Yonex RX-28 vs RX-32

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  1. goostah

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    Can't find much info on the RX-28 except for one thread. The RX-32 seems to be highly regarded. Anyone who has hit both can comment on the difference between these 2 racquets? Or alternatively, how does the RX-28 compare to an R-22? Or how would it compare to a Max 200G, PS 6.0 85 or a Head Prestige Classic 600?

    Thanks all.
     
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  2. vsbabolat

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    I have an RX-32. It’s more flexible and lower powered compared to the Prestige Classic 600
     
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  3. goostah

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    Thanks, this seems to be in line with what others have said about the RX-32 versus other 80/90s classics.

    Anyone have any thoughts on RX-28 compares to a RX-32?
     
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  4. galain

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    I've never seen one. Honestly, I thought the only conventional graphite models Yonex put out were the Rx 32 and 37..They're certainly the only ones I ever saw ads for. Do you have a pic of the RX28? Sounds interesting.
     
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  6. vsbabolat

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    My RX-32 is SL4 1/2
     
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  7. RDM

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    I bought and played with this in the mid-late ‘80’s (Australia), which looks to be out of the same mo(u)ld as the RX’s, but I don’t know how it relates to them. I didn’t like the look of the isometric head models at the time.
    Yonex OPS-32.
    Head size: 90-92in2 (at a guess)
    Strung weight: 350g
    Head light: 6-8 points
    Flex: around 50 (another guess)
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  8. goostah

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    Thanks for posting this, I tried looking up a the OPS32 on google but not much is coming up. Needless to say it's a fine looking racquet.

    I have just purchased a RX-28, hopefully should arrive by the end of the week and will be able to update the thread then.
     
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  9. galain

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    Thanks Goostah - never seen it before but I hope you enjoy it when it comes. Let us know what you think once you've put some hours in.
     
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  10. RDM

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    There’s also an OPS-37.
    https://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/index.php?threads/yonex-ops-37.572091/

    And the following thread lists the RX-28 flex rating as 44 and the OPS-32 at 50.
    https://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/ind...t-stiffness-you-have-seen-in-a-racket.453944/
     
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  11. goostah

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    [​IMG] I received this racquet earlier this week and finally got a brief hit with it this afternoon.

    No specs listed on the the racquet but Dino's RDC Log has some info on it (Static weight (g/oz)/Flex/Swingweight/Balance cm: 302/10.65/44/284). My racquet actually weighs in at 363.5 grams with very old synth gut strings. I suspect this is the super light, ultra light, light etc that Yonnex uses. String pattern 16x19, 17.5mm beam.

    The color scheme is very feminine - silver, Light grey and barbie doll pink. The first four pics are a good representation of the color, the final picture is a bit too dark

    I was only able to have a very brief hit with the racquet with the old strings. I usually play 4 3/8 grip and the 4 1/4 grip on this racquet has compressed over time so it's actually smaller than a true 4 1/4. This was far too small for me.

    The racquet itself is typical 80s - very low powered and very flexy to the point of being deemed unstable if you don't hit the sweet. Great plow through when I flatten out my swing but what really surprised me was the amount of spin the racquet can generate when I needed it. I guess this can be put down to how flexible the frame is!??

    All in all, definitely a fun racquet. Not a racquet I would game but if I was working on swing mechanics it would be a good racquet to pull out to give you good feedback.

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