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Discussion in 'Racquets' started by BkK_b0y14, May 24, 2007.

  1. Seth

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    Pics please.
     
  2. graycrait

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    I've been experimenting with nat gut, multis and syn gut in the POG 107s up to today. I strung up 18G Ashway Kevlar in the mains at 60lbs and 16G Zyex in the crosses at 65lbs. More bite on ground strokes than the gut, slices come off the bed a bit differently so have to adjust to that, serve control was very good. Weighs 12.9oz, 11pts HL with two overgrips & dampener.
     
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  4. mrw

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    So it looks like the POG is dead...
     
  5. shamaho

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    This iteration at least... I wanted to buy a couple after demoing it, but they did not get back in stock as advertised in the product page.

    So I had to look elsewhere.


    Excuse my brevity, sent from mobile on puny keyboard and rocking public transport
     
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  8. mrw

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    Yes but once the present stock is gone... kaput. Even worse is that I can not find grommets anywhere. For a racquet with such a long production and with a faithful following you would think Prince would at least make the grommets available for a few years after it is discontinued.

    Probably a marketing decision. F'm force them to buy a new stick...
     
  9. shamaho

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    Now there's an opportunity for a business! for someone with a 3d Printer.... if they could get the exact designs, they could print them... and even incorporate some improvements....
     
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    I don't think it's a marketing decision. I think it's just that Prince has been really mismanaged over the last couple years. TW is having problems getting in grommets for their CURRENT racquets. Their products are great. Their management is horrible.
     
  11. mrw

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    This is a great idea. Grommets for classic racquets long out of production. I have a need for a slew of Head Composite Edge grommets and a few others.

    So who among us is computer nerdly enough to pull this off?
     
  12. graycrait

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    Its a shame
    I see TW USA has 1 new POG 100 left and 1 used POG 100 for sale. But shipping would be a killer. Even so I feel your "pain." It has been just lately I "fell in love" with the POG 107, so grabbed 4 off TW's used and new list.
     
  13. BlueB

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    Just re-checking in to report that I went back to my lightest POG 107 4-stripe for doubles play. My volley and FH serve return are fearful to the opponents :)
    My serves have tons of pace and various spins for about 1, 1.5 sets. However, it seems that it tires me out after it...
     
  14. shamaho

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    Easily solvable on your part ;) either you get tired because too much tension in your arm or not enough strength, either way, easy solves :)
    To keep your fearful shots.

    Taking the way to choose other sticks is more expensive and most probably an endless road circling back to the venerable one... :)

    Excuse my brevity, sent from mobile on puny keyboard and rocking public transport
     
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  15. un6a

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    Enjoying my PCG 100 lately. If i could change one thing about it, i would change string pattern to 16x19 with densier spacing in center or maybe even to 18x20.
     
  16. dcheung

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    Whats the difference between Prince Original Graphite and Prince Classic Graphite? Why is there a price difference between the two on the used racquet section with both Grade B?
     
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    I think from 4-stripe version of POG there wouldn't be too much difference to the later ones, including PCG. The POGs older then 4-stripe were heavier and had more SW.
     
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    I've got many racquets, mostly Prince. However, over the years, I mostly flip-flopped between O3 White and POG OS. With the White I do not tire on serves and it's slightly better on my arm, so I played that the most. However, I volley better with POG and hit long less often (lower trajectory).
    At 47, it is not likely that I'd get any stronger, or that my joints would get any better. Gym, no thanks - it's waste of time I could spend playing one of the sports I love.
     
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    piece of art
     
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    Thanks! Its like a reverse Textreme before they came out!!

    I still have it but the plastidip added a ton of weight on this particular racket because of the color and its over 16oz
     
  21. bmcmichl

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    Hey guys!

    I have bought 2 POGs on the bay some years ago.
    Please help me to identify the version! Seems to be the 4 stripe version. But I am curious about the code inside the throat! Is that common or do I have gem inside my bag?

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    Hi Michael, I also have a four-stripe POG OS, but mine does not have such code. Could yours be a pro stock version?

     
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  23. Seth

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    The Prince pro stock code for every POG OS is TC0A-107.

    No matter which generation, the code begins TC0A. I have a four-stripe POG but it doesn't have a code. Basically, this is a "pro stock" POG, but may not be (and probably isn't) any different than any four-stripe you could pick up off the rack back in the day.

    Very nice find, regardless.
     
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    I'm still playing with my PCG 100 and loving it.
     
  25. bmcmichl

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    Nice! :)

    Didn´t know I own a pro stock racket. Both exactly weigh 330grams. Haven´t measured the balance yet. But the racket cut´s through the air very quickly, despite its weight and size

    Also played with the PCG100 but I didnt like it as much as the POG OS. My OS felt crisper with better ball feel. PCG100 feels a bit cheap copared to my POG.
     

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