We want HEAD PT630 CAP

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  1. Pro_Tour_630

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    VS is it me that only feel that the pros are moving away from the head 98 pro stock mold and moving towards the stiffer more powerful frames like the aeropros ?
     
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    I don't know how many of the head guys are using flexible 98 pro stocks but it does seem like more and more guys in general are going the way of babolat. Random guys who are making it deeper into tourneys are using babs from the looks of it.
     
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    Big hitters pros like verdaso and tsonga moved to more powerful frames, the game has changed to more power, frames like the head 98 18x20 pro stocks are not powerful frames.

    Anyway name the top players (females as well) who still play this frame, it is not as popular as it once was.

    There is hass and Simon , I think both will benefit from more power.
     
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    Berdych and Murray instantly spring to mind. They just play the open pattern version.

    Verdasco switched for the $$.Tsonga will switch to a pure storm most likely next year based on his playtesting.

    The obvious is world #1. Soft 18x20. He is dominating the tour with it.
     
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    We can not count the clones since they are not the same, most are more powerful as with the radical 98 molds they are more powerful and stiffer than what we are talking about , Murray mold is an open pattern so no go there reason more power, sergi win had more to do with his powerful string than his mold and federer 90 inch frame and 33 age IMO , which leave haas who can benefit from a more powerful frame given his age, as well as the buck 20 Simon who IMO can benefit from a more powerful frame ala ferrer, time will tell, but surely the popularity has decreased, mainly due to more power which was my point .

    I can not think of a top 100 WTA , reason they want more power, Sloan Mchale went radical for more power
     
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    So Head wanted players to play with a stiffer more powerful frame ( because they know where the game is heading no pun intended ) but many pros moved to softer playing radicals? I may be old school but in general I equated radicals as stiffer more powerful frames:confused:
     
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    + 10 of the top 100, who already used those racquets during their careers.
     
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    Check plow through and power index at TW university of a pro ball between ig radical mp and ig prestige mp
     
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    I agree the LM was junk, but that was due to feel, not power

    PT630 hits a heavy ball due to its weight mainly in the caps that are long gone

    In summary the PT 630 is expensive to make twaron etc.... , the original caps are long gone ,,,,, RIP heading towards what happened to the PC600 , the best hitting frame on the planet that was once so popular on the pro tour now not many use it, sad:( , tell me how many elite juniors are using a Prestige mid these days, most are playing with babolats
     
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    I found the MG prestige mid the closet to the PC600, have not tried the IG Prestige mid , I could not get over the clear caps , might bust out the mid and see if I can hang with the college boys, I can with the aeroro lite :cry:

    The head ads,,,,,, that's all you see,,,,,,power. I was using the original extremes for extra pop but they had too much power that I was losing control , never knew I could like the new 2013 aeroro lite which have a dampened feel and easily customizable, I skipped all the grahene stuff from head.
     
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    just popped in here to say that Federer gave up his 90 for a bigger wilson 98 open pattern ( a wanna be PT630 open pattern) , for more power and more forgiving frame especially on his BH mishits, guys give it up, the nostalgia is over, all the wannabe fed 90 sluggers are running frantically :) what would they do now:confused: hey I love the buttery feeling of both 90 and PT630, but like I said the game has changed, Federer knows this, he needs more power and more forgiveness to hang with the big boys he is at #5, I just lost 6-3 to a #1 college slugger using the limited PT630, that I normally beat 6-3 with the aeropro drive, it was the best feeling I got losing 6-3, my shots were thumping and buttery YET I LOST. :cry:
     
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    ^^^^^^^^^^
    Ummm that's age not racquet :)
     
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    So what PT630 is your opinion, have you switched to something babish or just testing the waters?
     
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    Ha ha nope still have all 8 could not bring myself to do it...
    I need to find somebody to take all 8 that way I go cold turkey ;)
     
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    Pro Tour, if you like the feel of the 630s but want an easier stick that plays modern, why not just get the Tec 315?
     

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