Radical vs VCORE

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  1. Boricua

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    I am a baseliner that hits with topspin. How does the Radical Pro compare with the VCORE Tour 97? THanks
     
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  2. Centryx

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    from my experience their is way more power with the rad pro with its 16x19 pattern compared to the 16x20 with the yonex, I have only tried out the 310g version though and found it lacking alot of depth in stock form where as the radical you can get depth easily, I had both racquets strung with gut and found the control with the vcore great, the radical does play alot softer and I feel as a platform with a higher base sw can generate some good baseline rallies. the vcore is a great racquet it felt more stable against big hitters from the baseline for me. on serves I felt that the rad pro was such a nice stick you can flatten them out or get a big kicker out of it. The vcore i feel didnt have that option on serve sure you can flatten them out but it wasn't as easy generating the kick or bite with the slightly denser pattern
     
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  3. Boricua

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    thanks. good comparison. I am buying the Rad Pro
     
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  4. Eltoro

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    Get on the demo program and try them out. I would caution against a purchase without actually playing with them. There are feel, weight, balance issues, as well as personal preference. Good luck
     
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  5. MikeHitsHard93

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    This guy has a point. I've bought many frames on a whim and returned every single one of them. Lol
     
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  6. rdis10093

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    how can you return a frame?
     
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  7. Centryx

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    Pretty sure he can't demo since he is in Puerto Rico
     
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  8. MikeHitsHard93

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    TW sends a free return label with every purchase.
     
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  9. Boricua

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    I have tried a few Padical Oversize rackets. Much lighter than the Pro but still a Radical. And I likde the feel. The specs of the Pro are similar of that of the Aeropro Drive GT which I used in the past and liked the weight, balance and swingweight. So, based on this I think I could like the Pro.
     
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  10. Eltoro

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    Again, just drop the $20 and demo both. It may confirm your desire to go with the Radical, but you may find that it feels and plays way different than what you thought. You don't want to be stuck with a frame if you find out you hate it.
     
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  11. Boricua

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    Cant demo where I live. I have been using Volkl V! Classic recently. How does the Radical Pro compare to the V1 Classic in terms of overall feel? Does it feel much heavier?
     
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  12. Boricua

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    correct, cant demo
     
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  13. Eltoro

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    Too bad can't demo. What about a local pro shop or something?
     
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