Tension for Technifibre Black Code?

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  1. audioboy

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    What tension do you recommend for Technifibre Black Code in Head Youtek Prestige MP?
     
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  2. Fed Kennedy

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    42 lbs..................
     
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  3. audioboy

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    Are you joking???
     
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  4. Fed Kennedy

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    No...42 is perfect
     
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    When in doubt 54-58lbs for any midplus racquet. Personally never tried black code, strung it for a friend at 59lbs in his Pure Drive Plus, really liked it at that tension.
     
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    A pure drive plus? Dude.

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  7. The Meat

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    My friend likes his babolat, let him have it. :)

    Personally I'm a thin box beam midsize guy myself.
     
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    He speak truth! I've recently bumped my tension down to 49/47 using 4G. I suspect any poly works better, nay much better at lower tensions. The ball pocketing is sublime!
     
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  9. Ennismt

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    I'm liking Bc 17 at 48 lbs in my 100 sq in 16x19 APD, so 42 lbs in a prestige seems comparable.
     
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    True story! Love the string at that tension on tight patterns.
     
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  11. TennisCJC

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    Some still freak out when they hear 42 lbs for poly. Jack Sock plays all poly at 38 lbs in mid+ and has a much faster swingspeed than anyone on TT. Daniel Nestor is playing natural gut mains/poly crosses at 40/38 lbs, and he too has a much faster swingspeed than anyone here.

    I play multi mains in the 50-54 range with TF RuffCode poly cross -4 lbs below mains. 52/48 works well.

    Try BC around 48/46 and adjust up or down until you reach nirvana. Full poly at 48/46 will play plenty firm and generate loads of spin.
     
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  12. audioboy

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    Thank´s guys for the tips. I´m using now 59 lbs (my friends suggestion) and it really feels a bit hard. Next time I`ll put much less and try find the right tension (and nirvana) for me :)
     
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    This thread reminds me of this
     
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