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  1. sainttom

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    Thanks for the reply. That's interesting to hear about the IG MP and also the IG Pro. I would go 16x19 but I'm a student so can't afford to keep breaking strings like I am on the speed hence the switch to my old rad. The MG re-issue rad mp would still play considerably flexier/softer than the IG rad mp right?
     
  2. Kal-El 34

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    been testing the whole bunch I just received. going to be making the switch to the Euro Speed Pro pro stocks I got...

    going to be unloading the whole rest of the bunch shortly. need to free up some funds i have spent too much on frames lately haha
     
  3. Brian11785

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    Among my favorite racquets I've ever demoed along with the racquet I want to demo next (the G).
     
  4. JGads

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    About the same in the flex department. MG just might be a bit snappier, more responsive, from what I recall. It's been awhile, though. I just remember the IG Rad feeling 'weird,' not necessarily stiff or anything. And it was a weird that I just didn't care for.
     
  5. Sweet-Spot

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    WOW thats a big call Kal! If you find a magical string setup on those please don't hold back, I'm thinking high 40's with a powerful poly just to get some zing. Will you keep the stock grip on them or change those too? Add any weight?
     
  6. mrtrinh

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    My new sticks :)

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  7. MikeHitsHard93

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    Sweeeeeet what do you think of them???
     
  8. mrtrinh

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    I love them. Came from a Donnay P1 (all my sticks broke). The pure strike has nice pop but doesnt have as much plow or stability compared to the P1. That's nothing a little lead couldn't fix. Hard to tell from the pic but I've added 2 grams at 3&9
     
  9. MikeHitsHard93

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    I think this racket is exactly what I've been wanting. Something more controlled than a pure drive or aero, but not as high of swing weight as a blade. Balance of power and control with more control than power. Sound about right?
     
  10. anhuynh16

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    How do you like it with lead and 3 and 9? Was hoping to try that soon, but I haven't had the chance. I see you have the 16/19 as well. I wish I would of waited for the that model.
     
  11. Sweet-Spot

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    My Prince Sticks, took the POG OS out this morning for a hit - 370 grams almost snapped my arm off!

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  12. struggle

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    what's on the left, same as the Chang Mold?

    I still have one of those Change OS LB (or whatever it's called).


    edit: also just picked 4 POG OS. 2 x four stripe and 2 x one stripe ind. grommets.
     
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  13. Sweet-Spot

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    Prince triple threat Graphite, Used by Olivier Rochus
     
  14. Alex78

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    A part of my racket collection: Some of my Völkls

    From left to right:
    C10 Pro (2012 paint job)
    PB 10 (295 paint job, 16x19 string pattern)
    3 x PB 9 (last one with stealth paint job)
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    And from top to bottom in reverse order :):
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  15. Alex78

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    And another part: Head rackets

    My Prestige family (only what's in my bags):
    i.Prestige Mid
    MG Prestige Mid
    YTIG Prestige Mid
    2 x TGT292.1
    2 x MG Prestige MP
    2 x YTIG Prestige MP
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    And the current members of my radical family, front view only:
    3 x i.Radical MP
    2 x MG Radical MP
    2 x YT Radical MP
    2 x YTIG Radical MP
    2 x YT Radical Pro
    2 x YTIG Radical Pro
    2 x YTIG Radical OS
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  16. KDizzy

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    @Alex78 damn thats a lot of rackets lol.
     
  17. Alex78

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    I know! Went a little crazy right there...
     
  18. SpinToWin

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    Wow Alex78, some of those racquets were enough to make me salivate :shock:
     
  19. Alex78

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    Welche denn? ;-)
    - I somehow couldn't resist the urge to get these thingies while they were still available in brand new condition... multiple times, actually...
     
  20. KDizzy

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    @Alex78 i respect your style impuse buys are the best lol. i want more sticks now lol damn this thread
     
  21. Alex78

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    Yeah, that's a fact: Without discovering TW and this forum, I'd probably still be stuck on my two MG Prestige MPs, which I bought when I came back to the game in late 2009.
    Don't even want to think about that...
     
  22. SpinToWin

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    Die iRadical MP, iPrestige Mid, YTIG Prestige Mid, die TGT292.1... sabber
     
  23. Alex78

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    Actually, my wife thinks I've got too many rackets (quite a few of which are unused btw), and everytime I manage to rip out a piece of my heart and sell one off, she rejoices ;)
     
  24. Sweet-Spot

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    Hey Alex you're gonna need a few reels of string to string those beasts up! Very nice collection! Did you get them all new/unstrung or just prefer to keep frames without strings on them?
     
  25. Alex78

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    I don't want to have too many strung at the same time - there are also a few more rackets (Wilson, Fischer, Prince)... The ones I'm not intent on using anymore / anytime soon are all unstrung.
    And yes, I got all of them new/unused/NOS. Mostly because I enjoy trying out new equipment. And I take great care of them. But I do realize that I have too many rackets. So sometimes I try to unload the odd one here or there ;)
     
  26. Kal-El 34

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    radical pros with Instinct PJ?
     
  27. vsbabolat

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    Yes, those are YT Radical Pros with IG Instinct PJ. That's what Sharapova uses.
     
  28. Kal-El 34

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    having my guy list a few of these on another forum.

    im sticking with the euro speed pros. finally found my frame man need to clear out some inventory my wife is getting mad at me :)
     
  29. KneisslOfficial

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  30. KneisslOfficial

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    apologies for the big pictures
     
  31. Kal-El 34

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    i figure id share before the leave me. working on a new batch of speeds / prestige though :)

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    anybody know what this means? i found this on one of the YT radical pros that I have and have never seen a sticker like this on any of my pro stock frames

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  35. Sweet-Spot

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    Dang I know how this feels - sad saying goodbye to one of your babies is tough isn't it? :)

    If you ever want to trade for more speed Pros drop me a line haha although I am in the land of Oz shipping could be tricky. Great choice - what string setup are you going to have on those?

    ps - is it common knowledge sharapova uses the radical pro? Does anyone actually use the instinct? Cilic? We know Berdych doesnt haha...
     
  36. SpinToWin

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    Cilic was using the Radical as well. Now he plays a Prestige Rev Pro paint job, but I'm not sure whether he actually is playing that (horrid) racquet :?
    Considering that the Instinct is in fact a game improvement racquet, I'm not surprised that it isn't used that often. Ebden uses it though I believe.
     
  37. Kal-El 34

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    haha i would have probably made the swap. my guy is bringing me 6 brand new ones though after the french :)

    in my speeds I have the green confidential solinco string and solinco silver rough on the cross

    they are going to be releasing silver rough soon... and it will be a huge seller it is such an awesome string
     
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  38. smiley_face

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    Good news. A number of Head prostocks will be released at reasonable prices, I guess:)
     
  39. MikeHitsHard93

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    Gasquet uses a liquidmetal instinct xl
     
  40. Kal-El 34

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    still wanting to know about the odd sticker on that radical pro... anybody know anything about it?
     
  41. sainttom

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    Sweet, cheers mate for all your perspectives, much appreciated!
     
  42. JGads

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    Hey, no problem, best of luck buddy. Hope you find one that you like.
     
  43. finalfantasy7

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    add later???
     
  44. forthegame

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    Honey.moon.Period?
     
  45. finalfantasy7

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    ^TGK237.1

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  48. Kal-El 34

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    dont think so. got everything i have been looking for

    the weight and balance is solid.

    getting crazy spin and pop

    amazing feel and touch around the net

    serving bombs

    thin beamed.. even thinner than the prestige. all in all just a really, really solid playing frame
     
  49. forthegame

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    ^^ Aye!

    I would love me a thin-beamed racquet with good pop.

    The only thing I can really complain about with my LM Instinct is the fat, rather ugly beam.
     
  50. Pure Babs

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    Awesome. Drooling over here :) I never could bring myself to use the RadPro with the bright orange PJ.
     

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