Need help with string choice !

Discussion in 'Strings' started by Sundan, Jun 17, 2013.

  1. Sundan

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    I ordered strings last week but they havent been shipped yet so i guess they wont arrive before this weekend,so i need help with picking something from my local stringer ;

    Strings they have ;
    Wilson sensation 16
    Rpm Blast
    Luxilon bb alu power/(rough?) not sure
    Toalson toa gold
    Toalson Cyber spin
    Babolat Addiction

    What i want ;
    Something low powered with good control,preferably spin friendly if possible and not too harsh on the arm.
    It only have to last a few sessions so durability doesnt matter this time,i never break strings in 3-4 hours.

    Full Toa gold?... Full Addiction?....alu power/Toa Gold?? And so on,too many choices :D
    If you suggest a hybrid,please add in the tension difference,if any.

    Current string of choice ; Head Rip control 17@55lbs
    Its for my Blade Team, a 18x19 pattern,104 head.
     
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  2. mikeler

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    Go with Addiction.
     
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  3. Sundan

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    Your vote won :p

    Ill pick it up later,but today ill play with my kids so it wont be telling much, tomorrow however i hope to play a match,ill post my impressions after that :)
     
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  4. Sundan

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    Thanks for the advice Mikeler, it was indeed what i was looking for.
    Same low power as Rip,but not as dead,had a bit more feel to it, i actually might prefer this one over Rip C.

    Playability seems similar,but i believe this one have better slices than Rip,which i actually have some troubles with keeping low over net,this was more straight line slices.

    Will know better tomorrow when i play "all out", today was just soft playing.

    Also i have a second racquet coming with Rip prestrung so i can compare them later when it arrives.
     
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  5. mikeler

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    Glad I could help. Addiction is a top 10 multi for spin with that nice rough surface (if I'm remembering it correctly).
     
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  6. Sundan

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    Actually its non textured,but according to tw compare tools it has slight higher spin potential than rip control.

    I strung it at 55 because i had rip at 55, for comparison purposes,but i think i can go perhaps all the way down to 50 with both for some added comfort and still keep the ball within the lines.
    My new racquet(same model) comes stringed at 54/53,but i guess that wont change that much.
     
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  7. mikeler

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    It roughs up quickly like Prince Premiere Attack is what I should have said.
     
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    In this context--for the relative spin potential too--I would have said Wilson's Sensation. But, Addiction had a lot to recommend it as well; same, well, "muted" feel as what you're used to, for one thing, huh...
     
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