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prgault 02-11-2013 01:19 PM

Questions 're new racquets from TW
 
Just got two Volkl PB 7's from TW (couldn't resist the price). The grips have a small orange sticker on them with 3 numbers, obvious are the weight on balance point, but I am not sure about the last number 291 & 296. Is this swingweight? Specs say 309.

Also, and this may be me being too anal, but although I asked that they be strung the same (Gosen sheep micro 17@ 57 #), they have a slightly different pitch when struck. Is this only due to differences in tension or can there be enough variation in the racquets to make them sound different.

Thanks,

P_

kopfan 02-11-2013 03:12 PM

Different pitch when strung? You mean picking the string with your finger? How do you make the sound? It would be better to use a measuring device for a comparable tension measurement such as stringmeter.

prgault 02-11-2013 03:31 PM

Just bouncing one frame off the other "like the pros do" ':rolleyes:


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