Prince Cts Approach specs

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  1. Shroud

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    Looked all over on line but found nothing.

    Anyone have a source for the weight, balance, and stiffness of the 90" version?

    Or any idea which current rackets are close??
     
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  2. ruup2it

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    Here's a pic out of my 1991 Tennis magazine rackets issue:

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  3. elkwood

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    I have one i still hit with from time to time. Man i love that raq !
     
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  4. Shroud

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    THANKS!!!!!! That is really helpful
     
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    Wow. message me and I can give you my address :)
     
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  6. NoChance

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    Definitely one of Prince's better offerings. The club where I worked back then sold their share of them, back in the day.
     
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  7. NoChance

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    It's a little interesting when you think about it....at that time, all of Prince's mid-sized frames had 14 main strings, and the oversize frames had 16. Here we are, years later, with Wilson offering "spin potential" racquets.
     
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  8. smalahove

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    That's what I thought at first, owning three 14x18 Prince rackets (GP90, CTS Lightning 90).
    However, Wilson's spin tech has more strings in the mains than in the crosses, i.e. 16x15, 18x16. And they are in much bigger heads.

    I just barely tried the PS 95s (16x15), but I do own two Prince Tour 98 ESP (16x16) and I can tell you tell feel very, very different. My Graphite Pro 90 feels way closer to my Rebel 95s.

    What I have found out is that the equation has a lot of variables, and they all do matter: hoop size, balance, weight, sw, string choice (!!!), string pattern.
     
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  9. ruup2it

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    I have several of these rackets myself and I got some more over the years.

    I bought a lot of 6 of these on auction and the seller threw in some grommets.

    Does anyone need some?
     
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  10. kungfu5tin

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    I would be interested in a set.
    Thank you
     
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  11. alva-27

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    Anyone have a source for the weight, balance, and stiffness of the cts response midplus?
     
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  12. ruup2it

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    Same issue:

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  13. ruup2it

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    Honestly, I thought the Approach was a racket that would be good enough to play with, well into the future.
    Good power and control for my continental grip and fairly flat game, but this racket allows for more spin.

    Then to keep up with the youngsters who hit with so much spin nowadays, and have me running around the court more recovering balls, I had to pick up a 98 sq in frame, and switch to semi-western forehand to stay competitive.
     
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  14. PSC85

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    Hi how could I get in touch with you to find out more about the cts grommets? :)
     
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  15. ruup2it

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    How unfortunate, I just realized Private Messaging has been disabled.

    My email is:

    ruup2it928 at y a h o o
     
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  16. Fed Kennedy

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    Post up some more CTS specs!!!!!!!
     
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  17. brubeck

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    CTS Storm Oversize

    Hi ruup2it.

    If it's not much of a bother, kindly post specs of the CTS Storm Oversize. I've searched high and low but have not found definitive details regarding this racquet. I'd appreciate if you can scan that part of you magazine that details the Prince CTS Storm Oversize.

    TIA :)
     
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  18. ruup2it

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    Here we go, and I also included dome other CTS pages just in case others might be interested.

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  19. ruup2it

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    Here's one more:

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  20. royfrombigd

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    This is AWESOME, thanks. Please post more if you got it. Thanks.
     
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  21. brubeck

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    A million thanks ruup2it:)
     
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  22. ruup2it

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    Here's the Approach Oversize:

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  23. hadoken

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    I've got a few Approach 90s in L5 that I would be willing to part with. This was my main stick up until 3 years ago...awesome frame just time to move on.
     
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