Wilson Sensation

Discussion in 'Strings' started by glpsace, Oct 22, 2009.

  1. glpsace

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    Is Wilson Sensation a soft multi? What about Wilson Rip Control?

    I know those are not in the league as Xcel Power and X-1 Biphase but considering the diference price how do the Wilson perform compared to the best multi?
    Considering them for my TI80 which needs a very soft string at very high tensions (60 ponds).
    Prices in my country are just umbelievably high!!!

    Thank you
     
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  2. glpsace

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    Did I just say Wilson rip control???? Sorry I meant Head Rip Control;)
     
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  3. Keifers

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    Among less expensive multis, I think there are many choices that are much better than Wilson Sensation, which loses its playability pretty quickly. Yonex 850 and 850 Pro are excellent in performance and value.
     
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  4. Valjean

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    If looking for a price break I'd go for Alpha's Gut 2000, even Prince's Synthetic Gut Multifilament, before I'd touch Wilson's Sensation again.
     
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  5. glpsace

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    Sorry guys, My fault as I didnĀ“t explained myself.
    I know there are better strings. Usually I buy them online from another country in Europe but unfortunetly I have to string a Yonex TI80 tomorrow in a hurry and here I can only find (for softer strings that the TI80 requires) The Head Rip Control and the Wison sensation. I also can have PSGD (but as a synth. string I think is even worse in the TI80 in a one piece job) and Babolat Magic Force. I still think Wilson Sensation to be the best even considering its flaws. Of course PSGD is the cheaper of them all, while the other 3 brands costs me the same. Those are my choices for tomorrow. And the TI80 is so sensitive that needs a soft string at 60 pounds. Never played with any of those strings besides PSGD as a full multi job and honestly I founs PSGD by itself too stiff, that would be even worse in the TI80.
     
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  6. Valjean

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    If you were confused, it was not PSGD, but Prince's latest, their PSGM, that I referred to.
     
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  7. stanfordtennis alum

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    sensation is indeed a soft, basic multi with very poor durability. IMO, many other better-peforming multis at a fraction of the price
     
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  8. li0scc0

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    Best low priced soft string...Alpha Gut 2000.

    Sensation is not bad, but it breaks really easily. Still, I like it..but not like Alpha Gut 2000. :)
     
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  9. glpsace

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    well, I managed to find Tecnifibre X-1 Biophase 17 gauge (the natural color) in my local shop. It was a little expensive but at least I go on the safe side and I know that I have a very good multi in my TI80. I asked the stringer 60 pounds on the mains and 58 on the crosses.
    Thank you
     
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