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Old 07-15-2009, 03:03 PM   #15
schu47
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Originally Posted by Ajtat411 View Post
schu47, do you know the specification on the Sting Midsize 85, the one on the far right of the first photo you posted?

I'm looking for weight, SW, balance, flex.
Ajtat,

Here are some figures I found in an old TW thread. Not sure how accurate they are. For one thing, they had the head size listed at 90 sq. in. (which I changed, because the Sting is 85 sq. in.). So take it for what it's worth. But it does seem in the ballpark, at least.


Head Size: 85 sq. in.
Length: 27 inches
Strung Weight: 12.6oz
Balance: 7pts Head Light
Swingweight: 326
Stiffness: 61
Beam Width: Straight Beam
Composition: 100 % Graphite
Power Level: Low
Swing Speed: Fast
Grip Type: Leather
String Pattern: 16 Mains / 18 Crosses

By the way, I was at the local courts last week and saw an older man (70-75, I'd say), very fit, using a Dunlop Black Max, another quality old graphite that is similar to the Sting. He was pure with that old quality graphite beauty, just popping every stroke -- looked like he could have beaten a lot of younger players without working up much of a sweat. It was nice to see.
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