Yonex Vcore Pro 97

I saw this when I was googling for more information on this racquet.

vcorepro.eventbrite.com
I think Yonex posted the same thing to twitter. They're holding a release and demo event in Indian Wells on March 7th or so. Would be frickin sweet to go to the tourney AND try the new sticks, but not happeing for me :(

But I think I'll get my hands on one soon enough anyway.
 
I’m really torn on whether to get the 310 or 330 version. I have only/currently use the Vcore tour 97 330. I think a swingweight of about 330 in a 11.8 ish overall weight would be perfect. Would a overgrip (0.05 oz), and (2) 8 inch Tungsten TW strips (0.2 oz) under the guard accomplish this? I think it would be close. Am I crazy for altering a brand new racket? Should I just stick with the 330 version. Any feedback is appreciated.
 
I’m really torn on whether to get the 310 or 330 version. I have only/currently use the Vcore tour 97 330. I think a swingweight of about 330 in a 11.8 ish overall weight would be perfect. Would a overgrip (0.05 oz), and (2) 8 inch Tungsten TW strips (0.2 oz) under the guard accomplish this? I think it would be close. Am I crazy for altering a brand new racket? Should I just stick with the 330 version. Any feedback is appreciated.
It’s totally up to you. If you are fine with 330g, there is no reason to get 310g.
Honestly I prefer 330g version but always have a question myself that I can handle 330g racket for three set long matches. Probably if I want new vcore 97, I will get 310g then customize it.
Chung’s rackets are 310g version and added weights so why not? Definitely 310g gives more room to customize ^_^
 
I’m really torn on whether to get the 310 or 330 version. I have only/currently use the Vcore tour 97 330. I think a swingweight of about 330 in a 11.8 ish overall weight would be perfect. Would a overgrip (0.05 oz), and (2) 8 inch Tungsten TW strips (0.2 oz) under the guard accomplish this? I think it would be close. Am I crazy for altering a brand new racket? Should I just stick with the 330 version. Any feedback is appreciated.
kimguroo gave a good answer.

Personally I'm going with the 310 because I already own 2 Tour G 310s plus I like it 330g strung. 330 unstrung for me is too tiring over three sets
 
The other factor you have to consider is racquet stiffness and flex.

Adding weight to a lighter racquet will probably increase the flex making it feel a little less stiff.

Of course it depends on the racquet but I have certainly noticed that adding weight to SVs certainly makes them "feel" flexier.
 
The other factor you have to consider is racquet stiffness and flex.

Adding weight to a lighter racquet will probably increase the flex making it feel a little less stiff.

Of course it depends on the racquet but I have certainly noticed that adding weight to SVs certainly makes them "feel" flexier.
Interesting... a more flexy SV is a very enticing proposition... at least for me
 
It's categorized as "low" instead of a "low-medium" like an EZONE. I think I might have to demo before buying... I need all the power I can get.
It's probably too low powered for me as well, but we'll see.

Might yolo buy one in the next few days. Thinking leather grip and solinco revolution at 48.
 
It’s totally up to you. If you are fine with 330g, there is no reason to get 310g.
Honestly I prefer 330g version but always have a question myself that I can handle 330g racket for three set long matches. Probably if I want new vcore 97, I will get 310g then customize it.
Chung’s rackets are 310g version and added weights so why not? Definitely 310g gives more room to customize ^_^
The Duel G97 310 has a lower RA rating (on average) than the 330 version (ca 63 vs 67). Yonex tolerances were pretty tight iirc.
I played my 310s leaded up, but they did feel diff than the 330s. If I were to buy again, I'd go with the 310 as I prefer the flexier feel.
 
Looking forward to seeing the review. The one thing I love about the TW reviews is the reviewers say what they really think without fear or favour. I recall the recent Wilson Pro Staff 97 CV review and Andy's review of the Yonex SV95 when it was released.
 
The Duel G97 310 has a lower RA rating (on average) than the 330 version (ca 63 vs 67). Yonex tolerances were pretty tight iirc.
I played my 310s leaded up, but they did feel diff than the 330s. If I were to buy again, I'd go with the 310 as I prefer the flexier feel.
Thanks for the info. I demoed the previous versions (Duel G’s 310 & 330) tonight. I really wanted to like the 330 and I did prefer the feel of the heavier version when hitting but played better with the 310. Yes, demo with multifilaments so not exactly my setup but I think the safe bet is 310 and increase weight if the racquet is too unstable. This version (Pro) should be slightly more stable then the previous Duel G version I tested tonight. Still wish it was a more clear decision. Anyway, thanks for the response.
 
Despite being so enamoured with the Head Graphene Touch Prestige MP at the moment I couldn't help myself. I'm not on the wait list for the Yonex VCORE Pro 97 310 LOL. It's to interesting of a racket for me not to have one to try.
 
I have a Vcore Pro ordered and have just noticed the 'string pattern' in the strung specifications description says one piece. I've been using Yonex racquets for 28 years and have always strung them in two pieces. Pretty much thought this was an unwritten rule so to speak with Yonex. In saying that it also says one piece with the old Duel G although I've just looked at a Yonex instructional video in which the Duel G is strung in two pieces. Any thoughts? Looking forward to trying out the new model. Currently I'm using the DR 98 and to be honest I think it's a great racquet although I always loved how my Tour G 330's felt especially at the net. I also have the Duel G 330's which were also good. I do like the fact they've dropped the shared holes thing and the fact I'm a bit Yonex obsessed is why I can't resist trying out the new frame.
 
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