too headlight?

Discussion in 'Racquets' started by zedek, Apr 8, 2013.

  1. zedek

    zedek New User

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    I am used to my frame being around 3 points head light and 11.8 ounces. the other day I was experimenting with creating a more headlight balance (6 pts) and I couldn't hit a ball with good pace for the life of me. just wondering why this happens, if power is decreased with too much of a headlight racket (EVEN THOUGH I DIDN'T REMOVE ANY MASS FROM THE HEAD), and if most pro's use a more even balance? :-|
     
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  2. Relinquis

    Relinquis Hall of Fame

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    maybe the stick is too heavy for you to swing with pace now
    maybe your timing is off
    most pros are headlight
     
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  3. LeeD

    LeeD Bionic Poster

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    "most" male pros use your first racket with a little added weight.
    If you don't hit a light SW racket hard, you either adjust to a faster swingspeed or you increase head weight (SW).
     
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  4. JohnB

    JohnB Rookie

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    What exactly did you do to create the new balance?
     
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  5. zedek

    zedek New User

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    All I did was add a few grams of lead tape to the buttcap in order to give me 6 pts head light. the total weight was more than 11.8 (closer to 12oz).
     
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  6. Readers

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    Most likely it's the first one.
     
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