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Old 12-24-2009, 08:37 PM   #40
jim e
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Originally Posted by tennytive View Post
Does anyone know if the string gauge affects racket weight to any significant degree? IE 16g making the racket more head heavy than 17g?

I have 2 rackets the same size. One has 16 the other 17. The 16 feels heavier to me, but I wonder if I'm just imagining. BTW the racket with 16 also has head protection tape. Maybe that's it, or a combination of both?

Thanks for any help offered.
Unless the racquets are matched, there can be a significant difference between racquets that look identical even without strings.
Did you check the weight of both before they were strung?
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