Recent content by jmk223

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    Stringer recommendation in NEPA

    I'm not sure this is the right place to post, so please move the post, if it is. My stringer is moving away after Labor Day and I'm looking for stringer recommendations in NEPA. Thank you.
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    New sneakers for Asics Gel Solution Speed 2 user

    Hi All, My wife has been using Asics Gel Solution Speed 2 for several years and is down to the last pair. She tried both Speed 3 and Speed FF and neither was a good fit. I guess we're now on a new search project, any thoughts on the current sneakers that would have potential to be a good...
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    I'm done with ASICS shoes, looking for input on other shoes with good stability and comfort.

    I used GR4 for years but couldn't make it work with subsequent releases, so I switched to NB 996v3 (with Superfeet Blue insoles) and have no issues.
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    Natural Gut for sale in 2019

    In light of that sale, is Wilson NG same as Babolat these days? Or is it Luxilon NG?
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    Two identical racquets - different feel

    I agree with 'similar play' goal, I was just wondering why racquets that have identical specs feel different (difference in play is minimal but noticeable). It may be OCD but my previous racquets were done by Roman as well and I couldn't tell them apart :)
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    Two identical racquets - different feel

    Thank you, all!
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    Two identical racquets - different feel

    You may be onto something given that the rackets became 'closer' in feel when I removed overgrips. Thank you.
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    Two identical racquets - different feel

    I was afraid to hear that. :(
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    Two identical racquets - different feel

    My first Wilson in about 12 years but Blade played better for me than either Yonex HD or TF40 :(
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    Two identical racquets - different feel

    >> People told me it is all in my head That's what Roman told me as well :) I can also tell which racket in blind test as well. Interesting thought about grip/overgrip but even those are the same and done by the same person.
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    Two identical racquets - different feel

    Rackets were matched at (and bought from) RP NY, they know what they're doing and have sizeable inventory to pick the rackets from. Same strings/grips/overgrips. And this is not the first time they did it for me either. That's why it's so puzzling.
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    Two identical racquets - different feel

    Hi All, I have an issue that confuses me and I hope someone with more experience will be able to come up with explanation. I've got two matching (customized) Blades V7 that have same weight, swing weight, balance and stiffness (the numbers were double checked) . However, when I hold the...
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    FS: Yonex VCore Pro 97 18x20 HD, 4 1/2, 9/10

    Item Description (Brand/Model/Year): Yonex VCore Pro 97 18x20 HD Grip Size / Size: 4 1/2 Quantity: 1 Head Size (if a racquet): 97 Condition (x out of 10): 9/10 *Specific Time Used (must give specific time, must be over 30 minutes): 10 hours *General Description (including any cosmetic...
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    Yonex VCORE Pro 97HD... Strings???

    I used VS Team/Lux Fluoro at 52/50 (lasted ~6 hours) and 54/52 (2 hours) and like the latter setup better. There's plenty of power and more than enough control. When I hit with a demo racket strung with PTP at mid-range my wrist hurt after that for a couple of days.