My Take on Yonex Poly tour spin string

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  1. rkadeFR

    rkadeFR New User

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    I would like to know what you think about the soft feel of this string compare to the Solinco tour bite ?
     
  2. finalfantasy7

    finalfantasy7 Semi-Pro

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    finally used this string, been playing with this for 22-25hrs (1set), strung it at 53lbs in my prestige mid, at first ball was sitting in too short, but after the string dropped in tension, im loving it.

    Able to hit the ball extremely deep - comfortably, with very good pop.
    Next time i will string it at 49lbs full bed, but im still enjoying this 22hrs one,
    my new fav poly, :)
     
  3. Dimcorner

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    I strung the APD with spin @ 48 and it was pretty good. I'm now trying the HS @ 42 just for giggles but I'm probably going to buy a reel of spin if I can find it.
     
  4. Tennis Fanatic 070

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    I presume the PolyTour Spin has the same durability as the PolyTour Pro? Confirm please!!!
     
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  5. colowhisper

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    I just ordered a couple packs of this too, very excited to try it. Have been using the Poly Tour Pro and it is my current favorite string in the Ezone xi 98. Based on some reading here I think the spin version might be even better fit. Will report back.
     
  6. Dimcorner

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    I felt that the Spin started notching a little sooner than the Pro. I could be wrong tho since I'm still a noob with tennis strings :)
    Either way I played 3 weeks 3 times a week with both strings. Both at 48lbs.
     
  7. Tennis Fanatic 070

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    Ok so it might be less durable than the Pro?
     
  8. tistrapukcipeht

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    It lasts longer, but they're completely different strings, I tried the Poly Tour Pro on my 97T's and it got too powerful while the SPIN is low powered, I didn't like it, maybe a poly tour pro with poly tour spin may be the best.
     
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    interesting, thank u very much. I have one set of Polytour Spin, I might go for the hybrid straight away, Polytour Spin in the mains PTP in crosses.
     
  10. Dimcorner

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    Seems like they have a 120 version now, anyone try it yet?
     
  11. Tennis Fanatic 070

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    Today I had my first hit with the Yonex Poly Spin / Balolat n.Vy @ 52/53 lbs in my Pure Drive GT 2010.
    I experienced a 30-40 minutes break in period, after this my stringbed came to life. I was able to hit a great amount of top spin, almost every shot landed very deep just before the baseline and I had an usual amount of high top spin shots landing on the baseline. As expected, I did notice a loss of power compared to my usual Polytour Pro/n.vy combination. This wasn't a problem for me, since the increase of top spin and precision made my ground strokes all the more dangerous and reduced my unforced errors. And it was still possible to hit very powerfull groundstrokes via faster swing speeds.
    I cross everything with babolat n.vy, because I need the extra comfort due to a sensitive arm. This is my best poly for the mains so far and I tried a LOT of them. My main problem with the PTP (16g) /N.Vy setup was its durability (6,5-7 hours). The PTS is 16L, but it seems the notching is negligible so far. So I pray to god this setup will last longer, then I'm sure this will be my new setup.
     
  12. dnation

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    Just tried it today and agree with a some of the guys here.

    Excellent bite but not much penetration. Very good for taming a powerful racquet. I needed to lead the head up a bit to get more out of it but after I did that it started to work
     
  13. o0lunatik

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    Yonex PTS is an excellent for taming the power your opponent put on their ball and turn it into a controllable defensive or offensive shot especially on service returns. It's definitely a string for people who can generate their own power and/or tame a powerful racquet.
     
  14. un6a

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    Tried Yonex PTS recently and i don't like it. When fresh it plays decently but after 2 sessions feel is really bad, like playing witch cheap plastic.
    I also didn't noticed additinal spin. PTP is much better string overall imo.
     
  15. Krajicek Serve

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    I'm still living mine after 8 hours, hitting very heavy spin. In my opinion this string is hard to beat in terms of top spin, durability and playability duration. This is ome of my favorurite poly's!
     
  16. EasternRocks

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    How does PTS compare to Gamma Moto?
     
  17. aidanzman73

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    Had this in my Dunlop F2.0 Tour. Working great in the tighter 18/20 pattern after a month of play. Have just purchased the Tour Spin G to put in my ai98. Does anyone have any info on this G version?
     
  18. EasternRocks

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    Didn't play G or PTS in full sets so I can't really help you there, but when I used them as a cross string I observed that the G may have given me a bit more power but that the PTS gave me more bite. I have noticed that shaped strings give me more bite than any coated string. Power and control are hard to gauge because it was NG in the mains.

    Can anyone do a direct comparison of PTP and PTS in the same gauge, I guess say 125?
     

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