Head Atlantis 660 specs?

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  1. Sagittar

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    anybody know the specs of the 660 atlantis?
    all i know it's a 102 head from the early 90s
    if anybody know it or a link to it post it plz ..
    thnx ...
     
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    Anybody ??
     
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    come on guys ? nobody has a minute off the matches or what ? :D
     
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    what ?!!!
    I think it was a popular stick ? NOboby has an idea ?
     
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    disappointed , really i am :(
     
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    I also played with the Atlantis. Easy and powerful stick. I really liked it, but I don't remember any specs, sorry
     
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    The Atlantis? Was there a 95/93 and a 102? Did it had widebody? Like the frame was thinner at the middle of the racquet? If it is this racquet I have a friend still playing with it. I can ask him about the specs.
    Why don't they make stiff racquets with small heads and big frames today? More power from the frame, like the pure drive, but still control/feel, like a PS85.

    //Rosen88
     
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    YES that's the one! Please give us some pics / specs :)
     
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    yeah the one with the 102 head , and yes it has wide body
    ask him plz ..
     
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    I have a Head Atlantis 660 and 600 from 1992. Both about 370g, dark blue/black, widebody with narrower frame in middle of head.
    I have a 660 from 1997 - slightly different, 330g, slightly narrower frame, lighter colour.
    The 660's both have awesome power compared to todays racquets, so I use plenty of topspin!
     
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    I have the Tennis Magazine Atlantis 660 102 review from 1992. This was before the days of detailed specs, but here is what they have:

    Head = 102 sq. in.
    Weight: 10.25 oz (290.5 g). [I'm betting this is unstrung]
    Balance: Even
    Frame: Head Double Power Wedge - 31-26-24mm
    Stiffness: Medium
    Materials: Graphite, Twaron composite
    Pattern: 16 x 19
    Rec Tension: 62-70
    Retail: $199

    Power = 8
    Control = 10
    Comfort = 8
    Maneuverability = 8


    Notes:

    The best model in its size in the Head Double Power Wedge (DPW) line for aggressive, advanced players, the Atlantis IDS 660 is more flexible than the similarly proportioned Genesis.

    The DPW beam design has been modified with a wider throat bridge that more closely matches the width of the beam at the crown, to create a more uniform playability.

    The special string pattern that's only available in the Atlantis has two fewer mains that other Head racquets, but the strings are more tightly clustered in the center, with larger openings toward the sides. It helps tames the power on sweetspot hits, while adding resiliency on off center hits. The overall playability is quite lively, consistent and predictable.

    Best suited for intermediate to advanced serve-and-volleyers who will be able to generate good spin on serves from the open areas of the string grid. It's also a versatile racquet for good players who like to generate their own power with a fulll swing and put a priority on ball control.

    -k-
     
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