The most comfortable racket you've played with?

Hit with a fellow using the Ultra Tour and we swapped rackets for a game. Nice frame, seems similar to the 93P especially for control but it didn't have the plow or oomph. Likely a little bit of lead would change that. In the end i walked away feeling it just felt like a bit cheaper version of the 93P (even though its a pricier racket).
mhkeuns mentioned in an earlier post that he needed to add some weight to his Ultra Tour.
I just bought mine last week and only hit with it twice so far.
I want to get a feel for what it can do on its own first.

My entire search that began last summer was to find a frame as close to the Max 200G but a little lighter.

It seems there is always a compromise going on.
You cannot have ultimate plow through and a light racket!

But when you add the weight, or buy a stock heavy racket with plow through
you add the extra baggage that you must lug around the court all day.

So I will add weight in stages (with the Ultra), like I did with my Triad XP5.
I made an interesting discovery with that racket.
It seems each racket peaks out at a certain weight, whereby once you go beyond that
weight, you no longer achieve any advantage and begin to lose control.
 
The 93P was certainly nice. I am going to give them both another shootout on Monday.
The 93P demo is strung with Hawk Touch 17 @ 47 lbs.
My Ultra Tour is strung with Bab VS Touch Gut 16 mains @ 50 and Luxilon Element 16L crosses @48.
I'd like the Ultra Tour better too if the stringing was like this. 93P is a string sensitive racket. It will feel boardy until you get the poly below 45 and if you liked gut/poly in the Ultra tour you'd like it in the 93P.

It's kind of funny that people do demo's with all sorts of different strings and then relate differences to the frame when probably more weight should be given to strings. That's what touches the ball after all.

Problem with liking these old Dunlops is finding them. The current Dunlop Srixons are not the same.
 
I'd like the Ultra Tour better too if the stringing was like this. 93P is a string sensitive racket. It will feel boardy until you get the poly below 45 and if you liked gut/poly in the Ultra tour you'd like it in the 93P.
Well, I didn't have the luxury of stringing my demo to the specs I like. :(
Does TW do that? Ship you a demo to your specs?

It's kind of funny that people do demo's with all sorts of different strings and then relate differences to the frame when probably more weight should be given to strings. That's what touches the ball after all..
I agree. But most of the time you can not choose the strings you want on a demo.

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Problem with liking these old Dunlops is finding them. The current Dunlop Srixons are not the same.
Yes I agree. Luckily for me I nabbed two Dunlop Bio Pluses and a bunch of Max200G's. :)
 
That is very true and a good point. The strings can radically change the feel of a frame.
When I first got the 93P I put 16g strings in it, which was what I had around, at low 50's tension. Loved how the racket swung and it had excellent control for volleys but felt boardy and lacked spin and pop. Moved to thinner gauges and steadily lowered tensions and the racket came alive. More pop, more spin, bigger sweetspot but still with great control.
 
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