Wilson recommendations

Kenny022593

Professional
My wife has finally pushed me down the road of switching to Wilson in 2020 and I need some recommendations from the board. Previous holy grail is the Head Speed XT LTD.

I really like stiff racquets, with a constant & thin beam. My wife is a life long Blade user so I've tried them all aside from the V7. I hated the 16x19 countervail version and the 2015 version is my go-to right now, but it is still a little too flexible for me. Anyone have a recommendation on what the logical switch would be? Is the PS97 as bad as reviews make it out to be?

It seems like my only options would really be the 97L, PS Team, or Burn Team with customization.

EDIT: I've hit w/ the 97L and Burn Team before. Could hit a huge ball with the 97L, but it lacked a lot of stability against deep balls. The Burn Team had a solid feel around the entire court, but was just way too light to do anything with in stock form. Not sure if adding 40g would be too much of a pain and make it too powerful, though.
 

Fxanimator1

Hall of Fame
My wife has finally pushed me down the road of switching to Wilson in 2020 and I need some recommendations from the board. Previous holy grail is the Head Speed XT LTD.

I really like stiff racquets, with a constant & thin beam. My wife is a life long Blade user so I've tried them all aside from the V7. I hated the 16x19 countervail version and the 2015 version is my go-to right now, but it is still a little too flexible for me. Anyone have a recommendation on what the logical switch would be? Is the PS97 as bad as reviews make it out to be?

It seems like my only options would really be the 97L, PS Team, or Burn Team with customization.

EDIT: I've hit w/ the 97L and Burn Team before. Could hit a huge ball with the 97L, but it lacked a lot of stability against deep balls. The Burn Team had a solid feel around the entire court, but was just way too light to do anything with in stock form. Not sure if adding 40g would be too much of a pain and make it too powerful, though.
Correct me if I'm wrong, but aren't those two racquets some of the wider beams in the Wilson line-up? I use the PS97 and don't have a problem with them.
 

Kenny022593

Professional
Correct me if I'm wrong, but aren't those two racquets some of the wider beams in the Wilson line-up? I use the PS97 and don't have a problem with them.
Unfortunately, I think you're right. I know if I wanted to get the thinnest beam Wilson has to offer I'd be looking at the blade or ultra pro. They are not really at the stiffness I'd like. With that said neither is the burn team, but that played way stiffer than a 63/64 flex if I'm remembering correctly.

I like the wilson 6.1 95. Stiff with thin beam
I was looking at that. I remember swinging the original kfactor release side by side with my 12.3 oz RDiS Mids. Similar weights, but the thing felt like a truck to swing then and I was in much better shape!
 

snoflewis

Hall of Fame
I was looking at that. I remember swinging the original kfactor release side by side with my 12.3 oz RDiS Mids. Similar weights, but the thing felt like a truck to swing then and I was in much better shape!
The k6.1 95 had the highest sw of all 6.1 95s. Any other 6.1 will swing lighter
 
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