Blue Gear: gives flat ball more spin than BA?

Discussion in 'Strings' started by jmhs, Oct 24, 2009.

  1. jmhs

    jmhs Rookie

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    I use a full bed of Big Ace 1.25 (strung at 54) on Head Prestige Mid+. My strokes are fairly flat. A friend told me that Blue Gear would give my shots more spin (not that I want to hit a spinny ball or I think BG will keep my balls out of the net), but it would help me generate more spin/control.

    I like BA's softness. I've heard BG is not as soft. Don't want to mess with my arm.

    Opinions would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.
     
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  2. ayuname

    ayuname Semi-Pro

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    Well, Blue Gear is a spin string so you will probably got more spin than Big Ace.

    Also, if you are afraid of arm issues, you could hybrid BG in either mains or crosses with a soft multi/synthetic string.
     
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  3. jmhs

    jmhs Rookie

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    Thanks. I'm a 4.5/5.0...I do realize that creating spin is more about technique than equipment, but specifically what is meant by BG=a "spin string." E.g., BG takes the same technique (assuming it's sound) and grabs the ball more...uh, thereby creating more net clearance, but landing shorter in the court? :wink:
     
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  4. Giant Baba

    Giant Baba Banned

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    How can flat ball have spin? Is like mans cologne ad saying "sensistive yet beastly". Opposites. Confusing desire.
     
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  5. jmhs

    jmhs Rookie

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    High level flat, penetrating balls have plenty of spin. Watch Del Potro live. He sledgehammers with an easternish grip and it has major spin.
     
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