*****THE OFFICIAL HEAD PRO TOUR 630/280 Club*************

Discussion in 'Racquets' started by Pro_Tour_630, Nov 21, 2007.

  1. kbui

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    Michael,

    Can I join? Long time PC600 user who has been waiting for years now for Alex to sell him some PT630's :) He's still dragging his feet, I'm this close to giving up all hope.

    Can I be an honory member? eventhough I'm currently swinging a Wilson K90? (Did I just say Wilson? Is that even allowed in this tread? LOL )

    Thanks,
    Hoc
     
  2. rorschack

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    Okay, I guess there are some Fools out there after all. :twisted:

    Who wants to buy my PT280 (Made in Austria) 8.5/10 condition for $250 squids per stick? I got 3. If you buy all 3, then you get a discount.
     
  3. Pro_Tour_630

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    Hey Hoc, long time no see, sure you can #23 welcome, I will see what I can do for you , you still at BC?
     
  4. Pleepers

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    I can't believe that tool on the bay raised the starting bid to $369. I bet he is a TW member who is just acting out of spite. :shock:
     
  5. rorschack

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    ended at 0 bid! :lol: I think he was smoking some powerful stuff when he raised it to $369.

    Hey mr. "downthetee" from fleabay, contact me. I'll buy it for $400 bucks...oh i meant $40.00. :twisted:
     
  6. snoflewis

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    i dont recall asking to be a part of the "club"... so if pt280 wants it...go for it.
     
  7. Pro_Tour_630

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  8. Pleepers

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  9. rorschack

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    michael chaho for Prez! only if he can sell the PT630 for $50 squids to everyone! LOL
     
  10. BreakPoint

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    I have to say that I can't believe the prices that used PT280's are going for these days. :shock: To think that a few years ago they were going for only $70 brand new at big box retailers like Sports Authority. Wow!! I should have stocked up back then. :( Better than collecting interest in the bank. ;)
     
  11. tandayu

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    Those Ps 6.0 95 also becoming rare, and the price will also go up
     
  12. BreakPoint

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    Darn!!! Looks like I blew it again. I DID in fact stock up on the PS 6.0 95's but I've already sold 9 out of the 10 that I had at pretty low prices, much lower than the $130 for a new one. Oh well. :cry:
     
  13. rorschack

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    I guess some people's other hobby beside playing tennis is racquets flipping and racquets testing/demoing? :confused:
     
  14. BreakPoint

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    Or it's stocking up on their favorite racquet when it's discontinued so that they can be assured to have enough to last them a long time. I've always regretted not stocking up on the Dunlop Max200G when they were discontinued back in 1992. :(

    But, of course, people also move on to another racquet so then have all these other racquets they longer use so can get rid of to finance the acquisition of the next racquet. :)

    BTW, some people here have 10-20 frames of the same model. Some even have 5-10 frames each of 20 different models. :shock:
     
  15. Pro_Tour_630

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    OK everyone who votes for me gets to know the biggest secret where to find NEW PT630:)

    I got a video from 1982 on an 8mm:confused: swinging the Ultra 2 Mid when I was 13, maybe I can try to upload that. I am not going to take a video of myself at 40. I might upload a video of my 5 year old son,:)

    Anyway thanks for all the people who voted for me
     
  16. tandayu

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    I already voted for you for sure, but there are several people should be co-winners
     
  17. tandayu

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    Max200g another frame now sold above $350/each new unused

    Iam glad you are here also, it is always interesting to read your posts, come here as often as you like
     
  18. BreakPoint

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    Thanks for the invitation, tandayu! :)

    I'm also an ex-PT280 owner, so does that qualify me to come here once in a while? :)
     
  19. tandayu

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    I would like to hear your experiences with PT280. Expecially you have significant exposure with Ps6.0 95 and max 200g etc. Priceless....
     
  20. Pleepers

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    Found some old Tennis mag article talking about how Muster was using the PT despite the Kneissl paintjob. I'll scan it and upload in the next couple of days (after Christmas). I also found an old series of pics of him swinging the forehand and backhand -cool stuff. Happy Holidays to all you PT players!
     
  21. Pro_Tour_630

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    thanks pleepers, anyone who has photos of the PT please post them

    there is a HEAD advertisement in this months tennis magazine about the evolution of the Microgel prestige and they have a photo of muster swinging the PT
     
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  22. sargeinaz

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    Looks like Ill be ripping that page out of the magazine at my local community college lol
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    WASHINGTON DISPENSARIES
     
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  23. Starwind

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    I have never hit with a racquet that felt better than PT280

    It is literally the most comfortable frame ever
     
  24. Pleepers

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    Our friend from the auction site is back. That guy kills me :) I guess Santa brought him some more wishful thinking this year :shock:
     
  25. Richie Rich

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    no kidding. wish i could get that much for my LM paint job PT630.
     
  26. jayrlo

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    Hey all,
    This is my first post on TW, but I have always been interested in the PT 630. I am an avid racket collector and want to happily inform that i own two PT 630's. Both new. I was rather happy with the find actually. One with full CAP and the other with the made in Austria label on the throat.
     
  27. tarie

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    Would you buy the ProTour nowadays only for collection or is it still a good frame for the way of playing of today?
     
  28. MichaelChang

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    good for you. :)
     
  29. tandayu

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    Both or either, Get it if you find a good one, if you do not like it, easy to sell
     
  30. tandayu

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    Good for you.
    Are those collecting dust among your collections or are you using it?
     
  31. jayrlo

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    Actually i strung one up and it is amazing to play with. I grew up in the titanium tennis generation of rackets, so I never really appreciated old frames much. I keep my collection pretty clean. I rather keep the full CAP PT 630, with the plastic and labels, unstrung for value purposes.
     
  32. Arvid

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    I know that there has been alot written about this in other threads but i really dont have the energy to search for it, so heres my question. I own a couple of twin tube zebras, are the zebras very much like the pro tour? It would seem that way to judge by the stats, about the same stiffnes and similar frame. But ive never played a pro tour so i really dont know. And which players on the tour are using the pro tour today?
     
  33. tarie

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    I've found 2 brand new,I think I'm gonna take them and see how they play.
    How do you compare the ProTour with Aerogel 200 16x19?
     
  34. TnTBigman

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    i gotta see what all this hype is about. email sent.
     
  35. Vik

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    Just received Chinese made PT280. Need to know the secret to the barcodes to know if I have the good version or the bad.:|
     
  36. jayrlo

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    thats great. where did you get it?

    im just wondering what to string mine with. there was a bit of a weight change when i took off my prince synthetic guts for the NXT. ill have to play around some more. i liked the synthetic gut weight more.

    Michael, do u have any suggestions on string? I don't like poly strings and i like a string with roughly the same weight as the prince syn.
     
  37. Pro_Tour_630

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    early chinese production had barcode, let us know and we will tell you what year it was made, also there is no such thing as a bad PT they are all great, it is just what you prefer. we should have a secret hand shack as well,
    Prince original synthetic gut the non dura crap is light, if you like NXT, you should try Biphase 18g at 55lbs or NRG 18g
     
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  38. Pleepers

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    Whats up with the name change?
     
  39. Bud

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    Pro Tour 280 - 690 (OS)

    I have a few mid+ 280/630 and picked up an OS PT280 for 20 bucks.

    Has anyone hit with this racquet?

    Is it built from the same materials as the mid+?

    Is it similar to the Radical OS?

    Like it.. hate it? :)
     
  40. A.J. Sim

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    Can I join this club? I never owned a Pro Tour 280, but have positive memories of them. I played with the Ti Radical my freshman year in high school, and the #3 player on our team had 2 Pro Tour 280's. I remember thinking that they were the coolest looking sticks I had ever seen (you can't beat the blue pj). That guy modeled his game exactly like Jim Courier; he literally had nearly the same technique on the serve, forehand, backhand, etc. Had the same warrior-mentality as well.

    Anyway, I wish I could have got some when they were cheap at TW or even the h bird. I got to hit with them once, felt great.
     
  41. Bud

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    You can pick one up for about a hundred bucks in nice condition.
     
  42. Vik

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    He enjoyed these racquets so much he's already selling.:confused:
     
  43. jayrlo

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    Bud,
    Would u kno where to get them?
     
  44. Bud

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    I got all 4 of mine off Fleabay. The 2 MP 280s were $100 each (one made in Austria, one designed in Austria), the PT630... I picked up for $60 from someone who didn't know what he was selling... and it's in 9.5/10 shape and still had the original strings and the full case. The PT 280 690 I just bought was a bit over $20 dollars.
     
  45. A.J. Sim

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    you scored some good deals Bud; can't believe that guy only sold it for $60.

    Did Head ever try to replace the frame? I've read on these boards that the Premier Tour was a lame attempt. I'm surprised that Head kept making new versions of the Prestige and Radical line but no newer line bearing the "pro tour" mantle.
     
  46. kbui

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    Need some PT630's :)

    PT630 Agent #23 reporting for duty, in need of some PT630's, preferably in 3/8 grip.

    Thanks to Tandayu's loaners, I'm sure I'm going to get hooked on these frames!

    Happy hitting guys!
     
  47. jayserinos99

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    They've been popping up on the bay recently for a decent price (less than $120 I believe)...good luck in getting more!!!
     
  48. kbui

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    Thanks Jay!

    You guys know who to sell your PT630s to ! :)

    Thanks again to Alex for the loaners, these are indeed nice looking paintjobs, so slick looking!
     
  49. jayserinos99

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    Another frame that I think gets a look is the Pyramid Tour 630; it swings slightly faster than the Pro Tour 630 IMO but plays with a similar feel. !Tym had a really good post regarding this frame a while back.
     
  50. Pleepers

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    Calling the PT630 experts!

    Hey Gang,

    I know that **** had recently been getting some 630's from Head. Were these a newly made batch or old ones that Head had sitting in their warehouse? If they are a new batch...does this mean that they do not have twaron in them?
     

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