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Old 02-20-2013, 03:41 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by Irvin View Post
I'd be willing to bet if you took the power pads out the string would not break at the bend. Not saying it won't but I like Babolat's woofer description better. Not so sure about softening up the string bed either. I bought some hard plastic power pads when I first started stringing.
This is true. The pads are most useful for the old wood racquets, where you really do notice a sharp circumference change and tight string angle. Today's racquets don't have this. Yeah, my old Bancroft Super Winner has those plastic bits.
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