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HEAD I. S12

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HEAD I. S12

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MSRP $150.00
Our Price: $84.95

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The HEAD I. S12 tennis racquet provides lightweight power and maneuverability for short and compact swing styles. Head's revolutionary intellifibers not only stiffen the racquet for explosive power, but also immediately eliminate 20% of the vibrations. With PowerFrame technology and PowerPattern, this racquet provides excellent power and control.

  • Head Heavy balance.
  • Made with a titanium and graphite composition.
  • Wrapped with ComforTac grip.
Item #: 100394
Style #: 231164
Head Size : 115 sq. in.
Length : 28 Inches
Weight : 7.6 Ounces (unstrung) / 8.1 Ounces (strung)
Balance: Head Heavy
Power Level: High
Swing Type: Slow & Compact
Tension: 53-61 Lbs.
String Pattern: PowerPattern, 14/17
Beam Width: PowerFrame, 28.5mm
Composition: Titanium/Graphite
Swing Weight: 288
Grip: ComforTac
Technology : Intellifiber
Color : Black/Yellow
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HEAD I. S12
 
4.6

(based on 12 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Generates power (10)
  • Lightweight (9)
  • Great feel (8)
  • Large sweet-spot (8)
  • Well built / quality (8)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Intermediate (10)
    • Beginner (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (10)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (12)

    Reviewed by 12 customers

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    4.0

    I would by this product again

    By jon the doe

    from montreal,qc

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Generates Power
    • Good Accuracy
    • Great Feel
    • Large Sweet-Spot
    • Lightweight
    • Quality Construction

    Cons

    • Difficult to Spin

    Best Uses

    • Beginner
    • Intermediate
    • Professional

    Comments about HEAD I. S12:

    I'm a recreational player and this racket fits my needs.With it's oversize head, i find it gives you confidence and power in your shots.It's a light fun to use racket.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Comment on this review

     
    4.0

    wonderful racquet, more power

    By Jansel

    from Dover, NH

    About Me Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Generates Power
    • Good Accuracy
    • Great Feel
    • Lightweight
    • Quality Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Beginner
      • Intermediate
      • Professional

      Comments about HEAD I. S12:

      I have Parkinson's Disease so the lighter weight and improved power has made all the difference in my ability to continue to play a sport that I love and hate to give up.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Only place I could find this racquet.

      By Ron

      from Fort Worth, Texas

      About Me Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Creates Spin
      • Generates Power
      • Good Accuracy
      • Great Feel
      • Lightweight
      • Quality Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Intermediate

        Comments about HEAD I. S12:

        I have played with this racquet over 10 years and love the feel and the lightweight feel yet able to generate power.I can serve and volley, play the baseline and love hitting overheads with this racquet.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Thanks for carrying my favorite racquet

        By Igagosha

        from Minnetonka, MN

        About Me Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Creates Spin
        • Great Feel
        • Large Sweet-Spot
        • Lightweight
        • Quality Construction

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Intermediate

          Comments about HEAD I. S12:

          I bought 2 iS12 Racquets 5 years ago and I loved them. In fact after I discovered those I could not play with any other racquet. I am an intermediate player, who approaches 60 yo, thus an ultra-light gear is essential for my at-net play. Since one of those cracked I could not find a replacement in stores. Holabird Sports has perfectly satisfied my needs - thank you very much.

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          • No

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          5.0

          I played with the HEAD S6 the S12 is 2x

          By Dutch

          from Richmond VA.

          About Me Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Creates Spin
          • Generates Power
          • Good Accuracy
          • Great Feel
          • Large Sweet-Spot
          • Lightweight
          • Quality Construction

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Intermediate

            Comments about HEAD I. S12:

            Great overall feel.

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            • No

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            5 Questions | 7 Answers
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            • Q:

              Is this s12 made in Austria ?
              Asked on 7/26/2013 by Jlf from Texas

              2 answers

              • Staff Reviewer

                A:

                The HEAD I. S12 is currently being manufactured in China.

                Answered on 7/29/2013 by Ryan from Holabird Sports
              • A:

                The new ones are made in china, old ones are made in Austria. This is one made in China.

                Answered on 7/27/2013 by Community Answer from None
            • Q:

              I have a head intelligence S10 racquet that I like very much. Is is getting pretty worn and I would like to find a new racquet that would play similar to the S10. Any recommendations.
              Asked on 6/9/2013 by Dhs from United States

              1 answer

              • Staff Reviewer

                A:

                Technologies and racquet specs have shifted somewhat over time since the HEAD i.S10 was introduced so finding a very similar racquet might require some experimentation. I would encourage you to take advantage of our demo program (http://www.holabirdsports.com/demo-racquet-program) to test some racquets out on the court. Our demo program is free; you only pay shipping, so it is definitely a great way to get a good feel for racquets you are interested in. The i.S12 is actually a pretty good start as the specs are similar to your i.S10. You might also want to consider the HEAD Ti.S6 (http://www.holabirdsports.com/tennis/racquets/head-ti-s6.html) or the HEAD YouTek Graphene Instinct PWR (http://www.holabirdsports.com/tennis/racquets/head-youtek-graphene-instinct-pwr.html). The Ti.S6 is a very lightweight, powerful racquet that has been one of HEAD's best-selling racquets. The Ti.S6's specs are fairly close to the i.S10, so it's worth a shot. Within HEAD's current generation of racquets, the YouTek Graphene Instinct PWR is probably the closest thing to your i.S10 and it is worth a try. If you have any questions, or need assistance with our demo program, please contact us at (866) 860-1416 or info@holabirdsports.com.

                Answered on 6/11/2013 by Ryan from Holabird Sports
            • Q:

              How is it different rom IX 11. I like my IX11
              Asked on 4/22/2013 by Bud from San Jose CA

              1 answer

              • Staff Reviewer

                A:

                The i.S12 is a quarter of an inch longer than the i.X11 and it is slightly lighter. As a whole, the two racquets are very similar. Both will offer lots of power and an oversized hitting surface. The i.S12 was actually in HEAD's original Intelligence line of racquets, while the i.X11 was released as part of the second generation of the technology. The i.S12 (and all Intelligence racquets) features piezoelectric fibers just in the throat, while the i.X11 (and all Intelligence X racquets) features piezoelectric fibers in the throat and the upper hoop of the racquet for greater stiffness. In the end, if you are looking for a similar racquet to replace your i.X11, the i.S12 is probably a good place to start.

                Answered on 4/23/2013 by Ryan from Holabird Sports
            • Q:

              where is this racquet made?
              Asked on 5/6/2012 by Anonymous

              2 answers

              • A:

                One customer review indicated the new ones are made in China.

                Answered on 5/8/2012 by Community Answer from None
              • Staff Reviewer

                A:

                This racquet is made in China.

                Answered on 5/10/2012 by Ryan from Holabird Sports
            • Q:

              what is the weight of the racket?
              Asked on 2/17/2012 by Anonymous

              1 answer

              • Staff Reviewer

                A:

                The HEAD I. S12 is a very lightweight racquet. It weighs 7.6 ounces unstrung and 8.1 ounces strung.

                Answered on 2/20/2012 by Ryan from Holabird Sports
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            • About HEAD
            HEAD is one of the racquet sports industry's leading brands. For the past few decades, HEAD has been leading the racquet revolution and they continue to push the envelope by designing new strings, grips, racquetball shoes, squash shoes, and tennis shoes. HEAD tennis, squash, and racquetball racquets consistently incorporate the latest technology to create dynamic, powerful frames that are used by some of the world's top pros and by recreational players all over. Each innovative HEAD product is carefully designed to meet the demands of serious athletes who just want to play their best.

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