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    Restring Zero. New string release.

    I have probably 30-35 hours with that combination across 3 different racquets. In VCore 100 2023 I have the most time, and enjoyed it the most. I used 1.23 RS0 as the cross instead of 1.28, as both GC and RS0 are on the heavier side. RS0 is the only cross I've tried with GC (I've done...
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    Restring Zero. New string release.

    Conf 3 originally came in 5 and 6 sided early in the test phase. Round was a bit later. The 16g LB5 I got the first trial was the best version I ever played and one of the best polys I've played in years. Subsequent iterations dropped th 5 sided and went 6 and round. Never tried round but later...
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    MSV Swift

    I've played that combo a couple time in a VCore100, and Swift is one of 2 polys that maintain snapback with GC (at least in the VCore) longer than 3 to 4 hours. The other is Restring 0. Zero never lost snapback at all (12ish hours before I cut it out, but was still playing comfortably), and...
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    TWU twisweight data is useless, let's make a Briffidi users TW data base!

    Then this thread is definitely not for you. Feel free to find or start a thread on swingweight measurements of various racquets and and maybe make some positive contributions there.
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    Customization help

    Make sure to get the twistweight attachment and the BP1 (measures balance point to the tenth of a mm).
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    Introducing Grapplesnake USA!!!

    So, I have 2 matches in the GCm GWc combo and it plays really nice. I think I should have stayed with my normal cross tension (typically 51m 46c, but went 48 with GW). Didn't like it for the first hour, but the last 3 have been really nice. But I'm seeing just a hint of the loss of snapback...
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    Introducing Grapplesnake USA!!!

    That's been my favorite cross for GC thus far (current setup, and although I suspect I'll only get about 3-4 more hours out of it, that's over 10 so pretty good playability duration in my opinion). The only thing I might do differently with this setup is adjust the tension. I did 51/46, and I...
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    Introducing Grapplesnake USA!!!

    Tried that as well, right after using GC and GTour. It was plenty soft, but started losing snapback quickly. The super sharp edges of GC seem to need a more dent resistant poly. I think irukandji works much better with multis and gut. Surprisingly (or maybe not) Restring Zero also worked well as...
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    Introducing Grapplesnake USA!!!

    I have tried GC crossed with GTour 3 and didn't care for it. By 2 hour mark I was having to readjust the mains every couple points. Currently have GC crossed with Swift and much happier with that combo. Still great snapback with no need to readjust mains, going on 8 hours of play. I've gotten...
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    Shipped racquet on the day I requested (was out of town over the holiday) so I received the day...

    Shipped racquet on the day I requested (was out of town over the holiday) so I received the day I got back home. Excellent condition, just as advertised. Awesome seller and experience. Many thanks.
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    Furi Arma Pro 98

    I keep waiting for the 16g 5 sided to come in. Yeah, the 1st ArmaPro I tested had the C4 in it. Played about 5 hous with that string then, and felt it was a good compliment to the racquet's strengths. Put it in the Arma Pro I wound up buying shortly after as the first string job. Cyclone is...
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    Furi Arma Pro 98

    Your stringer wouldn't be Corey at Premiere Racquet Sports, by any chance. I know he keeps some sets of the new Conf. Speaking of PTF, I currently have that in the crosses with the Conf 3.0 16L (ready to get my sets of 16g, which I think is softer than 16L and more spin) in my Vcore 100. Very...
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    What is heads most flexible current frame on the market?

    I still have 2 BC30s. For a racquet with such a thin beam and low RA, it could still hit a heavy ball. My only issue with it (outside my stupidly ordering L3 grip) was the SW was in the high 330s, with static weight at 340ish with overgrip. So it would get unwieldy on serves and forehands after...
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    Tennis Warehouse Playtest: Prince ATS Textreme Tour Family

    I just got both a Tour 98 and a Tour 100 310, and the weight was incredibly on spec for both (305.4g on the 98 and 310.8g on the 100). The SW was a bit high on both (compared to th prince listed unstrung SW (296,45 for the 98 and 295.05 for the 310). Fortunately my preference is around 325 SW...
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    New Solinco Racquets

    I know Georgetown. Off Old Spring House. My buddy Corey opened a racquet shop in that office park just before it crosses Chamblee Dubwoody. He also does lessons out of Georgetown sometimes. Yeah, SSTC can be a real pain. It's less than 2 miles from my house, but I never play there except for...
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    New Solinco Racquets

    What part of Atlanta? I'm just north of downtown Sandy Springs.
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    PLAYTEST - HEAD Lynx Spin ²

    I also picked up the $2 sets, not so much to try them with different combos, but to up the tension of the hybrid from what I playtested it at, given how soft it was and how warm it got between when I had it strung and when I got to start hitting with it. At least with the first set. May also...
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    PLAYTEST - HEAD Lynx Spin ²

    Review of Head Lynx Spin2 Playtester Profile: Male, 52 years old, 4.0 Playing Style: Predominantly doubles player, semi-western FH with heavy topspin, 2HBH mostly flat. Duration (hours) and court surface of playtest: Not quite 8 hours of play on hardcourts Tension(s) used for playtest: Strung...
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    Prince Official - Racquets

    I'm guessing he went to the TW store up in Alpharetta and the racquets had arrived for stocking.
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    Are the new Solinco rackets any good?

    Solinco has been in the racquet biz for a couple decades now, but the WO and BO are the first new models in quite some time. I have 2 of each and enjoy both. The QC is pretty top notch going by my sticks (I got one of each initially and bought another of each after a couple months). The 2 WO are...
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    PLAYTEST - HEAD Lynx Spin ²

    So, after stupidly playing 4.5 hours through the hottest part of the day here in Atlanta (even doubles, playing 5 sets in 90 degree GA heat is a stupid, stupid idea), I thought I'd jot down my initial impressions. Just a bit about my game: played high school and college, then about 10 years off...
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    Solinco Whiteout similar to Blade Pro Lab 16x19

    Generally what I do is play for the first couple sets with the WO (which I feel has better control, while still being able to hit as heavy a ball as the BO, and better volleys because of the extra SW) and then switch to the BO once I've gotten a little tired and the legs aren't moving as quickly...
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    Solinco Whiteout similar to Blade Pro Lab 16x19

    That's interesting, as I haven't found this to be the case at all. Before I started playing the Prince TT310, I was coming off about 9 months of TE, and switched to the TT310 because I wanted to try something softer than my previous racquets of choice (one being the PureStrike). Coming off...
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    PLAYTEST - HEAD Lynx Spin ²

    Same solinco rep who sent me the racquets. I've been testing the various versions of the LB (5, 6, and R) since late last year. My favorite so fare is LB5 16g full bed, but haven't had enough time with the LB6 yet to rule it out. Using GW as a cross in most cases to save string until I can get a...
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    Solinco Whiteout similar to Blade Pro Lab 16x19

    I own 2 WhiteOuts, and what I can say about my 2 from a QC perspective is that i bought them 2 months apart, direct from the solinco SE rep, and they are .3g difference in weight and just under .5 different in swingweight. Strung, 1 is just a bit under 327SW and the other is just a bit over...
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    PLAYTEST - HEAD Lynx Spin ²

    Received the string last Friday, but was packing to go out of town for a week, so left it with my stringer to have him string up yesterday. Picked up today. Had it strung up in a Solinco Blackout, given that the string's claim to fame is increased spin. I've been playing primarily with...
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    Solinco Confidential 3.0B

    So, I heard from the rep a couple weeks ago that the gray color options were not making the cut. So it looks like teal will be the choice, if they decide to bring this version to market. I don't think they've decided yet on which of the 3 teal options t G ey want to run with. The 5-sided is my...
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    BRIFFIDI - SW1 Racquet Swingweight Machine

    Can confirm it runs on an iPhone 7, as that's what I'm using. It's an old phone only running this one app, and hasn't been connected to the internet to update the app since I got the SW1 about 8 months ago. I can see concern from someone using their active phone with worrying an Apple update may...
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    PLAYTEST - Yonex REXIS FEEL 1.30 & 1.25

    The teaching pro that strings my racquets was telling me about this string. He prefers multis both for teaching and for competitive play. His opinion was that it was better than both NXT and Biphase, and that he would consider it a better value even if it cost $5 more per set (which it doesnt).
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    Solinco Confidential 3.0B

    My understanding is that this will be a 'Soft' version of Conf, akin to HyperG and HyperG Soft. I don't belive they plan to market it as the direct replacement.
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