Kirschbaum Spiky Shark and Syn gut

Discussion in 'Strings' started by rafazx10, Oct 15, 2012.

  1. rafazx10

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    Well, not necessarily together.

    But experience a little bit of both today.

    Ive been playing with Poly strings since i can remember, and the other day i bought some Kirschbaum Spiky Shark since it is on sale.
    Well, i did not like it, it found it too lively, not enough control, or feel out of the string.
    Some shots were fine, but some just seem to go too deep, maybe it has to do with the tension, but i didnt like it.

    On my other racket, i had some synthetic gut i got for free, so i just used to compare with poly, since been that long.
    Well, i was somewhat impressed, I mean, didnt feel as good as Alu Rough that i have been using, but i had plenty of control and spin.
    They did move a lot more, and didnt snap back in place though. Durability seem like would be an issue too, as the already have some good dents on the mains.
    But they are a lot cheaper, and supposedly better for your arm, i might just have to give them another chance.

    Well that it, nothing special, just wanted to tell someone how my day went.
     
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  2. Chotobaka

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    What racquets and tension? While I agree that Spiky Shark is not a touchy-feely string, I have never had issues with control. For me, this is one of those strings that produces so much top that it lets me keep the ball in pretty much no matter what.
     
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  3. Sander001

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    I strung up Sharky Spike @ 46lbs and was ok but didn't get as much spin as I thought I would but did have decent control.
    What surprised me was the awesome volleys I was able to hit.
     
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  4. rafazx10

    rafazx10 Rookie

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    Racket is N code six one 95 18x20 @ 56 psi

    I will give it some more time, but first impression did not please me.
     
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  5. Chotobaka

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    Have you tried playing SS it in a full bed? I should qualify my experience with it by letting you know I have not used it in a hybrid, but only in a full bed.
     
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