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Old 09-11-2012, 08:45 AM   #35
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Originally Posted by JohnB View Post
I have also tested (before this thread) the influence of mass locations, instead of just the specs. I went on the court with two rackets with the same specs, as close as I could, but with a different weightdistibution. They played quite differently. One was hitting flatter than the other. I don't think this is covered in the formula, or is it?
It is included. If you look at the formula:

You can see that both the swing weight (sw) and the balance (c) are in the numerator. So increasing either will increase me and make the curve steeper, but in a slightly different way.
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