Replacement for Wilson Hammer 7.6

Discussion in 'Racquets' started by jonvdw, Aug 18, 2011.

  1. jonvdw

    jonvdw New User

    May 1, 2008
    Someone I string for uses a Hammer 7.6, but he's looking to order some new sticks with the same playing characteristics. What would be a good replacement (brand is no issue)?
  2. Rhys Mog

    Rhys Mog New User

    Apr 3, 2012
    Cinderford, England
    A 27 inch block of 2x4? Or perhaps a plastic spatula?

    But seriously, he should consider a major upgrade. There are some great rackets going cheap at the moment.

    I would say one of the slightly older Head models such as the Microgel Radical has a comparable (but not exactly similar) feel to the Hammer but it's a thousand times better.

    The Wilson BLX Six.One 95 is also great, but a little pricier. I saw it on sale for $145/£90/110€ the other day though.

    Just a thought, as his stringer you might want to advise something that's a little more fun to string, like a Prince with O3 speed ports. The feel is very different though.

    Personally I like the old Liquidmetal Radical, but I may be a little biased ;-)
    Hope this helps.
  3. esgee48

    esgee48 Legend

    May 30, 2010
    SF CA
    I am assuming the OP is using an OS frame. If so, try the Head LM 8, Wilson K Factor KThree.FX, Babolat XS 109 or Babolat Overdrive 110. All are similar in flex, all OS and HH.

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