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Old 01-21-2013, 06:45 PM   #5
Join Date: Feb 2008
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Ditto. I play the MGPP. I have extensively tested the YTPP also but prefer to stay with the MGPP but only because it is my personal preference as it is slightly softer. That said, I have strung my MGPPs on occasion with crisper strings so as to feel much like the YT. So if you like a crisper feel maybe go YTPP, if you like softer, go MGPP.

Something else to consider, if you upweight (highly highly highly recommended) and do so in the handle, you can easily customize the feel. I like the racquet at about 12.2 oz strung with the original balance. If I upweight the handle with lead tape strips under the grip I get one feel--more crisp. If I upweight by packing with cotton on the inside of the handle, then lead strips under the grip, I get a less crisp feel. If I add blue tack putty in the handle I get another feel. If I use white 3m tacky putty, I get still another feel. If I push a McDonalds straw through the putty in the handle and remove some, and then replace that weight with lead under the grip I get another feel.

So there is a lot you can do for feel if you want to go to the trouble and/or like to experiment. I find that a combo of the white tacky putty in the handle with lead tape usually makes the porridge about right.
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