Pacific Grip Size

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  1. DAWRTAJACI

    DAWRTAJACI New User

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    How are the pacific grip size? Someone on the message board is selling a 4 1/2. Do they run small? I alway used 4 3/8.

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  2. Chotobaka

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    $15.00 per racquet, plus shipping both ways, gets you a new pallet installed by Pacific USA. You can do it yourself if you can find the unobtainium Fischer Tool Box kit. Pacific will not sell directly to end users and is a real PITA with dealers/distributors who do not order a high minimum dollar amount of products.

    I use L2 and L3 grip sizes in Fischer/Pacific racquets and they run pretty true to size for me. That said, I was able to put a Tourna Pro Thin replacement grip on a L4 and it feels/plays like an L3. You will have minimal cushioning and not be able to use most overgrips to maintain the effect with this, however. Babolat Skin Feel is another option -- using this on an L3 feels almost the same as the L2 with an overgrip. Definitely negotiate the grip size into the final price if you do decide to buy the racquet.
     
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  3. Backhanded Compliment

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    I went from a 4 3/8th head prestige to a 4 1/2 Pacific pretty easily. I do have larger hands and I have a Fischer with 4 3/8 and though noticeably smaller than Pacific 4 1/2 I also do feel like it is smaller than the Head 4 3/8.

    I feel like getting rid of the Head prestiges and getting more Pacific x feel 95's.
     
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  4. scotus

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    Some Pacific models do not have removable, exchangeable pallets.

    Last I heard, the Fast Pro has a PU foam handle.
     
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  5. DAWRTAJACI

    DAWRTAJACI New User

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    Thanks Guys..just bought it..It was the Xforce Pro..
     
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  6. Chotobaka

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    Obviously, my mind does not stray far from the Pro No 1 and its direct offspring.:)

    I did recently add a Magnetic-Speed Tour and M-Comp 95, though.
     
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  7. Chotobaka

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    Good one! <10>
     
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  8. McLovin

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    Yes, to be clear, the X Force, X Force Pro (16x20), X Feel Pro & X Feel Tour all have replaceable grip pallets. The X Force Lite, X Force Pro (18x20) and X Fast Pro do not.

    I do not know about the Vacuum Pro.
     
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  9. loubapache

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    The Pacific X Force Comp should also have the replaceable pallet. This is really a sleeper that receives no attention. It is from the Magnetic Speed Pro No 1 105 UL -> M Pro No 1 105 NT.
     
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  10. Chotobaka

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    The current Vacuum Pro has the pallet system. I love this racquet, but in smaller doses. The problem is not the racquet, it's me. Getting too old to go all day with this one.

    I recently put a 105 UL in my bag as my out-of-gas racquet. Although I generally prefer the SL, the stock UL works absolutely great for its intended purpose. And, quite easy to transition from the Pro No 1 to the larger, open faced head.
     
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  11. loubapache

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    There is something that is unique to these Fischers. I also have the 98 SL and UL; 105 SL and UL in my bag and can switch back and forth with minimal adjustments. The 105's are just dreams for doubles, especially the spin serves.
     
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