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    Best thin polys

    Volkl Cyclone 19G.... it is the bomb!!!
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    Talk Tennis: Tecnifibre HDMX 16 playtest!

    18.7 oz frame?? wow!!
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    New strings as a birthday present - appreciated?

    YIKES!!!! LOL
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    Talk Tennis: Tecnifibre HDMX 16 playtest!

    SteveI: Techifibre HDMX 16 / 1.30 mm Play-Test Tension(s) used for playtest: 56 / 54 lbs Regular string set up & tension: I use quite a few set-up and do quick a bit of play-testing for TW and others. My current favorites are Volkl Cyclone 19G and Team LF Vorso 17G. 52 /50 and that also...
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    Installing Grommets

    Hear is the noise.. Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh... :)
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    Syn gut - poly hybrid, what tension do you use?

    They are making the BHS now in the 18G - 1.20 mm. I have never used it... https://www.tennis-warehouse.com/Tourna_Poly_Big_Hitter_Silver_String_18/descpageACUNIQUE-UBIGHIT18.html
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    Installing Grommets

    Hello All: Installing bumper-guards grommets can be really easy and also be the biggest pain in the *&! ever depending on the frame. One little trick I have employed over the years was after I removed the old ones... I used a file and sandpaper to smooth out and ever so slightly enlarge the...
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    Syn gut - poly hybrid, what tension do you use?

    Hi' I love this set-up. Syn. Gut Mains and Poly crosses.. sort of a poor man's Fed set-up. If you are using an 16 x 19 blade. I would go about 55 on the mains and 54 on the crosses. I like a firm string bed but also some free power. With the 16 x 19 pattern.. I am guessing spin is...
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    Talk Tennis: Tecnifibre HDMX 16 playtest!

    Nice review... mine will be coming soon.. :)
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    Tennis Warehouse: Kirschbaum Xplosive Speed playtest!!

    There is definitely an art to interpreting the reviews. Just the racquet that a playtester uses can tell a reader a great deal about their game. Ya gotta read em all, then splash it all around in your head and see how the particular product may feel or perform for you. That being said, I...
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    Tennis Warehouse: Kirschbaum Xplosive Speed playtest!!

    You would have to see each play tester on video to get a better idea. Most of the play testers did a pretty nice job explaining about their game and how they strike the ball. This string is a very solid offering. Would not hold up that well for big hitters. Great intro poly... older...
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    Talk Tennis: Tecnifibre HDMX 16 playtest!

    Installed the overgrip.... very tacky!! Not too thick.
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    Very cool... let me know when you test... love to hear your insights!!!

    Very cool... let me know when you test... love to hear your insights!!!
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    Talk Tennis: Tecnifibre HDMX 16 playtest!

    Just got mine... looks cool
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    Talk Tennis: Tecnifibre HDMX 16 playtest!

    Mine is on the UPS Truck... much longer to get the East Coast play testers.... No hurry here. Lots of great fall tennis weather coming!!
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