Wilson Sting Highbeam?

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  1. tennis005

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    I recently acquired two nice rackets. A Wilson Sting Largehead Oversize new with plastic around handle and a Wilson Sting Midsize in 9/10. The largehead was made in taiwan and the code on the mid is below the W and says LJW. Any info would be appreciated.[​IMG][/URL][/IMG][​IMG][/URL][/IMG]
     
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    Here's a thread on the Wilson Sting Midsize....
     
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  3. Don't Let It Bounce

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    The Sting Highbeam came after the Sting Mid and Largehead, as a lower-end widebody frame with a fondly-remembered name from Wilson's past. (Not unlike the K-Sting, now that I think about it.)

    Your Largehead looks like the later Highbeam (the original thin-beam LH had only blue graphics on black; no gray). Your Mid looks like the much-loved original Sting Mid of late 82/early 83, but I can't be sure without seeing its beam thickness.
     
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  4. tennis005

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    The oversize is the High Beam Series and the mid is the classic sting.
     
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  5. tennis005

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    Anyone know what LJW stands for?
     
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  6. PBODY99

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    The three letter code is an tells when the frame was made as I recall from my days in retail in the 1980s.
     
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    I thought the position of the code was a little interesting because usually they are above the W not below.
     
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    Anyone have any specs?
     
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    I was thinking of selling the new Wilson Sting Highbeam. Anyone know how much its worth?
     
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