme.
     
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  3. TheSnowMan

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    Yeah, the Instinct Tour XL had a 16X19 pattern.
     
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  4. ShcMad

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    According to Thomas Martinez, around 2005, Gasquet had a couple frames with 18x20 pattern and a couple with 16x19 pattern in his bag. They all had the same weight, length, and balance. According to Thomas, he played with both but decided to go with the 16x19 at last.

    I believe that Gasquet is not playing with the Head MicroGel Extreme. In the last picture I saw, I think it still had 16 mains. My believe is that he is indeed using the real Liquidmetal Instinct XL under the Extreme paintjob.
     
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  5. fishuuuuu

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    The Tour XL of course
     
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