Wilson Triad MP 5.0

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  1. sixone90

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    Hey guys! I'm a 16 year old, been playing tennis for 2 years now. I'm between a 3 and a 3.5. I've been using a Wilson Triad MP 5.0 4 1/4 for about 2 years now. The strings have almost broken, there's like threads coming off of it. Planning to replace it. I demoed the K90 previously. I quite liked it, the extra SW improved my backhand and I don't mind the weight much. Been looking at getting the KBlade Tour also. What do you guys recommend? Is there anything out there today that plays similar to the Triad 5.0?
     
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  2. sixone90

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    Also, forgot to mention, I play once every week
     
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    1 hand backhand, like to play baseline and comes to the net occasionally
     
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  4. P8ntballa

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    The K90 is very demanding as is the blade tour, try the k6.1 95 16x18. You may also like the RQiS 1 Tour and the O-Zone Pro Tour both have great plow through. If you dont mind a slightly muted feel the mg prestiege pro is also good.

    PS: Alot of players in and above my level in the juniors that I know tried switching to the K90 and ALL of the switched back to their normal stix within a month, it was quite funny! :)
     
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  5. LanEvo

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    ok the triad 5.0 is way HH, i know because i previously had a triad t5, and i think that since u tried a headlight racquet its been alot better, so just go with what u like
     
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  6. toughshot

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    wait... you're planning to replace your racket because the strings are about to break !?
     
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  7. caesar66

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    y'know, if I were you I think I'd just hold on to the triad. Its actually a pretty good stick, definitely usable at the 3.0-3.5 level. give it a restring and try it again. I'm also a 3.5 and don't really recommend using a heavy mid like the k90 or kblade tour if you're only playing once a week. You should replace the strings, and if you still don't like it, maybe look at something like an n or ktour, or if you start playing more regularly, perhaps a 6.1. If you're hitting the courts only once a week, and if you've only been playing about 2 years, I'd imagine you're still developing strokes to some level, I'd go with something in the n or ktour range, or just sticking with the t5
     
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    also, if you're just looking to upgrade, the n5 and k5s are the next steps in the "5" range, and both feaure triad technology and would most likely have a very similar feel and still be able to use your t5 as a backup
     
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  9. SFrazeur

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    You're 16, you play once a week, stay in the "5" range of racquets or style of racuquets even if you choose a different brand. The K90 is very demanding. In your case needlessly demanding. If you would like to go for something that's "more stick" then I would suggest the RDS 003. Closer to the range you have now. It would also be a good transition stick.

    http://www.tennis-warehouse.com/descpageRCYONEX-RDS308.html

    -SF
     
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  10. sixone90

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    I thought the T5 was a pretty crappy racket and it wouldn't be worth the effort to have it restrung. What do you guys recommend I string it with?
     
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  11. SFrazeur

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    Ah, which racquet is it that you have? There were two Triad five racquets: the Triad "5.0" mostly red and black and the Triad T5 which was mostly red and gray.

    -SF
     
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  12. DomStar7

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    RQiS 1 Tour is sooo awesome
    try it nd see waht you think

    also try the ksix one 95
     
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  13. sixone90

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    The Triad which is mostly red and grey
     
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