Volkl Tour 10 V Engine

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Of all the Volkl racquets I have used, and that is plenty, this model is still my favorite.  I have four (4) now so I don’t need anymore but I am always tempted!

When customers come into the shop and state  “I can not play with a heavy racquet” I put this one in their hands.  This is not going to change anyones minds since there is not enough room in the shop to hit balls but it makes it clear that heavier racauets do not need to feel bad!  In fact most people think this racquet feels really good, as I do.

Volkl Tour 10 V Engine

Volkl Tour 10 V Engine

The combination of weight, swing weight, flex, and grip components make this a very easy racquet to play with for any level, believe it or not.

The “V” in the V Engine is the slightly elongated head.  That little “V” creates longer main strings which will contribute to slaightly greater power potential while the narrow shoulders create control potential.

Take a look at data below to see what I mean.

Manufacturer
Volkl
Racquet ModelVolkl Tour 10 V Engine
Reference Tension50
StringGosen Sidewinder 17
Static Data
ASPS, RDC57
ASPS, FlexFour63
Racquet Flex, RDC64
Racquet Flex, FlexFour44.5
Weight, Gram344.0
Weight, Ounce12.13
Balance, mm315
Balance, Inch12.40
Length, cm68.6
Length, Inch27.01
Head Width9.44
Head Length13.45
Head Area, sq cm643.2
Head Area, sq in99.7
Number of Main Strings16
Number of Cross Strings19
Ratio Cross/Main0.591
Main String Grid7.03
Cross String Grid9.75
Density0.681
Average Cross String Spacing0.511
Average Main String Spacing0.438
Dynamic Data
Dynamic Tension, KP, ERT34
Dynamic Tension, Lbs/in190.16
First Moment, Nm0.827
Polar Moment337
Torsional Stability15
Swing Weight, Gram322
Swing Weight, Ounce11.36
Swing Weight Calculated341.3
Power, RDC47
Control, RDC53
Maneuverability, RDC
72
Power, Calculated2074.9
Head Points8.82
Head Weight, Percent45.9
Center of Percussion21.1
Dwell Time, Ms8.43
Effective Stiffness30.1
K, lb/in182.69
Recoil Weight165.3
Twist Weight230.31

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