Something I noticed about Federer's Racket

Discussion in 'Pros' Racquets and Gear' started by zorg, Jul 7, 2006.

  1. zorg

    zorg Professional

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    I am sorta really picky on my equipment and examine it and stuff (hey its summer, I can it all day!). Anyways, I notices that it can't be a 6.0 85 but with a 90 head size. First of all, the box beam is smaller on the 6.0 85. Second of all, the place where the neck meats the head, its not "curved in", its flat, like on the Prestige (I did a poor job of describing that, but I just didn't know how...). So really, he uses a totaly customized racket. The closest is the Tour 90. So really, he isn't using the same racket he used when he was small, like people claim here.
     
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  2. bluescreen

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    maybe wilson had to change some stuff to accomidate for the 90 sq. in. head size. it IS a customized racquet anyway, so they probably changed a lot of things. i think of the ps 6.0 90 as a very loose title for his racquet.
     
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  3. Did you play with Federer's frames, or did you look at pictures?

    I think those grooves were put there on Federer's frames so that the frames would more easily resemble the retail counterparts in looks. Otherwise, it would really look like a 6.0 85!

    You're saying those "throat grooves" make a frame play very different.

    What do you mean by the box beam on the 6.0 85 being smaller than on Federer's frames? Actually, in the couple of close-up pics posted here, like the 6.0 85, it appears Federer's frames are boxier than the retail 90's, which are more buldged-out. It's subtle, but there's a similar difference between the Prestige Classic and LM Prestige. Further, people here have taken comparable beam width measurements of Federer's frames to the 6.0 85 and retail 90's.
     
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  4. geesechops

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    Before the next person posts "I think I noticed somthing NEW about Federer's racquet", why don't you do a search. Pretty sure that you haven't come up with anything new that everyone else here doesn't know, unless you actually have Federer's racquet in your hand AND you can preform chemical tests on it to see what materials it's made out of, then you'll have somthing to post about. Don't look at a picture online and think you've fiqured it out.
     
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  5. Custom+Hybrid

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    Yes, it does have the exact shape of the nSix-One Tour.

    We weren't talking about literally a PS 6.0 with a 90 inch head but a nSix-One Tour with the composition of a PS 6.0.
     
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  6. chiru

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    geesechops take it easy on the guy. not everyon in the world has spent 302934830894 hours reading threads on the elusive fed racket. if he notcied that on his own good job, i certianly didn't on my own.
     
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  7. geesechops

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    lol, sorry. Your right not everyone knows about the shanagins Wilson is pulling with the whole Fed racquet-nsix-one tour-ps 6.0 thing, in quite the detail that I do.
     
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