Originally Posted by scotus
Sorry to bring back up this slightly dated thread.
But it seems that Dunlop Black Widow has been retested by TW University, and different numbers are showing with the new stiffness rating much higher than before.
With medium tension and medium swing speed, I am getting the stiffness of 220 for the 16 gauge.
Even on the arm-friendliness ranking, Black Widow seems to have gone down quite a bit with stiffness rated at 193.
Does anyone know whether Black Widow has been reformulated recently? Or how else to interpret this change?
This is very interesting, thanks!