IG Prestige MP Same as Youtek Prestige MP?

Sorry for the newbie question, but are these the same racquet ? I know the lineage of Prestige from the days of old (Classic>I>LM>FXP), but don't really know what came after that. I googled both and they both look the same to me. Any way to distinguish the two?
 

SpinToWin

Talk Tennis Guru
Now that I want to get one. How do you distinguish the two? Look for the working IG/Inegra on specs plate?
Slightly different graphics too. The IG has a more detailed (I’d say beautiful) paint job. For instance, the silver stripes at the sides aren’t just a block, but sort of a gradual transition. Just google IG Prestige MP and you’ll see what I mean
 

JustTennis76

Professional
Sorry for the newbie question, but are these the same racquet ? I know the lineage of Prestige from the days of old (Classic>I>LM>FXP), but don't really know what came after that. I googled both and they both look the same to me. Any way to distinguish the two?
Assuming one hasn't replaced the grommets, the Youtek has all black CAP grommets whereas the IG is the while clear CAP grommets. The regular Youtek also has a slightly darker red/maroon to it compared to the IG. I liked the regular Youtek's feel as it was slightly firmer and crispier whereas the IG was more comfortable to me.
 

mavsman149

Hall of Fame
I didn't play with the MP but I have plenty of experience with the Pro's. I used it for 3 years, I never switched from the original Youtek to the IG as I thought the original Youtek was crisper and I enjoyed the feel more.

Personal preference of course but I thought the original looked better too, especially if you keep the original clear grommets in the IG one. I feel as though I'm in the minority for this though, seems like most preferred the IG
 
I used both and still have an IG. YT was brassier and had more feedback on impact. IG was a little more muted. Neither is really "buttery" as in similar to a pt630 or the twaron era prestiges. Nice sticks though.
 
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