2012 Wilson Pro Staff Six One 95 BLX

2doofs

New User
Hi all, I'd like some help with customizing my friend’s racket, 2012 Wilson Pro Staff Six One 95 BLX. He wants more power, plow-through, and stability without losing the feel, touch, and comfort.

Length 27 inches 69 centimeters
Head Size 95 square inches 613 square centimeters
Weight 11.5 ounces 326 grams
Balance Point 12.625 inches
32 centimeters 7pts Head Light
Construction 18mm Straight Beam
Composition Karophite Black / Basalt
String Pattern 16 Mains / 19 Crosses
Flex Rating 62
Swing Weight 306

1. How can I get the racket to 320-330 swingweight?
2. How much static weight would need to be added to achieve 320-330 swingweight? (Ideally, he’d like the racket to stay at 11.5oz but no heavier than 11.6 or 11.7oz. Is this possible?)
3. How can I get it to 4-5pts head light?
4. Does adding weight affect the flex rating? If yes, how so and by how much?

Is all this too difficult? Should he just get a new racket?

Thanks.
 

Silent

Professional
Using the Tennis Warehouse customization tool, to get:

Balance: 32.65 cm - 5.2pts head light
Weight: 332 grams
Swing weight - 325

You need to add 6 grams @ 12.
 

MrFlip

Semi-Pro
I'll get the ball rolling

Wilson BLX Pro Staff 2 95 - 16 x 19 (4 1/2) (2014 version!!) (The red and white one box beam)

- Silicone added to handle
- 12.1oz strung weight - 320 SW
- 10 pts Headlight

Comments: Before the silicone was added, the racquet felt like it needed some lead but I didn't want to disrupt the balance. I have always played with Wilsons and preferred their headlight balance and weight.
The silicone gives a dampened, softer feel which also helps with the stiffness and plasticity of the original set up while giving enough weight to the shot without affecting the spin.

The process of adding silicone was very easy.

1) Remove butt cap, use a very long screwdriver to scrape out foam
2) I wasn't sure whether there was a channel through the entire racquet, but for good measure I added a cotton ball into each chamber in the racquet handle
3) Add silicone (regular store-bought) until it fills up to the just beneath the level of the handle bevel cover.
4) Let dry

Rating pre-silicone: 7/10
Rating post-silicone: 9/10
 
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SpinToWin

Talk Tennis Guru
Yeah, just add 6g of lead tape at 12 and be done with. If he wants the frame to be a bit more HL then, pop open the buttcap and add a few grams of poster tack
 

Irvin

Talk Tennis Guru
Hi all, I'd like some help with customizing my friend’s racket, 2012 Wilson Pro Staff Six One 95 BLX. He wants more power, plow-through, and stability without losing the feel, touch, and comfort.

Length 27 inches 69 centimeters
Head Size 95 square inches 613 square centimeters
Weight 11.5 ounces 326 grams
Balance Point 12.625 inches
32 centimeters 7pts Head Light
Construction 18mm Straight Beam
Composition Karophite Black / Basalt
String Pattern 16 Mains / 19 Crosses
Flex Rating 62
Swing Weight 306

1. How can I get the racket to 320-330 swingweight?
2. How much static weight would need to be added to achieve 320-330 swingweight? (Ideally, he’d like the racket to stay at 11.5oz but no heavier than 11.6 or 11.7oz. Is this possible?)
3. How can I get it to 4-5pts head light?
4. Does adding weight affect the flex rating? If yes, how so and by how much?

Is all this too difficult? Should he just get a new racket?

Thanks.
Same question over and over again. To raise sw to 320 put 4 g at 12. To raise sw to 330 put 7 g at 12.

Yeah, just add 6g of lead tape at 12 and be done with. If he wants the frame to be a bit more HL then, pop open the buttcap and add a few grams of poster tack
He wants the balance to be more head heavy going from 7 points HL to 4-5 points HL. Going to a lower number is raising the balance. Even though the result is HL it is less head light or more HH which ever way you want to look at it.
 
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