If you could only have one..

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  1. Jack & Coke

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    If you could only have one racquet from each major company, what would you choose?

    Head - PC600
    Dunlop - MW 200G
    • Babolat - PDRGT
    Prince - POG LB
    Yonex - RDX 500
    Wilson - SV PS 85

    I'm not asking which you think is the "best"..

    but rather which one would you "like" to have for each respective brand.
     
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  2. federer_nadal

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    Dunlop MW100g
    Head PT 630/280
    Wilson K90
    Prince POG OS
    Yonex RDS002 Tour
    Babolat Pure Control (or storm)
     
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  3. VikingSamurai

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    I would like to answer this myself, but I think we should break it into 2 sections.. Former models, and latest models..
     
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  4. Ronny

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    pure control
     
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  5. morten

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    (rating 0-10 :))

    Head fxp mid (8 )
    Wilson ps85(9 )
    Fischer pro 90(8 )
    Dunlop mw 200(6 )
    Volkl c10(6)
    Well, i have all those rackets, LOL

    Prince diablo 93(5)
    Yonex, rdx 500, not tried
    Tecnifibre tflight 335, not tried
    Babolat pure control(5)
     
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  6. jelle v

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    Head: Ti.Radical MidPlus (98)
    Wilson: nBlade
    Prince: NXG MidPlus (have it)
    Fischer: Vacuum (Stich Racket)
    Dunlop: Aerogel 200 (16x19)
    Volkl: DNX
    Yonex: RDS 002 Tour
     
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  7. s.sharm01

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    i actually want to hit with the k90 just to see how it feels. too bad no time to go to the shop and ask for a demo :((
     
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  8. N23

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    Head Ti Radical MP (Still use)
    Yonex Super RD Tour 95 (Still use)
    Wilson Pro Staff Classic 6.1 95
    Puma Becker Super
     
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  9. Jack & Coke

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    actually I'll change one of my picks...

    • Head - i.Prestige
     
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  10. caesar66

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    Dunlop - HM 300g
    Head - iRadical MP
    Prince - TT Warrior
    Wilson - n6.1 95 16X18
    Babolat - Pure Control Zylon 360
     
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  11. chaz_233

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    • Dunlop - not sure
    • Head - FXP Prestige
    • Prince - Speedport
    • Wilson - no thanks
    • Volkl - DNX V1 MP
    • Babolat - PD Roddick to see what the fuss is all about
     
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  12. chowdhurynaveen

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    dunlop- MW200
    Head- pc600
    prince- diablo mid
    wilson- k90 (my current racquet)
    volkl- dnx10mid
    babolat- pure storm
    yonex- rdx500mid
    fischer- mspeed pro 98
    prokennex- redondo type c 93 :^(
     
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  13. Tour 90

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    nice thread!
    I'd pick:
    dunlop - mw 100
    head - prestige pro
    wilson - n90
    volkl - c10 pro
    babolat - zylon 360
    prince - pog mp
    yonex - rd7
    fischer - vacuum 90
    tecnifibre - tfight 325
     
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  14. kreative

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    Dunlop: Max 200G
    Wilson: 6.0 95
    Prince: POG Longbody
    Head: Prestige Classic Mid
    Babolat: Pure Drive Standard w/ Cortex
    Volkl: Tour 10 V-Engine Mid
    Yonex: RDX 500 Mid
    Fischer: Pro #1 Red/Silver
    Pro Kennex: ki15 PSE
     
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  15. headfan91

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    Dunlop: ag300
    Babolat: purestorm mp
    Wilson: k95
    Head: fp prestige mp
    Yonex: rds001
    Prince: POG OS
    Tecnifibre: tf320
    Fischer: m speed pro #1 mp
    Pro Kennex: redondo mp
     
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  16. Amone

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    Hmm.. this'll be fun.

    Dunlop: 200g Max
    Babolat: There is currently nothing I want from Babolat.
    Wilson: 6.0 85
    Head: Prestige Classic 600
    Yonex: RD-70 Pro Long Midplus (28 inch)
    Prince: Either Diablo Tour Mid, or POG Mid
    Technifibre: There is currently nothing I want from Technifibre.
    Fischer: There is currently nothign I want from Fischer.
    Kniessl: White Star Master (80 si)
    ProKennex: Core1 no.6
    Avery: M5 OS
    Gamma: Ipex 7.0 OS
    Volkl: Tour10 V-Engine MP
     
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  17. Janne

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    Havent tried any of these sticks so I´d just want them for a collection.

    Prince: POG
    Dunlop: Max 200G
    Yonex: Super RD Tour
    Wilson: Ceramic Sting
    Head: Prestige Pro
    Babolat: Pure Storm
    ProKennex: Type C Redondo
    Avery: M3 Control
    Estusa: PBP
     
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  18. jdeloach

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    Babolat - Pure Storm
    Dunlop - MFil 300
    Fischer - M-Speed Pro #1 98
    Head - MicroGel Extreme Pro
    Prince - POG
    ProKennex - Redondo Mid
    Tecnifibre - TF320 (16X20)
    Volkl - C10 Pro
    Wilson - PS Tour 90
    Yonex - RDX500 MP & RDS002 Tour (hard decision)
     
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  19. tarheels2323

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    Wilson: K90
    Prince: Diablo mid
    Yonex: RDS 001 mid
    Pro Kennex: Redondo mid
    Head: FXP Prestige mid

    I haven't played with other company's products so I dunno about them.
     
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  20. th____44

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    then you could give me that apc+ .... :D ;)
     
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  21. Doc Hollidae

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    Head: Radical OS Limited Edition
    Yonnex: Don't like the head shapes
    Dunlop: Maybe the Aerogel 300
    Fischer: MSpeed 105 heavy
    Prince: POG OS
    Volkl: The old petr korda racket, was it the C7 or the C10?
    Wilson: Hammer 6.2, Bring back the skunk!
    Babolat: Not a fan on Babolat rackets
    Gamma: BIG BUBBA
     
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  22. VikingSamurai

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    Wilson PS 85 6.1
    Dunlop Max 200G
    Yonex R-22 Rexking
    Prince Graphite Pro 90
    Puma Boris Becker Winner
    Adidas Lendl GTX Pro-T
    Rossignol F-200 Carbon

    (I have all and played with all of these past frames, except for the Lendl adidas frame)

    Today:
    Wilson (K) Six-One Tour 90
    Dunlop Aerogel 100
    Yonex RDS-001
    Prince o3 Tour 95 Mid
    Puma ----
    Adidas ----
    Rossignol ----
     
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  23. WhiteSox05CA

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    Babolat: AeroPro Drive (or the new one?)
    Wilson: (K)Factor Six-One 95 (or Jack Kramer?)
    Dunlop: Aerogel 200 (or Maxply McEnroe?)
    Head: LiquidMetal Radical MP
    Fischer: M Speed Pro. #1 98
    Pro Kennex: Laver
    Technifibre: TFight 320 16x20
    Prince: POG MP
    Yonex: RDS 001 MID (already have RDX 500)
    Volkl: DNX 9
     
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  24. Amone

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    Depends, what're you gonna give me for it? Just because I don't want to play with it doesn't mean it doesn't have monetary value to me. For a reasonable sum, I might be willing to part with it...
     
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  25. IT WAS IN!!!

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    Babolat - Pure Storm, Aero Pro Drive mix in a players frame
    Dunlop - AG 100
    Fischer - Pro #1
    Head - PC 600 mid Austria version
    Prince - Diablo Mid
    ProKennex - Type C
    Tecnifibre - no thanks
    Volkl - C10 Pro
    Wilson - JK Prostaff
    Yonex - Super RD Tour
     
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  26. Lindros13

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    Good thread.

    Babolat: Pure Control+ w/ 4 1/4 grip (just sounds like fun with a tiny grip)
    Wilson: Profile, I think (One of the first HUGE widebodies that was gold color)
    Dunlop: Black Max (mint condition would be nice)
    Prince: PrincePro Oversize (could've been my first racquet)
     
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  27. movdqa

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    I like your selection here though I'd probably throw in a prestige in there for the Head.
     
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  28. Jack & Coke

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    yeah.. on post #9 I changed my mind:

    • Head - i.Prestige

    I read a few good reviews, and thought it would be nice to try that one out as my one and only selection.
     
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  29. Jack & Coke

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    interesting.. I thought you would have choosen the POG mid

    haha.. I knew that was coming.. ;)
     
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  30. Pushmaster

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    Wilson: PS 85 (SV)
    Head: Prestige Pro
    Dunlop: Max 200G
    Yonex: R22 90
    Estusa: PBP
    Puma: Boris Becker Winner
    Prince: Magnesium Pro 90
    Pro Kennex: Redondo mid
    Fischer: Vacuum Pro 90
    Rossignol: F200
    Volkl: C10 Pro 93
    Vantage: VT001
    Babolat: nothing :razz:
     
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  31. guynamedsean

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    Dunlop: Original 200G

    Babolat: No racquet I can think of. Please send lots of VS Gut string instead. Thank you!

    Wilson: 6.0 85, I guess an SV since I'm only getting one stick from each co. I can sell it to a Sampras fan.

    Head: Old twin tube radical OS

    Yonex: Never tried one. Guess I'll try the RDX 500 or RDS 002 in a midsize

    Prince: This is a tough one. I use the Diablo, and I need another one. I also like the POG and Spectrum, but I am going with CTS Graduate.

    Kniessl: New Red Star

    Avery: M3

    Vantage: 12.2 oz strung, 8 pts headlight, softer flex
     
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  32. Jack & Coke

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    I guess I'm not the only one whose got some love for the MAX 200G :-D
     
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  33. TheSnowMan

    TheSnowMan Semi-Pro

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    Babolat Pure Storm
    Prince Diablo Tour Mid
    Head Pro Tour 690
    Fisher Vacumn Pro
    ProKennex Redondo
    Tecnifibre T-Fight 320
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  34. Noveson

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    Dunlop: Aerogel 500 Tour
    Babolat: Babolat PD W/ Cortex
    Wilson: (K) six-one 95
    Head: Flexpoint Radical Tour
    Yonex: RDS 001 Mp
    Prince: 03 Hybrid Tour
    Technifibre: Tfight 320
    Fischer: Mspeed Light
    Gamma: Ipex 7.0 OS
    Volkl: Dislike Volkl very much
     
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  35. Jack & Coke

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    Changed one of my picks..

    • Prince - POG MP

    Still a very close choice. I've been having a lot of fun and success hitting with the MP lately. This weekend, I'll bust out my POG OS for another go around.. :)

    I wonder how these classics compare to the newer Prince O3 sticks.. (White and Tour MP)
     
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  36. goosala

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    K Factor 90 rules!
     
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  37. Voltron

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    Babolat - Pure Storm
    Dunlop - Max 200g
    Fischer - Vacuum pro 90
    Head - PC 600
    Prince - POG Mid
    ProKennex - Redondo Mid
    Tecnifibre - TF335 (16X20)
    Volkl - C10 Pro
    Wilson - PS 85 SV
    Yonex SRD Tour 90
    Estusa Power Beam Braided
    Donnay Borg Pro
     
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  38. Jack & Coke

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    Wilson - PS 85 SV

    agreed..

    (debatable if it's the best, but for sure, "If I could only have one Wilson" it would be this one.)
     
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  39. onkystomper

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    Babolat - Pure Drive Cortex
    Dunlop - 300G 98
    Head PC 600
    Prince - Pog 107
    Wilson - Nblade 98
    Yonex RDX 500 MP
    Fischer - Pro NO.1 Red Silver - best racket ever
     
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  40. ambro

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    Prince: POG MP (LB cut down + lead)
    Dunlop: AeroGel 300
    Yonex: RDX500 Mid
    Wilson: nBlade MP
    Head: Prestige Classic 600
    Babolat: Pure Drive Plus (pre-Cortex)
     
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  41. Jack & Coke

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    There's a 107?
     
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  42. skraggle

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    Dunlop: M-Fil 200
    Head: Prestige Classic
    Wilson: n6.1 95 16x18
    Volkl: V-Engine Mid
    Prokennex: Heritage Type C
    Yonex: RDX 500 HD
    Prince: Diablo Tour
    Babolat: Pure Storm
    Fischer: Pro #1
     
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  43. Wilson6-1

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    Wilson: n6.1 95 16x18
    Dunlop: Black Max
    Prokennex: Silver Ace
    Head: Prestige Classic 600
    Volkl: DNX 9
    Yonex: RDS 001 Midplus 98
    Prince: O3 Tour 95
    Babolat: Pure Drive 100
    Fischer: M Speed Pro #1 98
    Tecnifibre: TFight 335 (16x20) 95

    I wouldn't trade the ncode n6.1 for any of these. Own the Siver Ace and loved the Black Max in the 80s. I think I could learn to love the Prestige and the Pro #1, and possibly the 03 Tour. The Technifibre TFight 335 is probably similar to the Wilson and could easily be a favorite, but have never tried it. Do not prefer the Volkl or Pure Drive, have played both and didn't care for either.

    Great post, fun to think about the other racquets.
     
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  44. Jack & Coke

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    yes...

    but, "there can only be one!"

    [​IMG]

    ;)
     
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  45. movdqa

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    They turned it into a cartoon? I guess that simplifies production costs by quite a bit.
     
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  46. mileslong

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    Fischer: MSpeed 98"
    Prince: O3 Tour 95"
    Volkl: C10 Pro Tour 93"
    Wilson: NBlade 98"
    Babolat: Pure Storm 98"
    ProKennex: Redondo MP
     
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  47. Alafter

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    Gamme: IPEX 7.0 OS
    Babolat: Puredrive Cortex 107
    Volkl: DNX1 OS or a Nice OS Catapult
    Dunlop: 300G OS
     
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  48. Jack & Coke

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    I see a pattern... :)

    (107)
     
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  49. pow

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    • Dunlop - Aerogel 200
    • Head - Prestige Classic 600
    • Prince - POG Mid
    • Babolat - Pure Drive Roddick or Pure Storm.
    • Wilson - Pro Staff Hypercarbon Tour 90
    • Yonex - RDS 002 Tour or RDX 500 Mid / MP HD
    • ProKennex - Redondo Mid (lucky me)
     
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  50. Tennis4203

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    Dunlop - Aerogel 200
    Head - Flexpoint Prestige
    Yonnex - RDS 001
    Prince - O3 Hybrid
    Babolat - Aeropro Drive w/ Cortex (BUYAH!!!)
    Wilson - PS 85/K 90 (want both soooo bad)
     
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