poly of the year 2012...

Discussion in 'Strings' started by heartattack, Nov 21, 2012.

  1. tistrapukcipeht

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    I hear you, money isn't the issue for me, it's what feels right for you, others and I, and you can agree with that, but many rule out Luxilon because of its price, I however tried and still like many of them, but I think Poly Tour Spin is better, just me, if the tour spin string cost 15bucks, 17 I'd still pay for it, it just does evrything great from the first ball to the last day, it works on my racquets but it may not work with combinations of strings and others racquets, because it is also stiff and crisp.
     
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  2. Boricua

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    You pay 17 dollars but get more life out of the stringbed as it does not loose tension that fast. So, proportionately, you are not paying more and you are getting a superior feeling string.

    I, myself, will try it full bed this week and later try it hybrid with Babolat Nvy in the future.
     
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  3. Power Player

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    Boricua, yes if I only need 80 feet a month than it is not that bad if I cross with with OGSM.

    Trista, I never tried the Tour Spin, just the regular PTP. from what I read it is around an 8-10 hour string or so right? The yonex strings are an excellent value.

    Id love to see others try polybreak as well. That is one heck of a string, but a little too powerful in the Blade. The Blade is all about control for me.
     
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  4. tistrapukcipeht

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    PP,

    the time frame varies to each individual based on how they play, to me it last 2 weeks- around 15 hours- broken or not I will use the other racquet. The first 8 hours they're sublime, bear in mind it needs a break in period.

    It is low powered, the Poly Tour HS is on the same power range. Yonex strings are dirt cheap for what they are. I have not used the Poly Tour Pro though, I don't need any power, my racquets are pretty powerful.

    Next year I will test some new strings, I'm looking forward for the new Tecnifibre, new RPM DUal and I will test some of the Gosen polys as well. I don't like to be messing around with many strings though, It takes sometime to figure out a good tension...
     
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  6. Power Player

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    Trista, 2 weeks is excellent. I get close to that out of my 4g. There is movement before then but the string continues to play great for a while after. I think the movement comes due to it being a hybrid.

    I am going to try Tour Bite mains one more time to try and beat the 4g. But for how I hit, the 4g is the string of the year for me.

    The reason I believe it did not get the raves on this forum is because so many here look for extra spin and softness from a poly. That is not what 4g is about. It is definitely for a player who makes their own spin and likes to hit through the ball more.
    It also does not trampoline like all the soft polys do.

    But since you say that the PTS is stiff and crisp - that is very appealing to me so I may give that a run sometime.

    I am weird though - I prefer a boardy feel. I think OGSM and Wilson Stamina are amazing crosses in a hybrid. So I may be more unique in my string preferences compared to others.
     
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  7. DrpShot!

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    ditto...10char
     
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