Yonex RQ-180

Discussion in 'Classic Racquet Talk' started by loci, Feb 1, 2013.

  1. loci

    loci Rookie

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    Any thoughts by former users of this racquet? I played with this racquet many years ago and I swear it's the sweetest one I've ever played with.
     
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  2. Hannah19

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    Seles's racquet, right?
     
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  3. vsbabolat

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    ^ No, Seles had used RQ-380. This was Martina Navratilova and Pat Cash (grey paint job) racquet. The first Yonex widebody.
     
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  4. coachrick

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    TOO wide, if you ask me. Actually, a nice playing stick, should have been about 2/3 the cross-section. I've got a new RQ 880, never been strung. I'm tempted to give it a whirl. The 420 was the over sized look-alike. I taught with that for a while before the Cyborgs.
     
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  5. stanley-w

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    I love the rq 180 ,It plays flexible and yet very powerful.seems way more flexible than a r-22.
     
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  6. Brian11785

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    I strung the mint RQ-880 I got off the 'Bay last year with a poly/syn gut hybrid. SUH-MACKS the ball.

    Compared to my RQIS 1 Tour XLs:

    Similar weight.
    More power.
    A little unstable.

    But super fun to play with. And really sexy-looking.

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  7. Tamiya

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    definitely SQUAREST stick I've got... :-?
     
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