New String Recommendation

Discussion in 'Strings' started by Jim A, Jan 8, 2009.

  1. Jim A

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    I've been using Wilson Sensation 16 @ 62lbs in a Speedport Tour w/String Hole (traditional) inserts.

    Typically the string has held up fine, but on 2 occasions, I've had them strung only to see it break quickly down by the bottom of the racquet, today while receiving a super slow rolling 2nd serve.

    The shop is out of Sensation so it makes my choice to try something else easy, looking for input. I don't hit with a lot of topspin and find the 16 typically a good gauge for me
     
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  2. vndesu

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    i would use psgd.
    one of my cutomers strings is speed port with psgd at 59 and he like it very much
     
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  3. Valjean

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    What string selection do you have to pick from?
     
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  4. Jim A

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    I dropped it off and am going with a Babolat Conquest in a 16 and will see how it goes. Left a note that if they had other ideas to give me a call. If this doesn't work I'll try something like BBO
     
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  5. Valjean

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    Potentially a good string, but few on the board have been able to use it long enough to find out. And also, it's rather stiff, when compared even to Sensation, a plenty-stiff multifilament.
     
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  6. hoodjem

    hoodjem G.O.A.T.

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    PSGD felt much slicker and stiffer than Sensation to me. I know the RSI numbers are not that far apart (WS: 197 vs. PSGD: 212).

    And the PSGD seemed "hard" and boardy with little feel.
     
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  7. nikeboy931

    nikeboy931 New User

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    Try Babolat Attraction, Wilson Reaction, or Technifibre NRG2
     
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  8. StevenLaurence

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    Try German Guice, it's a twisted Multi-Mono with lots of power and spin, but string it a little higher to control it.
     
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