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Old 11-11-2012, 03:10 AM   #63
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Originally Posted by GrandSlam45 View Post
I decided to take the plunge and got my Ki5 strung with Luxilon Fluoro - the poly string that's supposedly easier on the arm. We'll see... I will pick the racquet up on Monday and will report back with a review. If it sucks, I may have to try the PPA 16 that everyone here is raving about. So far though, the best string i've tried with the Ki5 is Technifibre NRG2 17, but it doesn't last long enough.
I predict the Fluoro won't be much different from other soft polys. For me, that usually means it's fine for the first 3 hours, but then I start feeling a numbness in my wrist after that. I hope your experience is better.

PPA 16 is a great multi. Lately, I've been shanking a lot of balls and breaking PPA prematurely. That's its biggest weakness for me, but if you're playing with a 17 gauge multi, you probably don't have that problem or else the 17 gauge wouldn't last you 2 sets. Normally, I find that PPA lasts longer than the majority of multis.
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