The Volkl Tour 10 V-Engine is no more

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  1. Indy Tennis

    Indy Tennis Semi-Pro

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    Just noticed that TW no longer has the Tour 10 V-E Mid available for sale.

    Sad day.

    The passing of a great racquet.
     
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  2. witit

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    Sad day indeed. I'm a big Völkl fan. Too bad they're not as popular as the other brands. I haven't seen anyone uses it in my town.
     
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  3. bad_call

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    glad i got mine before they ran out. i think u have to be an advanced hitter with elbow problems before u can appreciate the racquet.
     
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  4. witit

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    I think I'm very fortunate then. I started tennis last year. I didn't know what racquet to buy so I went online to do some research. I was a huge fan of Boris Becker and I found out that now he owns/uses Volkl so I bought one. It was the Quantum Tour 10 MP. I've never had any tiny bit of pain in my elbow since day one. I even wonder how the tennis elbow feels like sometimes. ;)
     
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  5. ps60

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    is the power managable and control decent with a soft multi (Livewire) at 54 lb. only

    mine is a 2nd hand, strung with PSGD at around 57/55. very stiff with the palm test. but good control when playing

    just wonder what tension should i use when the string break...
     
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  6. skraggle

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    I like this racquet strung in the higher range, but the power does drop off dramatically as you increase tension...
     
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  7. bagung

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    skraggle, how is the full isospeed pro compare to gut/isospeed ? play wise?
     
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  8. anirut

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    Lucky I didn't sell mine a year ago ... Yeah!
     
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  9. Indy Tennis

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    I've played around with strings and tension. I like a quality multi right at mid-tension (55 lbs.). My current favorite is Yonex 850 Pro Spin.
     
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  10. anirut

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    Yes, I find it to be so too. I've used Dunlop MaxComfort 17 at 55 and it was really enjoyable.
     
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  11. witit

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    Are you talking about the T10G1 Mid that I have? If so, mine is also 2nd hand. The seller told me he strung @ 58 about 3-4 months ago. So I figure it might drop to around 54. Anyhow, it's a bit powerful but still managable. I just need to put a little more spin on and the ball drops close to the line with no problem. I usually string all my Volkls at mid tension if I use 16 gauge string. If it's 17, I usually do it a little higher like 58. It works fine for me.

    Sorry everyone for jumping off the topic. It's supposed to be about the T10VE Mid. I wonder how it plays like compare to the T10G1 though. I should've demoed it earlier. :(
     
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  12. jayserinos99

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    I still have 3 with 1 being in my rotation of many PT630s (I just can't seem to put it down at times since it's strung with natural gut). I believe the next time I string this frame, it'll be a bit lower (58 lbs isn't too bad but a little more power couldn't hurt).
     
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  13. OzNQc

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    yeah! kinda sad that T10 V-engine mids and MPs are gone!

    Oh well just gotta wait another 10-20 yrs before it comes back again! lol

    No fun looking for a replacement or backup frame for my T10 VE MPs:-(
     
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  14. ps60

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    come to China for a visit, drop by in the Fragrant Harbour City, and we have still a couple of VE mid in pro-shops i guess

    I also want to try, the shop owner said it is like your hand's extension. But i don't have extra $$$. less than US$100 BTW.
     
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  15. OzNQc

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    fragrant harbour city for T10 VE MPs??

    Fragrant harbour city?? Hong Kong or Shanghai?

    Address?

    So do you have the volkl T10 V-engine Midplus in 4 1/2 grip (L4) grip size??

    Also are the racquets fakes or the real thing? Sorry about asking this but i have seen some strange posts about racquets coming out of some chinese stores. A bit like getiing a rolex for 1/5 of the price hehehhee

    DO they send stuff overseas?
     
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