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Paddle Weight: 7.9 ounces
Handle Length: 5 inches
Paddle Surface: Graphite
Paddle Length: 16 inches
Paddle Width: 7 7/8 inches
Grip Size: 3 7/8 or 4 1/8 inches
Grip: Hydrosorb Pro
New for 2022 - 2023, Head's Popular Tour Series comes with a choice of a Graphite (GR paddles) or Composite (CO paddles) hitting surfaces. The Graphite version weighs in at 7.9 ounces while the Composite version is 8.1 ounces. It is generally said that a heavier paddle with a composite face is better for power (Force = Mass * acceleration) and that, for control, a lighter paddle with a graphite surface is ideal.
Head added their new SpinOn technology to the Tour paddles in 2022 to help increase the spin. The Radical Tour GR is made for the powerful player who needs stability as well. HEAD's Graphite Hitting Surface (GHS) combines a crisp feel and more control for added touch, while the Comfort Grip System ensures a tremendous feel and enhanced vibration dampening.
- EPC - New for 2022 - The Extended Power Core provides additional thickness added to the core of the paddle, resulting in ultimate power
- GHS - The Graphite Hitting Surface offers superior feel and increased control for the competitive player. The lightweight surface helps give the paddle a reactive nature to create excellent pop on the ball while maintaining incredible touch
- SpinOn - New for 2022 - A specially developed lacquer that is applied to the paddle surface creating ahigher point of friction, resulting in massive spin potential
- Comfort Grip - Specially formulated EVA material has been inlayed into the new Ergo Grip creating a softer feel that dampens vibration for ultimate comfort and playability.
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