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    Pro Staff 85 Question

    The red dot might be there to indicate the center for stringing. I think the red you are thinking about is the red primer under the paint. You won't see that unless the paint is worn through.
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    L5 grip raquets

    You can always go the custom route. Some places will be able to mold a custom grip for you. But you will most likely have to ship your racquet to them.
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    Less Spin with 4 1/2 Grip Size

    I have racquets in 3/8 and 1/2 sizes and I don't see a difference in the amount of spin that I can generate. I do feel that the 1/2 grip size gives me more stability.
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    Anyone still use Wilson Pro Staff 85 competitively?

    I am about 4.5 and use the PS85, but I play for fun, not in a league. I have more modern racquets (RF97 and Vcore Pro) but I don't feel like my game is missing much with the classic.
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    Stefan Edberg Adidas Racket
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    Stefan Edberg Adidas Racket

    It might have been the Delta Concept. I don't have a lot of info on it. Maybe the other guys do.
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    OK, I get it, this racquet is not a classic: Spalding Orbi-Tech

    I had one Orbitech 95 a while back. I remember that it did not play any better than a regular racquet and the round head got constant attention and ridicule. After a few sessions, I sold it. But it was an interesting racquet to have in my collection.
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    whats it like to have longer crosses and shorter mains?

    The closest that I know of is the Spalding Orbitech. It had a round head so the mains were the same length as crosses.
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    Yamaha Secret Experts - Could anyone tell me the specs of Yamaha Secret EX?

    You just need to learn to swing like McEnroe and let the weight of the racquet do all the work.
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    Anybody still using a "Classic" racket (1990s and earlier) as their main racket?

    Most of the sticks that I play with are from the 80's. Currently in my rotation are the Prokennex Silver Ace 90, Fox Graphite Pro WB-210, Dunlop Max 300i, Yamaha Secret 06, Wilson Ultra 2 Mid, Wilson Ultra PFK, Prince POG OS. I know these racquets cover the whole spectrum and have not much in...
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    Do we know this (former) collector???

    The package that I got does not have a name on it, just said Tennishaven, the same as the acct name on the sale site.
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    Do we know this (former) collector???

    Not sure who he is but I purchased a Fox racquet from him. I can see his name on the shipping label once I get the racquet.
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    is prince o3 white basically the pure drive?

    The O3 white does not feel as stiff as the pure drive. It is a lot more comfortable to play with and has good power. The pure drive is more powerful due to its stiffness.
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    Is this racquet string correctly?

    Yes, I think it was strung in correctly. The pattern is to skip 8T but the stringer skipped 7T. Abel beat me to it :)
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    Prince CTS Approach 110

    I bought 2 of them a few months ago. I strung with 16GA poly at 55lbs. And to me it feels very meaty (around 13oz) but I haven't measured it. But it is very powerful and solid.
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    How to keep lead tape stuck on racquet?

    Some people use gorilla tape. Apparently it stays on until you want to remove it.
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    Anyone in the Washington DC/NoVA area want to hit 4.0-5.0?

    I am in nova, west springfield more specifically. Email me at george_yew at hotmail if you would like to meet up.
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    Where did you buy your Adidas GTX or Pro-T back in the day?

    Any pics of the NTP90C racquets?
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    Where did you buy your Adidas GTX or Pro-T back in the day?

    I bought one from All Sports Outfitter in San Diego in 1988. If I recall correctly, it was about $190 back then. I have the magazine with the ad, man those ads have small prints. I can barely see them now. What's interesting is that they also had a listing for a Adidas Edberg racquet. Does...
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    Where did you buy your Adidas GTX or Pro-T back in the day?

    It was a company in CA. I can find the name tomorrow.
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    Castrating the Kinetic

    How does it play after the beads were removed?
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    Tennis Wall in Miami ???

    @travlerajm Sorry man, my trip to Miami was canceled. Otherwise I would have loved to hit with you.
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    Best DropWeight?

    2 votes for Stringway.
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    Anyone using the POG 50th anniversary model?

    Is that the one that weighs 13oz?
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    Individual Grommets

    I am curious if you guys can get the individual grommets like the ones on the Prince Original Graphite that you sell. I don't like the Fittex with the slotted head. I think a round head would fit better.
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    What happens at lower tension?

    You are correct. A higher tension will give you a bit less power and allow you to swing out more without the ball going long. But if you are hitting the ball with clean topspin, it should not be loopy. Before cutting the string, try to see if you can work on hitting the topspin cleanly (you...
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    Switching to POG 107

    I string my with 16ga poly at about 53lbs. It gives me a good balance of power and control. I think that it would be a good place to start for you.
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    Miami !!!— Feb 8-11

    @travlerajm you don't know me but I might be in Miami next week. If I am there, I'd love to hit with you. I'll let you know.
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    Are racquets with 4 5/8" grip sizes being phased out?

    I typically use a L4 grip, but I have some racquets that are L5. One thing that I've noticed is that the Prince L5 feels very close to the Wilson L4. I can't even seem to tell that it is one size larger. I wonder if Prince grips runs small.