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Old 01-27-2006, 12:13 PM   #5
d wayne
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 176

I just saw another thread in which the poster mentioned buying a Wilson racket. His first modification was adding a leather grip, which added .3 oz to the racket weight, which works out to approx 8 1/2 grams difference.
As for my sticks, I stuck with the HiTec synthetic, removed head tape from the heavier one(had used it to replace bumper guard). Both rackets are now 11.0 even.
I had previously used a 11.5 oz racket, but find I am playing better with this weight. It is still sturdy enough. However, anything below this and I can feel the lightness
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