Wilson nCode 6.1 95 (16x18)

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  1. thefan

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    I'm looking for a racquet that retains a lotof the PS85 feel but but forgiving/larger margin for error... How does this racquet feel compare to the PS85?
     
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  2. thefan

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    bump.. 10 char
     
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  3. phucng_10

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    I dislike the 16x18 string pattern. If I thought it over I would have bought the 18x20.
     
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  4. DarkSlayerX

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    why not try the k6.1 90 or k6.1 95?
     
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  5. thefan

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    ^ncode is cheaper atm
     
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  6. rooski

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    As you can see, everybody has an opinion. Just demo the N6195 (16 x 18) and decide for yourself. It's a wonderful racket and great for someone who came from the 6085 (I did too...along with the 6095...and three generations of 6.1). If you like a firmer stringbed (my arm doesn't) try the 18x20.

    BTW...I have 2 of the 18x20 version and I like the feel of the 16x18 better...IMHO of course :) BTW2...they are both for sale ;)
     
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  7. thefan

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    ^thanks for your input rooski
     
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  8. crazysoccer00

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    i own both the n6.1 95 16x18 and the K6.1 95 16x 18.
    I like both racquets, but I like the Ncode alittle bit more.
    I think the n6.1 95 has a better feel.
    But I felt like the k6.1 is a little better in volleys.
    If I could, I would trade my k6.1 for the n6.1
     
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  9. DarkSlayerX

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    Hey crazysoccer, I've got a question about the k6.1 95. Did the k95 have more pop, pace, spin on groundstroke and serves? Thank you

    -DSX
     
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  10. thejackal

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    the n6-1 95 is a great racket, but it definitely doesnt feel the same as the 6.0
     
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  11. phucng_10

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    How much is the 18x20 you're selling? I'm thinking about trading my 16x18 thats about 7.5/10 condition. Just minor paint chips.
     
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  12. paulfreda

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    I had to add quite a bit of lead to my nC6195s to get them to play as well as my PS6095. Some 40 grams to the handle [easy for me since I use a 5.0 inch grip] and some 8 grams at 3 and 9 each.
    Now the added weight makes them play better than the 6.0 as they are more stable and powerful while retaining the same headlight balance [handle overgrips/weight does not disturb the balance that much]. It is most noticable on volley performance.
     
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  13. rooski

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    Wow...you added 56 grams to a stock n6195???? That's almost 2 full oz's (1.9753 oz)!!! I can tell you a 14.5 oz n6195 could not possibly feel remotely similar to a PS6095. You are either an animal or you mis-stated the weight of the lead you applied.
     
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  14. crazysoccer00

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    Hey,DarkSlayerX

    Yes I did feel like that the k95 had a little bit more pop on everything you mentioned.
    Good luck with your search
     
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  15. TennisMD

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    I just demoed the K95 and agree with the increased power but I had a better feel, the n code always felt like it had a trampoline like quality mostly on ground strokes, the serve and volleys were fine, The 2hrs I hit with the k 95 were superb, however I am a classic example of the honeymoon syndrome ie I play and get very enthusiastic about a demo and as time goes on the rkt settles in like alot of others
     
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  16. thefan

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    Wow 14.5 oz racquet...
     
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  17. thefan

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    also, how is it spin and flat shots capabilities?
     
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  18. paulfreda

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    It weighs in at 402 grams whatever the other numbers are.
    It feels very much HL and measures at about 7 points HL.
    Best frame I have ever hit with, especially volleys and defense.
     
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  19. rooski

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    For most of us here in the U.S., we use ounces as our form of weight measurement. 402 grams = 14.2 oz That is a very heavy racket indeed. I am not aware of any current pro player that plays with a racket this heavy (Pete Sampras was near 14 oz I believe). Even with the 7 pts. HL balance the swing weight must be close to 370-380.
     
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  20. thefan

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    How's you forearm after 2-3 sets?
     
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