big hitter blue rough mislabeled?

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  1. kchau

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    There is no 1.20 version of the BHBR string.

    Hope that clears it up.
     
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    did you read my link?

    "We tested the 17-gauge Big Hitter Blue Rough. The coil measured 40 feet. The diameter measured 1.19-1.22 mm prior to stringing"
     
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    The 16g package was mislabeled saying it was 1.25mm. As far as we know, 16g should be 1.30mm, and 17g should be 1.25mm. However, in light of the measurements taken in the rsi article, we will follow up with Tourna.

    Thanks for the heads up.

    Spencer, TW.
     
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    Measured on my tourna stringmeter the 16g and 17g do fit into their respective categories, although the stringmeter doesn't use the "L" category. Technically the 16g is a 16L.

    www.tennis-warehouse.com/LC/StringReference.html

    15 = 1.41-1.49 mm 17 = 1.20-1.24 mm
    15L = 1.34-1.40 mm 17L = 1.16-1.20 mm
    16 = 1.26-1.33 mm 18 = 1.10-1.16 mm
    16L = 1.22-1.26 mm 19 = 1.00-1.10 mm
     
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    i might just have to break out my calipers to end this debate.
     
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    measured some unstrung 17g with my digital calipers, ranged from 1.18 to 1.20.. definitely NOT 1.25.
     
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