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    Tennis elbow underneath not side ?

    My (hopefully not too misleading) words not hers; I'm sure there are doctors and physios on here who can provide better descriptions, but one way or another, don't worry about the accuracy of my use of language on the internet, just go and get it checked out by an actual doctor so you get it...
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    Tennis elbow underneath not side ?

    I'm also dealing with an ulnar issue at the moment and I don't have any numbness or tingling either. I thought it was golfer's elbow to start with: my initial symptoms were a feeling of inflammation in the elbow and occasional sharp pain in the funny bone area on bending the elbow, usually a day...
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    The Official Lead Tape Placement+Racket Customization Thread

    Adding that amount of weight definitely gives it a more muted feel, but that's what I was looking for to be honest (seeking arm-friendliness).
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    Ordering Racquet from the UK since Brexit?

    As I understand it (someone please correct me if I'm wrong!) if the cost is under £135 then you pay VAT at source and it's dead simple. I just ordered one of the outgoing PK Q+ Tours from TWE at just under 100 Euro unstrung and it was just shipped and arrived fine, no issues or extra costs, I...
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    The Official Lead Tape Placement+Racket Customization Thread

    I have an Instinct 360 Lite, very similar specs, 270g unstrung. I added 15g of tungsten putty under the trap door (blu tack would do the same, but you'd need more volume) and two overgrips, so 30g on the handle: 300g unstrung, 315 strung. I also tried small amount of weight at 12, twistweight...
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    Prince phantom 107G

    If anyone's interested, these have finally popped up on TWE.
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    Older racquets vibrations so low

    It's the combination of weight and flexibility isn't it? As I understand it flexible racquets transmit less initial shock, but vibrate for longer, and at lower amplitude? Weight helps, as you say, to dissipate the vibration, so a heavy and flexible racquet ought to reduce both shock and viration...
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    Older racquets vibrations so low

    Not sure if they'd match the older frames, but the new Pro Kennex Black Ace series must be worth a try, there's a 315 version and the RA is in the mid-50s
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    Older racquets vibrations so low

    Don't want to derail the thread, but given I can't get hold of an i.prestige, how do you find the comfort in the Q+tour 300 vs the Gravity Pro?
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    Flexy racquet with stiff string or vice versa for you?

    Flexy racquet and soft string: the softer string compensates for the lower power, and the combination is the most arm friendly
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    Pro Kennex Black Ace 300

    Great, thank you
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    Pro Kennex Black Ace 300

    Can anybody who has played this tell me how the weight is distributed in the head? I'm eyeing up both the Black Ace and the Ki Q+ Tour (which is really cheap on TWE at the moment), as I'd like to add a more precise but still comfortable racquet to go with my current Gravity S. Looking at the...
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    Gravity S or Radical S

    I have a couple of Gravity 'S's and the SW on the first was on spec, about 308, strung with 16G, the second was about 300 (and underweight overall), but that one was with 17G. Could be a coincidence that the difference was similar, but maybe the narrower gauge does make that big a difference? I...
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    Blade 104v7 swing weight vs v6

    Yes, me too. They were still being dragged out at my UK secondary school in the early 90s on the one day a year they actually got us playing tennis. Though by that stage it was so long since they'd first been strung they functioned more like lacrosse sticks. I had my own graphite racquet by...
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    Blade 104v7 swing weight vs v6

    Good luck. I have enjoyed the Gravity S so far, I have two, one on spec for SW and one that feels rather lower. I also went for the attractive sale price. It's a nice racquet, it's forgiving and flexible, but still with reasonable power. However, do try it out because it does have quite a high...
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