what is the best 100sq in racquet?

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  1. gvanzky

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    what do you think is the best 100 sq head racquet in the market? it has to be at least low to mid in power and has a nice control. also have to be stable/comfortable on the arm.
     
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  2. haerdalis

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    I would have to say POG LB
     
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  3. Rabbit

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  4. Tennis Man

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    Definitely try Head Flexpoint Radical. It's very comfortable and balanced
     
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  5. gd!

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    To me it's simply O3 White, an insane weapon :)
     
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  6. Ronaldo

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    Pk Ki5 PSE, Yonex NSRQ 7 for wimpy arms
     
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  7. snoflewis

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    03 tour is also a flexible frame. not to mention that it's extremely forgiving like all 03s
     
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  8. TripleB

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    Yonex Nano Speed RQ-7 Midplus.

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  9. gvanzky

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    ? for O3 user! m just curious. is there a truth on how inconsistent the feel of the racquet. coz i hit a lil bit on the higher half of the racquet's head. that's what i experience w/ the rollers and power holes b4. and i think, it's the same concept of tech w/ the O3.
     
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  10. Keifers

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    My favorite 100 inchers:

    PK Type R

    Yonex RQ 7 Tour

    Both are lower-powered, lighter weight racquets. Excellent control on groundies and serves. Superb stability and crispness on volleys. Really good, well-behaved sticks. When I play with them I can think only about the game and not about my equipment.
     
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  11. Ronaldo

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    Where do you find the Tour?
     
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  12. jayh3

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    Head Fire Pro

    It Beats anything Prince or Wilson makes. The Prestige is probably the replcement for it, but without the stabliser bar. 98" 12.3 oz. about 320 swingweight. And better than pro braided, but they are no longer made. Too expensive to make in Austria. I may sell 2 of my 4 as I don't play too much tennis anymore.
     
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  13. TamadAko

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    i like my lm instinct with its perfect combination of power and control though they dont sell the mp anymore
     
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  14. chair ump

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    Yep, this one's easy...

    PK Type R
     
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  15. Keifers

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    Ronaldo, the RQ 7 Tour is available only in Japan. Mine was brought over by a friend of a friend. I was interested in it because it's 27" long and Yonex lists its weight as 20 g more than the RQ 7 MP sold here.

    Btw, largest available grip size is 4 3/8. So I had my local shop add a heatshrink sleeve, which also improved the racquet's balance (for my game).
     
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  16. Keifers

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    Yes, the Type R is really excellent, isn't it?

    I was turned onto it in part when I read bcaz's comparative review -- informative and very well written.
     
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  17. iscottius

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    Head fxp radical tour
     
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  18. SteveI

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    98 sq inches BTW.. not 100 The Radical Tour is 100
     
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  19. Coach Reed

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    O3 Tour midplus or O3 White:

    O3 Tour Midplus for low powered and O3 White for medium powered.

    *Also, if you take 4 one-two inch strips of 1/4" (width) lead tape and apply it to the racquet at 10:00 & 2:00, it will raise up your sweetspot to the upper hoop where you like to strike the ball. Doing this will incrrease your swingweight, but only a couple of points.
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  20. cghipp

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    Pro Kennex Ki 5.
     
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  21. dxdgenert

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    Fischer Pro Tour 100 would seem to fit the bill of being low powered, flexible and be 100 inches. Also, they can be had for $50 new on closeout :p
     
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  22. monologuist

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    Vantage 100"
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  23. KFwinds

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    I'm enjoying the Diablo MP; I also thought that the NXG MP was a nice frame when I used it.
     
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  24. stormholloway

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    Hate to say it, but yeah.. the pure drive.
     
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  25. altis

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    Head Liquidmetal Instinct
     
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  26. john cheng

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    Another vote for the VOLKL Cat 8 VE...
     
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    I've never had a problem with my Pure Drives. I've been using a Pure Drive for about 4 years now.
     
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  28. couch

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    Volkl Quantum Tour 8. My stick of choice for the last 4-5 years
     
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  29. netman

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    Pro Kennex 5g.
     
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  30. counterpuncher

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    I have one of these also which I have given up on and gone back to my RDS001. Drop me a line via my profile email if you are interested.
     
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  31. tennis life

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    Wilson Npro surge is nice
     
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  32. Coach Reed

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    I don't believe the pure drive with a flex rating of 70 fits the bill as low or even medium powered...or comfortable...
     
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  33. TheSnowMan

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    Head Liquidmetal Instinct
     
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  34. Ronaldo

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    Funny, have an RDS 001, bit heavy
     
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  35. louis netman

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    Older- Dunlop MW 200 100"....
    Newer- LM Instinct Tour...
     
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