Wilson Reaction?

Discussion in 'Strings' started by Hominator, Dec 9, 2009.

  1. Hominator

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    Just received a demo strung w/Wilson Reaction 16. Anyone know anything about this string? Thanks.
     
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  2. stanfordtennis alum

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    it's a nice and soft wilson multi... nothing spectacular, just average IMO
     
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  3. lawlitssoo1n

    lawlitssoo1n Professional

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    ^ well said, not very durable either
     
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  4. Valjean

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    Must have gotten quite lost in the mail as it's been out since 2004/5! :)

    Reaction never received the popularity here implied by the USRSA playtest, one of the rare times their randomly-chosen testers seemingly missed the mark: http://www.racquetsportsindustry.com/articles/2005/05/wilson_reaction_16.html

    Babolat's Addiction is its update/upgrade too.
     
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  5. Kostas

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    Agree with everything here. I've been using it but I need to switch to a more durable string as my kick serve is burning through these things.
     
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  6. Richie Rich

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    it's still a step up from that crappy wilson sensation though
     
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  7. xFullCourtTenniSx

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    It's amazing up at net. You get the strings on the ball and you'll hit a great volley.

    Problem is, lack of spin on groundstrokes. Maybe power too, but I think the main issue was spin. It's great for serve and volleyers, but otherwise it's nothing special. If you stick to the baseline, don't bother with this string.
     
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  8. gh65721

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    very soft, comfortable string.
     
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  9. brownbearfalling

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    it's stiffer than most other multi filament but it is still softer than syn gut and poly. The price is great on the string. It cost about $7 a set and $120 a reel.
     
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