Volkl Pallet System-3 Types of pallets, which is closest to a standard shape?

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  1. basil J

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    I know I read somewhere that Volkl has 3 types of pallet shapes available in their line up. Does anyone know which one comes on the beckers?
    I want to move to a traditional shape and have used Attiva pallets in the past with great success.
    Does any one know what pallets are available from most rectangular to most traditional shaped?
    I believe the order is:
    Type "R"
    Type "S"
    Type Attiva
    but I need confirmation before I go cutting of my current pallets. I have some some Type "S' Pallets but they look very close to what is currently on my legend now.:

    Any help will be greatly appreciated.
     
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  2. TennisMaverick

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    There are many pallets systems. But with the higher level frames, there are only two: Regular BB(London/Melbourne) and Regular Volkl(PB 7, PB 10 Mid, X10). The S-Pallet is the Attiva pallet.

    From rectangle to square: Reg Volkl>Reg BB>S/Attiva.

    Where did you get the S-Pallets from?
     
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  3. niktub

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    Hi
    where do you find the BB pallets(europe)?
    Thanks.

    will the fit any volkl?
     
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  4. basil J

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    The S pallets I have are from Volkl. So TM The "S" is the most square pallet that is closest to say a Dunlop or prince handle correct? If so, That's all I needed to know. Thank you

    I got the pallets from a friend a fellow local Mass. poster. I will aski him if he is cool with providing his name. I paid a bit higher price than what I was able to find on the internet, but well worth it since DI tennis, an T express only carry basic replacement pallets.
     
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    Just installed an "S" pallet on one of My legends. Whole process took me about 30 minutes. the "s" grip is close to a dunlop/prince grip, so I am pretty happy with it.
     
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    The mark-up at DItennis is small, considering shipping from Volkl to them before they sell it retail. Anything fairly close is fair, especially since Attiva pallets are unavailable to the masses right now.
     
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    Played a 3 hour match today in 95Degree heat. Tried the new pallets and they are a hit. My 1HBH was much more automatic and in tune to how I normally play. Still not loving the poly on the mains. I am going to try some gut wth poly on the crosses later this week. My opponent today was a 28 year old 4.0 excellent all courter that hit with heavy spin off of both wings and rushed the net very well. The only thing I struggled with today was when I tried to change direction on my BH to go down the line, I really felt the flex, if I was even a tad late and eneded up missing some shots wide that I would have nailed down the line with my 6.1 95's. i also threw in more doubles than usual because I was going for more on my 2nd serves.
    Spin production is awesome with this frame and the comfort is equal to my Ki5's. My opponent applauded how hard I was hitting my groundstrokes today and was surprised by how well I could mix pace & spins. I think once I find the right string & tension set up I will be good to go.
     
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