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    Does anyone know the status of the Wilson Ultra line of rackets going forward ?

    I noticed that the Wilson Ultra line of rackets, except for one, is on clearance. Does anyone know the status of the Wilson Ultra line of rackets going forward ? Are they being refreshed, discontinued or replaced with something new ? Also, anyone know if Wilson will have continue with a...
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    Anyone still using any of the Wilson Steam rackets ?

    I was just wondering if anyone is still using any of the Wilson Steam rackets, which had a lot of Clash-like hype back around 2013, though maybe a little less hype than the Clash. Anyway, back around 2013, I bought both the Steam 99S and Steam 99 (non-S). I mainly tried playing with the 99S...
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    Former Pacific Tough Gut users, what gut did you switch to ?

    I've been a long time user of Tough Gut 16g in a Tough Gut/syn gut hybrid, but because of lack of availability I'm looking into a replacement. Actually, I'm not a former user quite yet. I still have 1 1/2 sets left, but I'm looking ahead before I run out. I'm currently considering and will...
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    Shoe sizing question. Any shoes that use 1/4 instead of 1/2 sizing increments ?

    As a long time Asics Gel Res user, I was disappointed when I became a "size in-betweener" with the Gel Res 6 & 7. My long time GR normal size is now too long, and a 1/2 size down is too short. During my search for a GR replacement, I've read lots of comments in the SA Shoe discussions. I've...
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    Pacific Tough Gut 16g anytime soon ?

    Will you be getting in any Pacific Tough Gut 16g anytime soon ? Or ever again ? Thanks !
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    Former long time Asics Gel Res users, what shoe did you move to ?

    I've been a long time Asics Gel Res user. The change in the size/fit (narrower/longer) starting with GR6 was an inconvenience, however, I was able to adapt by going down a half size and going with their GR6-Wide shoe. In fact, it turned out that the GR6-Wide might be my favorite GR. I haven't...
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    Asics Gel Res 8 release date?

    Any word on when Asics Gel Res. 8 will be released ? I've been a long time GR user. I was able to use the same size thru GR5, which was great. Then the sizing/fit changed in GR6. They were longer and narrower in my normal size, but fortunately, I was able to go down a 1/2 size and bought the...
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    Battistone Freestyle two-handled racket (aka the Natural)

    I recently bought a Battistone Freestyle two-handled racket (aka the Natural) and thought I'd share my thoughts on it. First, a little background. I'm an older player, last computer rated as a 4.5 around 12 years ago, when I used to play leagues and tournaments. I'm a righty with a one-hand...
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    Power V grip/Wonder Wedge question - EBH

    I dug out an old Wonder Wedge/PowerV grip I bought many years ago and never used much. I'm going to try it out again, but I can't figure out the Eastern Backhand grip using it. I found a Tim Tennis (RIP Ed) comment where he said "for the EBH grip (your fingers wrap around the asymmetrical...
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    Tennis Cube question

    I have a large carport that I'm thinking about using to work on my tennis stroke mechanics. I can easily put a tarp or net on one end of the carport to block the tennis balls. The Tennis Twist ball machine feeds balls from the same side of the net as the person hitting the ball so that would...
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    Ytex Quadro Twist - string tension

    My main racket for a good number of years is the Wilson 6.1 95 16x18. My usual string job is a 16g Natural Gut/Syn Gut hybrid strung at 60lbs. I generally hit with moderate spin, but can flatten and hit with more extreme spin when needed. The other day I strung my 6.1 95 with Ytex Quadro...
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    New TFight 325 Dynacore

    I see that TW now has the new TFight 325 Dynacore. I'd be very interested in comments from anyone who's had a chance to hit with it. Especially as it compares to the Wilson 6.1 95.
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    Anyone hit with the Double AR 666 string ?

    Just wondering if anyone has hit with the Double AR 666 string. I can't hit with poly. My usual setup is nat gut/syn gut, but I recently have been hitting with all syn gut, which I haven't done in a long time. It's playing much better than I expected. Anyway, this string is described as "...
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    6.1 95 (16x18) vs TF320 & 325

    I'm a long time 6.1 95 (16x18) user. I broke my last 2010 BLX version, so I need to replace it. I haven't played with the 2014 version of the 6.1 95 and I'm wondering how the TF320 and 325 compare. I would demo but its not available to me. Has anyone played with all three and could comment...
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    TW Demo Program for Hawaii ?

    Any chance that you'll extend the great TW Demo Program to Hawaii any time soon ? Tennis is extremely popular in Hawaii (especially on Oahu) at various levels (juniors, high school, college, and numerous leagues including non-USTA leagues). There are many public courts and it's played year...
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    WANTED: Wilson 2010 Six.One 95 BLX (16x18), 4 3/8

    Looking for one or possibly more 2010 Wilson Six.One 95 BLX (16x18) 4 3/8 Racquets. Black/gold/red cosmetic. No modifications or build up sleeves. Condition must be at least 8 out of 10.
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    Does the TFight 320 or 325 play like a lighter 6.1 95 ?

    I'm a long time 6.1 95 (16x18) user. I like its plow, stability and overall playability. However, I'm looking for something that plays a bit lighter. I've been using the Head IG Extreme Pro2, which I like a lot, though it doesn't quite have the same solid feel as the 6.1 95. Do either...
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    Graphene Extreme Pro vs IG Extreme Pro 2.0

    I was a long time Wilson 6.1 95 user who switched to the IG Extreme Pro 2.0 about 6 months or so ago. I want to buy another Extreme Pro, but I don't know which one to buy (the new Graphene or the older IG). Anyone have experience with both ?
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    Any longtime 6.1 95 users try the 95s ?

    I'm a long time 6.1 95 16x18 user who's curious about the 6.1 95s. I like the plow and solid feel of the 95 and wonder if that's missing from the lighter 95s. I'm a USTA computer 4.5 rated player whose getting older and am now playing more doubles than I ever did in the past. I'm finding...
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    The new Wilson 6.1 95 (16x18). Which old version is it closest to ?

    As I mentioned in the following thread, I'm a long time Wilson 6.1 95 user. I haven't tried the new version yet so I'm wondering....for those long time 6.1 95 users who've tried the new 6.1 95, which older version is it...
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    Steam 99s vs 99 (non-s) ?

    Anyone have experience with both of these sticks ? I have a 99s I like a lot, but my shoulder can only take a limited amount of play with poly. (thought I'm still experimenting). Does the 99 (non-s) play close to the 99s ? Less spin is ok with me if I can string it with a nat. gut/syn gut...
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    Questions about the Head Youtek IG Extreme Pro 2.0

    I have a couple of questions about the Head Youtek IG Extreme Pro 2.0 I'm a long time Wilson 6.1 95 (12+oz) user and currently use a 4 3/8 grip (I've used 4 1/2 in the past). Is the EP2 grip more rectangular than the Wilson grip ? Is...
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    Wilson Steam 99s vs Prince EXO 100 Tour

    Can anyone compare the Wilson Steam 99s and the Prince EXO 100 Tour 16x18 ? I've been playing with the Wilson Steam 99s. I love the playability, but the poly is causing me shoulder problems. I have a past history of shoulder problems when using poly, so this isn't a new thing. I tried...
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    FS: 3 Prince Spectrum Comp 90 (white, ceramic)

    3 Prince Spectrum Comp 90 (White. Graphite,Kevlar,Fiberglass,Ceramic) 2 are grip size 4 1/2. 1 is 4 5/8 The condition of each is around 6+/10. I can send photos if interested. No reasonable offer refused.
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    FS: rare Mitt Rocker 97 - 4 3/8

    For Sale: A rare Mitt Rocker 97 with cover. Grip is 4 3/8. Condition is around 8/10. I bought it new. It was lightly played. I can send photos if interested. No reasonable offer refused.
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    My tennis lesson with Clint Stephenson (of DVD fame)

    I recently had the very good fortune to have a lesson with Clint Stephenson, who's probably best known for his instructional DVD. You can read more about the DVD here: As some background, I'm a USTA computer rated 4.5 player. I've always...
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    Fischer MSpeed 98 vs Technibre 335

    I did a search and found lots of good info on both rackets, but nothing that compared them. Has anyone hit with both and could give a comparison ? I'd be interested in the usual stuff, i.e. serve, power, control, spin, manueverability, stability, solidness, etc. Thanks.
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    Fischer Magnetic Tour - heavier (320g) model

    Anyone hit with this one ? TW carries the lighter version, but not this one. I found threads on the lighter one, but nothing on the 320g model. Anyone ? I'm especially curious how it compares to the Mag Speed Pro #1 - 320g model.
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    Anyone hit with the new Tecnifibre TFight 320 (16x20) ?

    Here's a link to the Tecnifibre TFight 320 (16x20) Racquet And below are the TW specs on it. Look at the SW ! I'd like to hear from anyone who's hit with it. Does it play like a tweener or players racket ? Head Size: 97 sq. in. / 626...
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    Has anyone hit with the Fischer Pro Tour 100 ?

    Has anyone hit with the Fisher Pro Tour 100, which has specs somewhat similar to the non-Cortex Pure Drive but not as stiff ? Knowing Fischer, I would guess it has more control and less power than the Pure Drive. I'm most curious about its stability and how it serves, but any other feedback...