Wilson K Factor Tour 90 vs RF 97?

Xfimpg

Professional
Specwise the Wilson K Factor Tour 90 and the RF97 are almost identical, especially swingweight (KFT90 = 336, RF97 = 335).
Can anyone having played with both comment on which one is the heaviest to swing of the two and are they that close in maneuverability (or lack of).
Thanks
 
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Surion

Hall of Fame
Same weight, balance point and swing weight?
One is larger, so the answer is obvious, isn't it?
 

Lukhas

Legend
The twistweight of the RF97 is significantly higher and hence, the racquet is harder to manoever.
Same weight, balance point and swing weight?
One is larger, so the answer is obvious, isn't it?
Not really without the specs sheet which often ommits TW.
 

Pro-tech

New User
To me, RF97 is heavier to swing due to its beam and head size.
power: rf97 > k90
Maneuverability k90 > rf97
feel: k90 > rf97
spin: rf97 > k90
stability and plow through: rf97 > k90
control: k90 > rf97
how about it's harder to swing because it's heavier. the beam and headsize on this frame are irrelevant!
 

braxeyez

New User
To me, RF97 is heavier to swing due to its beam and head size.
power: rf97 > k90
Maneuverability k90 > rf97
feel: k90 > rf97
spin: rf97 > k90
stability and plow through: rf97 > k90
control: k90 > rf97
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I agree 100%.

I switched to RF97 because all of my opponents suddenly overpowered me after changing racquets. I tried with lead, string combos but nothing worked. Then it came to me - try and change the stick stupid...

RF is heavier to swing especially when being late and less maneuverable but that extra power and spin is precious.
 
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