Hmmm should i get a K90 just to have a K90?

Discussion in 'Racquets' started by Shashwat, Apr 25, 2008.

  1. Shashwat

    Shashwat Semi-Pro

    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2007
    Messages:
    548
    Location:
    San Antonio, Texas
    I used this frame for about a month a few months ago but i just don't think i'm good enough for it yet, it just limits my game in certain areas. I'm 4.0 to 4.5 (rated by a legit teaching pro), 15 and play high school tennis. My racquets are in my sig but i'm currently using a leaded up MG radical, and i have a chance to get the K90 now.

    Anyways, like the PS85, PC600, RDX500 etc, is K90 a keeper frame?
     
    #1
  2. HeadPrestige

    HeadPrestige Professional

    Joined:
    Nov 9, 2006
    Messages:
    893
    wait for the sampras racket =)... should be awesome.
     
    #2
  3. JonoTheMuffinMan

    JonoTheMuffinMan Banned

    Joined:
    Mar 28, 2008
    Messages:
    39
    I got one for the hell of it. I don't see whats so hard about using this racquet. To me, it's no different than hitting with my Pure Drive, with the exception of taking bigger swoops at the ball without going out.

    -Cliffnotes-

    If you want it, get it.
     
    #3
  4. m1stuhxsp4rk5

    m1stuhxsp4rk5 Professional

    Joined:
    Mar 25, 2007
    Messages:
    1,344
    Location:
    los angeles,ca
    i might wait for the sampras racket but the k90 is a great racket but it does get tiring after awhile
     
    #4
  5. StealthGnome

    StealthGnome Semi-Pro

    Joined:
    Aug 13, 2006
    Messages:
    614
    Location:
    San Francisco
    Do you have the money?
     
    #5
  6. baek57

    baek57 Professional

    Joined:
    Mar 31, 2008
    Messages:
    1,199
    i'd say get it if you are going to use it... if you are just going to let it collect dust then what's the point?
     
    #6
  7. quest01

    quest01 Hall of Fame

    Joined:
    Jan 22, 2006
    Messages:
    4,611
    I don't think its a good idea if your not going to use it. If the K90 is going to limit your game like you said then I don't see a point in buying this racquet.
     
    #7
  8. Shashwat

    Shashwat Semi-Pro

    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2007
    Messages:
    548
    Location:
    San Antonio, Texas
    Well i mean for collection i guess. I can play with it. It's not a huge transition from my K95 and BR here said he would trade it for my K95 that collects dust..

    I have 2 K95's and i'm getting rid of them so just thought i could buy a K90 since it is a pretty sweet racquet. Just have to play at a high level to play with it.
     
    #8
  9. fastswingVD

    fastswingVD Rookie

    Joined:
    Mar 31, 2008
    Messages:
    250
    Location:
    H-Town Southside
    just to have it :p
    that's what i would do
     
    #9
  10. Shashwat

    Shashwat Semi-Pro

    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2007
    Messages:
    548
    Location:
    San Antonio, Texas
    Does anyone know specs of this Sampras racquet everyone is talking about?
     
    #10
  11. stormholloway

    stormholloway Legend

    Joined:
    Nov 30, 2005
    Messages:
    6,834
    Location:
    New York City
    Yeah. Good investment. If you wait a few years, the K90 will be worth half of what it is now.
     
    #11
  12. TonyB

    TonyB Hall of Fame

    Joined:
    Sep 6, 2006
    Messages:
    2,779

    Storm, I like your style. Always an insightful post.

    :)
     
    #12
  13. hotseat

    hotseat Rookie

    Joined:
    Mar 18, 2008
    Messages:
    113
    you're already using the best thing on the market (weighted radical) so why get a k90
     
    #13
  14. supermario343

    supermario343 Hall of Fame

    Joined:
    Mar 16, 2008
    Messages:
    2,825
    Location:
    Chicago
    If I were you and didnt have one, Id get one just to keep it for the future. It might be a great collective later on..just like the St. Vincent from Pete :)
     
    #14
  15. Mark Vessels

    Mark Vessels Guest

    Hell yeah, just don't use it
     
    #15
  16. AllDownTheLine

    AllDownTheLine Rookie

    Joined:
    Mar 5, 2008
    Messages:
    234
    I had Two and after 2 months they made it out of mt bag. Gone now !! What a Relief not having them around to mess with my head. Yeah!! Quick cheap thrill, but "The Thrill is Gone"......
     
    #16
  17. Shashwat

    Shashwat Semi-Pro

    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2007
    Messages:
    548
    Location:
    San Antonio, Texas
    Yeah that's what i was actually looking at. Is it a classic like the St.Vincent?
     
    #17
  18. HeadPrestige

    HeadPrestige Professional

    Joined:
    Nov 9, 2006
    Messages:
    893
    doubt it.... considering the specs very so greatly from racket to racket because of wilson's horrible QC
     
    #18
  19. Tennisman912

    Tennisman912 Semi-Pro

    Joined:
    Jan 19, 2008
    Messages:
    487
    Location:
    NW Ohio
    Shashwat,

    I just don't understand why people would like to get a racquet they can't use to their potential just to have, like it has magical powers. As indicated, it is probably a bad investment and the novelty will soon wear off. Of course, I also believe you can buy or use anything you want, even if it hurts you. I would think a young man of 15 could find something better to spend his money on.

    Look at it this way. Say you have a great, well established, money manager looking after your investments and business interests. Then a young hotshot, just out of college with no experience asks you for an investment in "the hopes he someday will be a good money manager." Are you going to give him some or all of your money? Assume this is your parents money since you are 15 and have relatively little. Will you risk your inheritance on "his hopes of becoming a great money manager?" This is akin to what you are doing with your tennis game.

    Good luck and good tennis to you.

    TM
     
    #19
  20. supermario343

    supermario343 Hall of Fame

    Joined:
    Mar 16, 2008
    Messages:
    2,825
    Location:
    Chicago
    It might not be just yet bc it recently came out but later on im sure it will be :) good thing i have 4 of them and treat mine with great care
     
    #20
  21. [d]ragon

    [d]ragon Hall of Fame

    Joined:
    Nov 11, 2007
    Messages:
    2,466
    why not if i like to collect racquets.
     
    #21
  22. [K]Topspin

    [K]Topspin Guest

    Maybe you should wait a little. The prices may go down? :)

    And also, I wouldn't get it just for the collection until maybe later you know for sure.
     
    #22
  23. Sentinel

    Sentinel Talk Tennis Guru

    Joined:
    Jan 21, 2008
    Messages:
    28,971
    Location:
    Brave New World
    iirc, some time back you had posted that you had money problems and could not buy the rack you wanted.

    Why waste money on a rack you can't use! Get those new speedports/O-ports, haha.
     
    #23
  24. tom_asdelonge182

    tom_asdelonge182 Semi-Pro

    Joined:
    May 5, 2008
    Messages:
    797
    Location:
    Sydney, Australia
    Just get it, I'm also in similar financial situation, but I get really happy when I buy a new racquet. Also since its such a demanding racquet, it makes you concerntrate and play more which is a good thing
     
    #24

Share This Page