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continue to play with Klip Legend Mains and Prince diablo prism crosses at low 60's mains and 46 crosses. The playability and tension maintenance and for me durability is fantastic in my Tc100 70ra, I do play indoors at altitude so I would not play with the mains this tight if at sea level.
 
I am on hour 8 or so and its playing very well. I also experienced good longevity with it on my PSTGTs. I am not sure i can compare it to another poly on those attributes. Lyon also has good tension maintenance but longevity is in favor of BK. For the price of BK, I don’t know any other poly could compete. I’ll finish the packs i have then maybe buy a reel
I'm keen to try it after your very positive feedback. But seems it is not available in TW Europe and Tennis-Point as well. I will try to find it in **** later on.
 
I just got my Angell TC97 16x19(310g, 31.5cm balance) and put yonex poly tour pro 1,25 black 24kg mains 23kg crosses. (Played with pro staff cv at 25/24kg msv focus hex 1,23 -edge strig for 2 years). Feeling is totaly different. It is very soft on the arm, much more feel and control, you notice that the ball "stays on the srings" a bit longer. Everything is ok, i just have to get used to this feeling, my ball has less spin because i now use oval profile string so i tend to overhit a little when i strike the ball with full strenght. But when i want to place the ball in the corner with 80% of power used, it is much easyer. Biggest difference felt was on my double hander, i can feel the thinner beam when i am late on the ball or when i hit it near the beam of racquet. I will try it with my usual edge strings at my usual tension and then i will post again.. I did not want to string my focus hex because i read here that those type of strings can brake the grommets so i used oval string like yonex ptp.
 
No, I don’t think so but you can get an Angell A shape pallet more longish sides like Head.
Thats the only choice i think, head pallet was easy to find were i am from but now i have to order which are unavailable, the are receiving the end of the month.. Topspn they didnt say that only grip A is the one i can order, they just said to confirm which type of grip i prefer
 
Thats the only choice i think, head pallet was easy to find were i am from but now i have to order which are unavailable, the are receiving the end of the month.. Topspn they didnt say that only grip A is the one i can order, they just said to confirm which type of grip i prefer
I’m not sure I understand. Angell has pallets in the size you want which I think run a bit small. I had to move to an L4 size as L3 were small for me. You also have a voice of A shape (like head), B shape (like Wilson) or C shape (roundish like prince)
 
I’m not sure I understand. Angell has pallets in the size you want which I think run a bit small. I had to move to an L4 size as L3 were small for me. You also have a voice of A shape (like head), B shape (like Wilson) or C shape (roundish like prince)
Yes thats correct! What I wanted to say and for give my poor English is that if head pallet fit Angell rackets it would be easier to find in my country and at half of the Price Angell pallets cost, but its no big deal..
 
Yes offcourse! I might get lucky and the grip 4 suits me well although i play with grip 3 with other brands. I bought the tc97 used and should take two weeks to deliver so who knows maybe 4 is ok
I have added an overgrip underneath my replacement grip (I added 1/2 of overgrip because I play one hand backhand and I did not want to add 5 grams weight) after doing the replacement grip and adding my usual wilson overgrip it feels perfect.
 
I just got my Angell TC97 16x19(310g, 31.5cm balance) and put yonex poly tour pro 1,25 black 24kg mains 23kg crosses. (Played with pro staff cv at 25/24kg msv focus hex 1,23 -edge strig for 2 years). Feeling is totaly different. It is very soft on the arm, much more feel and control, you notice that the ball "stays on the srings" a bit longer. Everything is ok, i just have to get used to this feeling, my ball has less spin because i now use oval profile string so i tend to overhit a little when i strike the ball with full strenght. But when i want to place the ball in the corner with 80% of power used, it is much easyer. Biggest difference felt was on my double hander, i can feel the thinner beam when i am late on the ball or when i hit it near the beam of racquet. I will try it with my usual edge strings at my usual tension and then i will post again.. I did not want to string my focus hex because i read here that those type of strings can brake the grommets so i used oval string like yonex ptp.
Do not worry, you can use your Focus HEX, I have tried it and grommets were okay.
 
Tecnifibre HDX is a nice choice for multi
If you want a bit more spin, then have a think about a multi main and Ashaway Monogut ZX as a cross...it's super comfortable and slippery like a poly.
The TW stiffness rating is down around 100 whereas most multis are around 150.

Pre-stretch it though.
 
Feel at home with my TC95s. The head size for an open pattern seems right for me and the V3 feel i think has been upped a bit. Or maybe it is the combination of frame and BK I’m playing with. I think I got lucky as well and got them 320g/10HL which after stringing and an OG came to 21 Mgr/I all ready to go. The comparatively lower SW has not bothered me and the frame still has pretty good put away power but control seems a bit higher. Just ordered two more TC95s 16x19 to match what I have. I’ll keep my TC95 18x20 for now and experiment with them a bit but the 16x19 will be my main stick. I was a bit skeptical with the lower SW on the V3 in all honesty but it has not hurt the frames playability. Maneuverability seems better at stock specs and balance of power/control seems a smidge more control and that seems to work pretty good.
good to hear
 

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I just got my Angell TC97 16x19(310g, 31.5cm balance) and put yonex poly tour pro 1,25 black 24kg mains 23kg crosses. (Played with pro staff cv at 25/24kg msv focus hex 1,23 -edge strig for 2 years). Feeling is totaly different. It is very soft on the arm, much more feel and control, you notice that the ball "stays on the srings" a bit longer. Everything is ok, i just have to get used to this feeling, my ball has less spin because i now use oval profile string so i tend to overhit a little when i strike the ball with full strenght. But when i want to place the ball in the corner with 80% of power used, it is much easyer. Biggest difference felt was on my double hander, i can feel the thinner beam when i am late on the ball or when i hit it near the beam of racquet. I will try it with my usual edge strings at my usual tension and then i will post again.. I did not want to string my focus hex because i read here that those type of strings can brake the grommets so i used oval string like yonex ptp.
Do not worry, you can use your Focus HEX, I have tried it and grommets were okay.
I tried Focus Hex several times and every time they cut through the grommets. So you can try it but it is at your own risk.
 
I just got my Angell TC97 16x19(310g, 31.5cm balance) and put yonex poly tour pro 1,25 black 24kg mains 23kg crosses. (Played with pro staff cv at 25/24kg msv focus hex 1,23 -edge strig for 2 years). Feeling is totaly different. It is very soft on the arm, much more feel and control, you notice that the ball "stays on the srings" a bit longer. Everything is ok, i just have to get used to this feeling, my ball has less spin because i now use oval profile string so i tend to overhit a little when i strike the ball with full strenght. But when i want to place the ball in the corner with 80% of power used, it is much easyer. Biggest difference felt was on my double hander, i can feel the thinner beam when i am late on the ball or when i hit it near the beam of racquet. I will try it with my usual edge strings at my usual tension and then i will post again.. I did not want to string my focus hex because i read here that those type of strings can brake the grommets so i used oval string like yonex ptp.
i played with angell again. With every new day on the court i feel the difference between Angell tc97 and my Pro staff 97. Angell is lighter about 5 g but the swingweight is bigger. On the weight-scale Angell tc97 is 333-334g(strings and overgrip), and the pro staff shows 338-339 g. Pro staff looks like kids racquet comparing to angell in terms of how demanding racquet is. It is like "lie detector" - whenever i am late on the ball or i don't hit it clean the racquet punishes me, but when i'm on time and struck the ball nicely the ball goes perfectly. I was putting too much of my strength in shots(serves espec.) so after 2 hrs my upperhand(below my shoulder) got little "numbish"(i was playing an hour before on hard court with pro staff so maybe not the best to take this seriously)). Maybe it is too soon after 2 sessions to give opinions, especially because i swing the same way like with pro staff, different strings on it.. So we'll see after one month.. The racquet is faster during swings(serve, slice, volley), forehand is good, backhand not so much(i can feel the thinner beam). Power is good also. Cool, interesting but demanding racquet. I'll have to find my best solution regarding strings and maybe add a leather grip to make it more HL a little.. :D
 
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i played with angell again. With every new day on the court i feel the difference between Angell tc97 and my Pro staff 97. Angell is lighter about 5 g but the swingweight is bigger. On the weight-scale Angell tc97 is 333-334g(strings and overgrip), and the pro staff shows 338-339 g. Pro staff looks like kids racquet comparing to angell in terms of how demanding racquet is. It is like "lie detector" - whenever i am late on the ball or i don't hit it clean the racquet punishes me, but when i'm on time and struck the ball nicely the ball goes perfectly. I was putting too much of my strength in shots(serves espec.) so after 2 hrs my upperhand(below my shoulder) got little "numbish". Maybe it is too soon after 2 sessions to give opinions, especially because i swing the same way like with pro staff, different strings on it.. So we'll see after one month.. The racquet is faster during swings(serve, slice, volley), forehand is good, backhand not so much(i can feel the thinner beam). Power is good also. Cool, interesting but demanding racquet. I'll have to find my best solution regarding strings and maybe add a leather grip to make it more HL a little.. :D
Out of curiosity whats your level of play?
 
Out of curiosity whats your level of play?
4.5-5, but my ability to describe my experience with the racquet is not my best thing.. :) I only spoke about things that were a little different than i expected. I did not have much court time with it yet.. And those things that were said about stick before i did not mention here again.. Stick is great realy, fast, great feel and pocketing, slice is great, serve, dropshots.. but i played after the rain on clay, balls were a bit wet and i was forcing to hit harder than ordinary maybe that session.. Will give my full thougths after some time with it and after i try it with my usual strings and tension..
 
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I see you are using focus hex 1,10, so because of the thinner string gauge probably it was easyer for it to get cut. I don't know. I'll try my 1,23 at 25/24kg and post results here.. maybe the coloured grommets are softer than the black ones :D LOL
I also used black grommets so it doesn't depend on the colour. From now on I only have my Angells strung with rounded copolyester strings. I had no issues with WC Silverstring and RS Lyon. Last time I had my TC95 strung with Co Focus (hybrided with Head RIP Control) that is the rounded version of Focus Hex. Plays very similar as well.
 
4.5-5, but my ability to describe my experience with the racquet is not my best thing.. :) I only spoke about things that were a little different than i expected. I did not have much court time with it yet.. And those things that were said about stick before i did not mention here again.. Stick is great realy, fast, great feel and pocketing, slice is great, serve, dropshots.. but i played after the rain on clay, balls were a bit wet and i was forcing to hit harder than ordinary maybe that session.. Will give my full thougths after some time with it and after i try it with my usual strings and tension..
Pop some 1.22g scorpion in at 52lbs, will give you a bit of extra pop, with nice control and feel. Works for me, and I’ve tried lots of different strings over past 2 years
 
I thoughts Angell is less demanding than pro staff and easier to play with
Dont get me wrong, the racquet is great, balance is little bit more HH than my previous racquets, the beam is thinner, i have much more feel than with my countervail pro staff(muted feel) that i played with last whole year. I am looking forward spending more hours with it on the court and than i will be able to describe the differences and thougts about it precisely. Here in croatia.. People usually play with retail sticks so i am the first one in my town owning angell(as far as i know).
 
I'm sure it's been asked before but I can't find it. When are the racquets measured unstrung? With grommets and basic grip on or without?

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I'm sure it's been asked before but I can't find it. When are the racquets measured unstrung? With grommets and basic grip on or without?

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The specs you pick for your racquet from the Angell site when you put your order in are a fully complete racquet unstrung with the grip you chose and grommets.
 
Another extremely comfortable poly for the peeps looking for that due to arm issues. Tourna Black Zone is truly comfortable for a poly. I don’t know i have tried a poly with more comfort. Maybe big hitter black 7, scorpion and polyfibre TCS also top the comfort category
How would it be crossed with gut?
 
Round 2 coming up here on Sunday of playing with the Vantage 95s. I’ve been nursing a shoulder injury with what feels like an overworked tendon, so haven’t been able to play since my match last weekend. Not sure if I want to continue using the YPTSG strings or swap to the Cyclone strung frame to test/help with more ease of power.

Gotta say, I’m kind of obsessed with them. I swear I keep my bag unzipped ever so slightly just so I have an excuse to take them out and admire them whenever I pass by it in my apartment. It just feels incredible.. truly unlike any other frame I’ve ever used. Paint quality is top notch and I love the matte black.
 
Round 2 coming up here on Sunday of playing with the Vantage 95s. I’ve been nursing a shoulder injury with what feels like an overworked tendon, so haven’t been able to play since my match last weekend. Not sure if I want to continue using the YPTSG strings or swap to the Cyclone strung frame to test/help with more ease of power.

Gotta say, I’m kind of obsessed with them. I swear I keep my bag unzipped ever so slightly just so I have an excuse to take them out and admire them whenever I pass by it in my apartment. It just feels incredible.. truly unlike any other frame I’ve ever used. Paint quality is top notch and I love the matte black.
I am afraid it gets worse especially with winter. If you haven’t played in a couple of days, you’re gonna start hitting balls against your living room wall
 
I very rarely try a hybrid. I just meant if someone is looking for a poly whose main attribute is comfort, then these would fit. I’m sure even more comfortable with gut or syn gut cross.
Easily the most comfy poly I’ve tried was Volkl Cyclone Tour 1.19 - it played soft even in very cold temps last winter. Lasted well too. TWU rates it at 159 stiffness which is lower than many multifilaments. Same racquet currently has hyper g 1.18 and feels much stiffer even though tension has dropped to 8lb lower (according to RacquetTune). Hyper g lost much more tension from new. Weiss Cannon Ultra Cable is also pretty comfy though the Volkl has better feel.


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Easily the most comfy poly I’ve tried was Volkl Cyclone Tour 1.19 - it played soft even in very cold temps last winter. Lasted well too. TWU rates it at 159 stiffness which is lower than many multifilaments. Same racquet currently has hyper g 1.18 and feels much stiffer even though tension has dropped to 8lb lower (according to RacquetTune). Hyper g lost much more tension from new. Weiss Cannon Ultra Cable is also pretty comfy though the Volkl has better feel.


Yea its really comfortable but in low tension its a rocket without descend control, ysed to play with the red 1.30 but soled my reel because didn't like the control much, now using yptp yellow 1.25 comfy and nice control at 48-50pounds. Dont compare poly with multi rates in stiffness because they are made from different material, cream is also a nice string very comfortable and better control than cyclone tour but i dont like the price
 
Didn’t have an issue with control with Cyclone Tour - quite the opposite. I used a different colour and gauge from you though - black 1.19 gauge in an 18x19 pattern. Tension was originally 50 and over time it dropped to 41 and stabilised there until it broke. My only negative was it had less snap back than I expected - as does UC - both rather less than hyper g for example. Still got good and very controllable spin though.


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Played doubles tonight, started off with my 95 strung with yellow Volkl Cyclone @48 lbs.
Absolutely hated it! It played much differently than the black color imo.

Buying sets of RS Lyon, Black Knight and Hyper-G to try out soon. YPTSG is an awesome string in the 95. I’ve played a full singles & doubles match with it... still plays incredible. Any other options I should seriously consider?
 
Played doubles tonight, started off with my 95 strung with yellow Volkl Cyclone @48 lbs.
Absolutely hated it! It played much differently than the black color imo.

Buying sets of RS Lyon, Black Knight and Hyper-G to try out soon. YPTSG is an awesome string in the 95. I’ve played a full singles & doubles match with it... still plays incredible. Any other options I should seriously consider?
I always string one of my 3 tc95 with weisscannon silverstring
 
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