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« on: February 08, 2005, 09:22:12 PM »
Hey everyone, I just got my new rackets today (Wilson N-code 6.1 tour 95)
I played with them today and they felt amazing my swing felt for consitant and contacted with greater force. I just wanted to know if anyone has say on this racket or any other rackets.

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« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2005, 09:29:09 PM »
Hey Jarrod, good choice on the rackets, I have 2 of the same, got them last year after using the Wilson Pro Staff 6.1 for about 10 years.  Love the N-Codes.  I strung the old Pro Staff at around 62 pounds and found that I needed to reduce the tension quite a bit to make the N-Codes feel comfortable.  I have them strung at 55 now and they feel great.
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« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2005, 09:33:41 PM »
Thanks for the input, just wanted to know what type of serve do you use with the n-code i could never get it to work tonight when i hit. I usually hit more or a slice serve into the body but when i hit with the racket it seems i have no force or i am doing somthing totally wrong.

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« Reply #3 on: February 08, 2005, 10:02:19 PM »
Jeffro is serving well with that racquet.  He can hit whichever serve he needs to with it.  He has a nasty slice serve which can pull you waaaaay out wide, he can flatten it out up the "T" or simply kick serve.
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« Reply #4 on: February 08, 2005, 10:08:16 PM »
I hit a little bit of everything on the serve, some slice and some flat stuff.  It took me a couple of weeks to get used to the N-Codes on the serve.  I've had to take a little off the first serve, but all in all, I haven't had to change much from the Pro Staff and I feel like I'm serving as well as I ever have.  Most of my serve problems arise from mechanics rather than rackets anyway.  I've been able to serve ok with just about any racket as long as I concentrate on the mechanics (consistent toss, watch the ball, knee bend, etc).  My best advice is to not over-analyze it or radically change your service motion, just hit it like you always do and make a few minor adjustments if needed, once you play with the racket a little longer.  Good luck!
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« Reply #5 on: February 08, 2005, 10:12:18 PM »
The last time I played Jeffro he aced me more than once on SECOND serves.  I hate him.
I was at this casino minding my own business, and this guy came up to me and said, "You're gonna have to move, you're blocking a fire exit." As though if there was a fire, I wasn't gonna run. If you're flammible and have legs, you are never blocking a fire exit.  - Mitch Hedberg

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« Reply #6 on: February 08, 2005, 10:16:15 PM »
Jamesdster, you were playing on 1 leg that day, all I had to do was get it in.
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« Reply #7 on: February 08, 2005, 10:25:02 PM »
Don't sell yourself short, they were still nice serves.  Fyi board, when Jeffro is on he is tough.  He hits flat and very low over the net and thus hits lots of winners.  Luckily for me, I always talk him into letting me keep score and I am undefeated when keeping score.
I was at this casino minding my own business, and this guy came up to me and said, "You're gonna have to move, you're blocking a fire exit." As though if there was a fire, I wasn't gonna run. If you're flammible and have legs, you are never blocking a fire exit.  - Mitch Hedberg

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« Reply #8 on: February 08, 2005, 10:35:05 PM »
Wait -- lemme get this straight >>>>

Scott _ Jeffro AND Jamesdster all like know each other in person and you three go hit together?

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« Reply #9 on: February 08, 2005, 10:43:45 PM »
Jeffro and I play dubs tournaments together in the summer and we are on the same 4.5 league.  Jamesdster also plays at the same club as Jeffro and I.  he is technically on the other 4.5 team for the club, but we are trying to change that...  Always nice to have a 5.0 on the 4.5 team.  :)

And yeah, Jeffro's second serve out wide it plain ass nasty!
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« Reply #10 on: February 09, 2005, 09:21:34 AM »
I hit with one of those racquets a few weeks ago for the first time.  I thought they were pretty nice.  I was just hitting with it because a friend was demoing it to see if he liked it or not.  

Overall I thought the weight and the balance felt good and it had some good pop.  If I was in the market for a new racquet I might consider it.  Or if Jeffro wants to sell me his for $5.00 a piece.  How many do you have?  I have a $20, you have 4?   ;-()

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« Reply #11 on: February 09, 2005, 09:49:03 AM »
You'll have to pry my N-Codes out of my cold, dead hands!  I'll never give them up!  Actually, Scott found me one that was barely used for $100.  I paid retail for my other one (silly me).  He sent me an email the other day where someone was letting 4 of them go, brand new, for a reasonable price.

And I'm not sure who this Jeffro is that Scott and Jamesdster are describing.  The only Jeffro I know is a short, pudgy guy with limited athletic ability who occasionally gets lucky and hits a decent serve.
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« Reply #12 on: February 09, 2005, 09:54:37 AM »
pfft please, this dude is the most humble guy on the team.  He has mad skillz and is the most natural tennis player I have ever played with.  He can pick up a racquet after 3 months of a break and just start ripping winner with half volleys and such.  

After 3 months I have to look at my website just to learn to what a half volley is.  :)
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« Reply #13 on: February 09, 2005, 10:06:38 AM »
Gee wiz Scott, everybody knows a half volley is when you only take the racket back "half" way when volleying.   :insane:

As for Jeffro - you can't hope to stop the man you only hope you can contain him.
I was at this casino minding my own business, and this guy came up to me and said, "You're gonna have to move, you're blocking a fire exit." As though if there was a fire, I wasn't gonna run. If you're flammible and have legs, you are never blocking a fire exit.  - Mitch Hedberg