customer review

Comments: I currently use the MAX1 165T and just demo'd both new MAX2 165s. I prefer the new Q over the T but both are excellent (they both HIT A TON!). The MAX2 165s are almost identical in total weight as the MAX1 165s but, the MAX2s are more head heavy. I would buy the MAX2 165Q however, I have been battling tendonitis in my forearm and the added head weight really aggravated it during the demo. I highly recommend the MAX2 165s but I will have to pass for now.
From: Britt, Spring, TX, USA, 12/14
Skill-level: A
String type and tension: Factory 

Comments: This racquet is a BEAST, it hits a TON. "BUT", I've been battling tendonitis in my forearm and after 3 games I could barely swing it anymore...I love the balance but I just can't deal with this much head weight right now, maybe later. I will stick with my GB MX1 165T for now. By the way, I found that the GB MX2 165s were only ~3 grams heavier than the GB MX1 165s in total weight when completely dressed (grommets, tether, string, dampner, grip). I wish all of the racquet companies would use a standard way of specifying racquet weights! They should all be spec'd with what the factory puts on them with no modifications: paint, string, grommets, tether, grip, dampner
From: Britt, Spring, TX, USA, 11/14
Skill-level: A
String type and tension: Factory 

Comments: Not only ugly as sin, but heavier by at least 15 grams. At least by my scale. Got shipped the Max 2 as a replacement for a broken Max 1.  Maybe they added material due to a high breakage rate?  Racquets are night and day different.
From: Robert, Dallas, TX, USA, 10/14
Skill-level: A
String type and tension: Gearbox mono 

Comments: Ugly, Ugly, Ugly.  The artistic team that put together these graphics should be fired.  Come on Gearbox, what are you thinking?  It's time for damage control
From: Don, Minneapolis, MN, USA, 07/14
Skill-level: B
String type and tension: Factory 

Comments: The entire line looks like something you would win at a circus sideshow. Gearbox sure messed up big time on this color scheme. Go back to what made Gearbox Great and keep it simple...Just plain Black.
From: Lionel, 07/14 

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