question about vintage rackets

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  1. tennis legend 2

    tennis legend 2 New User

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    i would like to start collecting vintage rackets to play tennis with. What are some cheap options that are still good to use in games? i am not looking to get wooden or smaller sized rackets. I would like to get ones made the same size as todays. I do go to the goodwill where they have decent rackets for cheap
     
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  2. tennis legend 2

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    my biggest problem is i will probably buy anything i get at goodwill but i dont know what to look for that would be good to use in games
     
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  3. robbo1970

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    Prince Original Graphite (POG)
     
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  4. Muppet

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    Head Liquidmetal Radical MP (18x20) or OS (18x19) are at a good price new, and they may be considered 'classic vintage frames' in the future due to their popularity. They are already 4 generations old, but are still being produced.
     
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  5. zapvor

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    agree. its classic. at goodwill its hit or miss. i suggest you pick something out from TW here. tons of options
     
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  6. v-verb

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    Absolutely agree!
     
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  7. slowfox

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    You gotta go read the Classic Racquet section. And do some searches.
     
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  8. AlfaAce

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    If you can find them...

    Yonex R-22 (or R-27)
    Wilson Pro Staff 85
    Dunlop Max 200G
    Wilson Jack Kramer ProStaff
     
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  9. anirut

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    Prince Woodie
    Head Vilas
    Head Competition series (I, II, III, LC, Comp Edge)
    Head XRC
    Head Edge series (Start from the brown-bridge aluminum through wood)
    Head Pro (Red Head)
    ProKennex Ace series (LOTS of them!)
    Wilson Advantage and Lady Advantage
    Wilson Jack Kramer series
    Wilson Ultra series
    Rossignol F200 Carbon
    Donnay Borg Pro and All Wood
    Yamaha YFG series (and others too)

    These are some that's at the top of my head ... as I have 'em.

    You may get better answer if you go to the Classic Racquet section.
     
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  10. zmenon

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    Hey Anirut, can you shoot me an email if you have a chance? I'm moving from the Rok to the Redondo MP...wondering what your impressions are btw the MP and the Mid...can't seem to PM or find your email anywhere, so had to hijack this thread...sorry! :)

    Z
     
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  11. robbo1970

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    POG
    Wilson PS 85
     
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