Gosen Polylon 17 String ...

Discussion in 'Strings' started by Kirko, Apr 11, 2012.

  1. Kirko

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    anyone ever use it ? the 2.95 version ... thanks in adavance.
     
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  2. fortun8son

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    I hope you mean $ not mm.:)
    Best thing I can say is that it is a cheap 1st gen poly.
    I still have half a reel of Polyon Ice 17 and no one that I would recommend it to.
    Pro's Pro Plus Power is a good, inexpensive, all-around poly.
    I wonder how much Polyon Gosen sells to people who never order it again.
     
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  3. Larrysümmers

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    its low powered, and generates a nice amount of spin. doesnt feel the best to some, but ive been playing with it so much that i dont mind. its not the best choice out there, but its decent nevertheless.
     
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  4. kengan

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    I too, was thinking of purchasing a reel of that once I order a stringing machine...

    Don't mean to highjack the thread, but would anyone recommend another low cost poly reel as an alternative?
     
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  5. SteveI

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    Hey Kirko,

    Not a bad string if you string it lower-ish and hybrid it with a cheap, soft syn gut. Nice spin, control and provides decent power and comfort if you follow my advice above. The major downside is that it loses tension quite a bit and very fast. I have played it and it works great for what it is. It also provides a cheap hybrid for HS players on a budget. I always have some around..

    Hard to get more low cost than a Gosen Polylon Ice 17G / Ashaway Liberty 16G. It is.. what it is.
     
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  6. SteveI

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    Isospeed Polys...if they are back in stock. Opposite string to the Gosen Polylon
     
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  7. Kirko

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    Thanks Steve ! I ordered a Bosworth Pro Kennex Graphite Destiny Bosworth collection and had them string it at 64 lbs. with it. prn. syn. not in stock so I gave it a whirl.
     
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  8. Bmr

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    Polylon SP (Polyquest) is superior to the original Polylon IMHO. That string will always hold a special place in my heart. Only real bad thing about it is tension maintenance.
     
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