Recent content by gchen

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    Prince Neos 1000, is $690 shipped a good deal?

    probably cost more than 100 dollars to ship
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    Used Prince Neos 1000 vs new Gamma X-ST

    You made the right choice. Neos used is probably better than X-St. I have used both extensively. The Neos with new clamps and from a reputable source well worth the paid price.
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    Stringing Options head YT Prestige Mp

    Use this racquet. Have had good experience with full bed gut, and full bed premium multi (x-1 biphase, wilson nxt, gamma live wire). Most of the time I use full bed poly (solinco tour bite works well, I also like genesis black magic).
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    Women to Men percentage for your area?

    you only need to find one, or three (doubles) hitting partners. I have seen more women at the tennis club, many of them work part time or do not work allowing them to play during the day. For the men at the club during the day, many are retired. Just my observation. I am of working age-...
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    Doc Hollidae good seller

    Bought babolat racquet. As described. Thanks
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    FS: Babolat Pure Control Tour

    please check your email.
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    The $5 poly budget

    I like both topspin cyberflash and cyber blue by topspin. They are good/ decent all around polyester strings. I use them when someone asks me for a good soft poly and doesn't have a specific string or brand in mind. Yes, some of the premium strings have a bit more control or spin, but not...
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    How do you decide the length of string needed?

    Most of the time I cut the package of 40 feet into half. I use the klipper site, but if I get burned then I take note for that racquet. USRSA stringer's digest, I have a few years of those, but often too lazy to get it out.
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    Solinco Strings

    Also been trying solinco tour bite diamond rough. Visually it appears thicker than the stated gauge. Feels less stiff and more powerful than solinco tour bite. There is much more snapback than the other solinco strings. Spin is good. Seems to lose tension pretty fast after stringing, but...
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    Solinco Strings

    barb wire is soft and powerful. more than tour bite and revolution. have not tried outlast.
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    How Strings have completely changed the game of Tennis

    I pretty much agree with the article. Most top players are using polyester strings. The strings allow you to swing harder and to get more spin. This has greatly helped the baseline players. Even changed the racquets used by players. The ATP players used to use small head sizes 85-90 in the...
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    When should child use full size racquet?

    Thanks for all the advice. At the sporting goods store it said 7-8 years old, 23 inch. I bought him that one a few years ago, and he hasn't been getting much better, so we never changed. Then I attempted to use it to hit a few balls and realized that it was difficult to use due to vibrations...
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    Calling LeeD: What NTRP is this?

    If you are division one and not ranked in the top 125 players, you are 5.5 or lower. That's most of them... See USTA. Plus, most players play down a level or two. On our local 5.0 team is a club pro who is under 30...
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    When should child use full size racquet?

    Question for those who have instructed their child or have a successful junior tennis player. When is the appropriate time to start using more full size racquets/ full length racquets for a child? I was a ranked junior many years ago. I started at about 6 and was using a full size racquet in...
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    FS: 2x Head Youtek Prestige MP 4 3/8

    please check email.