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Old 03-09-2011, 11:55 AM   #1
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Default What is the Wilson 61 tour like to play with

Does it feel heavy
or have a unusably small sweet spot
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Old 03-09-2011, 06:55 PM   #2
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Does it feel heavy
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Yes its heavy (to most people) and yes the sweet spot is small if you are not used to players frames, but you are more rewarded if you hit the sweet spot.
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So would it be too heavy for me to use i reackon I could find the sweetspot
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So would it be too heavy for me to use i reackon I could find the sweetspot
Yes, at 14 it will be too heavy for you. I recommend you buy a lighter racket with a larger head size, and then add more weight through the use of lead tape as you continue to grow.
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ye but the thing is I really lie the racket its head light so it wont feel as heavy and 339grams unstrung
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ye but the thing is I really lie the racket its head light so it wont feel as heavy and 339grams unstrung
When I say heavy I'm talking about swing weight, not static weight. It's SW is 333, that is quite high for any junior. I use the dunlop aerogel 100. Its SW is only 308 and a static weight of 11.6 oz and 8pts headlight. I have customized it to about 12.3 oz, 11 pts hl, and a SW of 325. I chose the dunlop In part because it was light. This gave me the ability to customize it to the exact specifications that I wanted, something that I couldn't have done with a heavier racket like the 6.1 tour. Trust me, at 14 you won't be able to perform with it. Get a easier racket now and just as weight as you find out what you want in a racket.
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yer but i really want a wilson and i love the tour 90
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yer but i really want a wilson and i love the tour 90
How many times have you played with it?
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none but i ment like the features of it
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none but i ment like the features of it
Specifically what features? All wilsons have the same technology and you can have a leather grip put on any racket you want.
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Specifically what features? All wilsons have the same technology and you can have a leather grip put on any racket you want.
Leather grip, BLX tech, grip shape (which are the same on al Wilsons)
box beam small head for control (because my game will be all court and hitting winners on the line finishing points quick) thin beam.
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Yea, the Wilson BLX is amazing.
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Leather grip, BLX tech, grip shape (which are the same on al Wilsons)
box beam small head for control (because my game will be all court and hitting winners on the line finishing points quick) thin beam.
Broski, if you haven't played with a variety of rackets then you really dont know what you like. And you can't predict what kind of game you will play before you have played it lol. Hitting winners isn't as easy as it sounds.& a 90 inch size head is waaaay to small for a beginner. I've been playing 8 yrs and I didn't use a 90 in head till 2 years ago. there is nothing wrong with a midplus or oversized racket if you are just begining
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