How many do you have and why?

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  1. perfmode

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    I have two HH 5.3's because I break strings a lot and I used to always bum off of someone else while I waited to get restrung.
     
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  2. YEMntFtb

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    i have 4 - next time i buy new racquets im going up to 5

    I break atlest one per day with wilson stamina strings so i need that many
     
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  3. Deuce

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    I have 0 HH 5.3 racquets because I don't want any.
     
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  4. whodat

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    I only have two because I keep on changing racquets all the time. :(
     
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  5. PHSTennis

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    I have 2 hammer 5.2 used to use 1 racket it sucked bum off peoples during matches... good to have a spare while playing thats what I use it for 1 racket will last a week anyways :)
     
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  6. perfmode

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    Wow, how much do you pay for strings and labor every month? I'm thinking about getting 3 this time around just to have one for damp days that I'll have some cheap string on so my Bab's Nat doesn't get f'ed up.
     
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  7. miguelcoletta

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    I have two PC MP + (just bought one) because i break like once a week with tournament nylon (pretty durable compared to synthetic gut).
     
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  8. bsandy

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    Three . . .

    I string one everyother week, so I'm alway playing with new strings, and have another that was strung the same way just a couple weeks earlier.

    The third it a all gut power racquet. I carry it for the third set, and volleying with my G/F and Daughter.

    . . . Bud
     
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  9. Nas Eclipse

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    i have 2 dunlop 300g's. i dont need anymore because my strings dont break very often even though im an active player.
     
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  10. Ronaldo

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    YEM, 30 minutes a day for life stringing racquets would be a reason to try poly IMHO.
     
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  11. perfmode

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    I'm going to buy just two but if I find myself without a racquet because both are being strung, I'll get a third. I have never had a need for a third with my current string but with Natural Gut I might need an extra. We'll see.
     
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  12. TripleThreatPlayer

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    2 Wilson Pro Staff Surge X's
    I'm not a big string breaker
     
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  13. Nyl

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    2 Prince NXG... using BB oringinal.... strings always go dead before i break them.... they r so durable.
     
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  14. uk_skippy

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    I have 3 i.Prestige, all strung with prince syn gut original 16 @ 57lbs.

    I always have at least 3 of the same rqts after broke 2 strings in 1 game, although I havent done that in ages. I string my own rqts and so prefer to string when strings feel dead or dodgy
     
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  15. matchpoints

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  16. AndyC

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    2 simply to cover string breakage. I alternate between them on a weekly basis and will have to restring them every 6 weeks on average due to breakage. Generally speaking when one breaks I send it in and when I get that one back I have the other restrung. It does mean a period of a few days when I only have one but haven't managed to break a new string job within a week ever.
     
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  17. tennisplayer3

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    what area of nj do you live in YEM?
     
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  18. Capt. Willie

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    Three C10 Pros. In the past I always had two of whatever racquet I was using at the time. I have been using the C10 for over two years now and like it so much I don't see myself switching any time soon. When the Tour 10 MP came out I was under the impression that the C10 was going out of production and would no longer be available. So I bought a third and even considered getting a fourth. But it looks as though there is still a good supply of them.
     
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  19. gregraven

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    I have four nearly identical Wilson Pro Staff ROKs (all are matched for mass, balance, and swing weight). Two of them have the same string at the same tension, strung at the same time, and are my normal playing frames. One is strung with the same string, but a few pounds looser for evening and cold-weather play (during the summer, I string this one the same as my first two). The fourth is my "experimental" racquet, in which I try various string and tension combinations.
     
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  20. Bora

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    I usually have 2 sets of 2 (that's 4, I think) identical ones and a couple of other odd ones to experiment with. So, that's only 6. I would break lots of strings but I string at least one a week and rotate racquets, so I have a somewhat fresh one everytime.

    Last year during the tournaments, I did carry only 3 identical ones and restring 1 or 2 of them in the duration of a tournament.
     
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  21. @wright

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    I used to have 4 of the same racquet, but now I'm going to downgrade to just 2 and see if I can make it like that now that I'm playing less. If I get stuck without a racquet I'll definitely get one more.
     
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  22. sorkang724

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    i have 3 LM radical mp and 1 babolat pure drive std. and i string the radicla with BOW BRAND mains and prince synthetic cross and love it. i string the babolat with polylon main and TnT cross...the babolat is a major back up if all 3 of the strings of the radicals pop
     
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  23. Jeffrey Wang

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    I have 8 but need to reduced to 5. But mainly use 5 racquets: 2 approach for double (have one more like to sell), 2 Wilson Tour 100 for Single plus 1 PK 11G when my arm or shoulder soar or hurt (long injury history).
     
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  24. Pushmaster

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    1-Head Prestige Tour Mid
    2-Head i.Radical Mid+
    1-Volkl Tour 10 Mid
    2-Wilson HPS 6.1
    1-Wilson HPS 6.1 Stretch
    1-Wilson Rok (soon to be 2)
    1-Wilson HPS 6.5 Mid+
    1-Wilson HPS 6.5 Oversize
    2-Head i.S2
    1-Head i.S4

    13 Total. :oops:
     
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  25. baseliner

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    1 Volkl C-9 (soon to be supplemented by a C-10), 2 Wilson HPS 6.1 are all I currently have in the bag. Now back at home in storage, well...
     
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  26. ProStaffTour90

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    2 PS Tour 90's

    I'M NOT MADE OF CASH!

    What's the point of having so many DIFFERENT racquets! Like the guy who's got 13 but only three were he's got more than one of them!
     
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  27. Pushmaster

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    Why does Jay Leno own over 100 cars? Because he can afford them, and they're nice to have! :p
     
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  28. perfmode

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    I've seen a pair of Tour90's go for $225 brand new and still wrapped. That's a good-ass deal.
     
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  29. Ray Wong

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    I have 19 rackets but I just bring 7 to play. 2 i prestige, one strung Bow Brand natural gut and the other one strung Babolat x-cel, I play the second one when it's raining. 1 LM prestige, I want to replace the i for long term. 1 Dunlop 100G(same paintjob with 200G, but it's 90si) strung Bow Brand natural, it like the lighter version prestige and it almost same shape & headsize with prestige mid. 1 ps 6.0, just for fun! it's amazing control and feel, excellent! 1 Bab PD, because so many people appreciate this at TW board and it's not so demanding. 1 Wilson Tour 90, it so heavy and I barely to use.
     
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  30. Slava

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    I have 6 of the Head Prestige MP since they are discontinued, and I'm stocking up with more.
     
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  31. touchytennis

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    2 babolat PD+ strung with polymono 16 at 60lbs. I have two because they look cooler in pairs.. duh.. i wouldnt mind getting 3.. what can i say, i like to open my tennis bag and see 2 rackets.
     
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  32. Slava

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    I just happen to have 2 of the PD+ for sale 4 1/2 grip size. Let me know if you're interested.
     
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  33. perfmode

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    How much are you looking for?
     
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