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    Are you doing this?

    This tip from Online Tennis Instructions helped me. Not sure if it would work for you, but worth a try if you want to try something different. Do the back and forth rocking motion. When you begin to move weight from back foot to front foot, do the ball toss. The forward rocking motion would...
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    Tecnifibre Official - Racquets

    How is the T40 305's power level and maneuverability compared to the blades?
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    The control vs. power dilemma

    So you left out the 2 outer mains too? so it's effectively 16x18 now? What strings and tensions?
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    The String & Racket Q&A with Nikki Roenn from Unstrung Customs

    Very informative podcast from Functional Tennis with Nikki Roenn from Unstrung Customs. Topics range from pro stock racquets, customisation, to racquet-painting and 3D-painting pallets. https://www.functionaltennis.com/pages//nikki-roenn-from-unstrung-customs
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    Pressureball

    I just watched the video on the website. It says to maintain new balls, 14 PSI. To restore old balls that lost their pressure, 20 PSI. Good tip on using bicycle pump + hand pump for topping off. Will keep that in mind.
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    What are ex-Barricade users using?

    From Barricade 3 to Barricade 4, hiatus, then came back to Vapor Zoom Tour 9.5, now Ubersonic 3.
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    Clash 98: underrated racquet of 2019.

    Does your signature indicate their pecking order in your preference now?
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    Yonex VCore Pro 97 310 vs Ezone 98 305...

    Awesome! Let us know how they play, and what your string set-up will be.
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    Yonex VCore Pro 97 310 vs Ezone 98 305...

    TW Europe is based in Germany :)
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    Desperately Seeking Comfort, Precision, Power and Stability

    Angell's TC95 18x20 or K7 Lime?
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    Yonex VCore Pro 97 310 vs Ezone 98 305...

    VCP97 310. If you are afraid of low power level you could always tinker with strings (string at lower tension, or use multi or natural gut hybrid). If you are based in Europe, you can order demo racquets from TW Europe.
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    Comfortable string set-up for Babolat AeroPro Drive 2012

    Sounds like a technique issue. I'd say go with hybrid of multi main/poly cross first, then if things still don't improve, full-bed synthetic gut or full-bed multifilament at around 50lbs. It doesn't sound like your game would benefit from full bed poly strings at the moment. Then hire a coach...
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    Pressureball

    Thanks for bringing this up. I think this may be even better than Wilson Trinity in helping to reduce environmental impact. I'll look into ordering a set (2 tubes + 1 pump) later tonight.
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    Yonex VCore Pro 97 HD review...

    Understandable that you want to be cautious. Perhaps try gut main + multifilament (eg Head Velocity) or Monogut ZX as cross? As for how long to cut the gut string, I think best to ask in the Stringing Techniques section. I don't do my own stringing. Not a frequent string breaker.
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    Return Strategies - Your Best and Worst

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SABR_(disambiguation) Choose the most appropriate answer from here ^^, then youtube it.
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    Yonex VCore Pro 97 HD review...

    With gut mains, you don't need to cut out crosses to restring even if the poly cross goes dead. Just play til the gut main string breaks and then restring. Further more the HD is supposed to be flexy sexy, so that should counter the poly stiffness.
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    Yonex Vcore pro 97 310g

    It's my current match racquet of choice (mine is the previous gen VCP97 310). Thanks for the feedback on the others.
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    Good string for Wilson US Open 17x16

    Not enough lead tapes. And swap that grip to leather + Tourna OG. Court cred is everything.
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    2019 Wilson Blade

    Just wanted to pipe in with my fellow TTer here to say I chipped my 1 year old 93P 18x20 yesterday while shadow swinging indoor too. I just changed out its overgrip and wanted to swing it for a bit. The back swing hit the kitchen island counter and now there's a chip on the inner hoop near 12...
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    TW Podcast: Ask Us Anything

    And I believe congratulations are in order for Andy and Hannah!
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    Which one vibrates less: Wilson Blade CV or V7?

    Do you have friends or opponents you play with that has the Blade 98 CV? If so, perhaps you can ask to borrow from them to have a hit and see if you like the feeling?
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    Bonjour from Babolat: Part Trois

    I see it worked well the last time.
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    Yonex vs Babolat QC

    Angell. You get what you order.
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    Does my pickleball experience mean I should switch to a one handed backhand?

    Sure, but only if you lead up your ping pong bat to 300+ swing weight...
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    Federer needs a new racquet!!!

    Heard an interesting suggestion in a podcast on another way to deal with tall servers having unfair advantage - multiple lines at baselines so that taller players have to stand further back from the net to even out the height advantage when it comes to service.
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    Kasatkina's racquet

    Let's see someone's spec get to triple 3s - 333g, 333mm bal, 333SW.
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    What new 18x20 release is your favorite?

    Given not everyone would have tried all the frames, would it be better to make this poll a multiple selection one?
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    13 year old unsure of what weight on Racquet to have

    Agreed with others about adding weight to the current racquet that you like. Perhaps start by adding weight to the throat area so you don't alter the balance of the racquet. You can use electric tape and tape some coins where the balance point is to start. Measure the weight and balance before...
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    Wilson Triniti Tennis Ball

    The black edition?
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    Yonex VCP 97 310 - Adding weight

    Agreed, I tried 2g at 12, 2g at 10/2, still prefer it stock.
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