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  1. topspinlob

    Prince Premier Control 16 vs Lightning Pro 16

    I am currently using a hybrid of Oehms Alu Pearl Rough 16L/ Prince Premier Control 16 Black in my Head Speed 360+ MP and I love it. Good control yet easy on the joints. I have played with PPC 16 Black and Natural with the Black producing more spin and dwell time. Was thinking of using Lightning...
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    What are your Favorite Non-Polyester Strings?

    wow!! they are really different strings if there are listed by color!! may have to try it someday!
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    What are your Favorite Non-Polyester Strings?

    no i haven't.. what is it like?? PPC Natural feels different than the black version (which i like)
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    What are your Favorite Non-Polyester Strings?

    Prince Premier Control 16 Black Technifibre Multifeel 16 Natural
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    Svetlana Kuznetsova personal racket. Secrets.

    thanks for sharing! she is one of favorite players to watch!
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    Kasatkina's racquet

    i think she was playing with the orange version of black code back then
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    About to give up on stringing...

    @Alcawrath been using a Klippermate since 2010. The first string job took me over 3 hours and second string job took me 2.5 hours. Now I can do I full bed of poly in 35-40 minutes. Just keep on practicing. you can do it!
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    Playtest: Head Lynx Touch 17

    Tension(s) used for playtest: 52lbs; 2-piece on a drop weight Regular string set up: Pro’s Pro Blackout 16g (48 lb) /Gosen OG Micro Sheep 17g Natural (50lbs) Racquet brand and model used for test: Head Speed Graphene 360+ MP (Stock) Control/Power: There is little power from this string...
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    How tacky is it to use Adidas and Nike products on the SAME day

    I actually try not to match either color or brand wise... i don't know how many times I see a guy wearing the latest nike kit with matching nike shoes with 9-pack bag and then proceed to play like a beginner...at least they are having interest in tennis and then hopefully work on their game!
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    What's your favorite Poly and Syn Gut hybrid?

    for me.... Pro's Pro Blackout 1.28mm / OGSM 1.20mm (natural,ice, yellow) at any tension (usually around 50/52). I have used this in (3) rackets and have found this is the setup I really like..
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    Pro's Pro Strings!?

    which Pro's Pro poly has the longest playability duration? best tension maintenance? Looking for one in 1.28mm or 1.30mm
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    Pro's Pro Strings!?

    for me the Pro's Pro Syn gut isn't good as cross.. it's not that slippery.. on the other hand OGSM is much better as a cross... I like using Blackout 16G with OGSM Natural 17.. it's good for about 3-4 hours then the mains bag out..
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    Pro's Pro Strings!?

    here's a half Pro's Pro Hybrid that i really like... Blackout 16G/ Gosen Micro 17 Natural with crosses at +2lb difference... that feel is so money...i tried with Blackout 16Lg and you would think the feel would be better but it wasn't the case...
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    Powerful polyester

    in my experience Signum Pro Firestorm 16G is a powerful poly. I can't imagine what the thinner gauge version plays like..
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    WTA player's real rackets revealed, finally

    I stopped at Svitolina too.. i was going to correct him in the comments.. but it wasn't worth my time... i know she and Halep use a Steam Mold... the Steam 99 (non-spin)??
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    Peppermint Everything>Pumpkin Everything

    Peppermint Chewing Gum>>>>>> Pumpkin Chewing Gum
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    Local stringers in Redlands/Yucaipa area

    this gentlemen is 30 minutes away from you... https://www.yelp.com/biz/corona-stringer-corona Does great work . all around good guy!
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    Pro's Pro Strings!?

    I tried it thinking it would be similar to Signum Pro Firestorm as it is touted. I used both 16 for Firestorm and Cyclone Power. Firestrom has a lot of powere where the strings just jump off the stringbed.. too quickly sometimes very lively.. where as Cyclone Power didn't have that same power...
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    What replaced Prince Synthetic Gut Multifilament ?

    Prince Syn Gut Multifilament became Prince Premier Attack and then renamed to Prince Prince Premier Control
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    Pro's Pro Strings!?

    I agree with you @tennisBIEST... i just want some friendly chat about pro's pro string but now it's just gone haywire....
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    Pro's Pro Strings!?

    @what_army @ron schaap @Taveren Thanks for the feedback! what's crazy is I Iike the feeling of how the ball come off the stringbed.. i get a combination of control and spin.. if I need to flatten it out.. the ball feels right coming off the string bed and when I need spin and use the mechanics...
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    Pro's Pro Strings!?

    tried searching thru the forums already.. I have used Blackout 1.28mm/ OGSM 17 and I really like it...curious about Blackout 1.24mm/ PP Syn Gut 16 as a hybrid. Has anyone used this hybrid?
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    Yonex EZONE (2018)

    still using the racket! and thanks for the recommendation.. usually 100 sq in is my sweetspot (pun intended)..i know that most people say to use a smaller headsize for OHBH but I like have more sq in.. i used to use the POG so I am accustomed to larger headsizes...
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    Yonex EZONE (2018)

    Thank you for ur feedback! I found that I liked Pro's Pro Blackout 1.28mm/ either OSGM 17 or Dunlop Synthetic Gut 17 (wo the wrap)...i like it at 48/50 and 52/54... I also used this in 2nd Gen Pure Strike 100s as well... looking to try Pro's Pro Blackout 1.24mm/ Pro's Pro Syn Gut 16... or maybe...
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    Question for TW stringers...

    https://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/index.php?threads/do-i-need-boomerang-tool-to-string-prince-exo3-tour.392443/ there is a solution of using the cap from a sharpie marker...I also saw the tool on website from the online commerce company from seattle....
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    Yonex EZONE (2018)

    started playing with an EZONE 100 2018 (blue) and added 3g total tungsten tape at 3&9. Right now have I have random square poly 17g ( bought on the bay as a prototype string) in the mains with Gosen OGSM 16 in the crosses strung at 48/51 lbs. I am a 3.5 counter puncher with a one-handed...
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    Changing Overgrips during these COVID-19 times

    USTA recommends changing you overgrip if possible after every time you play during this pandemic? Just curious, have you been doing that since the tennis courts are opening up? or do you just wipe down your grip with disinfectant wipe? just wondering what every one is doing... hope everyone is...
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    OVERGRIPS ( leather color)

    is TW selling this? I didn't see it.. or maybe I missed it?
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    Long Island meets Long Beach!

    great videos and great play! Thanks for the postings! Where in Long Beach did you play at?
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    Felix Auger-Aliassime with 2020 Pure Aero VS?

    Looks like the new Pure Aero VS. The head isn't the box beam like the AeroStorm Mold. The beam is more angular.
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