Head Elite Pro (CAP)

Discussion in 'Classic Racquet Talk' started by Dino Lagaffe, Jan 24, 2010.

  1. Subway Tennis

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    Interesting. Does the notching effect the way a full CAP goes on? I haven't done it yet and I'm wondering if the installation is affected because there is not continuity of surface?
     
  2. Subway Tennis

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    So specifically Johan changed the direction of Head? I have only hit with a few head frames. I actually liked a later model (head flexpoint Prestige mid) which is probably herecy to admit. I also didn't mind the microgel version of the extreme Pro. Have hit with a few generations of radicals and didn't like any of them.
     
  3. PT630Wannabe

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    It goes on just fine. There is a slight, slight bump but barely noticeable. My stringer had no problem doing it.
     
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    If I had never stumbled upon a Comp Pro in a thrift store I likely never would have never gone down the rabbit hole of finding the classic HEAD frames. I had some IG Prestige S frames and a Speed MP and a Youtek Radical Pro. They were nice enough, but once I tried the Comp, I knew something was up. Got an Elite, then another Elite,some Elektras, a PT57e...they are SO GOOD. No comparison. VS and a lot of players on this board grew up playing those frames and some grumpy posters just think they're being nostalgic. I didn't even play tennis when HEAD still made frames in Austria. And I can tell the difference is night and day. I even think these frames have improved my game by virtue of their superior feel and feedback. I can correct mistakes, work on footwork, etc and the feel of proper ball striking keeps you engaged in the learning process. You can't wait to hit another ball in the sweet spot because it feels and sounds so good. So you move your damn feet to get in position to do it again.
     
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  5. PT630Wannabe

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    I even got an Austrian made Radical OS recently (Candycane) and while I now know that OS frames are not for me, I can still feel the quality in the racquet that is not there in the current offerings. It's still an incredibly sweet feeling when you nail a shot in the middle, but I actually find my mid size stuff is more stable. OS frames twist more for me.
     
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    I didn't play with them, bought unstrung and still waiting for their time. Don't decide what strings use on them and especially tension.
     
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