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    Pure Drive Tour - Wow

    Yes, for me it was…similar to what TennisHound said. The extra weight allowed me to get more spin and I could feel the ball better. For me, the control difference between the Standard and Tour was significant (more control with the Tour).
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    Pure Drive Tour - Wow

    Are you hitting with the newer one? I have loved all iterations of the Pure Drive Tour but haven’t tried the new one yet. Everyone talks about the power which I do agree it has excellent power but I also found my control was so much better with the Tour versus the regular Pure Drive. Plus, I...
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    Maybe a difficult request: more power AND arm friendly

    Have you tried an all gut (or other soft string) set up?
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    Wilson Pro Labs: Ultra Pro (16x19) Official Thread

    sorry for delayed response..I thought the grip shape on my 18x20 was a little smaller than the 16x19. I didn’t notice a change in shape. Both are 4 3/8.
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    Wilson Pro Labs: Ultra Pro (16x19) Official Thread

    The Blade V7 16x19 has been my go to racquet for a while now as I have been playing with the Blades for sometime including the CV versions. For me, similar launch angles but more power / plow with the Blade V7. Yes, the UP 16m definitely swings easier and has more control but it needs weight...
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    Wilson Pro Labs: Ultra Pro (16x19) Official Thread

    This. 100% my experience as well. This racquet really hits the slice very well.
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    Wilson Pro Labs: Ultra Pro (16x19) Official Thread

    Thanks. I have hit with the Pro Staff CV 97. I have not hit with the new one but if I were to compare the UP 16m to the CV Pro Staff I would give comfort, control, feedback, touch to the UP 16m. It does all of those very well. I would give power and spin to the Pro Staff CV but that is...
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    Wilson Pro Labs: Ultra Pro (16x19) Official Thread

    So I have been able to spend a number of days hitting the UP 16m. My overall positive feelings toward the frame have not changed and I feel like it does everything better than the 18m version (just my opinion and I like 16x19 frames better). My overall takeaway is this - it gives you what you...
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    Wilson Pro Labs: Ultra Pro (16x19) Official Thread

    Yes I am similar as I want more weight in the handle. I will be removing some of the foam as well to add more weight. I have added lead to 3 & 9 and will add more. I may add to 12 if I need to get the swing weight higher.
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    Wilson Pro Labs: Ultra Pro (16x19) Official Thread

    That is consistent with my 16m racquet. Foam filled
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    Wilson Pro Labs: Ultra Pro (16x19) Official Thread

    I think the 16m is better. Overall, I like 16x19 patterns better but I do like the 18m version and it won me some tough matches.
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    Wilson Pro Labs: Ultra Pro (16x19) Official Thread

    OK. Was able to spend over 90 minutes with the 16m frame earlier today. I continue to be really impressed with the racquet. Here are some more thoughts. Overall: Very plush, control oriented frame that gives you what you put in it. I have the 18m Ultra Tour and I do feel the 16m has a...
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    Wilson Pro Labs: Ultra Pro (16x19) Official Thread

    I thought the launch angle was very controllable. It is higher than the 18x20 but not significantly. You can control that with string but the 16m racquet is very controllable. Great racquet IMO.
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    Wilson Pro Labs: Ultra Pro (16x19) Official Thread

    I did a hybrid with Revolve / NXT but honestly I am thinking about a full poly which I haven’t done in some time. The comfort factor is great and I think a full poly would be fine,
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    Wilson Pro Labs: Ultra Pro (16x19) Official Thread

    No, sorry, no weird launch angle from my experience at all. I definitely got more spin with the 16m version than the 18m version. My strokes are not huge spin type of strokes so this racquet gave me more spin than the 18m version.
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    Wilson Pro Labs: Ultra Pro (16x19) Official Thread

    i got mine on Saturday evening and I am in Georgia. Posted a short review earlier from yesterday’s brief hit.
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    Wilson Pro Labs: Ultra Pro (16x19) Official Thread

    Yes, I do but it may just be my racquet they sent me. I put a Tourna overwrap on it before I hit and it was too bulky for me so I removed the overwrap and re-wrapped the original grip very tight and that helped. Over time it may flatten a bit if i stay with the factory grip but I will most...
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    Wilson Pro Labs: Ultra Pro (16x19) Official Thread

    Your comment about power and comfort was my experience in my brief hit with it.
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    Wilson Pro Labs: Ultra Pro (16x19) Official Thread

    To me, when I compare the two the spacing on the 16m version is wider. My 18m racquet is strung with a 17g while my 16m is strung with a 16g cross and 17g main. There is definitely a difference...it isn’t huge in my opinion but it isn’t subtle either (if that makes sense). I was expecting the...
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    Wilson Pro Labs: Ultra Pro (16x19) Official Thread

    Yes I thought so...I string a hybrid Revolve in the mains and NXT in the crosses.
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    Wilson Pro Labs: Ultra Pro (16x19) Official Thread

    Here is a quick photo of the two frames side by side with the 16x19 on the right. The photo isn’t great but hopefully you can see the differences in the pattern between the two. By differences I mean I think the 16x19 is more open than I anticipated which was a good surprise for me,
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    Wilson Pro Labs: Ultra Pro (16x19) Official Thread

    I thought it was a bit higher (not too much). For me it was something I wanted.
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    Wilson Pro Labs: Ultra Pro (16x19) Official Thread

    So I was was able to get about a 30 minute hit with the frame this afternoon. Very plush. The RA is probably 60 or so. I have the 18x20 version as well and it does feel a bit softer than that version. It is very similar to the 18x20 but with more spin and height on the ball (in a very good...
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    Wilson Pro Labs: Ultra Pro (16x19) Official Thread

    ' These are similar to my specs. Mine was 308g with plastic unstrung. The swing weight seems similar as it swings very light. Mine is now strung and will be hitting it this afternoon. My guess for the strung swing weight is 310-315 (probably closer to 310). I will be putting lead at 3 and...
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    Wilson Pro Labs: Ultra Pro (16x19) Official Thread

    I have the original Ultra Tour and I think the 3/8 in the racquet I just received (16x19) is bigger than the normal 3/8 from Wilson. It could just be my racquet though. I can resolve this pretty easily with a thin leather grip or a Babolat skin feel grip. Not a huge deal but it definitely...
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    Wilson Pro Labs: Ultra Pro (16x19) Official Thread

    I haven’t been able to get it measured yet. My guess would be 7pts HL and 315sw or so..feels light.
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    Wilson Pro Labs: Ultra Pro (16x19) Official Thread

    Strung it up today. Came to 325g with a dampener. I string with a hybrid (Revolve 17 in the mains and NXT 16 in the crosses). Stringing this racquet was a breeze. Mains skip 8T, 8H. Mains tie off at 6T and crosses tie off at 5H, 11T. I like to tie my strings with poly on poly and synthetic...
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    Wilson Pro Labs: Ultra Pro (16x19) Official Thread

    I received a receipt for my order today and it arrived today. The other email I received was just order confirmation.
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    Wilson Pro Labs: Ultra Pro (16x19) Official Thread

    Yeah that is a good thought.
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    Wilson Pro Labs: Ultra Pro (16x19) Official Thread

    Yeah I may have to swap the grip for skin feel or something.
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