When did Wilson stop making the ProStaff Classic 6.1 Stretch?

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  1. Raul_SJ

    Raul_SJ Professional

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    When did Wilson stop making the ProStaff Classic 6.1 Stretch?

    And is there any current model that plays like it?
     
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  2. hcb0804

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    Try the Gamma Big Bubba.
     
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  3. ctromano

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    I think the "stretch" era of racquets has come and gone, maybe Wilson stopped in 2004. Babolat makes a nice longer racquet in the pure drive line... but try this first, take your basic PS 6.1 classic, get a gamma syn grip in grey color, wrap it around so that it nearly touches the open throat but you can still tape it. then cover it with an over grip of your choice and make sure it can take extra long racquets, warp it... now go out and serve, but reach out and look up when you do it... amazing how you feel the stretch without it being a longer racquet! crazy
     
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  4. PBODY99

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    I used the Big Bubba, and Gamma is bringing back a long Bubba, but it is nothing like the 6.1 Stretch.
    The high swing weights of longer rackets has led to the decline in 27+ inch frames.
     
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  5. hcb0804

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    I tried Big Bubba, I kept scraping it on the court on forehands lol
     
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