Question for Troy- Volkl V Sense 10 Tour

#1
Hi Troy,
I recently demoed this racquet, and while I enjoyed hitting with it, I also felt that it could use a bit of weight. I was wondering if you could tell me more about how the Almagro spec version played? I think his specs are a bit much for me, but I was thinking of customizing it to around 12.1oz with and getting the swingweight up to around 335. Thanks in advance!
 

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#2
@TopspintheTerrible,
That is actually not far from the specifications, from what I remember, that the Almagro racquet had. I believe the specs on his pro-stock version, that we had a chance to hit with, were about 12.2/12.3 ounces, and about a 335 swingweight, when strung. His version also had a leather grip on it, which adds about 10 grams (~0.35 ounces), to the racquet compared to a synthetic grip. I think that adding some weight to the racquet, is a good idea. I would likely start with a leather grip, and a few inches of tungsten, or lead tape, around the 3 and 9 o'clock locations on the hoop. I will usually add a bit of weight, try it out on court, and then add/remove weight, depending on my experiences.

Troy, TW
 
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