Softer polyester?

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  1. Blu_bomber

    Blu_bomber New User

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    I am currently hitting with pro redcode 17 gauge :) and I love it. All about it except for the elbow-shoulder pain it creates. I love polyester strings and donn't really wan't to go elsewhere. :oops: If anyone has a suggestion for a softer (still high performance) polyester (preferably 17 gauge) I would appreciate it. :-D Thanks :-D
     
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  2. jorel

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  3. HitItHarder

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    Redcode feels fairly soft to me, so polys may not be the best choice.

    But if you want a soft poly, I would suggest Weisscannon Turbo Twist. It comes in a 17g and it is probably one of the softest polys I have used. To me it actually felt like a firm multi string. I prefer something a little more firm.
     
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  4. Blu_bomber

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    I think I was wrong about it (prc) creating the pain. I think it just makes the pain worse that's already there.:cry:So sad that I have to switch from either my fave string (prc) or take a break from tennis for a while to let my elbow-shoulder get better. Thanks for the suggestions, I might get the Weisscannon TT if I don't take a break.
     
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  5. vsbabolat

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    I think two of the softest Polyester strings are HEAD Sonic Pro 17 and Tecnifibre Pro Mix 17
     
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  6. rudester

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    I have a reel of tecnifibre black code and a reel of tecnifibre red code, I only use the red code in hybrids for the reasons you've stated, and i too like the red code. The black code plays really similar but softer, and i am not afraid to use it in both crosses and mains. might be worth a try.
     
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  7. budkid

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    I just tried out Topspin cyberblue. It is pretty softer than the usual poly string.
     
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  8. BigT

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    PolyStar Energy is all about comfort. Concept Pure also.
     
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  9. tennis005

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    Where can you get Polystar Energy? I wouldn't mind trying it out as I am looking for a soft poly.
     
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  10. bfactor61

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    try kirschbaum pro line 2
     
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  11. chaddles

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    PLII is a nice string, also Touch Turbo 17, M2 Pro, and Poly EXP 17 are great. I was susceptible to arm pain until I started using these strings.
     
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  12. TennisNinja

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    M2 is a great soft poly.
     
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  13. floydcouncil

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    I've heard this as well.
     
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  14. hoodjem

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    Babolat Pro Hurricane 18 Polyester 1.21 187

    Softest poly known to humankind (aka RTI).
     
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