Wilson HPS 6.0(looks like 6.0 95)

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  1. dirkgnuf

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  2. snoflewis

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    the link you posted doesnt show the 6.0 95. TW actually had them for a short period as a TW exclusive, but they sold out...you can occasionally find one on sale in the FS/FT section.
     
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    WAT THE F***?!?!??!?!??! It has hammer decal at 10 and 2
     
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  4. BreakPoint

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    That's a HyperProStaff 6.0 85 that was available only in Japan.
     
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    Sounds interesting. You ever had a hit?
     
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    No, they're Wilson "W"'s at 10 and 2. You have to view them looking into the head. That racket was a Japanese release of the PS 85 made with hypercarbon....the 2000 Special.

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    Photo courtesy of carpetgrub.
     
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  7. Duzza

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    That's what I meant.
     
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  8. BreakPoint

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    Nope. Would be interesting, but they are way too hard to get.
     
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  9. Feña14

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    Ahh I doubt that!

    You should ring some contacts up in Japan and say "Hey, i'm Breakpoint from the TW forums with 9,000+ posts!"

    You should have a couple at your door within days :)
     
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  10. Duzza

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    I'm pretty sure he plays tennis
     
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  11. BreakPoint

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    If life were only that easy. :D

    I had a hard time even getting a couple of Asian nCode 90's and those are much more common than the HPS 6.0 85 (which is rare even in Japan, and not available in any other country in Asia like the Asian nCode 90 is).
     
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    Are you sure that it's a 85? The proportions look similar to hps 5.0 over it.
     
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  13. BreakPoint

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    Yes, I'm sure it's an 85. There were pics of it on the Wilson Japan website several years ago.
     
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  14. dirkgnuf

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    So basically it's a wilson hyper prostaff 6.0 85, made only for Japan. Therefore, the hyper prostaff 6.0 that was released over here has no resemblence to it at all?
     
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  15. BreakPoint

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    That depends. When you say "here", exactly where are you referring to?

    The HPS 6.0 85 was only released in Japan.

    Whereas, HPS 6.0 95 Tour was only released in Europe.

    Neither were released nor marketed in the U.S. (Except that TW managed to ship a few of the HPS 6.0 95 Tours over from Europe a few years ago.)

    We in the U.S. always get screwed as far as our limited models of tennis racquets that the manufacturers choose to sell here. I guess they figure tennis is a dying sport in the U.S. so why bother? :-( :mad:
     
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  17. superstition

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    Here's some fun trivia:

    Nintendo not only forced Square to release a dumbed down version of Final Fantasy IV for the Super Nintendo in the USA, the company forbade Square from selling Final Fantasy II or III for NES, as well as V for SNES. So, Final Fantasy IV was changed to Final Fantasy "II" (easy type) and Final Fantasy VI was changed to Final Fantasy "III", so USA gamers wouldn't know they had missed three of the games and that one of the three they got was dumbed down.

    Square chose to switch to Sony's Playstation for its next Final Fantasy, VII. On that platform, mild swearing and sexual innuendo was allowed, with would have never made it past Nintendo's censors, if the game had been allowed to be produced for the USA in the first place.

    Nintendo also didn't release the NES (Famicom) disk system in the USA or the real sequel to Super Mario Bros (eventually released as the "Lost Levels" for the SNES). Nintendo thought the Mario game was too difficult for American gamers.
     
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  18. La Bomba

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    There is one listed on **** for $350 US if any of you guys are rich enough to buy it.
     
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  19. BreakPoint

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    Hmmm....sorry but I don't see where it refers to "HyperCarbon". All I see listed under materials are braided graphite and Kevlar.
     
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  21. superstition

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    coincidentally...
     
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