MW 200g users

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  1. vkartikv

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    Anyone else out there besides me? Anyone tried an all poly setup? I did (redcode 16g) just out of curiosity and it just stiffened up the stringbed (55 lbs, which is 2 lbs lower than my normal). I am sticking with my tnt2 pro plus setup. Post your setup here.
     
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  2. jm4121

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    I used full SPPP 17 between 60-62 lbs in my MW's for a long time and was very happy with it. All areas were improved except for volleys - they went from sharp to dead. However, flat and kick serves were amazing, and groundstrokes were ridiculousy good. I have since stopped using any type of all poly setup, as it tends to aggravate my wrist tendonitis. I just tried Poly Polar 17 mains/Gamma Asteriks crosses @ 60/62 lbs. I have played 3 times and love the pop on serves, but it may be too much pop on groundies. It is a very comfortable set up.

    If you want to try a full poly set up, I would recommend a soft poly in 17 gauge (SPPP, Poly Polar, etc.).
     
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  3. mileslong

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    i have typically used a 17 gauge gut in the mains and a 17 gauge synthetic in the crosses for a long time. i recently started to experiment and i put in 18 gauge NRG2 and lowered the tension to 58 lbs mains and 56lbs crosses and it improved its playablility. im now going to try my latest setup that i use in my AG200 which is a full poly job of 18 gauge luxilon ace at 56lbs mains and 54lbs crosses.

    i will post the results after i have played with it.
     
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  4. jayserinos99

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    I hit with them for a bit. I didn't have poly in them but some multi (can't remember which) at a higher tension that what I was used to (possibly over 55 lbs). I could hit out and the ball would go in. Had I kept my MW200Gs, I would have gone with Biphase 17 at 53 lbs; something a bit looser for a little more control and a stringbed that would give a bit more.
     
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  5. Bent

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    I have 3 on top of my closet, but moved to POG mids last year.

    My setup was TF Ematrix or Bow gut. 28 kg. Didn't like poly in this 18x20 frame.
     
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  6. Samperer

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    I have one set up with bab hurricane and another poly (cant remember which!), nice racket, but i use my aerogel100's now.

    Ive got the m-fil, muscle weave , and hot melt so need a few more to complete the 200 collection!
     
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  7. Milano

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    Have a question about the MW 200. Where did you buy yours and if you dont mind me asking, for how much?

    Just wondering because I use the MF 300 right now and demoed the AG 200 which I loved, but its kind of pricey.

    So I am in a debate between going for the MF200 and maybe not liking it, dishing out for the AG 200 or try the MW200 which I may like more as many people said it is the closest of the 200 series to the Aerogel.

    Thanks!
     
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    I used to play with Luxilon ALU on the mains and Wilson sensation on the crosses strung ~58 lbs. I would also apply a single layer of lead at 3 and 9 o'clock (about 3-4 inches) pretty sweet setup!
     
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  9. mileslong

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    i would go with the MW200 or the AG200 over the MFil personally. i have owned every 200 series and i like the MW and the AG the best of the bunch.

    i have an AG100 on its way here and i cant wait to test it out and see what sting setup works best in it.
     
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  10. vkartikv

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    I got my *** from fellow tw members. The mfil felt too metallic to me and the sw is just too much to handle over long periods of time. I don't understand why they can't be consistent with their specs over different models.
     
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  11. bertrevert

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    I reckon some of these setups are amazing: poly in the MW, gulp! Add lead to the MW, whaaaat! String it at 62, sheesh!

    What a frame, I'm ashamed I sold mine for some filthy lucre.

    Am now with the 300g these days but am just salivating at those new models... wondering if I can get a 16x19 AG200G.

    They have changed the characteristics of the 200g all along, but you could see it as healthy expermentation (within confines) rather than annoying variation of its DNA.
     
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  12. Milano

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    Thanks. Your review was one of the main reasons I demoed the Ag 200. I guess whenever I can get enough money or find another MW on the forums I will pick one up.
     
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  13. frekcles

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    Got any 6/10 or 7/10 condition ones you'd like to sell me? After reading through all the MW 200G threads I'm curious now.:D

    It's okay if you don't.;)
     
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  14. vkartikv

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    Typically I'd say give me a few weeks and I will grow out of it and you can buy them then but I have been using these for 2 months with solid results and a lot of enjoyment so I'd have to refuse. If the magic ever wears off you'll be the first on the list :)
     
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    I must say, there is a world of difference b/w putting a leather grip and a synthetic grip on this racquet. I have pacific leather grip on all my *** and the feel is unmatched.
     
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  16. frekcles

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    Not a problem. Keep me posted.
     
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