hybrid

  1. romainjub

    Suggestions for hybrid string

    Hello, sorry for the translation, I'm french;) Following a small injury (gardening + tennis), I want to play with my old racquets Head radical OS 690 (trisys 260), less rigid than the pure aero and no longer play with a full mono but with a hybrid mono / synthetic gut. BUT as this racket has a...
  2. LOBALOT

    FB Poly vs. Hybrid - Evaluating String Bed Stiffness

    A friend of mine is a solid 4.5 1,2 singles USTA player that hits with a Volkl V1 Classic racquet. Last fall was the last time I saw him play and he was using Luxilon Element. Sometime over the winter he switched to 4G at 52 lbs and developed arm issues and had taken some time off. He reached...
  3. Grapplesnake USA Official

    Introducing Grapplesnake USA!!!

    Hello, TT friends! We are happy to let you know that Grapplesnake Strings are now available in the United States. We are a German string manufacturer, and have been around in Europe for about two years. Before developing tennis strings, we focused our attention in the rope industry for sports...
  4. liftordie

    Grapplesnake strings

    This new brand offers high quality strings! Test them and give your opinion! Personally I play with the Neon Dust hybrid and it's a killer!!! Made in Germany https://www.grapplesnake-strings.de https://www.grapplesnakeusa.com
  5. FREDerer_NadAUGUSTO

    Needing a suggestion for a new hybrid set

    Hello, dear fellow tennis players and fans of ther sport! I am new to the forum but I follow it since long time ago! Nice to meet Ya! I ve decided to star posting here, because I haven't found a thread about the strings I am intending to use. I play tennis casually since ten year old and...
  6. liftordie

    Velocity/poly hybrid for CLAY spin player

    Anyone is playing with hybrid V/poly on clay with a strong spin game? Does it last long? What cross are you using?
  7. M

    Need recommendation for hybrid strings

    Hi I play with a Graphene Touch Speed Pro 18x20 String Pattern Currently play with volkl cyclone I'm looking for a durable hybrid that has a shaped poly in the mains because I want spin friendly strings or includes the volkl cyclone in the hybrid and want a soft durable string in the crosses...
  8. F

    Mid-life string crisis

    Hi all, I am a 38 years old player (R6/R7 in Switzerland, US equivalent NTRP ~4.0) and I play tennis since about 5 years including tournaments with license. I use (3x) Head Youtek Extreme Pro (350g strung, 310 mm balance point, grip L5). I like to play aggressive with spin, sometimes serve and...
  9. liftordie

    Best tension poly/sgut hybrid for spin?

    I'm using Signum Pro X-perience 1.18/Pro's Pro Synthetic 1.30 hybrid in my Prince Phantom Pro 100. I actually string at 49lbs (22kg) and I like it a lot. BUT I'm curious to know if lowering the tension of sgut crosses could give me more spin and wider sweetspot?? :unsure:
  10. scf

    isospeed xchange hybrid

    isospeed is offering a hybrid packaged as a set or in a reel It's a package of cream and black fire. I was playing black fire full bed for some time now (a reel is almost finished). And decided to cream it a bit :) I know there are many users of cream in some form it. And I never played it. So...
  11. liftordie

    Tension loss hybrid

    Hi, I have a question regarding the tension loss with hybrid setup with poly mains and synthetic gut crosses. My poly lose tension quickly and s.gut hold tension much better. So is it not dangerous for my frames?? I mean if I string at 51/49, poly will lose tension much more quickly than the...
  12. liftordie

    Your softest hybrid setup for spin and control

    Hi, I created this thread to let you post what hybrid setup are you using right now in 2018. But ONLY setup with great comfort, spin and control. And WITHOUT natural gut. Please give us also your tension and sorry but I would have answers from 4.0 level players minimum and who are spin players...
  13. dr. godmode

    Alternative for ZX Monogut with Kev Hybrid?

    It's very hard for me to get ZX Monogut in my area. I saw some posters recommend Mosquito Bite in the crosses, but this doesn't seem like a replacement for Monogut. Should I go for a slippery multi, a soft poly or some syn gut?
  14. J

    String tension vs Head Size

    Hi, my current setup is a Babolat Pure Drive using and hybrid string. Main is VS gut at #54 and Cross is RPM at 52# and love how it play. I recently ordered a new racket (Wilson Prostaff 97L) and want to use the same hybrid string so my question is... Should I keep the same tension or drop it a...
  15. Andrew Park

    Hybrid String Recommendations

    May I ask your help on selecting right set up for my racket? I am heavy top-spin hitter using Babolat Pure Aero La Decima. I've been trying a few string setups but cannot tune in to the "optimal" setting. Can you advise me on what I should try next according to the comments I made while I was...
  16. Moosch

    A Smooth/Round Poly or Co Poly To Cross With Natural Gut

    I am looking for a Smooth/Round Poly or Co Poly to cross with Natural Gut being in mains. The biggest factors I'm looking for is Play Duration, Durability, Control, Spin. More or less in that order. There are a few that I have researched that seem to fit the bill: Tourna Black Zone Lux 4G...
  17. wferdinand

    Spin potential of copoly vs hybrids

    Hi! My forehand have a really much topspin, but in the last time i played with Isospeed Control multifilament string. I think I need some arm protection for the next few months, but league is starting and I need topspin potential to my forehand, I cannot win without this. So, I think I wants a...
  18. Znak

    String setup for a string breaker

    My friend that I'm stringing for is a string breaker, usually gets anywhere 3-10 hours from his strings... Heavy top spin hitter (not a form issue). He wants something relatively arm friendly for his RF 97 — he used to do nat gut but it was getting too expensive. His 2nd last setup was Gamma...
  19. Tecnifibre Official

    Tecnifibre Official - Strings

    Hello everyone! This is Eric/Nick here with Tecnifibre and we’re here to create a new thread to better engage with the community and answer all of your questions. Below is a brief introduction on the two of us, how we got into tennis, and what we do for Tecnifibre. We look forward to meeting...
  20. wferdinand

    Mains or crosses from gut/multifilament in hybrid?

    Hello! I had a wrist operation 9 weeks before, i had a broken "os scaphoideum" bone. I started playing with Isospeed Control 1.30 string and stage 2 orange/yellow coloured balls yesterday. I think I switch to green pointed stage 1 balls next weekend and I wanted to starting hitting training on...
  21. mark b.

    Gut Kevlar Hybrid in OS

    I've searched several older posts here but have been unable to get a good answer. I play with an 105" Dunlop 300G with a tight 18x20 pattern. My favorite hybrid setup right now is Klip Legend 17 (double coated) with a smooth poly in the crosses. I string the gut mains at 66lbs and string the...
  22. LaZeR

    How Long does Natural Gut / (co)Poly Hybrid Last?

    Hi folks, I tried searching > sorry if this has been asked & answered but just wondering > if I have cheap, 16 gauge Natural Gut on the Mains @ ~52 lbs, and 1.2mm gauge, smooth/soft (co)Poly on Cross @ ~48 lbs, do you know for how long, or how many hours, I can play without having to re-string...
  23. BaronVonSlam

    Head Radical MP - TiRadical and Youtek

    Item Description (Brand/Model/Year) Head Ti.Radical MP Grip Size: 4 ½ (L4) Quantity: 2 Head Size: 98in2 Condition (x out of 10): 8.5 *Specific Time Used (must give specific time, must be over 30 minutes): Roughly 20 hours split between the two frames. *General Description (including any...
  24. Znak

    FS: Yonex DR 98 Blue (L2 or 3)

    Item Description (Brand/Model/Year): Yonex DR 98 Blue, 310g, 2017 Grip Size: L2, (used a Siz-Up to bump it up to an L3 but it's easily removable) Quantity: 1 Head Size: 98sq/in Condition (x out of 10): 9.5 *Specific Time Used (several, a little bit, barely is not acceptable): 5 hours *General...
  25. Znak

    FS: Yonex DR 98 Blue (L2 or 3)

    Item Description (Brand/Model/Year): Yonex DR 98 Blue, 310g, 2017 Grip Size: L2, (used a Siz-Up to bump it up to an L3 but it's easily removable) Quantity: 1 Head Size: 98sq/in Condition (x out of 10): 9.5 *Specific Time Used (several, a little bit, barely is not acceptable): 5 hours *General...
  26. Znak

    Poly/Multi Hybrid Tension Question

    When I first started out, I used full beds of multi, then more recently to full beds of poly. Now I'm just getting into hybrids and I'm loving the combination of both. My question is; I usually know my tensions for full beds, but how do I know say if I want more power or control which string...
  27. I

    Multi mains / poly crosses spin and string friction

    I'm playing with a textreme warrior 107T racquet ( NTRP 3.5 player ) and I've tested plenty of string setups from full multi to full poly and hybrids. It turns out that at my current level a hybrid setup helps me achieve great depth with my shots, forgiving contact, comfort and easy access to...
  28. G

    Prince Premier Touch Resistance

    Hi, I've been testing for sometimes a multi mains / poly crosses hybrid that I liked a lot, with Pro's pro Hot stuff 1.40mm as mains and either Weisscanon Scorpion 1.22mm or aramid as crosses 1.20mm. I really liked the feeling of this in my racket but the mains do not last long. They break...
  29. Yoneyama

    Klip Legend Pro Tour Hybrid Stringset

    Hi all, Has anyone ever used this in any gauge: https://www.klip.com.au/shopexd.asp?id=237 Hybrid set by Klip consisting of Natural Gut and their own Poly. I currently use Klip Legend Natural Gut 16 mains and Alu Power Rough 16 crosses and absolutely love it. I just noticed Klip have their...
  30. M

    Best cross for Isospeed Cream?

    I'm in the market for new strings and ideally want to try a soft poly/co-poly. So far Cream has caught my attention and I'm interesting in trying it. From what I've read, it seems to be great in terms of comfort, tension maintenance and control; decent in terms of spin; and low in terms of...
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