Best poly in full string bed-

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  1. BirdDog

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    Most polys really dont work out to well unless you hybrid ( or so i have been told) anyone have a poly that works good alone?
     
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  2. Mongolmike

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    I use poly's in a full bed... I think many people hybrid them to get a softer feel. The harshness doesn't bother my arm, I like a crisp feel, good topspin, and at the right tension I get good control...what's not to like?

    What are you using, what are you looking for in a string?

    Full bed polys aren't for everyone... and that's ok. Personally, I don't like multi's, and never could find the right tension for gut. Nothing wrong with that either... its a preference, just like the type and weight and head size of raquets... there is something for everyone.
     
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  3. Andreas1965

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    Impossible to answer. String and frame must work well together. For example, I just LOVE BHBR in my Yonex Rdis300, it's my go to string with this frame.
    But the same string in a Dunlop Bio 500T was just horrible (for me).
     
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  4. BirdDog

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    At the moment i use a PDR 2012 but the muted feel is just not cutting it for me, i hybrid with PHT and Xcel. The reason i ask is because i am thinking about trying out some new sticks but wanted to try something new as far as strings to, but all i seem to hear from people is the strings will snap too soon or it will be way to tough on your arm if u go full poly. Demoing soon and so far i think i will go with BHB 16 or black widow just to try it.
     
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  5. cluckcluck

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    All strings play differently. It is a matter of testing and then testing some more.
    The question you are asking is literally invalid, with all the combinations and different racquets.
     
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  6. TonyB

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    Not another one of these "best" threads.

    There is no "best". It depends on your own preferences. Strings are actually more of a personal decision than the frame itself.
     
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  7. ART ART

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    100% true.
     
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  8. fortun8son

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    FWIW a couple of strings that work better fullbed than hybrid are Iontec Black(closed) and Gamma Zo Twist (open)
    There is no "best"
    Different play styles and frames and the myriad of good strings on the market really make it a personal choice.
    Don't believe everything you are told. :)
     
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  9. Chotobaka

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    I have found few hybrid set ups that work as well as a full poly for me, and there are so many good poly strings with different characteristics that I feel you would be hard pressed to be unable to find one that floats your boat in a full bed.

    Some of my favorites: Black Magic, Typhoon, TCS Rapid, Energy, Polyforce, Spin-X, SPPPP, Black Code and Max Rotation. All different, all good for me.

    I also keep one racquet strung with natural gut in my bag. Again, I do not like to hybrid this either.
     
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  10. PrincessAdam

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    I like full Alu power at 50. Plays pretty nice
     
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  11. GenesisTurbo

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    Luxilon ALU Power Rough
     
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  12. db10s

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    Black Widow 17; I searched.... And I searched some more... And then I found it.
     
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  13. cluckcluck

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    For only a couple of hours at best.
     
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    Full red code at 58
     
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  15. BabolatTennis9

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    Pros Pro Strategem 1.35 on the Babolat AeroPro Drive GT. The string gives great spin and control if you can generate your own power =D.
     
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  16. COPEY

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    For me Weiscannon Silverstring falls into this category. I can't vouch for gut/ss hybrid, but for SS/syn gut - absolutely horrible. I was seriously considering giving away my reel of SS until I strung it a week ago (full bed) at 45. Very nice all-purpose string with a comfortable feel.
     
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  17. JonnyAbs

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    What tension? I just strung my dunlop 200 tour with that at 55lbs and it gave me tennis elbow. I thought I would be fine because I never had elbow problems but also never tried poly. Keep in mind that my AG4D 200 tours have a 62 flex rating.
     
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  18. lynnbart

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    I have wondered about this several times. We hybrid so much and sometimes I never test the string full bed. Tourna Big Hitter Silver is one that I've tried several times as a hybrid with various tensions and I don't think I ever hit one ball that felt good. Haven't tried it or several others in a full bed and probably should....




     
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  19. Cfidave

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    Signum Pro Firestorm. Really impressed with this string as a full bed poly. I normally hybrid, but this stuff works great in a full bed ( 48/46 ).
     
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  20. SwissXV

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    Volkl Cyclone and Pro Line X play great in a full bed. Make sure to string them low. Very good strings for the price.
     
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  21. freeez

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    Of the few polys that I have tried, I have found BHBR the string that I enjoy playing with. 17g in my lower powered rackets and 16g in my tf320. You should try as many as you can until you get to one that fits with you and your style. I have yet to break this string, I just replace it after 5ish hours. I feel when it is time. Price wise, it is great. Bought a reel from TW (inexpensive) and my stringer charges me 10$ to string. Gone and going through enough physio- cheaper to restring more often.
    Hope this helps.
     
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  22. Jazo

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    I like Luxilon Big Banger Ace 18 at 55 lbs, only problem is the durability (still good durability for 18 gauge), but if you're not a string breaker then this is a good choice
     
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