Tecnifibre TFight 315 Ltd. 16/19

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  1. aimr75

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    The Tecnifibre TFight 315 Ltd. 16/19 has a listed stiffness of 59. For the TW guys that reviewed it, how soft does the frame actually feel and how does it flex?

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  2. TW Staff

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    The frame is soft and really comfortable. It reminds me of the feel and flex of like a Prestige or Radical. It's one of the more comfortable midplus-sized racquets around in my opinion.

    Andy, TW
     
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  3. mlocke1322

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    Any comparison thoughts between this and the Bio Max 200G? Specs are pretty close except for the flex and swingweight and I am thinking about giving this one a try. Any comparison info would be nice to hear.

    Thanks!
     
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  4. Roger Wawrinka

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    Andy, What do you think of the new 325 and all of the 325s in general?
     
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  5. TW Staff

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    Unfortunately, I have not hit either the 325 or the Dunlop Bio Max 200G. Chris may be able to weigh on this comparison because I am a bit unfamiliar with those frames.

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  6. Roger Wawrinka

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    Okay, Thanks Andy:)
     
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  7. aimr75

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    Thanks for the response.. have you ever hit with a PT630? if so, would the flex/softness compare to this?
     
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  8. ART ART

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    Will this racket be sold in TW-Europe ?
     
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  9. TW Staff

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    Love the PT630. That's a good comparison...I'd say the feel/flex/softness is pretty similar between the PT630 and TFight 315. The PT is definitely heftier, so it's not as maneuverable but has a little more pop and plowthrough. However, with a little customization that can easily be fixed with the TFight.

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    ^ thanks, sounds like with some customisation, would be a very nice frame to use
     
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  11. mlocke1322

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    Andy could you see if Chris could compare the TFight and Max200G?

    Thanks in advance!
     
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  12. ART ART

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    Any info about this TW ?
     
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  13. mike_l

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    tecnifibre says it's US only
     
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  14. ART ART

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    where did you get that info ? ... it's a shame if we can't get any of those ...
     
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    i asked tecnifibre customer service, but to be honest i don't really understand their thinking here
     
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  16. TW Staff

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    Sorry, we don't have this info off hand and will have to ask our colleagues in Europe. We'll try to have an answer for you next week.

    Thanks,
    Tiffani, TW
     
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  17. RollTrackTake

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    Hey Andy. I've seen you review both the Tecnifibre T Fight 315 18x20 Ltd & the Dunlop F3.0 Tour. What are the majors differences and which would you recommend for someone who wants a bit of power from an 18x20 frame?

    thank you.
     
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  18. TW Staff

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    @ART ART

    I've just heard from the buyer at TWEU, the racquet will not be offered in Europe.

    Thank you,
    Tiffani, TW
     
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  19. ART ART

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    :(

    Thank you for the reply.
     
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  20. TW Staff

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    Both are nice racquets. The Dunlop feels a little stiffer, crisper and livelier than the 315, which is a lot softer and more plush feeling. The Dunlop definitely has more pop than the 315, so if you are looking for power then the F 3.0 Tour might be the one to go with. I found excellent control and feel from the 315, but it needed a little bit more weight for it to possess the amount of pop I would like. For a livelier, more powerful frame, go with the F 3.0 Tour.

    Andy, TW
     
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  21. mlocke1322

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    I'm starting to get a bit confused about this frame. What is the difference between the 315 LTD and the standard 315 on the Tecnifibre website? It looks to be weight and RA. To add to my confusion, I saw a competitor of yours post the 315 for pre-sale today. It is not listed as the limited but you can clearly see LIMITED on the side of the hoop in the photo. Are all 315's the limited model or is there really 2 different ones(regular and limited), both offered in 18x20 and then a standard 315 in 16x18 and a limited in 16x19?:confused: Any help you can give in clarifying is appreciated.
     
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    This REALLY sucks....

    Tecnifibre is a French company making racquets in China!!

    Why USA only ??
     
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  23. ART ART

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    Hi again TW !

    Any good news about this rackets to be available for sale in Europe ?

    Can you make some "pressure" on Tecnifibre about it ?
     
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  24. dr325i

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    I am not sure I understand your request - If they sold it in Europe, it would probably go for 180 Euro (like all other comparable sticks).

    Can you buy it off TW USA and have it shipped to Europe. The shipping price should be similar to the EUR/USD conversion?
     
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  25. ART ART

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    The problem is taxes/customs ... the racket will probably cost me the double !!!

    Understand now ?
     
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  26. TW Staff

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    There are no plans for Tecnifibre to sell this racquet in Europe. Sorry.

    Thanks,
    Tiffani, TW
     
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  27. dr325i

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    Interesting -- I lived in Prague for 3 years and received MANY rackets form the USA -- paid (negotiated) $0 customs on most of them and a few times no more than $20 per racket, if brand new. The customs fee in the CZ was 20% of the value declared over $50.
    How bad is it where you live?
     
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  28. ART ART

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    I have to pay 23% taxes + custom taxes (+-40%)+ airport taxes(???) + Shipping = TF315 + ~140€ :shock:

    This is like a dream here ... :twisted::twisted::twisted:
     
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  29. dr325i

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    OUCH!
    Crazy! Sorry to hear that.
     
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  30. Power Player

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    TW folks,

    Safe to assume this is not a 98? I have one and Im about positive it is a 95. It also feels exactly like the pt630..and it has Head pallets under the grip.

    Interesting. ;)
     
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    The 315 is advertised to be a 98 square inch frame. You may be able to do your own at home tests to determine the actual head size if you are skeptical, but we believe it is safe to assume it is a 98".

    The Pro Tour 630 is also a 98 square inch frame. According to our conversion tool, 630 square cm equates to 97.650195 square inches.

    Andy, TW
     
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  32. gavna

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    The new 315 ltds are for sure 98s............
     
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  33. Power Player

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    Yes but head is always off on their measurements. Like their prestige mp is a 95, but it says 98.

    Not a huge deal, i just wondered. It plays so much like a 95 to me and coming from the blade 98 and owning a dunlop 200 i feel like i can see the difference.

    Gavna how do you know for sure? Im honestly curious, not doubting you or andy.

    Bottom line is this racquet is flat out awesome.
     
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  34. TW Staff

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    Let's all agree that the racquet is awesome and celebrate it's awesome-ness.

    Andy, TW
     
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  35. Power Player

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    Lol. Yes agree. Deal!
     
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    All you have to do is put it up against a blade 98...... I just did it and the dims are the same. It's a 98.
     
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  37. dr325i

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    It is definitely bigger than the Prestige MP
     
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  38. Power Player

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    Score then. It plays with the accuracy of a 95. 98 size explains the power boost and easier to use aspect of it too. Best of both worlds. :)
     
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  39. Power Player

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    Held it up against the Blade and I was wrong - it is a 98 as you all said. It just plays so controlled that I thought it was a 95. Very similar frame as the blade when they are next to each other.

    I have romanced many racquets, but this one has taken it to another level of awesome for me.
     
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