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ALEE
07-06-2006, 12:44 PM
I have been using ashaway kevlar string in my PS Tour90 for the past year. generally I have been pretty satisfied but lately I have been looking for a little more power. I just tried luxilon big banger and I couldn't keep the ball in the court. Any recommendations/

mowcopian
07-06-2006, 01:19 PM
i would try babolat duralast???

pchoi04
07-06-2006, 03:19 PM
Maybe just lower the tension? What are you at right now?

psp2
07-06-2006, 11:23 PM
I have been using ashaway kevlar string in my PS Tour90 for the past year. generally I have been pretty satisfied but lately I have been looking for a little more power. I just tried luxilon big banger and I couldn't keep the ball in the court. Any recommendations/

what gauge are you using? go thinner if you can.

kchau
07-06-2006, 11:25 PM
thinner=more power

consider a hybrid if strining bb alu would be too harsh on your arm.

equinox
07-07-2006, 12:20 AM
Try thinner gauge BB TiMo, it has more control than ALU.

Tahsin1982
07-07-2006, 01:08 AM
Hi I used to use poly such as alu power, pacific poly and ect on my tour 90. Now I am using the Ashaway cross fire with mains 18 and crosses 16. Its the best combition in terms of spin and power tension I put at 55.

ALEE
07-07-2006, 10:28 AM
Thanks for the responses. I strung both the ashaway and the luxilon at 55. The reason I tried switching is that my shoulder has been bothering me (not sure if it is related to the ashaway or not). I am considering switching back to synthetic gut but am afraid that the change will be so drastic since I spent the past year or 2 using the ashaway. The luxilon feels more forgiving but again, I cannot seem to play consistently with it. I might give TIMO a try since the one poster said it is more control oriented. Any suggestions would be helpful.

toddm
07-07-2006, 11:27 AM
If most of your misses are going long - try luxilon at 62 pounds.

equinox
07-07-2006, 06:42 PM
You'll get more control with TiMO.

But i wouldn't use it if you're had shoulder or arms problems.

It's quite harsh feeling. Not as harsh as kevlar, but not too far off..

Wish you best.

ace of spades
07-07-2006, 08:11 PM
Timo will give you more control, but I suggest the same tension as your kevlar or slightly lower, since you somewhat can handle the harshness.