Discussion in 'Racquets' started by Shasha, Jul 23, 2011.
Yes, the pallet attaches directly to the hairpin via double sided tape. All pallets will fit the hairpin. Good luck!
I am using Volkl Cyclone 16 Black at 57lbs.
Well I tried to switch back to my Prince racquets because the grip felt better. After going back and forth while playing I came to the conclusion none of them played anywhere near as well as the C10 Pro. The more I use it the more used to the grip I get.
I won't be leaving the club. In fact, since I like the cosmetics so much and heard they might change, I bought another one. I have sold off two of my Prince racquets and now selling three more.
Rabbit- Great find! I picked up a used extended length "Fish Scale" because of all the raves about them. I was surprised to see they weighed in at 11.4ozs? I recently purchased the new Volkl- Super G10 and a used Organix 10 with white writing on the throat and they came in at 12.0 ozs. Great racquets!!! I have most iterations of the Head- Prestige Mp's but, love everything about the Volkl's!!! What are your thought's on the fish scale version? Which version do you favor? Thanks...........
Yeah, the C10X was lighter than the regular length. A friend of mine used it and loved it. At one time, Volkl also made an OS version. It was 110 sq in and 16X19. It produced awesome spin. It was the same weight as the extended frame.
I've been using the fish scales exclusively since I picked those up. To me, there is a tad more flex in them. But, I think my favorites to date may be the 2008 model which were all black. I'm fixing to switch back to them for the fall/winter and indoors.
Rabbit- Thanks for your fast reply!!! Do you happen to have a photo of the 2008 model? Tried to locate one on the internet to no avail? So many paint jobs. Thanks.....
The ones on the right are the 2008 model. Basically it's the bumblebee reversed.
I got them out and played with them this weekend. I'll have to say that I was wrong, I much prefer the feel of the fish scale model. It seems to have more flex overall.
Same findings here - my fishscale and bumblebee C10's have just a little more of the plushness going on, but they also have more mileage on them compared with my newer versions. I have one from the '08 generation and two of the current "yellow tops".
I should also point out that a couple of my older C10's are a bit more hefty than my newer trio. The extra stability along with the C10's trademark cushy ride give me a boatload of arm-friendliness, but also a little more racquet than I want for quick handling in a nasty doubles setting.
One of my old bumblebees is cracked and finally starting to deform, so I'm in the middle of taking off its grip pallets to swap onto my '08 frame, which has a smaller grip than my favorite 4 5/8". Hoping to trade the grips instead of relying on a shrink wrap to build it up, but we'll see.
Do you need 4 5/8 pallets? I have some you are welcome to. You can email me your address and I'll get some out to you.
I think plush describes the fish scale to a tee. While yours may have some age on them, trust me, that's not all there is to the feel. I bought 2 brand new, still in plastic fish scales off **** and they are like that brand new.
I hate using shrink wraps as well. They never feel right and they dampen ( to me) the edges to where I have trouble adjusting my hand to find the right edge to change to. I use 5/8" grip size too. Finding the 5/8" pallets is not easy to do. I wish I had picked up a couple more 5/8" pallet sets when they were more readily available. I use the C10 Pro Tour version. I have tried hundreds ( yes I really have over the many years I have been using the C10 PT's) and nothing feels or plays like they do. Maybe I should retry the standard C10 Pro again. I just thought , for me, the C10 Pro Tour had better control, court depth,and net feel when I compared them side by side for a while. I also did have the C10 Pro OS for a while. Even though it had a lot bigger head it still played really nice and was great for social doubles.
should you need 4 5/8 pallets all you need do is ask!
Can you help me, what year is bumblebee model, 4 racquets you have on the left this picture?
I may have finally crossed the Rubicon skill wise. Tonight I used my C10 Pro 2012 at the lessons I take weekly at the small D1 university near where I live, hitting against the coach and one of the former players working on a Masters. I've tried to use it in the past but for some reason it wasn't working for me. I strung it at 57lbs with Technifibre XR3 17G. Not as much spin as Kevlar x Zyex or my poly x poly hybrid, but felt just as controllable as when I hit with this setup the other day against one of my hitting buddies. I'm going to hang up my SG and Organix V1 Pros as well as 2 of my 3 V1 MP's. I need the V1 MP to hit with beginners, older 3.0 players and the like. I hope the POG 107 I ordered doesn't eclipse the C10 Pro as a "big boys' "old school" racquet.
Most of them are the 2nd generation, sans fish scales. I now have 4 fish scale models, 1st gen, that I use.
I have one bumblebee, is it earlier or later than fish scale?
That would be later. The first edition had the fish scales. (If you need another......)
C10 feels considerably more maneuverable to me than the POG 107. POG does have a bigger sweetspot and more power ... if you can get it moving.
My C10 Pro is about 9pts HL at 12.6oz. I used a partial shrink wrap on the bottom half of the handle to get the size up to L4. Feels fine that way.
Is there a reason you did that rather than just replacing the pallet/butt cap with the desired size?
I intend to replace the pallet and buttcap at some time as I found that "dit" will sell me the pallets for several of my 4&3/8/L3 Volkls. I just have to call to order.
Cool, nothing wrong with what you did,I was just curious.
EDIT: Hey, I know there was some discussion around new paint for the C10. Is that new paint the same pattern only in matte black? Sorry if this has been covered.
Maybe I need to unsling the Organix 10 Mid that is hanging in the closet. I never did "cotton up" to that racket but never felt the urge to let it go. Maybe polarize it a bit.
TW has renewed the feedback page of C10 and the only new comment says 'The new black matte paint job is particularly good looking'. So it should have been sold somewhere?
Is there a new C10 Pro out? I thought I saw some matte paint C10 Pros for sale that were 159.99 on TW along with the shiny 2012's. Now I only see the 2012's at 129.99. Is there something even newer coming out? Was just wondering - no complaints about my 2012s.
The ones for $129 are the new ones. All they did was change them to matte and make the yellow, neon yellow
What year is the all yellow C10 pro?
2010. I have 3 of them.
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