The most durable string

Discussion in 'Strings' started by PrinceDiablo, Oct 7, 2008.

  1. PrinceDiablo

    PrinceDiablo New User

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    I m a player who spins a lot the ball and I want to know what string is the most durable???

    It is been 2 years im using the Prince Poly tournament string but after 8-10 hours, the string is already broken

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  2. tennisdarren

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  3. ls206

    ls206 Professional

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    kevlar?
    what gauge do you play with?

    edit: just realized pro blend incorporates kevlar.
    another brand is ashaway
     
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  4. McLovin

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    Just to be clear, Kevlar is a registered trademark of DuPont (kinda like Frisbee, Kleenex or Xerox). The actual term for the material is 'Aramid Fiber' (or a variant of that).

    For example, Gamma sells 'Power Play', which is a "Multifilament Resilyamid™/PEEK/Resilyalon™ Composite with Pearl coating", but, in reality, its a coated Kevlar/Aramid Fiber.
     
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  5. dman72

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    I use 17 gauge kevlar and it lasts for months. Poly will last long, but it looses so much tension that it's useless after a week or two.
     
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  6. ls206

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    haha you are such a pedant!! :D
     
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  7. mikeler

    mikeler G.O.A.T.

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    I used Prince ProBlend for longevity before I bought my own stringer. Add some string savers and your string job will last long enough to make you feel like you are hitting the ball with a wooden board.
     
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  8. McLovin

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    Ha! I had go & look that word up just to make certain you weren't calling me an a-hole :)
     
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