Which Head oversize 107

Tmano

Professional
I'm now considering exploring the Head OS 107 racquets since i can't play.
I read some very old posts and it seemed that the Liquidmetal was the better one among the relatively new ones, but it was not really clear.
I know it's all subjective here but which one would you consider to be the better one, in terms of power, control, stability and comfort for a baseline game?
Thank you!
 
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esm

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I read that the LE Radical 107 is a good one. I have no experience thought. Would love to learn more about it.
During this lockdown period, I have been thinking of digging out my Donnay Pro One Ltd OS (TW reissue) and tinker with them again... just because I am bored.... but I am really wanting to use OS racquets also 8-B
 

Tmano

Professional
i found the agassi reissue to be a little more user friendly than the original trisys 260 and a lot more stable than the microgel reissue.
Which one would it be?
I don't really know much about Head OS sticks.
 

graycrait

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@Tmano , Back on March 16, 2020 I picked up a couple "vintage" Head OS rackets off the auction site: Head Radical Tour (twin tube) OS and a LM Rad OS for a combined total to the house of $108.00. I already had a MG Rad OS and a fair pile of Prince OS rackets including POG OS. Shortly after the new Heads arrived I had to temporarily relocate 1100km north of my home to take care of some relatives during CV-19. I ended up only bringing my POG Tour OS and LM Rad OS and several other rackets. I've managed a couple of serve practice and self feeding sessions on the empty 4 court complex in this town of 7,000 in the upper *******. Weather has been conspiring against me.

I had to laugh as I was switching between a Wilson PS 6.1 BLX, Prince Tour POG OS, Chang Ti 95 Longbody and a Babalot PS LTD+ GT 95. Minor adjustments between each but nothing significant as I am used to switching lengths and head size and all are strung the same, more or less. I pulled out the Head LM Rad OS and drilled my first self feed 1HBH about half way up the net. Then similar results the next several feeds. I stopped, collected myself, had a laugh and exaggerated my Margaret Court - like 1HBH topspin drive and cleared the tape by a couple of inches. I am going to have some fun figuring this Head LM RAD OS out. I wish I could have strung the Rad Tour OS before I left just to see how it plays against the LM Rad OS.

You might think my Head MG Rad OS should have prepped me for the LM RAD OS . My MG OS is custom lengthened to 28" and weighs around 14oz, so it is another "thing" altogether. Don't ask...
 

Tmano

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@Tmano , Back on March 16, 2020 I picked up a couple "vintage" Head OS rackets off the auction site: Head Radical Tour (twin tube) OS and a LM Rad OS for a combined total to the house of $108.00. I already had a MG Rad OS and a fair pile of Prince OS rackets including POG OS. Shortly after the new Heads arrived I had to temporarily relocate 1100km north of my home to take care of some relatives during CV-19. I ended up only bringing my POG Tour OS and LM Rad OS and several other rackets. I've managed a couple of serve practice and self feeding sessions on the empty 4 court complex in this town of 7,000 in the upper *******. Weather has been conspiring against me.

I had to laugh as I was switching between a Wilson PS 6.1 BLX, Prince Tour POG OS, Chang Ti 95 Longbody and a Babalot PS LTD+ GT 95. Minor adjustments between each but nothing significant as I am used to switching lengths and head size and all are strung the same, more or less. I pulled out the Head LM Rad OS and drilled my first self feed 1HBH about half way up the net. Then similar results the next several feeds. I stopped, collected myself, had a laugh and exaggerated my Margaret Court - like 1HBH topspin drive and cleared the tape by a couple of inches. I am going to have some fun figuring this Head LM RAD OS out. I wish I could have strung the Rad Tour OS before I left just to see how it plays against the LM Rad OS.

You might think my Head MG Rad OS should have prepped me for the LM RAD OS . My MG OS is custom lengthened to 28" and weighs around 14oz, so it is another "thing" altogether. Don't ask...
Thanks graycrait!
First of all i hope you and your relatives are doing fine.
I see you don't like to travel alone :) those of yours are some nice racquets!
Thanks for your feedback and it seems to be right on if i remember correctly. In fact i believe i read a couple of posts saying it was a little difficult to clear the net with some comfortable margin. That makes me also think it's not as a powerful racquet as i hoped. It could also be that it probably takes time to get used to this LM OS.
Let's see what other people have to say about it. :)
Be safe and thanks!
 

graycrait

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@Tmano , In the past year or so I have resurrected my interest in 93-95" 18x20s. I have gone through so many. Why I am saying this I am no stranger to close pattern mid size rackets and enjoy hitting with them. I even had fun hitting a 93" 22x30 PK Micro Mid. My Volkl Tour 10 Mids (not Powerbridge) 93s are "magical." That is why the LM Rad OS and my failure to clear the net sort of surprised me. However, I am intrigued now and want to see how the 107 18x19 Heads fit in with how I hit. I may end up having to add 1/2" in length unless I can find a Head 107 18x19 with low RA that is an OEM "Plus, XL, Xtended, Stretch, etc. Off to TW Racquet Finder... Addendum: Head Radical Tour OS XL:
Head Size:107 sq. in. / 690 sq. cm.
Length:28.00 inches / 71.12 cm
Strung Weight:12.20 oz / 346 g
Balance:10pts HL
Swing Weight:359

Beam Width:0.0mm
Tip/Shaft:0.0mm / 0.0mm
Composition:
Power Level:
Stiffness:53

String Pattern:18 Mains/19 Crosses
 
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Tmano

Professional
@Tmano , In the past year or so I have resurrected my interest in 93-95" 18x20s. I have gone through so many. Why I am saying this I am no stranger to close pattern mid size rackets and enjoy hitting with them. I even had fun hitting a 93" 22x30 PK Micro Mid. My Volkl Tour 10 Mids (not Powerbridge) 93s are "magical." That is why the LM Rad OS and my failure to clear the net sort of surprised me. However, I am intrigued now and want to see how the 107 18x19 Heads fit in with how I hit. I may end up having to add 1/2" in length unless I can find a Head 107 18x19 with low RA that is an OEM "Plus, XL, Xtended, Stretch, etc. Off to TW Racquet Finder... Addendum: Head Radical Tour OS XL:
Head Size:107 sq. in. / 690 sq. cm.
Length:28.00 inches / 71.12 cm
Strung Weight:12.20 oz / 346 g
Balance:10pts HL
Swing Weight:359

Beam Width:0.0mm
Tip/Shaft:0.0mm / 0.0mm
Composition:
Power Level:
Stiffness:53

String Pattern:18 Mains/19 Crosses
I see now, yes it would be interesting to see what you find out!
 

graycrait

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@Tmano , I found only 2 Head Radical Tour OS XLs on the auction site. One is out of my price range and the other was apparently cut to 27" at some point. I asked the seller.
When buying longbodies off the auction site I normally ask the seller for a measurement. Lots of longbodies have been cut down. I've cut my share too.
 

Tmano

Professional
@Tmano , I found only 2 Head Radical Tour OS XLs on the auction site. One is out of my price range and the other was apparently cut to 27" at some point. I asked the seller.
When buying longbodies off the auction site I normally ask the seller for a measurement. Lots of longbodies have been cut down. I've cut my share too.
Good think I prefer the regular standar size. :)
 
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