prince pro oversize? Anyone know what this is?

Discussion in 'Racquets' started by TennisandMusic, Apr 21, 2010.

  1. So I have this racquet lying around, that used to be my dad's, but apparently he hated tennis (go figure). I doubt it was hardly used. Anyone know anything about this racquet? It's all black and the "paint" feels rough if there is even any on there. Feels almost like bare graphite (just my impression, I have no idea what bare graphite actually feels like)...is it even worth 50 bucks?

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  2. vandre

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    dude, i used to have one in the late 80s/ early 90s. it was a "k-mart" racquet. it looks like that one was restrung at some point since they came prestrung from the factory with amber colored synth gut.

    i'm pretty sure that under the paint, its metal, since one corner of mine is square now.


    as far as what its worth, i think they used to go for about $20-30 new and since i don't think they're all that rare but its all about what someone will pay for it so if someone wants it bad enough, you may get your $50.

    i hope this helps!
     
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  3. Actually wasn't sure if I could sell it, but your story sounds totally right on. Kinda funny because it weighs in at around 12.5 ounces without anything on it haha. And now the expensive stuff is in the 10-11 range?
     
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    A good way to tell a walmart racket from a quality one is where the two throat beams meet at the handle. If they are separate before meeting the handle, it's probably a throwaway racket.
     
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    but if it has spongebob on it, its more than 10-11!!! :)
     
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  6. This racquet is like 15 years old too I would say. At the least. It's not something that was purchased recently, it honestly feels more "solid" when hitting than a lot of stuff out there now.
     
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