racquet ball strings?

Discussion in 'Strings' started by chapufo1, Oct 27, 2005.

  1. chapufo1

    chapufo1 Rookie

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    Can you use racquet ball strings to string tennis racquets?
     
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  2. ffrpg

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    Yes you can.
     
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  3. chapufo1

    chapufo1 Rookie

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    is it just like a normal tennis string?
     
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  4. LoveThisGame

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    Sure, you can. It's very rare to see. It's quite common to see "tennis strings" used for racquetball. For some years now, I use only tennis strings for racquetball frames.
     
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  5. Bora

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    Yes, but!

    Some of the racquetball strings I have used for tennis usually ended up being very soft and elastic but broke pretty fast. I don't think they are meant to be as durable since they don't seem to have the same type of coating.
     
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  6. SageOfDeath

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    Eh really? how does such a thick string fit through your frame?
     
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  7. ffrpg

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    I strung my racquetball frame with Gosen 15L tennis string. Didn't have any problems...
     
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  8. LoveThisGame

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    Tennis strings and racquetball string gauges overlap. I have some very hard hitting racquetball player customers, and 15L keeps them going.

    HOWEVER, E-Force's new Super 30 has 4 rows of holes in the butt and they have decreased the diameter of them so that 15L doesn't fit. E-Force likes 17 ga. strings. I have customers who play with them for a month before breaking. They are good players and $ are not the issue; they want longer string life/less hassle.
     
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  9. SageOfDeath

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    Oh I was thicking of badmitton, ahah.
     
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