Yonex 2700 Couguss

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  1. SFrazeur

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    I've recently acquired a Yonex 7200 Couguss, 4-1/4, "light." Does anyone know the specs, such as weight?

    I only found the weight for the medium which appears to be about 12.5-ish for it. I got it for play after I got the bug from hitting with a Spalding Davis Cup.

    Any and all comments regarding Yonex woods racquets are welcome.

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  2. adidasman

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    I used a Couguss briefly in high school - I remember it being very nice, very flexible, great feel. I would imagine the light weighs around 12 ounces, but don't know for sure.
     
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  3. Kirko

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    Peter Fleming used the Couguss I remember that.
     
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  4. SFrazeur

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    I hit a bit with it today. Good maneuverability. It gets pushed around a little easily with its low weight, but it had nice power for the weight. It felt a bit stiffer than expected. Nice spin potential. It is strung with some old synthgut, similar in appearance to PSGD in a blue color. (I currently use the RQiS 1 TOUR w/ CyberFlash 17 @ 58.)

    I thought I would lead up the Couguss for a fun experiment. Any suggestions?

    As well, does anyone know the origin of the name "Couguss?"

    -SF
     
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  5. Kirko

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    I had one and always used my go to string prince syn. gut 17 GA. strung at 55 lbs. too bad this frame came around at the end of an era.
     
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  6. SFrazeur

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    Yeah, I was surprised with how modern it played.

    This Couguss "light" does have a quality similar to the modern Yonex racquets I have played with. . .dead upper hoop.

    -SF
     
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  7. plasma

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    the r 22 has about as much dead upper hoop as the ps 85 I play... wasn't there also a Cougess???
     
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  8. SFrazeur

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    You mean Cougess instead of Couguss?

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  9. plasma

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    yes, a female version...
     
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