Originally Posted by VGP
It must be a regional thing. Perhaps the frames you find in different communities reflects the tastes and trends of the area.
...Or a regional sales rep from one brand or another who was doing a tremendous job selling product to local shops.
I can also remember occasions back in the 80's and early 90's, when one club pro or another would sell one model of racquet to everyone he taught or advised in the pro shop... to the effect that I could guess with good accuracy who a certain player's coach was, by the racquet in his hand.