Torsional Stability

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  1. julian

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    Head IG Youtek Speed 18 X 20 has the TWISTWEIGHT 11.6 kg*cm^2
    Babolat Aero Pro Drive 2013 has the TWISTWEIGT 14.1 kg*cm^2
    Which one can be called more stable torsionally?

    PS The Head racket is close to a racket used PREVIOUSLY by Djokovic
    (please note the wqrd close)
     
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  2. sureshs

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    Is it a trick question :)
     
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    Skis

    You go to a ski shop and buy a pair of skis in New England for one grand.
    The shop will answer your question (like one above) before I will go to
    Colorado
     
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    Easier question

    Which racket of two mentioned above is easier for return of serve for
    a player of 4.5 NTRP or higher?
    Assume a player of 4.5 NTRP serving
    By the way Yonex 100S has the Twistweight value of 12.8
     
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    I didn't see the referenced link, but I'll bite: the higher value.
     
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  8. sureshs

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    KPS88 has the highest twistweight
     
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    TW Prof said the same thing I said here in your other thread. Higher TW means higher torsional stability.
     
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    Short answer, PD.
    Grip size, weight of racket, has lots to do with it also.
    More mass or just plain area in the outer frame is usually more stable/stiff.
     
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