PS Tour90 vs. n90 vs. K90

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  1. asintu

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    Anyone had a chance to play with all 3? How would you compare them?
     
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  2. Lambsscroll

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    I own all 3. I like all 3. The PS 90 seemed like it bent a little higher up on the throat than the other 2. Which I liked. http://www.tennis-warehouse.com/Reviews/WT90/WT90Review.html . The N90 is more arm friendly (less vibration) than the PS90. It also seems muted in sound. Plays great. No matter how hard a ball is it to me I feel confident I'll return the shot back with equal or greater pace. The K90 has a noticeable SW difference. You'll feel it right away when you pick it up. It will feel head heavy but on a balance beam its like the N90. It seems the higher SW helps bring the ball down. Also very arm friendly as in the N90. I enjoy all three of them.
     
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  3. squints

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    K90 is a very rewarding racquet, great feel. But also very jarring on mishits, you can defintely feel its stiffness. The n90 has much more of a muted feel, less jarring on hits, feels alot more felxible when plowing through with the sweet spot. The k90, I haven't hit with the frame long enough to ascertain its characteristics, but to me it felt like a heavier tour 90, in terms of both sw and static weight. To me the feels very thuddy, feel is on and off, at points it feels quite nice, and others it feels like a cheap toy.

    My favorite by far is the tour 90, though it is probably toughest on the arm.
     
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  4. dr_punk

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    ps85 owns all. :D
    but the k90 comes close and the n90 is on the mute button
     
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  5. pow

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    I have not hit with the k90 before but I much prefer the ps tour 90 over the n90. The n90 lacks feel compared to the tour 90 and I was hitting the best shots with tour 90 when I hit with it. I'm thinking of getting one for myself.
     
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  6. drakulie

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    1. K90
    2. PS Tour 90
    3. n90
     
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  7. BounceHitBounceHit

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    In the moment.

    I've played all three for extended periods of time and written detailed reviews, including internal comparisons.

    For me, the K90 is the best of the lot owing to a unique combination of power, a (somewhat) larger sweetspot, great feel, and improved maneuverability.

    Best,

    CC
     
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  8. Lambsscroll

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    The funny thing is I can tweak any of these three to fit my desired needs. Its nice I don't have to fiddle around too much with them since they come with appealing specs as is. :)
     
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  9. Pro Staff Pete

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    So what's the real difference between the N90 (my current racquet) and the K90? I'm thinking of taking the K90 for a test drive.
     
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  10. drakulie

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    ^^ For me, I felt like the K90 was a tad bit easier to swing, and the feel at impact was much different.
     
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  11. Lambsscroll

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    SW with me. I felt the SW with the K90 is a tad odd for the majority of my strokes. That's why I lean more towards N90 for my playing stick.
     
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