Heaviest Racket you ever tried

Discussion in 'Racquets' started by darklore009, Nov 7, 2012.

  1. Alchemy-Z

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    I've hit with a wilson promotional jumbo racquet..not sure how much it weighed

    but we had fun

    LIKE ONE OF THESE

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    We were at a charity event
     
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  2. svarthofde

    svarthofde New User

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    a Dunlop Maxply Fort at about 13.8 Oz
     
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  3. Irrelevant

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    That looks a lot like one of those Federer 110 frames from Wal-Mart.
     
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  4. dyldore

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    LMAO! I want one of those. :mrgreen:
     
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  5. MikeHitsHard93

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    I'm sure it is
     
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  6. stronzzi70

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    K 88............poor my arm!
     
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  7. dyldore

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    What racket are you getting next? That racket weighs 11.2oz, which is pretty light/average compared to real rackets.
     
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  8. LanEvo

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    I have a PS85? IDk if that is the heaviest... I really dont know. I am sure I have used a 13oz. + racquet before... I mean my PDR weights in at over 12 oz right now with overgrips and all.
     
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  9. Hi I'm Ray

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    some random wooden rackets

    okaay......
     
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  10. realplayer

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    385 grams and a swingweight of 362 but now i'm at 342 grams and 330 swingweight.
     
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  11. Migelowsky

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    13.47 but it doesn´t feel that Heavy, I really like this racket .

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    and this Max 200 G is suposed to be 12.5 but feels heavier than the Puma

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    and 13.66

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    I think all of my oldies are cosidered heavy except the Donnay Allwood and that Donnay GLM 600

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  12. Jocke

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    Remember playing a couple of years in the 80's with the Prince 2nd from the right. What is the name of that one...is it Prince Pro? Really interested in the specs of that one.
     
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  13. Migelowsky

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    Yes, that´s a Prince Pro 110
    I searched on other threads and they say it weights
    about 355 grams or 12.5 oz, I don´t know the flex or balance,
    When I was a kid my highest level of game was
    with that racquet, my first one was the Arthur Ashe
    that has a very small head and then I went to this
    huge 110.
     
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  14. Winners or Errors

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    I don't remember the weight, but years ago I had (and wish I'd kept) an adidas Lendl GTX Pro that was a Medium weight, and that thing was a tank. I'd guess it was around 14 oz.
     
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  15. Fuji

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    I was actually checking that stick out on the bay today! It seems like a really classic stick I wouldn't mind adding to the collection at some point. How did it hit?

    -Fuji
     
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  16. Mick3391

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    An old Jack Kramer wood racquet, which I still pull out now and then to sharpen up. Good idea that, I will tell you it forces you back to basics, makes YOU play instead of the racquet, then when you get your high tech bells and whistles built in radar racquet I think it makes you play better:)

    PS: Don't know what the Kramer weight, probably 13-14
     
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  17. Winners or Errors

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    Like a stick with I think 72 sq in should hit. I don't recall having trouble moving between my 85 sq in Black Max or 90 sq in racquets and it, so if you're wondering about finding the sweetspot, you may find it easier than you think.

    Someone on another thread said they're stiff, but it's tapered from the grip and pretty flexible in the head. Stiff, yes, in the sense that the strings are short.

    If I get another one, I'll be playing it at significantly less than the 65# of tension I remember playing it at when I was in college. If I only knew then what I know now... Alas, there was no TW back then.

    I also played, for years, a LM Kneissl White Star Pro, but it was nowhere near as heavy as that M Lendl GTX.
     
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  18. Fuji

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    Awesome! Thank you for the feedback.

    -Fuji
     
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  19. MattCrosby

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    I dont have pictures, but Technifibre 295 weighted to something around 450grams. Sore elbow after that
     
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