I have 2 racquets that I really like: 1.new Wilson blade 98 (16x19) the all black racquet Pros: I can get a lot of spin on the ball, feels well balanced Con: Can't get that heavy pace, no plow through the ball 2. Wilson blade 98 (18x20) black and gold frame Pros: Can hit a heavy ball, generate a lot of power Con: can not hit with any spin, very flat shots Which racquet would you go with?? Never used lead tape but considering the new Blade and applying the lead tape? what are your thoughts? Any place to read about how to apply lead tape?