The most: Head-heavy, head-light, stiff, preferred etc.

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  1. rbynck

    rbynck Regular Member

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    I made this thread so we are able to share our views on different rackets and compare them on the key attributes:

    What is the most head-heavy racket you have ever tried?
    What is the most head-light racket you have ever tried?
    What is the stiffest racket you have ever tried?
    What is your preferred racket and why?


    I think you get the idea! I'll start it off:

    • Head-heaviest: Either ZF2 or VT80ETN.
    • Head-lightest: ArcFB even though they call it "even balance" i found it very head-light.
    • Stiffest: ZF2 without a doubt with VT80ETN as runner up.
    • Preferred racket: Have to give it to the Head Metallix 10000 Tour. Sadly it isn't made anymore, however its high (not ultra high like ZF2) stiffness and close to even balance tilting towards head-heavy was just ..damn.:cool:
     
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    1. ZF2
    2. Arc8DX
    3. ZF2
    4. ZF2 because I'm a power player
     
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    #1 ZF2
    #2 NR800 4U
    #3 IMO NS9900, being head light doesn't mean less stiff ;)
    #4 Kason F9
     
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    #1 ZF2
    #2 Karakal SL-70 Gel
    #3 NS9900 or ZF2
    #4 ZF2 or RSL X5 Gold
     
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    1. VTZF
    2. NS9900
    3. VTZF
    4. ARCZS-TH (Yonex, where is my ARCZS2? I hope they are coming up with one soon with improved on control/frame & retain everything else)
     
  6. giggle

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    Most head heavy: first gen n90
    Most head light: arcfb
    Most stiff: vtzf2
    Most preferred: mp99
     
  7. luckyboyl

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    HeadH: voltric 80
    HeadL: karakal bn60
    Stiffest:subjectively Voltric9
    Flexiest: voltric60
    Preffered: LightFighter7400
     
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    #1 ZF2
    #2 NR800
    #3 ZF2
    #4 UPK 85g 295bp
     
  9. TigerSmash

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    1/ AT700 (2)
    2/ NS8000
    3/ MP99
    4/ Arcsaber 10, it does everything well...
     
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    Head-heaviest: Yonex Voltric Z-Force II
    Head-lightest: Yonex Nanoray 750
    Stiffest: Yonex Voltric Z-Force II
    Preferred racket: Li-Ning N80
     
  11. Espírito Santo

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    Head-heaviest: Yonex Voltric Z-Force II
    Head-lightest: Yonex Nanoray 600 (thinnest frame)
    Stiffest: Yonex Voltric Z-Force II
    Preferred racket: Victor JS10 (Good for control and fast frame racket).
     
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    Head heaviest: 3U Armotec 700 with aethletic tape on top
    Head lightest: Nanoray 800
    Stiffest: Forza TI 550 VS
    Preferred racket: BS10 because of the quick frame, the slightly head heaviness and the very stiff shaft.
     
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    how about VT5 or VT 05 Tour?
     
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    Head heaviest : VTZF LCW
    Head lightest : Nanoray 60
    Stiffest : VTZF LCW
    Preferred : Nanoray 60 for doubles/VT5 for singles
     
  15. XxJayL33xX

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    Head-Heaviest: VT80ETN

    Head-Lightest: Nanospeed 500

    Stiffest: VT80ETN

    Preferred Racket: Li-Ning N9 because it's head heavy for powerful smashes but very maneuverable on the defense. I'm an aggressive attacking player (singles primarily), but the speed you can move it when on the defense helps me when I play doubles. (Appears similar to the Li-Ning N50 III)
     
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    What is the most head-heavy racket you have ever tried?
    Yonex TR1

    What is the most head-light racket you have ever tried?
    Probably either the NR700 or 800, maybe the Flashboost

    What is the stiffest racket you have ever tried?
    Yonex TR1

    What is your preferred racket and why?
    Li Ning N50 III because it's head heavy but incredibly fast on defense.
     

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