Which racket is the best here?

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Which is the best racket here

  1. Prostaff six one 95

    11 vote(s)
    57.9%
  2. Head IG speed 16x19

    8 vote(s)
    42.1%
  1. Jcarlisle2

    Jcarlisle2 Rookie

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    Which racket should i choose?

    Babolat pure drive roddick
    BLX Prostaff 95
    Head Speed 16x19
     
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  2. LeeD

    LeeD Bionic Poster

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    Best for what?
    Power?
    Control?
    Easy on the arm?
    Affordability?
    Long fast swing or slower controlled swing?
    Image?
     
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  3. Jcarlisle2

    Jcarlisle2 Rookie

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    All around the best. The most stable one here.
     
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  4. LeeD

    LeeD Bionic Poster

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    Is it that easy?
    Why don't all pros use the same racket?
    Why are there over 20 car makers?
     
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  5. TheOneHander

    TheOneHander Professional

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    You can't say one racquet is the "best". They have different characteristics than one another, making them more desirable to different people. What else are you looking for in a racquet besides stability? What's your game style like? What have you liked/disliked in previous racquets?

    "Best" is not what you're looking for.
     
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  6. ZeroSkid

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    I haven't used the IG version, but the Youtek speed was not a very good racquet imo
     
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  7. Jcarlisle2

    Jcarlisle2 Rookie

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    Powerful baseline, no spin on my forehand, a lot of backhand. Serve is average. i am a 4.0 player
     
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  8. TheOneHander

    TheOneHander Professional

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    The problem with posts like these (nothing personal) is that they don't tell you anything. You didn't like the racquet, which is what we hear from that post. But why did you not like it? Saying that it's not good does nothing for the audience.

    Okay...that helps a little. What about all the other questions I asked? Those will assist us more.
     
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  9. Blitzball

    Blitzball Semi-Pro

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    I think the IG Speed 16x19 isn't that great of a racquet, so it goes down to the Prostaff 95 and Pure Drive Roddick. The 95 (in case you haven't hit with it) feels like a more forgiving version of the normal PS90, however, I did notice a bit of instability at times and erratic shots due to such low power in a tweener frame. The Pure Drive, on the other hand, is much more powerful and is very good for baseliners because of the large headsize, but it's more natural for topspin players to whip their forehands for massive spin, but the racquet shouldn't matter if you're good enough.

    So, if you choose the PS95, you'll have a racquet that will more suitable for your forehand and allow for customization with lead tape, etc. If you choose the PD Roddick, you'll have a stick that generates easier power and more stability, and probably more suitable for your serve and backhand. Either way you win.
     
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  10. TheBoom

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    Roddick if you can handle it, adds power lots of spin and personally the ig was only decent at everything nothin flashy, haven't tried the pro staff
     
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  11. lgbalfa

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    you should just demo all the racquets.

    what one person likes, someone else might not, so that would be my suggestion.
     
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