Wilson Hyperlast - Technora?

Discussion in 'Strings' started by lethalphorce, Nov 5, 2009.

  1. lethalphorce

    lethalphorce New User

    Sep 21, 2009
    Is this a Kevlar? I was having issues with breaking poly rather quickly, so the stringer at my club suggested I try a Kevlar hybrid. Wilson Hyperlast 15 is what he ended up giving me. I looked up the string on TW (here) & noticed that the mains are Technora Synthetic Gut, but it doesn't say anything about Kevlar.
    These strings definitely don't feel like a syn gut.
  2. goran_ace

    goran_ace Hall of Fame

    Jun 24, 2009
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    Kevlar and Technora vary on a molecular level, but in application they are very similar and are essentially two different brand names from two different manufacturers.
  3. JT_2eighty

    JT_2eighty Hall of Fame

    Mar 11, 2009
    Anyone else care to comment on this string? I'm interested in the thin gauge (they make a 19), and have read a number of various threads on kevlar-type strings with varying accounts of arm-friendliness or lack thereof.

    What is the lowest tension you've used with a Kevlar/Technora/Aramid main string? It's super durable but do it's playing characteristics hold well/ok/poorly over the duration?

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