Which company makes the best rakets

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What company makes the best rackets

  1. Wilson

    19.1%
  2. Prince

    9.6%
  3. Head

    19.1%
  4. Babolat

    12.8%
  5. Volkl

    4.3%
  6. Fisher

    5.3%
  7. Dunlop

    9.6%
  8. Donnay

    1.1%
  9. Gamma

    1.1%
  10. other

    18.1%
  1. Bencia

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    I love prince rackets, especially the O3's.
     
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  2. Syfo-Dias

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    You forgot Yonex!
     
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  3. racquet_jedi

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    ^^I second that, based on my demo of the RQ-7, Yonex has very good frames, though, not always best price-wise for the parents of a 13 year old asian kid...
     
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  4. Noveson

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    How do you leave out Yonex and Tecnifibre, but have Gamma and Donnay?
     
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  5. psYcon

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    Yonex RDX 500 MP ftw!
     
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  6. DY3K1D

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    technifibre ftw
     
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  7. racquet_jedi

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    This is a striking oddity...

    Probably not enough room for the poll options, but still, choosing Gamma and Donnay (Donnay only has two exclusive frames available) over Yonex and Tecnifibre (who have sponsored pros and endorsement deals)???
     
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  8. LanEvo

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    and what about Pro Kennex u left that out
     
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  9. DY3K1D

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    exactly right. maybe technifibre isnt a well known company throughout is what im thinking.
     
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  10. tzinc

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    When people make polls they always forget a few options they should have included... it's human nature!!!!
     
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  11. MEAC_ALLAMERICAN

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    Depends on your needs.

    I have played with Dunlop, Babolat and now HEAD for the last 13 years. I think the best rackets, are specified by the actual need of a player,and their game
     
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  12. staedtler

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    Yeah where's Tecnifibre?!? Kidding, but yeah Im surprised Yonex was left out. I mean when you make these polls, just look at the list of companies on TW's main site. That way no one is left out.
     
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  13. vndesu

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    i believe that for my game i choose babolat.
    ever since i broke my pure control plus i had tried switching rackets.
    found the dunlop aerogel for awhile.
    but i am going back to babolat. i am going to use a pure storm 07
    wish me luck!
     
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  14. ChuDat

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    I don't think wilson makes the BEST racquets but I do like wilson racquets and 2nd to wilson would be prokennex
     
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  15. [d]ragon

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    yonex in terms of quality
     
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  16. iradical18

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    It all depends on who you are and how you play.
     
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  17. flyer

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    obviously everyone is always gonna pick the racket brand they use, basically there are a lot of companies that make good rackets, its your personal preference, some are better for some people and others better for other people so you can't really say one company makes better rackets than another
     
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  18. Maestro Nalbandian

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    Wilson racquets are good in design but they have the worst paint job ever.
     
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  19. P8ntballa

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    Wheres YONEX???!!!???
     
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  20. Duzza

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    Given your spelling of the word "racquets" I think I'm just gonna avoid this poll..
     
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  21. P8ntballa

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    Ive played with prince head and wilson and found that the yonex frame I switched to and the fischer frames I demoed to be much more solid and the pj to be brighter and more durable.
     
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  22. OrangeOne

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    That, AND the already mentioned Yonex-issue. I mean, come-on,
    • Volkl
    • Fisher
    • Dunlop
    • Donnay
    • Gamma
    ...all got a run and Yonex didn't :confused::confused:.
     
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  23. Duzza

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    LOL. That is quite funny.
     
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  24. IMAENIUEL

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    How can people like Head when their sticks have loosed plastic bits inside of the grip? Wilson have much better quality.
     
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  25. Alexio92

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    As I see it Prince are the best, then Dunlop, then Babolat, then Head, then Fischer.

    Hate wilson.
     
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  26. nickb

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    I like Fischer the best :)
     
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  27. Ferrari1190

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    i would say dunlop but i am biased, but wilson and head make good racquets
     
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  28. meowmix

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    Most of you will diagree, but I love my Gamma Ipex 7.0. It's right on spec- 11.48 ounces. The racket quality is really great too!
     
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  29. tbini87

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    good question! those are the 2 racquets i would have noted too, being the last 2 racquets i have used.
     
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  30. tbini87

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    i would say that most brands make great racquets when you get into their top racquets. im sure i could find a racquet or 2 that i like from nearly every brand on the list (and some others too!)
     
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  31. Voltron

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    I agree completely, although I use a Prestige. Donnay maybe, Gamma shouldn't be on there though.

    Edit: I just noticed, it's RACQUETS not "rakets".
     
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  32. Ten_nuts

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    Hi, this is interesting. Before the Microgel Prestige line comes out, i'd vote the best racquets to me: TF 320 and TF 335 for serious players, and Head Microgel Radical for double players. Because my racquets must be at least 11.8 to 12.1 oz, so my best choice is TF 320 string 18x20. So convince me if you can prove another one better than TF 320. Thanks
     
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  33. Bencia

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    The reason Yonex and Tecnifibre weren't put in the poll is because I forgot about them and I set this thread up on my phone (Moto Q 9M). The internet in this phone is fairly slow and doesn't allow me to have multiple tabs open on the internet explorer. As a matter of fact, most of my posts on this site, including this one, have been made in my phone.
     
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  34. tzinc

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    With the Aeropro Drive, Pure Drive, Pure Storm - Babs has hit the bigtime. 3 awesome racquets for 3 different types of players... they really did a great job.
     
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