Babolat's Addiction And Its N.vy

Discussion in 'Strings' started by Valjean, Mar 18, 2010.

  1. Valjean

    Valjean Hall of Fame

    Mar 17, 2004
    North Carolina
    For fanciers of Prince's Synthetic Gut Multifilament (such as there are), Tecnifibre's Multifeel, and Babolat's Addiction I recommend this head-to-head playtest:

    Babolat's newest syn gut, N.vy, versus Babolat's Addiction
  2. KenC

    KenC Professional

    Aug 31, 2009
    The Cliffs of Insanity
    I tried both around September last year. Both had a similar feel, kind of boingy, if that's a good description. N.Vy was indestructible while I cut the Addiction out fairly fast as it wasn't working for me. I had both in PDGTs at 55lbs. They probably would have been better at 58-60 lbs for that frame.

    As for MultiFeel, I don't see the similarity except for cost bracket. N.Vy will certainly outlast MultiFeel, that's for sure, but who wants to play with dead strings?

    Anyway, Valjean, you are the string guru! What do you think?

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