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Old 03-28-2013, 12:21 PM   #20
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Originally Posted by retrowagen View Post
Back in the early 80's, "Vector" connotated a Head head shape/size that was roughly 10% larger than Standard. In addition to that nice wood/graphite composite, there was an aluminum model (with the novel string lock grommet system, so one wouldn't have to stop playing when a string broke!), and the Graphite Vector, an excellent performance racquet which was overshadowed by the Graphite Edge. (The Edge series was 20% larger than Standard; Director series, 30% IIRC.)
When Head introduced the aluminum Edge, I begged them for a couple of years to make the same size in the 7005 alloy like the Pro. They waited a year or so too long for the Vector, IMO. I played the string-loc Vector for a while...with about 12 different strings in it
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