Volkl VPro String? Any reviews/users here?

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  1. Azza

    Azza New User

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    Hey guys,

    I know its a long shot but has anyone tried this string out!?

    The rep in my area who I know well is offering the string to me cheap in a reel and I'm wondering if anyone can share there thoughts on the string before I purchase.

    I frequently break strings and am looking obviously for a cheaper alternative... (this being one of them)
     
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  2. mongoose_tennispro

    mongoose_tennispro New User

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    yupp this string is very durable. i would recommend gosen polylon over that though. a reel for that is 30 bucks which is awesome
     
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  3. Azza

    Azza New User

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    Yeah most polyies are I guess... only in my racquet POG mid I absolutely chew through BB Alu Power and wanted to goto something that played similar but obviously was cheaper to string on a more frequently basis than BB is.

    How does the string play?
     
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  4. coolblue123

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    bump.

    I was curious too. Trying to find a soft co-poly with some pop and crispness.
     
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  5. Carolina Racquet

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    I am curious about this string as well and posted this question to TW Staff...

    http://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/showthread.php?t=372775

    Volkl Cyclone is a great string IMO and available for under $8 a set here on TW. If I got a great deal on a reel of V-Pro, I would be interested, but not a big fan of the yellow color scheme.
     
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  6. Carolina Racquet

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    Cool... I would describe Tourna Big Hitter Silver Rough exactly as that... soft (comfortable), with decent power and crisp. I really like it in a 16g and it's extremely durable and holds tension well. If you've never tried it, you might want to.
     
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  7. JackB1

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    I have been using V-Pro as a cross hybrided with nat gut mains and I really like it. Haven't tried it full yet, but it feels soft and smooth kinda like Black Code or Hyperion. I heard it's exactly the same as Cyclone, but without the textured surface.
     
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  8. coolblue123

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    Hi Jack. What gauge are you using? You got me thinking about trying some co-poly on my London. I need something arm friendly but alittle crisp. I was thinking about getting some 18g's. What do you think?
     
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  9. JackB1

    JackB1 G.O.A.T.

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    Using 17g in a hybrid with 16g nat gut mains. Are u going full poly?
     
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  10. coolblue123

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    No way. if I use full poly, I'll leave my shoulder on the courts. I am going to ease into it and try a very thin co-poly. Thinking about Cyclone or V-Pro. But people are saying Cyclone is more crisper. I may try that first then V-Pro later.
     
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  11. bfactor61

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    how does v-pro compare to pro line 2
     
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  12. bfactor61

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    Any updates on v-pro?
     
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  13. coolblue123

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    hate to bring this thread back from the dead, but tw has a BOGO deal going on.

    anymore opinion on this string? thinking about trying some 18g's.
     
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  14. Ess

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    Hit for two hours with 17guageV-Pro and was amazed at how good it was. This may be a keeper. Can anyone speak to how long they can play a full bed of this before it dies,or how it holds tension?

    Really no weakness, hitting some pretty crazy angles with this stuff.
     
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  15. chaddles

    chaddles Semi-Pro

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    V Pro is a great string for being a softer poly. Plays really well and has great feel.
     
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  16. Quackadily Blip

    Quackadily Blip New User

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    I disagree I found V-Pro very hard and stiff with little power and so did twu

    Property Volkl
    V-Pro 16 String 2
    Stiffness (lb/in) 234
    Energy Return (%) 87
    Spin Potential 5.0

    to put that into perspective tour bite is rated at 2013 lb/in of stiffness. Also I wasn't getting even close to the amount of spin as cyclone or v torque. This was probably the worst co poly ive played with yet, just get cyclone, cyclone tour or vtorque.
     
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  17. Korso

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    When I tried it, it played predictable for over 15 hours of play. Cut it out because I wanted to try something different. Does everything well and is comfortable even at higher tensions. You do have to produce the spin.
    I string a strong 4.0 player, (he should be a 4.5 but has never developed a strong serve) with this string and he keeps it in for months but he only plays doubles once or twice a week.
     
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