Anyone using the Head Intelligence i.Prestige Midplus?

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  1. asifallasleep

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    I liked my i.prestige mid better than my PT630 and so I just purchased some i.prestige MP frames. Waiting on delivery. How similar is the mid to the mp?
     
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    I do and i like it. But i have a lot of rackets in my collection (200+) and i like use different sticks quite often. So this Head is not my consistent racquet but i can say that the feel is great.
     
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    i.prestige mid is more flexible and evenly balanced than the mp.
     
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    I have four Xtralong versions. They're my second in line. I put down my POGs for them after a nearly 30 year run. Then I picked up a Prince Mono and put down the i.Prestige MP sticks. They're nice but I can't compare them to the mids.
     
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    Ok great. thanks guys. i should have them soon.
     
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    How does the ip-mp compare to the pt630? I have not played ip midplus. @asifallasleep
     
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    I will have the ip mid's later next week to compare. I did however like the slightly stiffer feel and more hl balance of the i.prestige mid when compared to the pt630.

    A pro stock PT630 would have been better for me, as I believe they were lighter, and could be modded more easily. Modding a retail PT630 to be more HL made the frame just way too heavy for me.

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    You will be in love with those frames....same Austrian magic as the PT 630. Make sure you ditch the rubber grips for leather immediately.....probably the only tweak needed to get magic out of those frames.

    I'm pretty sure the i Prestige MP is actually a retail PT 57E btw.

    So it's like playing prostock, yummy buttery feel....fabulous.
     
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    Plays real strong the i Prestige MP does with thin gauge poly strung at low tension btw, 45#
     
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    Oh that would be awesome as my string setup on all my frames is 18g cyclone black at 40lbs!!!
     
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    Well i got the frames but they are the mid 93 and not the midplus 98's!!! Hmmm. I already knew I liked the 93's and wanted to try the 98's, lol. What to do.
     
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    The 98s are just 95s. I've got 4 XL 98s. Twist my arm.
     
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  14. asifallasleep

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    I just found a mid plus that I'm going to try out to see if I like it. the 3 mid's i got are 9-9.5 condition which is insane. I don't know how the guy kept them in such good condition. If i love the mid plus i may consider selling the mids. They're in such great condition i couldn't see returning them.
     
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  15. mr. G

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    Hi guys!
    Just got a "new" I.Prestige.
    It has no Made in Austria written below HEAD logo. Does it mean it was made elsewhere?
    Can you tell me more? Is this one also good?
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  19. asifallasleep

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    I actually preferred the mid 93's over the MP's.
     
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    right, 93' had insane control, practically pinpoint control.
     
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    These racquets are magic.
     
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    I will answer my question myself. Just in case anybody else will need to find out.

    I have found a picture of handle sticker of Czech-made I.Prestige in other thread.
    https://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/ind...lacement-for-my-head-i-prestige-mp-xl.381911/

    It was written -11Cz on it. And I have -11At on mine. Which I am sure means Austria.
     
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