Time for a change

Discussion in 'Racquets' started by federer24, Nov 19, 2006.

  1. federer24

    federer24 New User

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    I've been using the babolat pure drive for about 1 year and a half. Recently I've been getting a really sore arm after I play with it, and my coach thinks the racket is too heavy for me. Just got back from a tournament ( played terribly and lost in the second round ) and I think it's time for a change. I noticed lots of players are using Volkl rackets, what ones are good? I'm looking for a racket that is under 300g but not too light. What about the head flexpoint?
     
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  2. Voltron

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    Pffft, like I'd know
    WTF, don't you mean too light. Anyway a racquet under 300g weight will kinda give you MORE arm trouble down the road. I would suggest weighting your PD so its more head light, that way it will FEEL lighter yet still provide control.
     
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  3. anirut

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    My thinking exactly. If the PD is too heavy then what's light?
     
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  4. bcsax123

    bcsax123 Semi-Pro

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    The PD is causing you arm problems because it is super stiff. if you like the PD for because it serves so good, I suggest a Flexpoint Prestige MP or XL MP.
     
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  5. federer24

    federer24 New User

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    So a racket like the n-six one tour would be easier on my arm?
     
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  6. anirut

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    May be easier on the arm but not your game.
     
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  7. MTChong

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    Yeah, racquets that are small like the Tour are harder to hit with; you can try racquets like the Prince Graphite OS - a nice frame with good flex and good heft, too. Baseliner's love them anyway. Otherwise, the Prestiges are nice, the Redondo MP isn't too hard to hit with; the Diablo has considerable pop for it's headsize which is always a good choice; I hear a lot about the Tecnifibre frame's as well.
     
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