View Full Version : Joachim Johansson's string and tension?

01-24-2005, 04:11 PM
Anyone knows what he used @ the AO? Mostly interested in his tension (in pounds). Thanks.

01-25-2005, 02:56 PM
I believe it is:

Luxilon Alu Power Mains @ 26kg . 57lbs
VS Team Gut @ 26kg . 57 lbs

01-25-2005, 05:22 PM
Thanks. I cant believe he strings so low and is able to hit that big. Im sure it helps to be 6'6" and pretty much just hit down on the ball.

01-26-2005, 05:34 AM
Trust me, 57lbs in an 18x20 90sq.in. RDX500mid is *tight* if you factor in the headside and stringing pattern. At this tension, most of us would barely get the ball over the net.

For myself, I string the stock RDXmid at 52lbs, and this is more than adequate for power and control.