Recent content by Kalethan

  1. Kalethan

    FS: 2 x Pacific BXT Tour 97, 4 3/8, 8/10

    Do you still have these, and are they actually the 16x20 model, thin beam? I’d love to get at least 1 if so. thanks, Ethan
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    FS: Rare Pacific BXT X Tour Pro 97 4 3/8 new strings and grommets

    Very interested, please write me back at if you still have these. grazi, ethan
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    FS: Pacific X Tour Pro 97 in L2

    Hi, Ryan. I just found your FS/FT post on TW forum, and saw that there had been no replies. I’m wondering if you might still have it and might still want to sell. I’m having a dickens of a time finding one stateside, and even the L2 is exactly what i’m looking for. Happy to paypal or send you a...
  4. Kalethan

    FS: Angell TC97 V3 18x20 L2

    What is the grip shape? A, flattish, Head, B, wilson/babolatish, or C, more octagonal, closest to Prince Grazi Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Angell TC97 18x20 v2 grip A size 2

    I would like to get another of these, don’t care about the cosmetic Too much but would prefer blue or green, prefer 330grams and 9 pts headlight but let’s be realistic here :P Ethan Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Is there a multi that's lower-powered than NXT that is still has feel/control and is comfortable? And a bit more spin friendly?

    Currently having a love affair with Velocity mains and Zyex monogut crosses, 16 gauge, black. If you’re not a string breaker, and want a realistically spin-conducive stringbed that plays pretty consistently throughout its life while remaining arm-friendly, i’m going to say this setup is allowing...
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    Any News ~ Wilson Ultra Tour (Open Pattern)

    16x20. This is the sleeper string pattern that too few companies are exploiting right now. At its best, evenly spaced, it is the perfect middle ground between ‘free’ spin, ‘free’ power, arm comfort, and controllable launch angle. Can play at a high level with any string setup without breaking...
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    Why do some pros play with sub 98 sq inch racquets?

    Maybe this [emoji3595] is what was going on; the head-pro-stock specs sheet above has him at 98in^2, and as I definitely remember water-cooler talk about him playing a 95 and don’t remember any scuttlebutt about him changing, maybe this is/was the deal. I Did go look at a few pictures, and think...
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    Why do some pros play with sub 98 sq inch racquets?

    I just searched a bunch, and couldn’t find anything besides this, so i’m happy to be wrong about this: But! I remember watching him play on clay at 17y/o, and an announcer talking about how he...
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    Why do some pros play with sub 98 sq inch racquets?

    Zverev uses an extremely tight 18x20 pattern in a ‘small’ 95in^2 Head, generates less spin than Shapo with more open 16x20 in ‘big’ 95in^2 Yonex. 18x20 at that head size is a more consistent pattern for blocking the ball at high speed and hitting flat kill shots from 6’6”. Shapo is a way riskier...
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    FS (2x) Wilson Prostaff 97S, 1st Gen, 4&3/8, 5/10 or 6/10

    FS (2x) 2015 Wilson Prostaff 97S 4&3/8 grip 97in^2 headsize 18x17 ‘Spin Effect’ pattern 5ish or 6ish out of 10 condition; hard to say; I only used these for maybe 3 or 4 months, but the head guards wore through very fast at the edges, and the paint on these was very thin. So, no cracks, no...
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    FS: 2 Babolat Pure Strike Tour 18x20 1st edition 4&1/2

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    FS: 2 Babolat Pure Strike Tour 18x20 1st edition 4&1/2

    For Sale: (2) Babolat Pure Strike Tours, 1st edition 4&1/2 grip size 98in^2 8/10 Used approx. 3-4 months, 1-2 times per week 150/pair or 85/each, shipped Paypal 98in^2, heavy version of this racquet, absolutely pummels the ball. Used for approximately 3 to 4 months, 1 to...
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    Kirschbaum Pro Line Evolution

    Having only used it for 4 stringjobs, as a cross with multi mains, i will say it’s very comfortable, loses tension slower/less than yonex poly tour pro, my previous favorite poly cross. I’ve tried it at 50lbs and 48lbs. Impressive, in a sustainable, consistent way, not the Tree For Two Hours...
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    Your greatest WORST string of all time is...

    Babolat Origin. I played this fresh, broken in, and in multiple racquets that I otherwise love, demos from a local shop. I tried it full bed and as a hybrid. It always felt like I was trying to hit boiled cabbage through a tuna net soaked in lard, but less sense of connection Sent from my...