Head Radical/Prestige

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  1. Dino Lagaffe

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    I haven't posted that much for some time, but now I'll give it a go. :)

    When going through some of the racquets I have at home, I decided to take two "family" pictures of the Prestiges and Radicals I found. Although I have a soft spot for other old racquets, especially Rossignols, I must admit that I'm very fond of Head. Out of the bunch in the pictures, my pro stock PC with a LM PJ is probably the most special one, but my personal playing favorite is the 1998 TT Radical MP. What a versatile racquet that is.


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  2. Hannah19

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    I could not agree more....:)
     
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  3. MichaelChang

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    A nice collection you have there. Actually if you group them by head size, all the 600 play very similar, and all the 630s play very similar too. Except the 660. I personally feel the TT Midplus is a bit too heavy and flex somewhat. I liked the original bumblebee midplus better, stiffer.
     
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  4. zapvor

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    wow thats a big family! good stuff
     
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  5. MarrratSafin

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    Very nice.:) The old Radicals are all great frames, similar to Pro Tour 630!

    You have a green Prestige 600 too, one of my favourites.
     
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  6. Dino Lagaffe

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    I hope to add on to the collection later with other versions, including some XL-versions. Everybody's probably got their favourite, but there was a solidness in the older versions that I appreciate, and some of the more recent models have felt a little bit tinny and hollow in comparison. I have a couple of PT57 A and PT630 too, and they obviously feel rather solid. Great racquets, those old Heads.
     
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  7. Hannah19

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    What XL versions are you thinling about?
     
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  8. Dino Lagaffe

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    I'm mainly thinking about the TT Radical MP ( 1998 ) and the Prestige mid.
     
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  9. retrowagen

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    The green, Austrian-made Tour Xtralong is worth a look. I like it even better than the PT630!
     
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  10. MichaelChang

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    I like it too, lots of power and flex.
     
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  11. Dino Lagaffe

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    Looks like I have something to look for then... :)
     
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  12. retrowagen

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    It is, in fact, my favorite midplus-sized Head racquet.
     
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  13. Hannah19

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    I've got a Pro Lite Tour XL and another TT model, the Satellite XL.
     
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  14. Tennis Dunce

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    My Austrian Bumblebee made me forget about my PK 5g QUICK!
     
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  15. Florico

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    I have 3 prestige classic 600 xl new never strung and 2 other prestige mid xl pro stock liquidmetal paintjob.
     
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