Tension for Babolat RPM Blast

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  1. botticelli

    botticelli New User

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    I have one set of Babolat RPM Blast and I was wondering if anyone else has hit with this string and if so what tension did you string it. I am using the Babolat Aeropro Drive GT racquet. I got one set from the local Babolat rep since the RPM Blast is not available for sale yet.
     
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  2. drakulie

    drakulie Talk Tennis Guru

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  3. EKnee08

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    Interresting because learned watching the Sony Erricson last night during the Nadal-Tsonga match that both are playing with the same racquet and the same strings as you.
     
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  4. downs_chris

    downs_chris Professional

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    i think the general consensus is, don't go too low...this stuff loses tension fairly quickly...
     
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  5. Fedace

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    It supposedly works better at lower tensions like 52-55 lbs and so on. i am being told at higher tensions, power isn't very good from this string. i wonder about the bite however.....wonder if the spin potential chaneges at different tensions...????????
     
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  6. austinjbrunner

    austinjbrunner Rookie

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    Yea, Gimelstob seemed to have all the info aside from the name on this string.
     
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  7. EKnee08

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    He actually did refer to it as Babolat RPM. He might have been getting paid for the plug since he stated that both players were generating more spin, etc.
     
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  8. austinjbrunner

    austinjbrunner Rookie

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    Quite possible. I don't feel like he is, because he always seems to explain more than the "average" fan needs to know, but it's quite possible he was plugging it. I have a half set of the stuff from the play test sitting here because the mains broke while stringing. Twas' a shame.
     
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  9. EKnee08

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    On second thought, you are right he was probably not endorsing it. I don't think he kew the name of the string and so Nate Ferguson sent him a text message with the name.
     
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