Which racquet should I add to my collection?

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  1. vintagefan

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    My stash so far:

    Puma BB Super
    PS 6.0 85 SV
    Prince Woodie
    POG II
    Wilson Jack Kramer PS woodie

    Is there anything out there that doesn't hit like anything in my collection and I really should try it out? Thanks!
     
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  2. Autodidactic player

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    Give the Wilson T-2000 a try. Wilson made millions of them - literally -so they are easy to find and inexpensive. Play a couple of hours with that racket and you will really appreciate how good Jimmy Connors was!
     
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  4. Tennis Man

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    It's a good start. You must have the following:

    Dunlop MAX 200G
    Head Prestige Pro
    Head Prestige Classic 600
    Wilson n90
    Wilson k90
    just to name a few :)
     
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  5. joe sch

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    Dunlop max 200g since its a graphite that plays more like a woody and and quite different than your becker, sampras, and chang graphites.

    May want to try a midsize open throat woody since they were the last wood transitions before the composites and play more powerful than the standard head woods. I recommend the prokennex golden ace that was played by Jose Luis Clerk
     
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  6. yonexRx32

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    Nice start, but Snauwaert Ergonom is a must if you want to be part of the big boys club. It definitely plays differently from any of those you have.
     
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  7. tennisplayer3275

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    I have a Blackburne (the racket with two string beds) in my collection...if you can find one it definitely grabs attention.
     
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  8. slowfox

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    Kneissl White Star
    Rossignol F200
     
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  9. vintagefan

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    Which version is the best? I noticed they have "light", "medium", etc. ratings on the sides.
     
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  10. slowfox

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    Just guessing, but I'd say go for the light. It may weigh the same as today's "heavier" frames (probably around 12 oz).
     
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  11. yonexRx32

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    Open throat woodie

    Would Le Coq Sportif Concept 3 Yannick Noah qualify?
     
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  12. Steve_j_theo

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    Adidas GTX Pro :)
     
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  13. vintagefan

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    Which version of the White Star?
     
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  14. vintagefan

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    Would you recommend going for "heavy" to build shoulder/arm strength? I don't have problem swinging the Prince Woodie at ~13-14oz.
     
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  15. Hannah19

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    Yep, I've got one in n.o.s. condition.
     
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