HEAD Liquidmetal Radical TOUR 325 g

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  1. rpsbel

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    Hi,

    I am looking for a Head Liquidmetal Radical Tour (heavy version), but it is hard to find one. What racquet plays similar?

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  2. Seth

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    Prince o3 Blue and call it a day.
     
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  3. 0d1n

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    A current prestige with few grams in the head most likely...
     
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  4. rpsbel

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    I saw the specs and they are very different..........




     
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  5. rpsbel

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    I saw the specs and they are similar, but, reading a review posted by TW, one thing ares specs and other is the real thing (racquet test). I would like a opinion from people who tested these frames.

    Thanks.




     
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  6. jorel

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    wasnt novakc using this early in his career
     
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  7. rpsbel

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    Hi,

    I do not think so. Pro's use HEAD'S PT or TGK models, made in a special part of HEAD HQ in Austria. They change the paintjob every 2 or 3 years, to increase sales. Technology is 90% marketing, but are exceptions, and O3 ports of Prince are one. The frame's molds rarely changes. You see a Pro Staff mold (Federer) and know that has more than 20 years. The PT 57 mold has more than 15 years and still used by Murray and many others.
    Pro's do not change their equipment so easily. Think Sampras, Federer, Roddick, Nadal, Murray. They have the same racquets for years..........




     
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  8. jorel

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    early in his carrer you could see the silver flange bumps at the 10 and 2.. distinctive and pronounced on the LM radical tour
     
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  9. rpsbel

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    Jorel,

    You're right. I saw the old djokovic pics and the LM ridges are there.

    I did not know he played with LM. Good choice, it is a great racquet.

    I can't find any better to change.




     
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  10. rpsbel

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    I am looking for a new liquidmetal radical tour, but it is hard to find. I just have one, and want to buy more one or two, but, it is not easy.......
     
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  11. 0d1n

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    I did play with both racquets.
    The Rad Tour is slightly heavier in the head (bigger swing weight) which is why I suggested some lead in the head of the prestige MP.
    You won't find the same "feel" unless you find the same racquet...so if you can't do that I suggest you stick with same or similar playing characteristics.
     
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  12. rpsbel

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    Thank You.




     
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  13. baseline_monster

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    The liquid metal frames were popular with alot of pros, Gasquet still uses the LM Instinct tour XL. I would suggest possiblt the newer radical pro or prestige pro. Think the LM rad tour was 100" but that wont make much difference.
     
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  14. vsbabolat

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    The LM Radical Tour was 98''. It was the FXP Radical Tour that is 100".
     
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  15. vsbabolat

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    It was a nice racquet.
     
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