Luxilon TiMO vs. Ace

Discussion in 'Strings' started by TennsDog, Jun 16, 2004.

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Preference?

  1. Luxilon Big Banger TiMO 18g

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  1. TennsDog

    TennsDog Hall of Fame

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    I am looking at trying out a set of Luxilon strings. I am afraid I will really like them - afraid because I cannot really afford to use them. I have played with Ballistic Polymono 17 for over 10 hours and they still have plenty of life left in 'em, not sure I will be able to break them any time soon. What kind of durability (tension maintenance, playability, breaking) can I expect? But, my main thing, I hear they have good durability so I want to try an 18g string and TiMO and Ace are the only two Luxilons that come in 18g. Any feedback on one, the other, or both is appreciated.
     
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  2. Keroppi

    Keroppi New User

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    TennsDog
    i tried both and currently using ACE, Timo is a very good string but feels too stiff. Ace is softer but less control and more power, almost like regular synt. guts. Downside: lasts 5 hours in my tour 95(16x19) and im just about to change to ALU power.
     
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  3. PHSTennis

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    Im going back to synthetic gut, that ballistic... will last you forever! It wont break anytime soon... I dont think I can break it and I break synthetics in 5 hours... The TiMO died in my racquet, when I cut it off in 3 weeks it just sat there and disconnect, like an untensioned string... -_- It was only string at 56 lbs... I guess it lost tension, I like synthetic better, still have pack of ALU, those are great! Well I have Sheep Micro 17g at 65 lbs now since on Monday I got mad cause my strings felt dead! It's much better now :)
     
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