RDC-specs of various racquets

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  1. Dino Lagaffe

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    A friend of mine runs a tennis shop and suggested we'd check a few of my racquets on his RDC-machine. FYI, they were all strung (weight) but had very old stringjobs in them (flex, for what it's worth). I have not converted the weight from metrics, but there are conversion tables readily available online... Sorry, no balance numbers this time.

    Here are the specs:

    (Weight Flex Swingweight)
    Adidas GT-X (Lendl) 340 g 53 314
    Prince woodie 376 35 335
    Prince Mono (Connors) 349 62 326
    Le Coq Sp. TF-40 (Noah) 356 60 342
    Lacoste LT301(?) (Forget) 358 62 330
    Estusa PB Braided 356 63 311
    Rossignol F200 349 33 345
    Rossignol F250 358 60 349
    Sergio Tacchini Syncrony 383 56 355
    Prince Boron LB 338 58 338
    Yonex RD70 long (Kourn.) 348 58 347
    Spalding pro stock 200 365 69 345

    Some numbers really stood out, like the flex of the Rossignol F200. 33 is soft... The Boron was also way softer than I thought it would be, at 58. The Tacchini is a monster, but I'm having that one, and the F250, restrung to play with again later.

    I'll probably bring some other racquets in to check on the machine, in which case I'll post the results here if you're interested.:)
     
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  2. gonzalocatalino

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    great post!
    Is very intetesting. The flex of the F200 is insane, even more flexible than the woodie!!!
    What f200 version you have?
     
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  3. psp2

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    The RA on the F200 seems way too low. Perhaps the racquet has been used a lot!!

    I had few F200s and most of their flex ratings came out around 42-45 strung.
     
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  4. Dino Lagaffe

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    I have both the gray and the blue version of the F200. The one I tested was the blue one, and it has, as psp2 pointed out, seen a lot of use.
     
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  5. fuzz nation

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    Yahoo! I'm gonna go out and hit with the F-200 I just got in a trade - sounds too buttery to be true...
     
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    Rossignol F200 349 33 345

    33?? how can you play with that

    You'd hit it and the ball would slide off at an angle away from you
     
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  7. Dino Lagaffe

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    Well, it's soft, but it's not like playing with noodles...
     
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