Wilson nTour and Swingweight

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  1. srvnvly

    srvnvly Professional

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    Is it possible to add lead tape to the throat, but toward the handle, and actually reduce the swingweight? Here are the specs from TW:

    nTour 95 Specs
    Head Size:
    95 sq. in. / 613 sq. cm.
    Length: 27.25 inches / 69 cm
    Strung Weight: 10.7oz / 303g
    Balance: Even Balance
    Swingweight: 330
    Stiffness: 61
    Beam Width: 22 mm Straight Beam
    Composition: 25% nCoded Hyper Carbon / 75% nCoded Graphite
    Power Level: Low-Medium
    Swing Speed: Fast
    Grip Type: Micro-Dry Touch
    String Pattern:
    16 Mains / 20 Crosses
    Mains skip: 7T,9T,7H,9H
    One Piece
    No shared holes
    String Tension: 50-60 pounds
     
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  2. Kevo

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    No, you can not reduce swing weight by adding weight. Search if you want more info. It's been discussed many times. In fact there's a sticky called the myth of lowering swingweight in this section of the board.
     
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  3. srvnvly

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    Thanks, Kevo, I should have looked first; I am frustrated in finding another stick and had a desperate idea :-(
     
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  4. AndrewD

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    srvnvly,

    Perhaps, if you like the 95sq and 27.25 inch combination you could look at the Wilson Blaze. It is 7 pts HH but only has a swingweight of 303. Depending on how low you want the swingweight you might be able to customise it to be around 7pts HL and about 320 swingweight.
     
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  5. LowProfile

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    On another note, the new Wilson nFury coming out is about 10 oz and is three points HL. I don't know about the swingweight, but with specs like that it should be very low. You could probably customize that racquet to whatever specs you want without getting the swingweight too high.
     
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  6. srvnvly

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    Thanks for the suggestions, I will definitely check out both of these good ideas; thanks!
     
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