Head Graphene 360+Gravity Tour vs Speed Pro?

JackB1

G.O.A.T.
Anyone hit with both of these and how do they compare? They are almost identical in specs except for the beam is 1mm thinner on the Gravity Tour and the weight is a little lower, as is the swingweight. The power map shows them both to be about the same.
They both have a nice low 60s RA rating and they both have a 18x20 string pattern.
 

Chezbeeno

Professional
I haven't hit with the Gravity's myself, but I know some fellow teaching pros that have hit with the Gravity Pro, the Tour, and the Speed Pro, and they both prefer the Speed Pro for playing. Though for coaching I think one still prefers the GTour.
 

n80aoag

Rookie
Gravity feels more plush. Speed Pro has easier power with similar plow, with great control due to its 18x20 pattern. Gravity felt great for shorter periods of time but Speed Pro did everything better for me and easier to play with for longer matches.
 

Ryebread

Professional
Gravity feels more plush. Speed Pro has easier power with similar plow, with great control due to its 18x20 pattern. Gravity felt great for shorter periods of time but Speed Pro did everything better for me and easier to play with for longer matches.
they are both 18x20 just fyi

they are very close. but different at the same time!
 

JackB1

G.O.A.T.
lol. Yes still trying to figure out what those differences are. If the Speed Pro's swingweight was 325 and not 330, it would be close to perfect for me. It feels a tad heavy at times.

they are both 18x20 just fyi

they are very close. but different at the same time!
 

Hit 'em clean

Semi-Pro
I started with the Gravity Pro... tried the tour version and did not like it at all. Tour didn't feel nearly as solid/plush to me as the Pro... felt anemic and toy like in comparison... just my experience. I also was able to get more spin with the Gravity Pro. I think a lot of it had to do with the more HL balance of the Gravity Pro. Once I get to 4-5pts HL (like the Gravity Tour) I find that it doesn't fit my game... I really prefer 6pts HL and up. My stint with the Gravity Tour was brief. I've been playing with the Speed Pro for the about 4-5 months now and really like it a lot. To me the Speed Pro feels just as good as the Gravity Pro, but a little lighter so I don't get tired out as much. Speed Pro has more pop but not quite as much spin, but it's really close. I've used the Head sensor in both the Gravity and the Speed and my numbers with spin are very close. So close that the extra 2-3mph I gained in velocity translates to a heavier ball than I could hit with the Gravity. I'm also serving a lot better with the Speed. Speed Pro at first didn't blow me away on serve, but I definitely serve better with it once I dialed in. It can be a little less forgiving on serve than the Gravity because the sweetspot on the Gravity is huge. In the end though my serves are faster with the Speed, my placement is better, and my spin serves have more weight to them as well.

To me the big difference between the Speed and Gravity lines are the beam width, sweetspot size and location... and style/feel.

If you prefer a thinner beam and like the the higher, bigger sweetspot... it'll probably be the Gravity Tour for you.
If you want a more traditionally (lower in the string bed) sweetspot with more of a modern playability and feel... you'll like the Speed Pro.
 

mrravioli

Semi-Pro
I started with the Gravity Pro... tried the tour version and did not like it at all. Tour didn't feel nearly as solid/plush to me as the Pro... felt anemic and toy like in comparison... just my experience. I also was able to get more spin with the Gravity Pro. I think a lot of it had to do with the more HL balance of the Gravity Pro. Once I get to 4-5pts HL (like the Gravity Tour) I find that it doesn't fit my game... I really prefer 6pts HL and up. My stint with the Gravity Tour was brief. I've been playing with the Speed Pro for the about 4-5 months now and really like it a lot. To me the Speed Pro feels just as good as the Gravity Pro, but a little lighter so I don't get tired out as much. Speed Pro has more pop but not quite as much spin, but it's really close. I've used the Head sensor in both the Gravity and the Speed and my numbers with spin are very close. So close that the extra 2-3mph I gained in velocity translates to a heavier ball than I could hit with the Gravity. I'm also serving a lot better with the Speed. Speed Pro at first didn't blow me away on serve, but I definitely serve better with it once I dialed in. It can be a little less forgiving on serve than the Gravity because the sweetspot on the Gravity is huge. In the end though my serves are faster with the Speed, my placement is better, and my spin serves have more weight to them as well.

To me the big difference between the Speed and Gravity lines are the beam width, sweetspot size and location... and style/feel.

If you prefer a thinner beam and like the the higher, bigger sweetspot... it'll probably be the Gravity Tour for you.
If you want a more traditionally (lower in the string bed) sweetspot with more of a modern playability and feel... you'll like the Speed Pro.
pretty much same experience. gravity pro is rock solid but too demanding for my level. demoed the gravity tour but that's a meh compared to the pro. speed pro is the answer. slightly less solid than gravity pro but makes everything a bit easier
 

n8dawg6

Legend
lol. Yes still trying to figure out what those differences are. If the Speed Pro's swingweight was 325 and not 330, it would be close to perfect for me. It feels a tad heavy at times.
speed pro is easier to use. more pop and forgiveness. if the SW is too much, see if you can find a prior 360 version.
 

Ryebread

Professional
lol. Yes still trying to figure out what those differences are. If the Speed Pro's swingweight was 325 and not 330, it would be close to perfect for me. It feels a tad heavy at times.
try it with 18L soft poly at 52lbs
(Cyclone for example)

this will reduce the swing weight and make it more HL too.
 
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