Nadal's strings

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  1. ajs72us

    ajs72us New User

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    Maybe I did not read a past thread but I just got the Pro Hurricane Tour that he supposedly uses. There is no way the string in his racquet is Pro Hurricane Tour. The colors are not the same, unless and completely possible babolat make him his own color. I think it is a poly string call Smash spiky or smash honey. Here is my reasoning:
    1. we all now he uses a 15g string. Pro Hurricane does not come in this gauge, but kirschabaum maker of the smash spiky string does.
    2. colors are different.
    :)
     
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  2. Stu1961

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    I believe I read (somewhere :confused: ) that it's Babolat Duralast.
     
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  3. bsandy

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    Pssst . . . . Racquet companies, String Manufactuers, and Tennis Warehouse lie to make you think you're buying the stuff the pros are using.
     
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  4. abllee2198

    abllee2198 Rookie

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    Nadal's String

    Don't know what he's using in China, but at US Open he was STILL using Babolat Duralast 1.35mm, right off the reels. Definitely not Pro Hurricane or new PH Tour, which was on Roddick's frames.

    A.Lee
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  5. ajs72us

    ajs72us New User

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    Albert Lee is a professional stringer

    Albert,
    You would know since you strung the racquet. It just looks like Kirschbaum(sp) Super Smash or Spikey. I got samples of Pro Hurricance Pro and the color is more like Touch Turbo. Hmm interesting. Thanks for the insight.
    One more thing albert is there an easy way to quickly string crosses with Poly?:mrgreen:
     
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  6. milo

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    Babolat did make a pro hurricane in 15l gauge.
     
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  7. abllee2198

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    AJS72US: How to string poly fast?

    One trick is to wipe down the string before stringing. That is to drag the entire length of string thru a terry cloth towel to remove any residual chemicals leftover from the manufacturing process. Especially helpful when stringing Poly Star. Once these chemicals are removed, the string tends to be easier to handle. Good Luck!

    Regards,

    A.Lee
     
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