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    Pure Drive Tour - Wow

    Yes, for me it was…similar to what TennisHound said. The extra weight allowed me to get more spin and I could feel the ball better. For me, the control difference between the Standard and Tour was significant (more control with the Tour).
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    Pure Drive Tour - Wow

    Are you hitting with the newer one? I have loved all iterations of the Pure Drive Tour but haven’t tried the new one yet. Everyone talks about the power which I do agree it has excellent power but I also found my control was so much better with the Tour versus the regular Pure Drive. Plus, I...
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    Maybe a difficult request: more power AND arm friendly

    Have you tried an all gut (or other soft string) set up?
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    Wilson Pro Labs: Ultra Pro (16x19) Official Thread

    sorry for delayed response..I thought the grip shape on my 18x20 was a little smaller than the 16x19. I didn’t notice a change in shape. Both are 4 3/8.
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    Wilson Pro Labs: Ultra Pro (16x19) Official Thread

    The Blade V7 16x19 has been my go to racquet for a while now as I have been playing with the Blades for sometime including the CV versions. For me, similar launch angles but more power / plow with the Blade V7. Yes, the UP 16m definitely swings easier and has more control but it needs weight...
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    Wilson Pro Labs: Ultra Pro (16x19) Official Thread

    This. 100% my experience as well. This racquet really hits the slice very well.
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    Wilson Pro Labs: Ultra Pro (16x19) Official Thread

    Thanks. I have hit with the Pro Staff CV 97. I have not hit with the new one but if I were to compare the UP 16m to the CV Pro Staff I would give comfort, control, feedback, touch to the UP 16m. It does all of those very well. I would give power and spin to the Pro Staff CV but that is...
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    Wilson Pro Labs: Ultra Pro (16x19) Official Thread

    So I have been able to spend a number of days hitting the UP 16m. My overall positive feelings toward the frame have not changed and I feel like it does everything better than the 18m version (just my opinion and I like 16x19 frames better). My overall takeaway is this - it gives you what you...
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    Wilson Pro Labs: Ultra Pro (16x19) Official Thread

    Yes I am similar as I want more weight in the handle. I will be removing some of the foam as well to add more weight. I have added lead to 3 & 9 and will add more. I may add to 12 if I need to get the swing weight higher.
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    Wilson Pro Labs: Ultra Pro (16x19) Official Thread

    That is consistent with my 16m racquet. Foam filled
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    Wilson Pro Labs: Ultra Pro (16x19) Official Thread

    I think the 16m is better. Overall, I like 16x19 patterns better but I do like the 18m version and it won me some tough matches.
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    Wilson Pro Labs: Ultra Pro (16x19) Official Thread

    OK. Was able to spend over 90 minutes with the 16m frame earlier today. I continue to be really impressed with the racquet. Here are some more thoughts. Overall: Very plush, control oriented frame that gives you what you put in it. I have the 18m Ultra Tour and I do feel the 16m has a...
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    Wilson Pro Labs: Ultra Pro (16x19) Official Thread

    I thought the launch angle was very controllable. It is higher than the 18x20 but not significantly. You can control that with string but the 16m racquet is very controllable. Great racquet IMO.
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    Wilson Pro Labs: Ultra Pro (16x19) Official Thread

    I did a hybrid with Revolve / NXT but honestly I am thinking about a full poly which I haven’t done in some time. The comfort factor is great and I think a full poly would be fine,
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    Wilson Pro Labs: Ultra Pro (16x19) Official Thread

    No, sorry, no weird launch angle from my experience at all. I definitely got more spin with the 16m version than the 18m version. My strokes are not huge spin type of strokes so this racquet gave me more spin than the 18m version.
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