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Discussion in 'Racquets' started by jdeloach, Dec 30, 2006.

  1. i suck at tennis

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    Sherif I used a Prince calfskin, i'll report back with my thoughts... I see you also play with the 4d200 16x19. I just picked up one of those and it seems to offer some things the 320 vo2 does not (most noticeably a more "solid" feel at impact), but I just cant decide which one I like better. Both are great sticks, just totally different.
     
  2. the Town Sherif

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    ironically, i made the switch from the 4D200 16x19 to the vo2 max because I felt the vo2 was a more solid feeling racquet at contact and a more lively response from the net....the 4D200 16x19 was a bit more unforgiving for me, but if I was a better player I would definetly have chosen to keep playing with it.

    it's interesting how some people find different reasons for switching racquets....it's a very personal decision
     
  3. i suck at tennis

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    I feel the 320 to be a bit hollow at impact, not nearly as noticeable as a Babolat but just enough to make me notice. I've only gotten to hit with the 4d200 16x19 three times, and the first two didnt go so well, I restrung it and the last time I enjoyed it, but if I stick with that as my sole racquet I would want to do some more tweaking with the strings. Like you I sometimes think to myself that the 4d200 is an unforgiving stick, but then when I pick the 320 up I wonder if it just a racquet that is so easy to use that I have become a bit spoiled... they are both great racquets I just feel like the Dunlop might be what I would like to move towards as I improve my skills
     
  4. levy1

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    Well my racquet's make the sound and personally I enjoy hearing it. I do not like dampeners because for me it takes the feel away.
    My setup is 2 VO 2 325
    17 Gage at 54 lbs Gamma natural gut
    16 Gage at 54 lbs cheap natural gut from Global.
    8 grams lead 7 inches from the handle, 6 grams in the head at 3 and 9, 2 grams at 12. Plays fantastic.
    I like these rackets so much I bought a 315 speed flex just to try it out. I strung several tensions with Prince synthetic 17 just to get the tension right. I was looking for 53 after all the testing so I had the gut strung at 54. I am waiting on a tension meter to arrive so I can measure after 2 months of play. I was 30 years with Head and the Tecnifibres are premium for me after demoing over 25 racquet's. No arm problems and the feel of the gut is awesome. I have trouble telling the Global 16 from the Gamma 17 and the Global is only $12.00 but by now you probally have to pay a little more. Its still very inexpensive and the best string to play with. BTW at 62 I decided one of the string jobs to be polly and I ripped it out just after using it one time.
     
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  5. levy1

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    yes you may, please send $10.00 to me via pay-pal!
     
  6. i suck at tennis

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    Levy when you tried the poly what did you use?? I've been wondering what a gut string job would play like in the 320, but just worry that it may be a bit too much power for me at my preferred tensions (usually string in the low to mid 50's with a Cyber Flash/syn gut hybrid). If I did try it I would probably start out around 56-57, but I don't think I would want to go any higher than that.
     
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    I cant remember what the poly was. The stringer for OSU does my racquet's only because he and I belong to the same club and he also does all the club racquet's. I asked him to string with the softest poly just to try it. I probably did not give it much chance it just felt too hard for me.
    I tried 57 and I hated it. Buy some cheap Global and try it. I doubt you will use anything else.
     
  8. Buckethead

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    Has anybody liked the TFlash 290 and TFlash 315 VO2MAX?
    Well i can get whoever is interested in those for $155 shipped if you guys want.
    Just email me or leave your email,the grips are the 4 1/2 and 4 5/8,if anybody wants!
     
  9. Pidgeon

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    Tecnifibre 295 VO2 MAX :)
     
  10. Cooper_Tecnifibre4

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    can i join?
    i love tecnifibre and have 3 tfight vo2 295s
     
  11. fish

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    Could anyone share the user feedback of using tech 335(16x20,18x20)
    do they play very similarly ???
    and i want to buy tech335 or pk ki5x, need yr valuable advice,
    i am using old stick wilson pro comp
    many thanks,
     
  12. Gee

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    I played with both 335s but I prefer the 16x20 version because it is more versatile. A little bigger sweetspot as well. If you only used to hit flat with precision the 18x20 is more suitable to you.
     
  13. fish

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    Thank you Gee's ching advice.
    My playing style is loving to play topspin and underspin shot. my usual rkt is very old wilson rkt , head size about 80-85 size, 16x19. but too flexible for me , especially sometime volley shot, or want to add force for passing shot, seems the rkt bending too much to affect my control. needs a bit stiffer, not too stiff, like most modern tennis rkt,
    does tech 335 quite stiff in feel during playing.
    tend to try 18x20 for more firmer stringbed feel , but do two version has much stringbed feel variation ??:confused:
     
  14. Gee

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    T335 feels very similar during play like the old Wilson 6.1s but not as extremely stiff. However they are still stiff enough (RA flex 66 unstrung). So they are a bit more comfortable and arm friendly.

    Especially volleys are great with the TF335. Solid as a rock!

    I would choose the 16x20 version as you play a lot with spin. The 18x20 is also a bit more unforgiving IMO.
     
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    thank you for yr viewpt, I just got a 2nd 335(18x20) just see what it feels, so u mean 18x20, a bit difficult to play than 16x20 version ??

    does u try some soft poly string on 335, like isospeed baseline speed ??, hybrid with syn gut ??
     
  16. KayTron

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    Any news on when the new T-Flights are coming out? I heard there weren't gonna be any new ones for the 320 though... :(
     
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    (oh!!!...and dont forget!!!...the TFight335 is beautiful to look at too !!!!!:wink:(least i think so!!!!)
     
  18. mrmo1115

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    Anyone here uses the 325?
     
  19. TDL

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    Count me in! I' have 6 Tecnifibre Tfight 320 16x20.
     
  20. Gasolina

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    I do. The Vo2 max version though
     
  21. mrmo1115

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    ^ How do you like it. What was your racquet before you started using it?

    I like it but find it kind of heavy and not sure if I am capable of swinging this thing match after match without ever feeling it affect my arm.
     
  22. Gasolina

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    Well I was using a K61 Team before that. So weight wise it really wasn't an issue since they have about the same SW.

    I was choosing over the BLX 95 (18x20) and the 325. I ended up with the Tfight because it was a lot faster to swing. Sure you get the power of the BLX but I didn't want to hold back on shots that's why I chose the 325.

    Being really stiff and very low powered, you need a full swing to hit deep shots. I strung it with Gut / Alu Flouro and am having shoulder pain now. Once the string dies I'll go with a full NRG string see what happens.

    I don't think it's an "arm friendly" racquet at all. Then again, I got absolutely owned by a BLX Tour, and the Tfight was pillows compared to that monster.

    Suggest you take hard looks on the 320 as well. You might prefer an open pattern granted both racquets are pretty much the same.
     
  23. namartens

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    How do the T-Fight VO2 320 and 325 compare? Tried to search, but no success...
     
  24. Gasolina

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    There is a thread about it which I read about 1-2 months ago. I'm expecting to get a 320 Vo2 shipped this week. Will post on the differences of both racquets once I get to hit with it.
     
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    You mean the thread where you were the only one to reply? :)

    EDIT: okay found a very old one indeed, but it's about the old models that have a different string pattern at least.
     
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    T fight 320 vs T fight 320 Vo max

    What is better?, i heve been using old T Fight 320, great racquet, i dont need nothing else, friend of mine gave to me as a gift one raquet T fight 320 Vo Max brand new, she tried to find old version but she could not.

    I am thinking to sell it, but what do you think?, it is wort it to give it a test?
     
  27. sc0tt2288

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    i use it and i like it very much :) its a all around good racket it doesnt do nothing bad its all good once you get dialed in :)
     
  28. Topspin24

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    Can anyone tell me how the 320 VO2 plays as well as the 295? I'm asking or the 295 as well because when it's a long match or I'm just exhausted that day I want to be able to continually kill the ball. I'm 16, 5'7, 120 lbs.
     
  29. vndesu

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    ive tried the 320 vo2 and to me it feels like a power house, i havent really tried the 295 but i think that if u were to try a goo racquet u should go for the old 320 16x20.
     
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    I sold my T-fight 320 vo2 max, a month after i bought it. I still have 3 T-Fight 320 NON vo2 racquets, I agree the VO2 edition is just too powerful. I much prefer the original 320.
     
  31. Topspin24

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    Which Technifibre racket will give me good spin and controllable power?
     
  32. mrmo1115

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    Agreed 100%
     
  33. sc0tt2288

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    its not that powerful guys atleast i dont think it is i have gotten used to the raw force hahahah but i didnt try the older addition so i cant really say i guess??? but i dont think its that powerful
     
  34. TDL

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    Hi Tfighters,

    I've

    - 2 new Tecnifibre Tfight 315 L3 (4-3/8),
    - 1 Tecnifibre Tfight 325 L3 (4-3/8) freshly strung with Tyger Reflex-SG,
    - 1 Tecnifibre Tfight 325 Vo2 Max L3 (4-3/8), like new (9,5/10), freshly stringed with Kirschbaum Hybrix Power,
    to sell.

    If interested, here's my @ddress: tennisdelux(at)hotmail.fr

    (Shipping: only Europe)
     
  35. TDL

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    The 2 TFights 315 are sold. Thank you.
     
  36. pepe01

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    Trade one tfight 320 VO max for T fight 320 old version

    I have one t fight 320 VO max brand new, i want to trade it for T fight 320 old version 16X20( it does not metter if is not brand new, just must be in good shape).

    My email jcarofigueroa@hotmail.com
     
  37. Aggro

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    Well i ordered a Tecnifibre T-Fight 325 VO2 MAX last tuesday, can anyone compare it to say like a head radical or prestige since im familiar with both these racquets.
     
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    A lot less power compared to the Prestige. Also I felt the prestige was easier to swing and was a lot more maneuverable.

    Why I didn't choose the prestige was I couldn't put any spin using it. Racquet may be better suited for those who hit flat.
     
  39. Kam2010

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    I got myself a T-fight 320 not the vo2 ones or whatever.
    I have to say it is a very good racket one I will keep for a while
     
  40. Aggro

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    ok picked up a T-Fight 325 Vo2 with a different paint job than ive ever seen

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    Is this the new paint job coming out ?
     
  41. Gasolina

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    Wow awesome PJ. Is that the Japanese WW2 general on the side?
     
  42. nickynu

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    ANYBODY GOT A TFIGHT 320 Vo2 mAX IN GRIP 1/4 i COULD PURCHASE PLEASE

    nickynu @ hotmail dot co dot uk

    Let me know ... It must be this model and grip tho please
     
  43. ebrainsoft

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    Aggro, where did you get this 325, I thought it was suppose to be "Next" instead of "VO2" technology/marketing.
     
  44. Power Player

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    Before I settle into my 300tour, I wanted to possibly give the 325 a ride. How is the power level? I read here that it is less then the Prestige? It is so much stiffer though..is that really true?
     
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    ^ That is quite odd... the stiffness of the 325 is 68... the prestige 63.. and they're both in the same static and swing weight category.

    I would assume that quote was given by someone who had a high string tension on his/her 325.

    I tell 'ya what though.... those new paint-jobs make me want to buy a couple just for the aesthetics.

    Kind of like thanksgiving night... you're not hungry at all... but that stuffing and mashed potatoes are calling your name. :smile:
     
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    Yeah I just wanted to see how the power and feel was compared to my 300t. I'd string it under 50#s too..personally. I saw a pro play with Red Code in one and he had it at 55#s, so I figure that 45-48#s would be about right with full poly.
     
  47. Gasolina

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    That would be me. When I said Prestige, it was the Microgel Prestige Mid. THough i'm pretty sure its fairly close to the Youtek line.

    Had it strung now with a full bed of Biphase 17 at 62lbs. Too much power now. Waiting to try full poly's at low tensions now.
     
  48. Power Player

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    I thought this stick compared more to a k61 though right? Isn't it pretty powerful with good control?

    62lbs and too much power? Thats interesting!! Do you hit flat?
     
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    And if anyone wants to trade a 325 v02 max for a Dunlop 4d 200, I still have 2 in 3/8ths grip. Just throwing that out there.
     
  50. Gasolina

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    No I actually hit a lot of spin. What I notice is that I don't get enough spin with the X1 and sometimes shots would sail long. Especially when I'm chasing shots in front of me. Maybe it's just wrong form.

    I'd prefer when I "go" for shots that it doesn't saill long. With the X1 I had to hold back on some shots.

    K61 is not a perfect comparison. i've demo'd a BLX 95 and you can get a heavy ball from it every time. I notice that I need to supply my own power with the 325 rather than just let the racquet do it's work.
     

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