New Head Extreme line - TK82 or TK82S pallets?

bfroxen

Rookie
Even the MicroGEL Radical re-issues had TK82S (at least for a while). Hoping they still have TK82S when the current shortage is resolved.
 

Zoolander

Hall of Fame
TK82S Suck. Thats what the S stands for. Sucky sucky suck suck.

@Howard H will Head continue to sell TK82 pallets separately, or should i stock up now?
 

Bhagi Katbamna

Hall of Fame
Hate, hate, hate the rectangular grip. Never can be sure of the orientation of the hitting surface. I really liked the microgel extreme pro but could never get used to the grip. Might try Head now.
 

Zoolander

Hall of Fame
Hi You can also get an Angell and pick the A grip shape( Head Prestige) and then go with almost any head size and weight you like.
Yes thats true thanks! If only Paul would do a copy of the old microgel extreme. Theres a niche market out there for rounder headshapes since Head changed the extremes shape.

@Racketdesign are you listening?!
 

JustTennis76

Professional
I am one of the guys who prefer the head rectangular shape instead of TK82S. I grew up playing Wilson all my life until I tried the Youtek prestige line in 2012 and I am hooked since. Tried hard Togo back to Wilson but can’t at this stage. I also stocked up on pallets for TK82.
 

jmacdaununder2

Hall of Fame
I played with the Prestige for a few years in the early 90s and the rectangular shape felt fine, but I can't handle it now - pun intended.
 

Don't Let It Bounce

Hall of Fame
Sorry to resurrect an old thread, but I've run into a pallet snag and am hoping for some wisdom.

A student plays with the 2015 Graphene XT Extreme MPA, loves it, and is ready to have a second frame, and I just found him one in the wrong grip size. Thinking only the Speed used the TK82S in 2015, I sourced a TK82 pallet in his #2 grip size. However, when I stripped off the grip, I saw that this 2015 Extreme has a TK82S pallet!

My question: did a previous owner swap install this pallet, or did the 2015 Extreme MPA (like the current Extremes) already have a TK82S?

A search has turned up a reference to one poster's 2015 Extreme with a TK82 pallet, but it was an Extreme Pro, the poster was in Germany (my student and I are in the U.S.), and of course that poster may have swapped pallets too.
 
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dr325i

G.O.A.T.
What was the last Head generation to have TK82?

I am also curious if anyone has a side by side comparison of the 82 and 82S to see the difference
Prestige Touch had TK82...
I have both types of pallets, will try to take pics. May not e so obvious off a picture but is very noticeable once installed on a racket
 
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