Recent content by emhtennis

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    The Official Angell Users Club

    Just to be the "bad influence" on your shoulder, a new Angell shipped to the US is still comparable to most brand new retail rackets. The exchange rate is the key. Today, 175 pounds (150 racket + 25 shipping) is about $225. I bought my Angells last year and was able to get them for about $200...
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    The Official Angell Users Club

    Lynx Tour 16g would probably be a great string in the TC100. Feels great (and looks great), and not very powerful.
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    The Official Angell Users Club

    If you hit with it once for an hour or two and manage to keep the bumper clean without any scratches what would you sell it for?
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    The Official Angell Users Club

    Yes, buy and sell, or try and find someone in your local area and see if they'll let you hit with theirs. Many bigger cities have a Facebook tennis group that could work well for this. Angell rackets hold their value really well on the for-sale section here. If you bought a brand new racket and...
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    The Official Angell Users Club

    It might depend on what you mean by "cut through". I replaced my grommets for the first time a few weeks ago and yeah, they showed some wear and mild burnt-grooving and the tie-off holes were a little mashed in but nothing out of the ordinary. This was after about 6 months of consistent 3-4x a...
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    The Official Angell Users Club

    Getting towards the end of my reel of BK 18g and want to start thinking of some new combos to put it up against before I pull the trigger on another reel. I play the V3 TC97 18x20. All court game, prefer string to help me out with generating additional spin and am fine with some free power as...
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    The Official Angell Users Club

    Great review. I play with a TC97 18x20 and agree with pretty much every aspect of your review. Sorry to hear about the string issue. I play with 18g Tier 1 Black Knight (poly) and don't have any wear issues. I am usually cutting it out by choice around the 12-15 hour mark, and I play with a...
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    Diary of a Racketaholic

    I really like that YouTube channel. As for MEP in particular, I read somewhere that he actually had a really bad injury of some kind that made his right arm semi-useless. He was actually a right-handed player that had to teach himself how to play left-handed. Tennis is by far my favorite hobby...
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    The Official Angell Users Club

    Unstrung SW of 27in frames are usually 295, if I remember correctly 1/2in adds 10pts so your unstrung SW is likely around 305. Will be 335-340 after stringing.
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    Diary of a Racketaholic

    You'll have to play with those wooden spoons, they are the only equivalent to the teeny-tiny cell phone
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    The Official Angell Users Club

    Is the Cyan a brand new frame, or just the ASL line repainted to bring it into this new consolidated K-Series? While I don't play with extended frames, I think the ability to now get an XL K7 Red or Lime is great.
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    Racquet question, just getting into the sport

    Let us know when you're ready to fall down the rabbit hole of strings! :D. Sizes, shapes, materials, we got variables for days.
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    Timeline for racquet-caused injury

    Tension that low (I play at 47lbs myself) shouldn't be causing issues. The frame may be exposing technique issues on your forehand or serve.
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    Timeline for racquet-caused injury

    Sorry to hear that happened. The first tennis "luxury" I afforded myself once I had a job and was making a little money was to always play with fresh overgrips. Rarely do I play on one for more than 3 hours. It boggles my mind that people play until a white overgrip turns black, and then keep on...
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    The Official Angell Users Club

    The other really big thing is balance. Once it's strung the blade is very close to being even-balanced, much like a radical. Depending on how you like your specs on an Angell, you would have to add a fair bit of weight to a blade to get it equivilant.
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