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Old 12-30-2012, 04:49 PM   #4764
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Originally Posted by sstchur View Post
I've loathed every Prince I've ever tried with O ports. I know a lot of folks that used to use the T-7 moved to the Prince OZone Tour (specs are nearly identical, but most people thought the Prince was better). But I demo'd it and thought it was a miserable frame.

I also demoed the Exo Tour (don't remember which pattern) but hated that as well. It was strung w/ a poly though, and I also hate polys.

But I don't even like demoing anymore. The T-7 is the first time ever that, when I lose, I don't even consider questioning the racquet. I just know it's the ideal racquet for my style of play. I don't see myself switching anytime soon. I have 7 of them and a boat load of replacement grommet sets for them.
The Exo Tour is a unique frame. I hated the 18x20 but the 16x18 is good enough for me. I'm having problems with my forehand lately using it but it could be due to the new strings.

Originally Posted by Chotobaka View Post
Mike, are you playing with the original grip? I've been wondering how it would play with a leather grip or leather grip+over-grip. Might be the perfect addition.
I bought 3 stock Exos a few months ago. A few weeks ago, I bought a used one with a leather grip and lead tape. I tried it out but did not like the balance. So I ordered a new replacement grip from TW, ripped off the lead tape and played with the leather grip a few times while I waited for it to come in. It plays better for me stock with no customization.
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