MSV Strings

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  1. stevesuhweet

    stevesuhweet New User

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    anyone have any opinions on MSV strings?
     
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  2. ls206

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    From doing some reading, and looking at this ratings database
    http://stringforum.net/stringsearch.php
    they look to be great value strings.
    I've never played with them but they might be worth a try.
     
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  3. TennezSport

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    Well............

    We have tested MSV strings here and do sell them to our customers. Overall for me I think MSV offers a good string for the price, but what I like best about them is their ability to maintain tension (much like WeissCANNON strings) as opposed to Lux or Bab poly strings. I also think MSV has a better feel than the big boys as far as a poly goes. Just my .02

    Cheers, TennezSport :cool:
     
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  4. Automatix

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    I've tested MSV Focus-Hex and MSV Co-Focus... good polys. I find their comfort a bit lower than Signum Pro Plasma Pure or Topspin Cyber Power but still they're softer feeling.
     
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  5. blackfrido

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    I'm about to string with MSV Focus Hex my RDX 500 mp and I'mlooking for advise.
    what would you suggest;
    going full poly? or hybrid?
    At what tension MSV Focus Hex works better?
    I bought couple of sets of 16L, also have synthetics for crosses like Gosen OG micro, some multis.....thanks
     
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  6. maui boy

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    Does anyone have the stiffness and tension loss measurements for Hex?
     
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  7. Love50

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    I had the MSV Focus Hex 1.18 on a frame for 6h of playing time recently (over a couple of weeks). DT reading went from 34 (after stringing) to 32 (before cutting).
     
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  8. blackfrido

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    just curious, why did you cut it? I guess that drop is not that bad!
     
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  9. blackfrido

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  10. PROTENNIS63

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    I found Poly Plasma to maintain tension quite well. Better than they are saying.
     
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  11. ls206

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    They are also saying that the MSV string gained some tension/stiffness on day 4...
     
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  12. Love50

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    Stringbed stiffness is just a number. What's more important is the performance of the string, which is fairly subjective and only partially related to tension management IMO. In this case, the strings had stiffened up. I probably could have gotten a couple more hours out of it but I needed some fresh strings on that frame at the time.
     
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  13. jackson vile

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    It sounds weird but yes it does gain stiffness. So plan for that, at first for me it was too soft, then after a couple days was insane stiff.

    It was an odd experience, used the 17g.
     
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  14. blackfrido

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    what would you say is the right tension to string kind of a flexy racquet with MSV Focus-Hex ?
     
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  15. brownbearfalling

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    Msv is the only poly that i've seen in 18L gauge. So if you're a fan of then and spinny strings. you need to give it a try.
     
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  16. ls206

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    Lux TiMo is 1.10mm, Ace isn't far off at 1.12mm and weiss cannon repulse is 1.13mm.
     
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  17. old coach

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    Kirschbaum 1.15mm
    Signum Pro 1.18mm
    Pro Supex Micro 1.15mm
     
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  18. NoobWannabe

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    I dont see no purple bar on the chart ^^, oh and what string is the teal bars? it looks good ^^...
     
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  19. Prince-of-Lies

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    i tried a full setup of co-focus 1.18. Felt it was pretty comfortable, and string movement was minimal, and offered nice control.
     
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  20. LafayetteHitter

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    I strung some MSV Focus 1.18 in my crosses with Legend 17g mains and have to say it has been one of my favorite poly crosses i've used. I would like to see TW add this string line.
     
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  21. Speedygonzalez

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    I also played with the Co focus 1.18. It produced a metallic sound that I disliked but the spin, control, power and feel were terrific. Also tension stability was good. Moreover, it is very cheap. Really good string for the price.
     
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