when did Wilson debut their PWS?

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  1. davesep01

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    when did Wilson debut their PWS? I have seen early riveted versions
    on graphite (ultra)and aluminum (Triumph)

    Anyone know when and what racquet PWS first occured?
     
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  2. tandayu

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    As far I can remember, the black Wilson Ultra with PWS in 1980 or 1981. The PWS is not integrated into the frame, but a piece of metal or aluminum attached at 9 and 3 o'clock
    This was followed by Ultra 2 standard size.

    Later the ultra2 mid has the PWS integrated into the frame.
     
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  3. Bud

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    There was also a really old metal Wilson with PWS... Triumph?

    Yes... the Wilson Triumph aluminum racquet had a metal PWS system that was visible and inside the frame (near the strings at 3/9 o'clock).
     
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    I agree, think it was the Triumph, will see if I can find mine and have a look:)
     
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  5. Bud

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    Yes... and POST PICS! :lol:
     
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  6. Bud

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    It resembled the metal Sting near the throat... but was not a snowshoe racquet, like the original Sting.
     
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    :twisted:Has to be soon, or i will explode:twisted:
     
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    Here you go:

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    Yes, I have one of those and was just about to go and take a photo - thanks ericsson! :) I hadn't realised until I got mine, that there was an aluminium racquet with PWS.
     
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    Phew!!! Cheers mate:)
     
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    Tis a beauty... it is!
     
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