*** T-Fight Club***

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  1. Samperer

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    Their finally here, add me to club, cant wait to hit with it now!

    V impressed by the quality, also not sure if it was a nice stockist but it came with spare grommets? v impressed!
     
  2. Noveson

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    Spare grommets are normal for the TFights it is great.
     
  3. zidane339

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    Welcome! The 18x20? I have one of those also! Almost prefer it over the 16x20, but not quite as good on serve. Enjoy! Let us know what you think! And I'm liking the leather as well!
     
  4. badmice2

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    does anyone own both the 335 and 325? If so, can you tell me the difference in stiffness? I know racket finder has 335 listed at RA 63 and 325 at RA 59, but can anyone confirm for me if they're pretty close?

    Reason for asking: i think i'm starting to develope shoulder problem from 335 and think that is related to the stiffer frame. I used to use the 200G MW before i switch (that racket was like butter); and though i like the 335 a lot, for one reason or another i started having sore shoulders after play. Hence i did some research and noticed the RA for the 325 is at 59.

    Any advice would help. Thanks.
     
  5. revelati0n

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    count me in the club.

    i scored two 320 vo2's a few days ago and i'm loving it.
     
  6. luckyguy

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    what's your set-up?

     
  7. revelati0n

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    I first strung them up with luxilon big bangers, but then they popped withing 2 hours of play.

    now one is strung up with all kevlar G17 @ 56, and the other is empty waiting for my shipment of topspin cyber flash 16 to come in.

    im using the stock shock absorber, with tourna tac2.
     
  8. ramseszerg

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    if anybody is trading off their 320 vo2 would you let me know?
     
  10. nyc

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    Ok guys...officially becoming a passive member...selling off my whole TF320 stock, save for one or two.

    It was a fun 2 years, but ultimately happier with a different stick.
     
  11. zidane339

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    What'd you switch to?
     
  12. nyc

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    Wilson n6.1 95...liking the extra weight and feel.

    However, yet another discontinued racquet! Go figure...
     
  13. Gee

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    What happened with your TF335? Earlier you wrote that you liked this frame very much. What makes you choose the n6.1 over TF?
     
  14. luckyguy

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    ive traded my 320s, now using the 295 version, i never thought id be happy hitting with a sub 300g stick.
     
  15. Samperer

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    Mine are a few weeks old now and I'm pretty pleased with them! They feel like a mix of the LM Prestige and nblade to me. It says 68 flex in the throat, but feels nowhere near this to me, I'd say more like lower end 60's.

    Anyway, 5 matches down with them, 5 wins :). Very Happy!
     
  16. akybo

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    I will demo the 295 version these days;maybe you can make a comparasion between 320 and 295.
     
  17. nyc

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    I actually played the TF320 with lead for most of 2 years, the TF335 never clicked in the long run. Really liked the TF320 - was pretty successful with it - it's a really great racquet.

    I'm preferring the n6.1 as it's really stable and the balance is just right for me I guess - I also can hit a heavier ball. I can't really describe it in technical terms, but for 6 months+ the honeymoon just never ended : )

    Only thing is that I can feel a big difference between the different n6.1 sticks I have - wilson QC at its best!
     
  18. nickynu

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    Long may your t-fights continue their success, with their new owners! !:)
     
  19. monomakh

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    +3 TF320 VO2s for me. Now my primary stick
     
  20. nyc

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    INDEED!!

    :)
     
  21. nickynu

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    Hey Zidane, a parcel arrived for me this morning and I am up to 5x Tfight 320 now Pre Vo2 version 16x20, grip 4&1/4 (+1 more that is cracked, does that one count lol). Thanks so much to NYC who kindly sold these to me and was a great guy to deal with (will post in references)

    It has been really difficult to find these sticks, and it seems they are a bit of a cult racket really, I wonder if Tecnifibre are selling as many of the Vo2 (anybody know?)

    I have had so many rackets over the years usually lasting 4/5 months before changing but I have never had a racket like the 320s where I never blame it, or consider switching even if Im not playing well at the time!

    Happy days.
     
  22. stronzzi70

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    Tecnifibre T Fight 325 PAINT JOB 28 inch

    Hello
    I want to sell this amazing racquet, tecnifibre T fight 28 inch with PT 965-AE-07 at the throath, strung with luxilon spin 127 , unstrung weight is 325 gramsn, let me know for more: tennismedd@yahoo.com
     
  23. zidane339

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    Very nice, congrats! It is hard to find these, but they do pop up now and then, I just wish I had the money to buy them all, haha. I have three now, but will prob get one or two more.
     
  24. Razda

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    I always wanted to try the standard 320 pre VO2s, but it is so hard to find them. I've read it has lesser power and that may be a good thing since the VO2s I have can be too powerful. I have the pre VO2 320XL version of it, but I dont get along with it as much as i should. Pretty stiff.
     
  25. zidane339

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    Hey Nyc, might of been asked before, but where did you lead up your 320s?

    I noticed that I hit in the high middle of the stringbed, prob right above the optimum sweetspot.Thus, I was thinking about adding some lead to 3 and 9 to stabilize that are and add a bit more power. I have tried 8 grams distributed at 10 and 2, but I felt that took away too much of the maneuverability and racquet head speed ability of the 320.

    Interested in hearing your best setup, thanks!
     
  26. Roberto

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    Anyone tried the pre VO2 T-Fight-320 XL ? I would be interrested to hear your comments on that one.
     
  27. crazyups

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    What are the chances that tecnifibre will make the tf320/335 mold again in some form if VO2max doesn't sell well? My 320 16X20's are perfect with lead.
     
  28. nyc

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    Hey Zidane,

    I found that adding lead at 10 and 2 worked best for me. I basically added some lead at 10 and 2 on my favorite stick and then leaded up the rest of them at 10/2 and at the throat/grip to match static weight and balance between all sticks. I also tend to hit higher on the stringbed, especially on serves, and it helped (at least in my head).

    8g total doesn't sound too crazy, you might want to either stick with it and give it enough time to get used to it or take off some of the lead. Personally I switched to a heavier stick and after a week of hitting it started feeling light and maneuverable to me - and I love that added stability!

    I also find that whilst tinkering with the equipment is a ton of fun, it's that extra hour of hitting or exercise that produces results....

    Good Luck and let us know how it goes!
     
  29. robertg06

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    To anyone who has the V02 295 and/or 320,

    I'm gonna accept a contract I was offered by tecnifibre. I'm gonna get two rackets, and right now the V02 295 is my leading choice. I use the AG300 right now, and want something a bit like that but with more stability.

    Is there any difference between 295 and 320 apart from weight? Because there is a £30 price difference here, and I could just lead up the 295 (I said that rather casually, even though I've never done it before :) )

    Oh, and I'm 14 years old. I use quite a lot of topspin and I still switch between one handed backhand and two handed backhand because they're both good on their day :)

    Thanks for any help,

    Bobby
     
  30. Razda

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    I need help fellow T fighters

    Fellow Tfighters, I have a weird ping sound develop for both of my 320s and I dont know the reason why. I played with this racquet enough to know that it feels "wrong". I always play with a damperer but it doesnt eliminate the problem I have now. FYI I string both with a full bed poly at 57 and played each for about 5 hours. Any guidance?
     
  31. Power Player

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    I have a 335 Tfight up for sale. Email me through the site for more info!
     
  32. zidane339

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    Not sure the problem, but I did feel the vo2 had a ping to it without a dampener...what kind of dampener are you using?
     
  33. tonyg11

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    it's normal... my brand new 320 strung with poly sounds like im hitting the ball with a racquet made of tin foil... all buzzy and tingy. The dampener that came with the racquet fixed this %100, too bad i don't like using dampeners but no way i can play with this racquet without one.

    Anyone else having this issue?
     
  34. tonyg11

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    the 320 is heavier and has a faster swing speed due to it's more head light balance than the 295.... If you hit lots of spin i would definitely go with the 320. It's a much more solid feeling stick. I could hit heavier balls with it.
     
  35. Razda

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    I am using the stock Tecnifibre damperer. I asked my friends and a local coach and it ranged from either dead strings or my grommets are cracked.
     
  36. Razda

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    thanks for the info.
     
  37. nickynu

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    Tony please change your avatar - its freaking me out that you are using mine Thanks
     
  38. safin is a ledgend

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    I love my TF 320 VO2 max rackets and would not change them for a long time. They are one of my favorite rackets alongside my old head liquidmetal prestige mid's. Great club btw!!!
     
  39. DrpShot!

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    safin is a ledgend,
    could you describe the differences and similarities you find between the 320 VO2 Max and the old Liquidmetal Prestige (mid or midplus)? Thanks!
     
  40. safin is a ledgend

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    Hi, the main differences i found were in the feel, swing weight and spin. Due to the slightly large headsize of the TF i found that i was hitting more topspin with this racket compared to the Head. As for the feel i think that the Head had a better touch and feel on volleys in particular. The Head felt slightly heavy but the difference was minimal and i found the transition easy to make. Both are top sticks and i would find it hard to pick a clear winner from the two. Hope this helps.
     
  41. Sadow

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    Does anyone else feel that the sweet spot is smaller and slightly out of place for this racket? Can definately tell when I mishit cos the racket becomes unstable.
     
  42. zidane339

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    With the 320 VO2? No way, the sweetspot is huge. I think for most racquets if you hit out of the sweetspot you will get some instability
     
  43. i suck at tennis

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    Zidane I saw in the for sale section that you have found your ideal setup for the 320 VO2. Care to enlighten us as to what it is?? I'm currently using a Black Code/Gosen OG hybrid. I like it so far, even though I'm not getting much life out of the BC (it's 18g so that is to be expected)
     
  44. Devilito

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    I'm using SPPP strung at 55 with my V02 320 and powerpads for vibration dampening. I may actually go a bit lower (52-53). This racquet really responds well to a low strung poly. FYI I use to be a 6.0, now more like 5.5 after a long layoff and hit a heavy ball on both sides. I flatten out my backhand once in a while. The racquet and string both respond well to this style of fast baseline play. Solid at the net and on serves. It's a nice all court players frame.
     
  45. Sadow

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    Well I made a mistake in my previous post about the sweet spot of the v02 320 max. Managed to get into a good hitting groove today and I must say I felt mini explosions every time my racket came in contact with the ball. :D

    My hitting partner is about 5 ft 4 in height and my shots that were around 2 feet over the net was bouncing up to his head level on a hard court. Slices were bouncing below knee height as well. Amazing power, spin and feel on this racket.
     
  46. Power Player

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    Thats sweet. I made the mistake of stringing at 60# full poly because of the power of this racquet. My 335 is strung like that too, and it's just way too tight.

    I didn't think you could get good control under 55#s, but you definitley can.

    I still think the V02 has some of the best spin you can get. I will miss mine, but I am happier with the Bab.
     
  47. Devilito

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    well i agree that i can't believe how tight some people here string this racquet WITH poly. It's crazy. Too much power what? Im 185 and weight train a lot (280lbs bench etc.). Not to brag, just demonstrating that it's about your strokes not about how much power you think the racquet has. If you hit flat moonballs yes the balls can get away from you. This isn't a squash racquet. Learn to hit heavier balls with spin. I could take the most powerful racquet people think they own, string it at 45lbs, hit as hard as i can and still hit it in the court. How? Spin.

    I could not imagine stringing this racquet at 60 with poly. Just wouldnt work.
     
  48. Power Player

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    I agree. I also weigh less and bench more then you..lol. Not by much though.

    But something about this stick in particular at the end of the day held my swing back a little. It completely is about your strokes. For example with the APDC at lower tension, I keep the ball in and control it a lot easier. 60# was ridiculous with the V02. I would NOT reccomend anyone string the racquet at that weight and use poly.

    I use a lot of spin, but I simply like the APDC more for my game. I would still rank the V02 as one of the best sticks I have hit with.
     
  49. zidane339

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    Hey, good to hear from you, I think I sold you one of my Vo2 months ago (big mistake for me haha) and I'm glad you're still with it.

    Believe it or not, I am using Cyberpower (or Cyberblue) right not at around 55lbs. Really thought I would have to go 60# or above for this racquet, but for some reason this is going great. First thing, really soft comfy string. Good amount of power and spin as well. Really like it, but I'm not sold completely yet, I still want to try out different strings for fun. Will go back to it though if nothing else works.

    I think my game overall was not doing well months ago when I sold my 2 Vo2s, but now I think I have finally zoned in with this racquet as my game is coming around. Like everyone else has said, this racquet has a combination of some great attributes. Stability, spin friendly, good pop, maneuverable, etc. Just a awesome stick. I get a ton of depth on my shots, more so than I have for any other racquet.

    Definitely a keeper, I'm keeping a lookout for one or two more!
     
  50. zidane339

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    One more thing for you 320 Vo2 users...hows the string durability holding up for you? With the extreme open pattern, the sawing of the mains is really amplified it seems.

    I'm no Jollyroger (I usually cut dead polys out before they even break) but after two days of hitting I'm halfway through my mains.
     

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