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  1. Jeronimo

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    I bought it here on TW it should arrive this friday, or before..

    Any opinions please?

    Thanks!!
     
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  2. Duzza

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    You didn't demo it?
     
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  3. Court_Jester

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    Do a search. This racquet has been reviewed here numerous times.
     
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  4. BERDI4

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    Which version is ir? pro or standard?
    I demoed the non pro and I liked it. Very powerful and quite stable for a light racquet. I can't find a demo of the pro version so I have to decide which one.
     
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  5. Jeronimo

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    Im from Venezuela, theres no way to demo any racquet, if isnt borrowed from a friend, and NO ONE! here uses yonex, or head or even wilson (Just fed one)

    S
     
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  6. Jeronimo

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    Standard i heard, pro isnt as good as this..
     
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  7. Alex132

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    I played with pro....i liked the feel of it, really nice with everything. Looks intimidating :p
     
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  8. Jeronimo

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    Other Opinions!! THANKS!
     
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  9. JWin

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    I have the pro, I like the feel, crisp, loads of spin, good serving. I know others who don't like the feel at all, one person in particular couldn't describe it, just didn't like it at all.

    I typically play with player type racquets with open string patterns, if that helps.
     
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  10. Jeronimo

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    Thanks! Please keep giving your opinions!
     
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  11. wao

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    I hit with both, ended up with the extreme ( non pro). Not that the extra 1/4 inch means alot but I think I serve better with it. Then I added some weight to the butt and head , trying to keep the balance where it was. Others on the board think it is to stiff, I have had no problem with it. Coming from the Radical Tour which is extremely flexable.
     
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  12. Jeronimo

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    THANKS! Keep giving opinions!
     
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  13. Safety Dan

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    I've demoed both. First I played with the regular and liked it but my backhand suffered. Then I traded it for the Pro and it felt much more stable and really plows through the ball on serves. I just may buy one...

    Either way, great racquet!
     
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  14. Hokiez

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    I have 2 of the extreme pro and love them. My serve is incredible (I lost 4 total points tonight on my serve (3 double faults) playing 7.5 combo doubles in 6 service games), my forehand has great spin and power, and my backhand isn't any better, but isn't any worse either. Volleys are drastically improved as well. I highly recommend them and think you'll love it. I did find it is very sensitive to string tension/type so it may take a few. I wound up with an 18 gauge polyester main at 63 pounds with syn gut crosses at 58 pounds. When I got it it was 100% 16 gauge syn gut strung at 57 pounds and it was like hitting with a trampoline, hated the thing. Just keep that in mind, it may take a setup or two to get it balanced to your game.
     
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  15. Jeronimo

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    Thanks!!

    Keeep writing peps!
     
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  16. BERDI4

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    Finally I bought the pro version. I guess the extra weight will bring more stability specially if you play against a hard hitting oponent.
    I will try it tomorrow so I'll let you know.
     
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  17. Jeronimo

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    Package is here in my city so i should get it soon! :D..

    Maybe today, tomorrow or Friday!! :D :woohoo:!
     
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  18. Jeronimo

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    they arrived today! i LOVED them! =)
     
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  19. drpepper4590

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    yeah you should if you used the pure drive
     
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  20. Fedace

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    the Non pro version really messed up my arm big time
     
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  21. Jeronimo

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    Well im really into thius racquet..!!

    And its non pro :p
     
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  22. Vision84

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    I found the Extreme standard version a little to light and didn't have quite enough of a solid feel for me. I settled with the Microgel Radical instead as it was a little heavier and felt more solid. I was able to produce more spin with the extreme though.
     
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  23. BERDI4

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    I found the pro version a bit heavy to accelerate, though it's very powerful. Maybe I should try to get used to it, otherwise I'll go for the standard version.
     
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  24. jonajjs

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    The pro version is much, much better

    sorry man!

    its a sexy looking thing tho eh?

    hahaha
     
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  25. BERDI4

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    Why jonajjs?
     
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