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    Pacific X Feel Pro 95

    Congrats! One of my favorite things about that racquet is how easy it is to string!
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    Pacific X Feel Pro 95

    Great racquet. I demoed a bunch and it came down to this and the exo3 tour 100. I decided on the tour 100 because my game needed some toning down. Now that I'm more settled down am considering going to the x-feel. I remember that it was great on serve and ground strokes. Easy on the arm and easy...
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    Prince Exo3 Tour 100 orange chrome haters rejoice

    Great idea to dye the plastic. Didn't even consider this. The black dye might very well wipe out the orange. Maybe I'll try that if I ever become dissatisfied with my setup.
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    Prince Exo3 Tour 100 orange chrome haters rejoice

    Where do you purchase the auto spray paint? Advance Auto Parts How much is it (link)? 6 or 7 dollars Did you have to buy a special primer? I made sure the automotive primer was OK for plastic. Lots of auto body parts are plastic so it wasn't hard to find. What kind (link)...
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    String for Prince exo3 Tour

    Full bed Gosen OG 17 at 54/52. Plays quite nice but they go all to spaghetti pretty fast. But it is cheap and I like to re-string so I may stay with that setup.
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    Wilson Class Action Lawsuit

    Truth in advertising is definitely a thing. You either tell the truth about what you are selling or you are lying to the consumer. I don't see shades of grey. And calling someone a fool on a friendly discussion forum is not very friendly. (Re: a few posts ago) Also, I admit I would be a shade...
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    String for Prince exo3 Tour

    I continued my experiment from page 1 of this thread. I liked the black widow/gosen hybrid but only after a couple hours of break-in. I played with that setup all last season. A couple of weeks ago I strung with the mosquito/gosen (see my sig below) and loved it from the first hit. I found...
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    Need advice with a torn calf muscle

    38 years old, tore mine 6 months ago. Classic 'pop'. I thought I would just take time off and recoup by myself with internet research, etc. but thankfully my doctor talked me into seeing a PT. That was definitely the thing to do. She put me through stretches, exercises, and workouts that I...
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    Pro Kennex Ki 5...is there sand in it?

    I for one could not get over the sound. It was like playing tennis with an African Rain Stick.
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    Prince Exo3 Tour 100 orange chrome haters rejoice

    String hole grommets come in orange chrome too and look basically the same as the ports. I was never just super happy with the silver chrome and it quickly started showing the orange plastic underneath. So I went ahead and did them in flat black. I used automotive spray primer and paint and...
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    String for Prince exo3 Tour

    I don't like full bed poly in either Big Hitter Blue Rough or Black Widow. Those are both "soft" for poly strings but still created too much stiffness for me. It wasn't too hard on my sensitive elbow, just didn't like the response off the stringbed. I tried full bed at super-low tension too...
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    USTA tiebreak screw-up - feel my pain

    District USTA board ruled that I had won the match at the time that the match was erroneously interrupted by the opposing team's captain. The letter was pretty formal, cited the applicable rules, etc.
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    Prince Exo3 Tour 100 orange chrome haters rejoice

    OK, here you go... brake fluid - that's right, like for your car silver chrome treatment: Put your grommets in a ziploc bag, add enough brake fluid to cover everything, prop it so the parts stay fully submerged, put it in a cookie tray in case of leaks, walk away for the night, in the...
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    Prince exO3 Tour Advice

    +1 on extra weight at 3 & 9 - 4 grams for me (2)1/4x4 @ 3 & (2)1/4x4 @ 9 tried several string setups already... read the 'super low tension' discussion and tried big hitter blue rough at 35lbs... hated it. best setup for me so far; black widow mains @ 54lbs, gosen 17 crosses @ 52lbs.
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    Prince Exo3 Tour 100 orange chrome haters rejoice

    You probably wouldn't believe me. Really. Hope to be painting my flat black this week. Will post pics eventually.
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    Another Instance Of Officiating Error?

    The official should have stayed out of it altogether and left it to the players. Generally a roving official should not impose on a match unless appealed to by the players. Second best would be to call the ball out if it was clearly out. Fairness in competition is the goal of the code, not...
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    A 10-pt tiebreak should never decide a match

    Last year our district rule was to play until time was called. If you're into the third set and up by two games or more, you win the set. If not, you play a tiebreaker. They changed it to third set tiebreaker. I liked the 'time' format MUCH better. This way if you have a close match you get...
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    What was your first, Syn Gut, Multi, Poly, Nat Gut etc to string?

    Synthetic Gut Nomination: Gosen OG Micro 17 - cheap, great performance, soft, not tangled, and easy to string as they come!
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    Open letter to racquet manufacturers

    3. Why share more than a couple holes? How is it possible for one 18x20 pattern to only share a couple holes and another to share six? And if you have to share holes, let us thread the hole from the outside... SO much easier.
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    USTA tiebreak screw-up - feel my pain

    first set: lost 6-4 second set: won 6-2 third set: up 4-1... opponent's Captain interrupts. Says the rules have changed and we have to scratch the third set and play a 10 point tiebreak. Last year I had something similar happen but the Captain was obviously wrong and trying to give his guys a...
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    @@@@@The OFFICIAL Prince EXO3 Tour 100 Club@@@@@

    I'm in with my 2 18x20s...
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    String for Prince exo3 Tour

    This is what I have tried so far in my prince exo3 tour 100 18x20; 1. mains Black Widow 17 @ 54lb x crosses Gosen OG Micro 17 @ 52lb = 8/10 - took an hour for either me to adjust or the strings to settle, feels solid now, great bite/spin, very good feel, thumping the serve and getting good...
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    Prince Exo3 Tour 100 orange chrome haters rejoice

    OK... don't bring it. I thought I could take it but I can't. You're going to make me cry.
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    Prince Exo3 Tour 100 orange chrome haters rejoice

    Yeah, I have to admit this frame is just begging to be made fun of. Bring it.
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    Prince Exo3 Tour 100 orange chrome haters rejoice

    I love the racquet but hate the orange chrome. And I'm not the type to accept compromise. I am also going to do a set in flat black to look like what I consider 'standard' grommets.
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    advice on the prince exo tour: 16x18 or 18x20?

    Very individual thing with this particular racket. I demoed both, wanted and expected to like the 16x18 better, but ended up agreeing with the TW reviews which gave much higher marks to the 18x20. On the other hand, Prince's website shows a list of pros using the exo3 tour and I think ALL of...
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    How I solved my knee problem

    I had the orange Superfeet. The bottom foundation is made of hard plastic. I bet if most Superfeet users pulled theirs out and checked the bottom they would see white stress marks and cracking in the plastic. Should also mention that I'm 200lbs.
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    tried everything, chose Prince Exo3 Tour 100

    whoa... let me see what I can dredge out of my memory; compared to exo3 100: - volkl organix 10 325g is heavier, much stiffer, didn't do anything special for me, the organix 10 295g is a more remarkable racquet for how it plays much better than you would think for such a light racquet. - PK...
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    tried everything, chose Prince Exo3 Tour 100

    The YTPP seemed to play lower powered even though it is considerably stiffer. This could be because the sweetspot is smaller. Probably has more to do with my lack of ability to find the sweetspot every time. I bet if you're an advanced player with great footwork looking for a low-powered...
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    tried everything, chose Prince Exo3 Tour 100

    I chose the exo3 over the Dunlop 200 because the sweet spot seems higher in the hoop. I have read that a lot of guys add lead at 3&9 and I may tinker with that but not because I noticed a deficiency. In fact, I suspect from the weight, balance, and points headlight on this racquet, it must be...
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