Wilson T2000 specs

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  1. dltorre

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    Does anybody knows the specs for the T2000, I have one, and I played with it a couple of times, actually it is quite powerfull flexy and head heavy, to difficult to hit slice for me because the small head size I think.

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  2. big ted

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    4 1/2 L is 12.8 ounces, as were most racquets back then labeled "L"..
     
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  3. SFrazeur

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    I am thinking that there were two versions of the T2000, one with a short onehander handle and the other a longer twohander handle. There could be a weight difference based in that. I have no answer, but I thought I would bring the possibility up.

    -SF
     
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  4. dltorre

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    Mine has a short handle (Fairway grip).
    Thanks for your help

    No data on balance, stifness , sw etc?
     
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  5. Sentinel

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    There was a thread a while back I started on this, i htink some figures should be there, but not sw, and balance.
     
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  6. vwfye

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    i have a 1 hander handle too... i just hit with mine last saturday and love it with modern strings!
     
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  7. retrowagen

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    Here are its precise specs:

    Head size: small
    Weight: heavy
    Balance: yes
    Swingweight: Thor's hammer

    :)
     
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  8. Sentinel

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    I think the head size is about 68 to 72 sq inches. And i do NOT find it small or heavy when I hit with it. Nice 1hbh's btw.

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  9. SFrazeur

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    And how can we be really sure Thor's Hammer isn't a paint job?

    -SF. God of Thursdays.
     
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  10. vwfye

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    i believe it is a 63sq/in head and it is an 18x18 string pattern crammed in there!
     
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  11. Deuce

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    I was going to write that the official specs are:
    Trampoliny.
     
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  12. ichibanosaru

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    Very orginal and quite funny. Good one :)
     
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  13. Rabbit

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    There were several versions of the T2000 I think. I have two, the Connors-preferred version which I believe was the original and the follow-on. But I think there was a 3rd and 4th iteration before they introduced the follow-on T3000.

    The Connors version has a spot weld at the throat where the head connects and a short grip. In Joel Drucker's book he mentions that the racket Connors used to win the 1974 US Open was also the one he used in his 1983 win over Lendl.

    The next version behind that had a plastic connector there and a short grip. I think the longer grip was 3rd.
     
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  14. Nuke

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    There was also a version labeled the JC-1, which was identical to the T3000.
     
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  15. vwfye

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    woot! just put the wood to a local player with the T2K tonight... he'd been bragging about his game, and that we needed to play. poor kid didn't even know they use to use steel in rackets. he does now! hehe
     
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  16. LttlElvis

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    There was a T2000, T3000, T4000, and T5000. The T2000 came in 2 different versions, one with a longer handle. The T2000 also came in 3 different weights. The versions of the T2000 slightly changed through the '70s.
     
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  17. Nanshiki

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    I just calculated the ACTUAL head size (the usable string face) as approximately 63 square inches...
     
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  18. mrw

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    I have both the 2000 & 3000. I think the 2000 plays better.
     
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  19. Z-Man

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    This is a great racquet and still very effective. The best open-level player in my area uses one. When he was almost 40, he went back and played #1 on a very good DII team. He won most of his matches--spanking teenagers with their PDs.
     
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  20. schwuller

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    i grew up with this racket! i played it because someone gave me one when i was a kid. i'd take it to the shop to get it strung, and i was like a second class citizen! hahaha everyone had ps 85's or whatever at that time, every serious player. but let me tell you, i could (and can) slam the cover off the ball with that thing. i actually broke mine. i will buy another soon. i love hitting with this racket. you have to be on your game of course, but when your legs are grooving, you can paint lines with this thing! and what a 1 handed bh approach down the line! i have to get another one for my bag! glad someone brought this up.
     
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  21. dirtballer

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    There was also a T2000 Firm Flex which as the name implies was stiffer than the regular T2000. I may be mistaken about this but I believe the Firm Flex had a red W on the end of the butt cap and the regular T2000 had a black W.
     
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  22. roger nadal

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    the t2000 is a pain to string instead of mains and crosses u string in squares so u only use 1 piece of string
     
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  23. roger nadal

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    its a pain to string
     
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  24. mrw

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    Does anyone know if it's a pain to string?
     
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  25. Kirko

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    the T2000 rackets like you said Rabbit are one handed grip with perforated leather grips for Connors and the ones that he got from the factory were a lot lighter than the ones that were sold to the public. I remember a very pricey tennis shop were selling the T2000's new at 10.00 a racket in 1979.
     
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  26. Nanshiki

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    I also noticed that it's actually 26.5 inches long, not the standard 27.
     
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