Help finding new racquet

Discussion in 'Racquets' started by The_1337, May 7, 2007.

  1. The_1337

    The_1337 New User

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    Right now I'm using a hammer 4 which is several years old and quite beat up. I love the feel of it, but I have lots of problems with consistency which I think is due to the lightness (8.8 oz)

    I have a pretty decent forehand with lots of topspin. My 2h BH also have lots of spin, but isn't that fast. I have a 1h slice that is pretty strong, but not as consistent. I hit a flat serve that is around 85 mph, but only goes in half the time. I'm ok at volleying, but I don't really like to.

    I tried my friends n6.1 95, but at 12.4 oz, it seemed a little too heavy so I was thinking around 11 oz.

    I was thinking about the k6.1 team since it has pretty good reviews.

    Thanks for the help.
     
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  2. fgs

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    you should give the k6.1 team and the nblade 98 a try.
     
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  3. phucng_10

    phucng_10 Professional

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    Well, pretty much every racquet has their up and down reviews. Try looking at some o3's, they're similar to the nCode/Kfactor but at least they're lighter.
     
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  4. fuzz nation

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    Another frame with some potential might be the Dunlop M-Fil 300. Along with the k team and the nBlade, it's a moderate step up in weight and will take a little adjustment period. If you demo some racquets, I'd suggest trying to get two separate sessions in with a frame that you think you like. First impressions can be deceiving, so take whatever time you can to get to know a different stick.
     
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  5. The_1337

    The_1337 New User

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    do local tennis stores usually have free demos? anyone know one in san diego?
     
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  6. phucng_10

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    Maybe some local tennis stores do, but there aren't any in San Jose that lets you demo a racquet.
     
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