Head 'Premium Edge'

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  1. yip kok kuin

    yip kok kuin Rookie

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    Just bought this racket. Matt white in colour. Top of racket face has ' Graphite 30'. Side of 1 beam has ' vibration control system' Bottom part of bridge has ' Premium Edge'. StringBed 18X20. tried once. Flex stiff. Any info on this racket must appreciated. Tks.
     
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  2. Deuce

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    'Stiff' back then is the equivalent of 'very flexible' today.

    What's the head size?
     
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  3. yip kok kuin

    yip kok kuin Rookie

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    About 82-85. Same size as the usual 'black' graphite edge. Do you know anything about another similar racket 'Graphite Edge TXE'?

    Anyway, the white edge is pretty still stiff. Stiffer than 'ROK 93'.
     
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  4. proracketeer

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    'Excellence Edge'. Matt turquoise. Top of racket face has ' Graphite 50'. StringBed 16X??. ??
     
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  5. galain

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    The TXE was Head's flagship for awhile (together with the oversized TX Director). A more open pattern than the later Prestige and marketed for it's stiffness. I had one (well I still do but it's not useable). When i played well it was amazing - when I played badly there was no consolation from the racquet at all. Even though I've never especially cared much for stiff frames I did like this one. The grommets just disintegrated on me one year and I've never found anything that will fit.
     
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  6. OnyxZ28

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    There was also the TXP -- the direct precursor of the Prestige Pro.
     
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  7. vsbabolat

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    The TXP was sold in the U.S. market. At the same time HEAD sold the made In Austria Brown Prestige Pro for the European market.
     
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  8. BigboyDan

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    The HEAD TX Professional (89.5sq, 18x20) introduced in 1986 was a GREAT racquet. Made with Twaron (sister arimid fiber to Kevlar), white in color; it was made in the USA, and as noted above, the precursor to the Prestige.
     
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  9. OnyxZ28

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    So the original Brown Prestige Pro is the same as the TXP? Hmmm, guess I won't have to hunt for the TXP anymore. Thanks!
     
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  10. vsbabolat

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    There is a difference the TXP was made in Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A. While the Brown Prestige Pro was made in Kennelbach, Austria. Both racquets came out in 1986. The TXP for the U.S.A. and the brown Prestige Pro for Europe, Asia, Australia.....
     
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  11. proracketeer

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    Excellence Edge

    Anyone knows it? Stiffer or flexier than the Premium Edge? Whats the diff between Graphite 50 and Graphite 30?
     
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  12. proracketeer

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    How do they play? The edge series? Premium Edge, Excellent Edge, Graphite Edge,...
     
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  13. proracketeer

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    Now that I have my Excellence Edge Graphite 50 in hands:
    Wow, what a beauty.

    But upon barely touching the grommets they turn too dust!
     
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  14. proracketeer

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    How do you string your Premium Edge?
     
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  15. proracketeer

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    And how does it play?
     
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  16. proracketeer

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    bump . . .
     
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  17. proracketeer

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    Another Edge?

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  18. vsbabolat

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    This is my best guess I don't know if I am right.
     
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  19. craniopath

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    does anyone have more information about the premium edge?
     
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