What poly has the most comfort, durability and tension maintenance

Discussion in 'Strings' started by mongoose_tennispro, Jul 18, 2011.

  1. mongoose_tennispro

    mongoose_tennispro New User

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    It says it in the name! let me know what you guys think. list as many as you want and put the best one on top!
     
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  2. Justin-JP

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    Maybe give Kirsch PL2 16-18 a hit. It's a comfy string and holds tension well with decent spin and power.

    I'd not sure what kind of durability you had in mind, but if you're using a poly, I'd be aiming for 1 - 10 hrs of decent hitting before cutting them out (if they've not already snapped).

    If you're going for max durability and don't really care when a poly dies, then maybe look at BHBR. Not a fan of it myself but it's 'ok' to hit with once it dies.
     
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  3. mikeler

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    The string you search for goes by the name of WeissCannon Black 5 Edge.
     
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  4. topspin18

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    BHBR is great when first strung but it does dies pretty fast. Power is great and spin is also really good.
     
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  5. mongoose_tennispro

    mongoose_tennispro New User

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    really? i have heard that sppp is like the best for comfort and tension maintenance.
     
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  6. dozu

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    I guess it's all relative.

    used PL2 once, dead in 1 hour
    used B5E once, dead in 3 hours.

    there is no "good", but only "better" tension maintenance in polys.
     
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  7. bad_call

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    SPPP has much less comfort than B5E.
     
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  8. JT_2eighty

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    Finding a string with all 3 attributes is a tough one, and I think many of us have been experimenting to get as close as possible.

    For the best string that has top marks in all 3 categories, I'd vote for Signum Pro Hyperion.
     
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  9. fortun8son

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    I think most of the manufacturers are saying the same thing!
     
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  10. Doubles

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    That's just not true. B5E lasts me 10+ hours full bed before it goes dead...
     
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  11. Boricua

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    I got six last time, full bed.
     
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  12. Doubles

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    Well, I'm not a big string breaker(anymore), and I'm not that sensitive to tension loss, so 10 hours is good for me...
     
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  13. dozu

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    the hour count - it varies so much because -

    1) weather, something dead in colder climate maybe still playable in warmer.

    2) personal feel - I am used to stretchy string.

    3) and playing level - I can get 10 by hitting against less pace... but only 3 hitting against heavy pace..... different type of balls put different stress on the string.
     
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