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    2019 Wilson Blade

    Just going back to the twistweight posts. How much variation between frames can be expected? Is the TWU twistweight # an average of several racquets or just a sample? I do think its a relevant parameter for racquets but we don't get much background. It is interesting that the earlier 16x19...
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    Nike Air Zoom Cage 4 Release Date ?

    Anyone know if they have the same inward angle thing as the vapor 10s?
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    2019 Wilson Blade

    These anemic frames do exist. I tried to grab a third CV blade as a backup for my others. I think the SW was 20 pts less with similar static weight/balance. there was absolutely I could do to make it feel close. I guess it happens. Made me a TW-matching customer for life.
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    The new blade V7 May just be the best blade so far

    Probably comes down to personal preference. I was a long-time 6.1/pro staff player so I think I'm just more used to the HL balance. I notice the difference most on volleys/touch shots. For groundstrokes, either setup is great. I like the feeling of weight in the head - and the blade provides...
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    The new blade V7 May just be the best blade so far

    340g/330-335 SW (depending on strings) is a great spec for the blade. Easily attainable with a little weight in handle. I like some lead wrapped at the top and blue tack under buttcap.
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    Nike Cage 3

    Also love them. I think on number 5 now. They are pretty durable for me in terms of the sole and remaining supportive. I think a few guys have issues tearing through the uppers on some slides (but I'd imagine that problem would exist on any shoe if that's how you play. I slide but not really on...
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    2019 Wilson Blade

    Agree with above on comparisons to the speed. Blade is unique in that it generally feels more powerful than almost all of its competitors/similar spec'd frames.
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    Blade 98 CounterVail 16x19 how are you setting it up?

    6 grams of blue tack stuffed in butt. 6 grams of lead wrapped around 7. 2 g lead at 12. Gut/poly 54/50.
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    Nike Air Zoom Cage 4 Release Date ?

    Still have the sock/bootie design?
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    2019 Wilson Blade

    Never realized they were all slightly different (beam widths). Can anyone confirm the beam on the new ones?
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    Closest Retail Wilson racquet to H22

    Blades are still your best bet. Prince 100p as well (but that's a 100).
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    Best shoes for bunions

    Seems fairly common. I have them, both feet/both sides. Obviously wider toe-box shoes make a difference.... but the biggest thing I look for is a lack of seams right on that bunion. Just an example with Nike - most people think the Vapor X is a little wider (especially in toe box) than the Cage...
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    The Aeropro Drive Original will arguably go down as the best modern racquet of all's why

    Tried one because of this hype... still felt like complete s%&*
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    Diadora Speed blushield fly 2

    Do these still have a pretty significant heel-to-toe drop? On the first version the heel cushioning seemed great - but not much up front and it seemed to create a pretty big drop.
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    ASICS Court FF 2 Clay Court Petition for USA

    I really like clay-specific shoes and think they do make a difference. However, my clay shoes (which I only use on clay) last like 3-4x longer than my HC shoes - has to have something to do with it? Also not the worst thing knowing that you have a little traction advantage over your opponent :)
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    Insoles Superfeet FLEXthin

    I have the standard ones in my cages - I think they're great. They also slip less than the standard blue/green ones.
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    Nike cage 3 & Vapor X

    outside of the shoe extends down further or inside comes up higher - so the shoe has a slight roll to the inside. Check out the 360 view of the shoe - the back heel view.
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    Nike cage 3 & Vapor X

    To me cage feels a bit more solid/stable. The biggest difference between the two is the angled/canted feel of the vapors. I really do not like that - but it seems like a lot of people do.
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    FS: Wilson Blade Countervail 98 (16x19) Black 4 3/8

    Sold! Thanks TW and buyer!
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    FS: Wilson Blade Countervail 98 (16x19) Black 4 3/8

    @T3NN15 sorry about that - just responded. Photos available here:
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    What do you focus on?

    IMO, breathing and position to the ball (meaning trying to get behind each shot and maintain a good contact point.
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    Lotto Mirage 100 SPD Thread

    Do they run short or just narrow?
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    FS: Wilson Blade Countervail 98 (16x19) Black 4 3/8

    Price drop - 140 shipped.
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    FS: Wilson Blade Countervail 98 (16x19) Black 4 3/8

    Item Description (Brand/Model/Year): Wilson Blade Countervail 98 (16x19) Black Grip Size / Size: 4-3/8 Quantity: 1 Head Size (if a racquet): 98 sq. in Condition (x out of 10): 9 *Specific Time Used (must give specific time, must be over 30 minutes): Hit for one 1hr session. *General Description...
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    New Lotto Shoes

    These look real good! Looking forward to trying.
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    Static Weight VS Swing Weight for a junior

    swingweight difference of 313 vs 317 is almost negligible. The Speed Pro I hit with had a lower SW than that. Static weight will impact the serve most out of all the strokes. If the weight interferes with a natural motion or reduces swing speed too much - I would avoid it for a little while...
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    Nike Vapor X

    They're longer than the cages for sure. I've never been a dedicated vapor user - but length wise I think the 10 is fairly similar to the 9.5. Most people just comment on the slight change in width.
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    Mizuno Tennis shoes and clothing

    More substantial/supportive than both, IME.
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    Nike Cage 3

    I think they break in to feel very similar - I'm going back and forth between a few and don't notice a difference.
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    Shoe Advice help needed!!

    996 feel like they have a fairly significant heel to toe drop - and not much cushioning under forefoot. These seem to be a love it or hate it shoe. Also shoe volume is quite a bit deeper/taller than gel res IMO. Knitshot and gel res may have different footbed shape but overall shoe volume is closer.