HEAD Metallix 170 Racquet

Price: $89.99 MSRP: $199.95
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No stringing options available - this racquet comes pre-strung from the manufacturer with their brand of synthetic string.

The HEAD Metallix 170 Racquet is designed to be a powerhouse! HEAD's Metallix technology combines a matrix of carbon fibers with a crystalline metal alloy 1,000 times smaller than a conventional metal structure; this added stiffness allows for maximum power and prevents energy loss from ball impact. Two precisely engineered holes, called Flexpoint PWR, are strategically positioned in the center of the racquet's sweetspot creating a "cupping" effect which adds even more power potential. With a 5 point head-heavy balance and 157 swingweight, the HEAD Metallix 170 generates consistent power in the hands of a fast swinger, but will also easily accommodate players with a slow to moderate swing.

All racquets come factory strung with a wrist cord installed. Click the Specs tab for more details.

Strung Specifications

Unstrung Weight: 170g*
Strung Weight: 192g
Strung Balance: 5 pts Head-Heavy
Strung Swingweight: 157 kg x cm² (medium dynamic inertia = power & control)
Factory String: HEAD MegaBlast 16
Factory Grip: HEAD HydroSorb Wrap
Cover: Not included by manufacturer
String Pattern:
16 Mains / 16 Crosses
Mains skip: 6H,8H,10H,11H
Two Piece
No shared holes
Head Size: 106 sq. in.
Length: 22 in.
Composition: Liquidmetal/Graphite

*Unstrung weight is part of the name given to this racquet by the manufacturer; all other specs are measured by Racquetball Warehouse USRSA Master Racquet Technicians on a Babolat Racquet Diagnostic Center machine. String never weighs more than 25 grams, so if there is more than a 25 gram variance between Unstrung Weight and Strung Weight then the manufacturer most likely measured the Unstrung Weight of the raw graphite frame (i.e. without grip, grommets, or paint). In addition, due to the porous nature of graphite material, manufacturers approve of a +/- 10 gram variance during the manufacturing process.

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