*** T-Fight Club***

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  1. zidane339

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  2. zidane339

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    Razda, added and updated your info. : )

    If I'm missing anyone, sorry, just let me know!
     
  3. reesespiecestennis

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    I'm thinking of switching to the 320 vo2 from my aerogel 200. Even though I'm serving great with the dunlop, I'm not getting the spin I need and am hitting a few long once in a while. I'm wondering if the added spin will keep the ball in play even though the power level is high. I'm switching from a flat low percentage game to a topspin, high net clearance style. It has been working great for me at the moment but I still don't get that bite on the ball.

    The dunlop's power level is about what I want but I want a more open pattern. I just don't want to screw up my serve which is the best it has ever been at the moment.
     
  4. reesespiecestennis

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    I don't really think the spin is that bad it's just not as natural to hit with the spin since the string pattern adds to the flattening effect.
     
  5. zidane339

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    Won't know until you give it a shot. :)

    I know for one thing, my first and second have been more accurate and a higher percentage since moving from the KBT/AG200 to the 320s...
     
  6. Power Player

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    I have the AG200 and Tfight 335. The 335 is my preferred racquet, but the AG200 is also fantastic. Yes, it is hard to get topspin, but I have also gotten a surprising amount just swinging low to high on the forehand and then flattening out the shot. So I just use the racquet for what it does best and add a little spin.

    The 335 gives me a lot of control. It is even more control oriented then the 200..so you will notice that. You can get spins easier too, but hitting flat is also real nice. It has a lot less power then the AG200, but you can adjust pretty fast. I have the 200 for days when I am tired or want a change.
     
  7. In)SpiRe

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    What string yall have on these? I just ordered some BB Original and PRC 17g to try on em. Will buy a reel of the stuff I like better.
     
  8. zidane339

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    Cool, I liked the Ag200 too, but the SW as a little too high for me, and the power was very low.

    BTW, I added you to the club, if that is ok. :)
     
  9. zidane339

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    I would go with BBO...better in many respects compared to PRC...PRC is too stiff IMO, not enough pop for me...
     
  10. In)SpiRe

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    Well, I ordered it to compare. If I like it enough (plability wise compared to the BBO), I'll go with it to reduce costs (and of course for the playability). And if I ever get sponsored by Tecnifibre (if I luckily get to that point) then I wont have to pay as much for strings.
     
  11. Razda

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    Thanks Zidane.

    I've read people on here adding the leather grip, seems like a great idea to experiment. N00b question. Does this kind of addition increase the swingweight more than a normal replacement grip?
     
  12. reesespiecestennis

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    I don't mind the swingweight anymore, I think it adds a huge amount of weight to my kick serves. I might need more power though and use more spin instead of hitting too flat most of the time.

    I guess there's always a tradeoff somewhere...
     
  13. In)SpiRe

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    So you have leather grips on your T-Fight 335s? How much does the total weight come out to? I'm not too worried about it as I'm playing with 12.7-13.1 oz frames, but just as a reference.
     
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    Thanks Zidane. I am pretty sure you were selling some Tfights for a very reasonable price a few weeks back..sorry I missed out on it, but I was beaten to the punch!
     
  15. Gee

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    My TF335 with Babolat Leather grip + Dunlop Hydratac Overgrip weighs in total 12.6 oz (358 grams). Just only 0.1 oz (3 grams) heavier than the original TF Xtra grip (+ overgrip).
     
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  16. davidl7

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    Hi guys, I recently made the switch to 320V02 Max. After playing with it for about 2 wks, experimenting with weights, it feels great. Very heavy balls, tremendous spin!

    You need to get the static weight upto 12.4-12.6 oz on the 320 and it'll be much more stable and it'll feel much better on your swings.

    Use full poly to control the power and generate spin.
     
  17. davidl7

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    You can also add lead tape to the grip.
     
  18. nickynu

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    Hey samperer which version was it. If it was the 2007/8 tfight320 16x20 could you let me know the retailer as I cant find any of these anywhere in grip 2 ? Im in Leeds btw
     
  19. zidane339

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    Yes it will since the leather weights a little more than the syn.

    But, since you are adding it to the handle the SW should only change by a couple points. Check out the TW university customization tool, you can calulate how much is changed with leather!

    Hope that helps, I use leather on all my 320s, but moreso because I need to feel the bevels. I used an overgrip over them also.
     
  20. zidane339

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    Yep, after testing a ton of frames, I realize I'm never going to find a perfect frame, just one that works good enough...If I could ask for more from my 320s, I would want a more traditional head shape. The head shape is very long and oval, so it actually is more a mid.
     
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    No problem, great to have you!:) ... I actually was going to sell my prevo2s, but I had a farewell hit with them, and realized what a big mistake I was going to make. So glad I did that! I also just sold my 2 v02s..if I get anymore to sell I will let you know!
     
  22. zidane339

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    Great, you are accurate on all accounts! Welcome to the club! The 320 was stable already, but you really pulled up the mass. Must have great plowthrough, where did you put the lead?
     
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    My previous racquet was 12.8-12.9oz so initially 320 didn't have enough mass but I switched to the 320 knowing that I would customize it. Currently I have at 3 & 9 and top of the handle. It's around 12.4 strung.
     
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    Nicky, it was tennis nuts but I still havent gotten out of them which version it was. I'll let you know if I find out!
     
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    Hey thanks m8 I did try them some time back (6 months) and they said that they had it and then they didnt and then they could order it, and finally that they had never had it and there werent any at TF. GGGrrrrrrrrr . LOL They kept me hanging on for 3 days and then seemed intent on selling me something else whch was so annoying as I felt like it was just on their website to get you to ring at which point they would sell something similar. Could be wrong of course but thats how it came across.

    Wish I could get some more new or used 2007/8 tfight 16x20 320s standard length in grip 2 (4&1/4) - lol Hint hint anybody?
     
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    My personal views comparing the 320 16x20 Vs 320 VO2 Max:
    The old version definitely has more of an old skool feel with a bit more feedback. It is a bit more flexible IMO. I found that I had to customise it with 8 grams of lead at 3 & 9 o'clock with 4 grams in the handle. It took me a while to find my range with this racket.
    VO2: more solid in comparison. Definitely more power to it but not as much feel (but still good enough). No customisation required. I got a pair and the quality is spot on. Both rackets were within 3 grams of each other and the balance was within a couple of mm.
     
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    I noticed that also. TF has great quality control. All my frames are within a few grams of each other and the balances are spot on. Take that Wilson! :)
     
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    add me up to this club, tfight 320 VO2
     
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    Yea, I'm official now! They play GREAT, much less stiff than my RDiS. I love the contact feel too!
     
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    I switched back and forth yesterday between my AG200 and my 335. The Tecnifibre is just so great. I want to get a 320 v02 so bad now because it sounds like it is right up my alley. My biggest problem with the AG200 is that I swing aggressively and have trouble keeping it in the lines. The AG200 is an awesome racquet and you can get spin, but nothing like the 335. I have to have that heavy topspin kick in hard near the baseline so I can place my shots deep and not miss.

    Another thing I noticed with my 335 is that the slice backhands literally die after one bounce. My partner could not return the shot because he was reading it wrong. If the V02 has even MORE spin, then I am going to be in love with it. From reading on here, it sounds like I need to string a V02 at 60 pounds to keep the power under control. I string my 335 at 55x60.
     
  31. zidane339

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    Does sound like you need to give it a shot!If you love spin, the 320 Vo2 is your stick! :)
     
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    Alright, welcome!
     
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    just tried the 325 VO2 last night.. the swing weight was a bit more then i expected it to be, but its probably that im more used to a more HL racquet.. well, the racquet overall is very different to the k90's i have been using.. had it strung with NRG2 at 58lbs, not what i usually use, have never tried NRG2 before.

    I found it wasnt too powerful with this setup.. wasnt really hitting long mostly and my game is fairly traditional with an eastern forehand/1hbh.

    off center hits seemed to die fairly quickly.. didnt seem to be overly forgiving when not hitting the sweet spot, but on extended rallies when things were grooving, it felt very nice

    Will need to test this frame out over the coming weeks before deciding on it.. my game felt off while hitting with it, but possibly attribute it to it being very different..
     
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    Yeah Im trying to trade my Dunlop plus cash for one now. I saw you had some more up for grabs and they were gone super fast!

    And I LOVE spin. I have a shot I do to moonballers where I let it bounce, then hit an extreme topspin forehand that quickly brushes the ball then chops it down the left side so i finish with my thumb facing down. It is not a serious shot at all, but funny to watch the guy try and hit it when it bounces. I can pull it off with the 335, but trying it with the AG200 would probably result in an arm injury..lol.

    I am sold on Tecnifibre and will just trust them and stick with buying their racquets. It is like they know that a lot of us were just FINE playing Head graphite pros back in the day, and just needed those frames tweaked a little.
     
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    Nice, keep us updated!
     
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    I tried 8 grams of lead on my 320s tonight at ten and two, and boy, a great stick just got better, groundstroke wise. A lot more stable in the upper hoop, and a more penetrating shot.

    However, I feel a little late on my serves, but I think I just need some adjustment. By my calculations, with leather grip, my 320s are a little over 12 oz and had SW of 320-325
     
  37. zidane339

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    I am also getting a 18x20 PreV02 320, so I will keep you guy updated on the difference between this the 16x20.

    On another note, regarding string setup, I am lucky enough to have the Roddick setup right now, PHT/VS gut, and it feels amazing! So much control and comfort. Anybody else try full gut in there TFights?
     
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    Well I've ordered the 320 (pre V02). Still not sure which string pattern it is as the shop werent particularly helpful, but I was going to order anyway so it didnt really matter!!

    Will let you know how I get on!
     
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    Members add and link to pfchang's review on the TF 320 VO2 Max

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    **pfchang's review on TF 320 VO2 Max**
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    47.Nobuhiko - TF 320 VO2 Max
     
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  40. Nobuhiko

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    Hello, could you add me!!!
    I just got a brand new 320 (pre VO2) and I'm just loving it(got it for $100 plus x-one biphase strings for free 8-D)! Have to admit at first it the feel of the racket was weird (very stiff) but it was the X-one strings and now its just epic. Tecnifibre Racket and Strings for life!
     
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    We need a review from TW about T Fight 320 VO with video

    Yeap, this raquet is by far more popular than T-Flash, so lets ask to TW gurus.
     
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    I am actually sad to see that they haven't done one for this and choose the less popular tflash instead. But, on one VLOG, Chris said the VO2 line was a big improvement over the preVO2s, and he really liked hitting with the new 320.
     
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    Lol, Hey Zidane, I have a regular 320 just wanna let ya know, that's why it was soo cheap, no way will I ever find a brand new, in production racket that cheap, and free strings from a Tecnifibre dealer. Here's my 2 days of hitting impression for this racket. (I'm a college playing, ex-junior sponsered (Yonex) player 4.5-5.0)

    Serve: N/A Shoulder's a bit tweaked, but that hasn't stopped me from playing haha.

    Groundstrokes: Just like Jdeloach said there is a lack of pop and I got it strung at 63lbs. so my balls hardly hit the baseline unless I put some more effort (ironically can't because of shoulder problems). But I love the solid feeling and the control it gives me regardless that its a 16x20 string pattern, I can't really tell the difference in control when I tried the 18x20 (but there was a difference in power) so I think it makes up for the lack of pop. With the added control and lack of pop I have been able to hit the ball roughly 8 inches(maybe less) above the net consistently haha making my team mates mad because they can't hit that low as consistently as me. Slicing is a bit hard for me, so not comment on that. (probably that shoulder problem creeping up on my technique)

    Volleys: I'm like Pete Sampras with this racket hahaha! I'm never a net type of person, because most of us in college/new generation players tend to stick to the baseline but when I hit my first volley with this stick, I instantly ran to the net every time I got the chance to. It has changed my style of play (Counter-puncher to Serve and Volley... well maybe All-Court) My last racket the Yonex RDS 002 Tour couldn't get those nice ridiculous angled touch volleys, but with the 320 that has become my favorite shot and I just love how my friends just bow their heads down in shame when they just can't reach or don't even bother trying to get the ball after my killer volley finish.

    Personal Thoughts: Funny how Tecnifibre labeled it as a baseline racket which is a contradiction because of the lack of depth on groundstrokes lol. Even though I got this racket brand new and strung at $100, I wish it wasn't the last one because I would have bought them in a pair haha. But my dealer still has a pair of 335... hmmmmmmm :D Pity the racket has been discontinued.
     
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    I did a request at TW questions threads about a review of TF 320 Vo, no answers from TW gurus team, so FORGET ABOUT A REVIEW from TW about this raquet.

    Why? mmmmmm make me think lot of things.

    Any way....
     
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    I know this doesn't belong here, but nothing else I'm doing is working...

    I'm looking for 3-4 of the old style T-fight 320 (16x20) racquets in a 3/8 grip. I'm going away to a tennis academy in the summer and I need to find more racquets before I go. Please email me at teamid(at)gmail.com if you have ANY of these for sale. Thank you guys and I'm sorry for polluting your thread
     
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    Hey man, I feel your pain, I'm also looking for some of these. Good luck though, I haven't seen one around for a while.
     
  47. reesespiecestennis

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    Zidane I'm buying a 320 but I need to know what the grip is like on the vo2. Is it similar to head because if so I can buy in 1/2.

    If they are are the same size as wilson + dunlop I'll have to buy 3/8.
     
  48. In)SpiRe

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    IMO, they are more like Wilson/Dunlop, but their grips seem to run a smidge smaller then stated. I would buy normal grip size just in case though.
     
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    Just got my V02 and hit with it today :)
     
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    can i join? i just got my TFight 320 V02 today.:)
     

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