Lead tape on n6.1 95 to make the sweet spot larger on the top half of the racquet?

Discussion in 'Racquets' started by dwhiteside, Oct 31, 2008.

  1. dwhiteside

    dwhiteside Semi-Pro

    Aug 22, 2008
    I have a n6.1 95 16x18 and I like it a lot, but it feels as if the sweet spot is too low down on the racquet. Often when I hit the ball on the top part of the racquet, not a shank or frame, but a hit that *would* work fine with other racquets, it doesn't get as much power or pop. I told someone who has used a n6.1 about this, and they said that putting lead tape at 11 and 1 o clock, or at 12, would help add stability and make me get more powerful hits when I hit the ball near the top of the frame.

    Is this true? If so, would there be any disadvantages of this? Should I try it out and see what I think? Any particular type of lead tape that would be best for this? Should I do 11 and 1 oclock or 12oclock?

    First experience with lead taping, thanks a lot!
  2. Element54

    Element54 Semi-Pro

    Oct 5, 2008

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