HL Balance Question

Discussion in 'Racquets' started by Glorious, Oct 26, 2007.

  1. Glorious

    Glorious New User

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    Is it possible for a racket to be 9pts headlight (before stringing) and subsequently drop to 8pts headlight after stringing? Thanks.

    -Mark
     
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  2. PurePrestige

    PurePrestige Semi-Pro

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    It will be more HH for sure.
    I think the difference is normally around 2-3 pts more HH, so like 9 pts before stringing and 6pts after stringing.
     
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  3. Glorious

    Glorious New User

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    Thanks pure.
     
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  4. Glorious

    Glorious New User

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    I'm torn now. That means stock my k90 was 11pts headlight from TW and strung to 8pts headlight. Wilson spec = 12 pts headlight (to 9 pts strung). Maybe adding a tournagrip will get me closer to that 9 marker. ;/
     
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  5. LanEvo

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    its ok if it becomes for HH because sometimes when its too HL its bad
     
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  6. sureshs

    sureshs Bionic Poster

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    2 - 3 points less HL as said before.
     
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  7. ananda

    ananda Professional

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    is there ONE balance that can be recommended for all-round purposes -- without getting into too many ifs and buts.

    I find my PS 95 gr8, except i feel in the serve department it is weak, whereas my nblade (which i pull out once a week) is better in serves (its about 1-2HL).

    I think weighting the frame a bit will make it good for serves, but will it compromise other areas?

    So for recreational players is there a small range or one balance that can be recommended. I prefer HL but i do not understand the pros and cons of say, 10HL and 6HL and 1-2HL.

    I also understand that adding some weight on the frame may give more power to my baseline groundies. What cons can be generally expected ?
    thanks.
     
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  8. LanEvo

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    its all about power, control and maneuverability
     
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