Will Völkl introduce a Tour 9 Gen II?

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  1. spinbalz

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    Will Völkl introduce a Tour 9 Gen II without the V-Engine gimmick?
     
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  2. FuriousYellow

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    I was wondering the same thing. The T10 G2's a little too heavy for me to use against better players and the T8 G2's too light. Say, something around 11.2 to 11.5oz, around 6-7pts. HL, 100sq. in. head, low 60s flex, open string pattern with the same great solid feel of the T10 and the easier playability of the T8.
     
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  3. NoBadMojo

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    The V-Engine9 is what you seem to be describing, altho it's got a stiffer feel to it. lighter weight and flexy is hard to come up with and still give you the punch you need. The new Cat8VE is a nice hit and the V1 Classic while a little lighter is more evenly balanced and does everything well. lots of good choices falling in your range.
     
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  4. man-walking

    man-walking Semi-Pro

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    The strangeness of T9VE is that is "too" powerful for rather flat strokes and too "weak" for top-spin strokes...

    no?
     
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  5. dParis

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    No and no.

    The T9VE has plenty of controllable power. Hard to reach shots and slight mis-hits have enough depth to keep me in the point. Top is there w/16x19 version. It almost reminds me of a "grown up" V1, more controll, more manuverable and a better server. Slightly less forgiving than the V1 though.
     
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  6. alfa164164

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    In Europe there is a Tour 9 VE Extended frame available. Bright orange paintjob like the C9 Pros.
     
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  7. spinbalz

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    I hate the ugly throat bridge on the T9 VE
     
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