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    The Prince Phantom 93P is a gift to us from TW - My Review/AMA

    I've been playing with the 93P 18x20 for more than 6 months now and it's only getting better the more I use it. It's a great learning tool. Love the PS90 but this is much easier on the arm. Kept craving for an open pattern for a while but I'm very comfortable with it now. You have to play with...
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    Shoulder Health and Racquet Weight

    Clearly I've been living under a rock. Thanks. I'll look at what people have to say about it on TT.
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    Shoulder Health and Racquet Weight

    I'm a fan of heavy racquets but I do think they put stress on the shoulder. I feel they tug on the shoulder when releasing the forehand and serve and that is what causes the damage, not the impact itself. I think if your technique is good and you wrap around quickly without following the ball...
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    The Prince Phantom 93P is a gift to us from TW - My Review/AMA

    The most comfortable racquet I've played with. And you don't sacrifice too much power either. You can go full poly with this frame at low tensions. Got myself a second frame. Would be really great if Prince released a 16x19 version for 2019.
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    The Prince Phantom 93P is a gift to us from TW - My Review/AMA

    I'm going to bump up the tension anyway and see how it goes. Thanks for the reply.
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    The Prince Phantom 93P is a gift to us from TW - My Review/AMA

    I know this can vary by player and starting tension, but how long does RS Lyon retain playability for you on this frame? I strung it lower than you at 35lbs, and after approximately 10 hours control is going down. I don't see any excessive notching. I'm thinking 35lbs is too low for this...
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    The Prince Phantom 93P is a gift to us from TW - My Review/AMA

    Yes, the LTD is ridiculously under powered whatever you do, but a good stick to keep your technique honest. I'll try a low tension soft poly on it as some point. Can't agree more. I do miss the feel of the PS90 on volleys though.
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    The Prince Phantom 93P is a gift to us from TW - My Review/AMA

    Thanks, I didn't realize they were different. Looked them up and it looks like they are quite unlike each other. I'll just let the LTD be. The 93P is so good that the urge to experiment with racquets is taking a hit. But I am getting a second 93P so I can mess around with strings and tension. I...
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    Outsole on tennis shoes - clay vs all court

    Did you notice any difference in durability with the clay edition? I've been using a Adidas Ubersonic 2 with a standard outsole, and I was looking to pick up the clay version this time. The standard outsole already has Herringbone pattern and offers plenty of grip, so I'd rather just get that if...
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    The Prince Phantom 93P is a gift to us from TW - My Review/AMA

    I've been extremely happy with the RS Lyon in the 93P. You can really hit out with this string, and it likes being strung low. Can't ask for more. Going to stick with this combo for some time. Sorry about going slightly off topic, but I see the Pure Storm GT in your signature. Do you string...
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    The Prince Phantom 93P is a gift to us from TW - My Review/AMA

    I had my 93P strung with Volkl Cyclone 16@35 lbs. Played well for the first 10-12 hours but its turned to mush now. Feels overly soft and springy with almost no control. Notching is not too bad though. I'm new to this string. My usual setup is the now discontinued Discho Iontec@35 on my PS90...
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    The Prince Phantom 93P is a gift to us from TW - My Review/AMA

    Nicely put. The 93P is super easy to use and racquet head speed you can generate seems to compensate for the closed pattern. I was very worried about the closed pattern before I bought this, but I'm going to order a second frame now. To me, the 93P is closer in philosophy to my favorite, the...
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    The Prince Phantom 93P is a gift to us from TW - My Review/AMA

    Your level seems to be higher, but for me the game style hasn't changed much from the PS90/RF97. The Prostaffs feel more solid on volleys and probably better suited for the net game, but the 93P just feels easier to use everywhere.
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    The Prince Phantom 93P is a gift to us from TW - My Review/AMA

    Yep. Bought a used book(Biggles goes to war) as a kid and must have read it a 100 times growing up. Oddly, don't own any now. Probably ought to rectify that. Can't argue with that. On the backhand I do use it quite a bit. Also getting some nice loopy drop shots, which is a bonus. Thanks for...
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    The Prince Phantom 93P is a gift to us from TW - My Review/AMA

    What string setup did you end up with? I know the general recommendation here is to go with 18 gauge, but I have 2 sets of RS Lyon 17 at hand, so I'm thinking of trying that first. I've found it tricky to grab and lift really low, fast rally balls. They end up in the net more than I'm used to...
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