Racquet Help

Discussion in 'Racquets' started by Barnes68, May 16, 2018 at 7:17 PM.

  1. Barnes68

    Barnes68 Rookie

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    Hi, I'm a strong 3.0 player/improving 3.5 player and I'm looking for a new stick. I currently play with the Liquidmetal 4 and the Prince TT Hornet. Any suggestions? I would say that I'm more of an all court player.
     
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  2. Ronaldo

    Ronaldo Talk Tennis Guru

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    Why switch?
     
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  3. Barnes68

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    I feel that I need a racket that will help me improve.
     
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  4. DanS

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    Unfortunately I haven't personally used either of those racquets, so I don't really know anything about them, or how old you are, etc.

    I would recommend you start by click on this link, and choose intermediate: http://www.tennis-warehouse.com/RacquetSelector.html

    That's probably a good place to start. Just click on the attributes that are most important to you. After that, I would look to see if there is a play test video for each of the racquets to give you a more in depth look. After you narrow it down to under 4 racquets, order demos from TW.

    I think that's the best way to go about it. Keep in mind, I'm trying to teach you the right way... Not the way I do it! lol
     
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  5. Anton

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    No.

    Can't suggest anything without knowing what bothers you about your racket, how you play or where you want to go with your game.
     
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  6. Barnes68

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    It feels that with my current rackets that I'm not getting enough pop off of the strings. Maybe I need to look at different strings? I also have the rackets strung at a low tension.
     
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  7. Anton

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    LM 4 is really not bad, has solid swingweight but could use some lead on the V throat and handle. I'd try that first.

    What do you string it with?
     
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  8. Steve Huff

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    If you want a little more pop--try the Babolat Pure Aero. It's a top seller for a reason. If you want something softer, easier on the arm, try a Pro Kennex 5 series. If you want something "just a little different", try the Yonex EZone 100. All nice frames.
     
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