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Old 12-15-2011, 10:59 AM   #26
Captain Haddock
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 306

All the Elliptics I have tried feel virtually the same, I assume because of that tapered design. The grey/lavender Elliptic Comp (Kevlar/Graphite) has a very slightly softer flex that the version with SIC ceramics, maybe. Even the Elliptic Fun, which was a cheaper model, feels very close to the rest of the bunch.

Colpo, wasn't Chesnokov's frame an actual monoshaft? I recall that he only had 2 frames for the tournament and had to beg for a few more as he advanced into the draw. He switched to a Prestige 600 later in his career (at least for the Davis Cup match where Sampras cramped after match point).

I bought a few Twin Tecs from Colpo several years ago, but found them much stiffer than the Elliptics, which remain my favorite frames ever produced by Fischer.
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