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  1. Troy_Chen

    Solinco Confidential/Vanquish Recommended Tension

    Hey guys, Just bought a reel of Solinco Vanquish to hybrid with my Solinco Confidential in Yonex Ezone 98 Tour and wondering what is a good tension for both. I typically use full bed Solinco Confidential in the range of 47-50 lbs. It is my first time using a hybrid setup and not sure if I...
  2. Troy_Chen

    Yonex Polytour Pro vs Gosen Sidewinder String Review

    Currently using Solinco Confidential in a Yonex Ezone 98 Tour (2020) version. Thinking about switching to a softer poly/co-poly setup to preventatively maintain my arm so I don't get sidelined with tennis elbow/other arm injuries. I currently don't have any arm pain and love my current setup (I...
  3. Michael7

    Yonex Vcore 95 use with either Poly Tour Strike, Solinco Confidential, or Hybrid (Gut)

    Anyone try the Vcore 95 with either of these strings and have any advise/suggestions?
  4. J

    Overwhelmed by strings

    I've dropped hours over the last couple days combing through the forum trying to figure out what I should go with but I feel further from a decision than when I started. About me: -3.0 making progress towards the next level. 3 months with 1:1 coaching which is making a big diff -String breaker...
  5. MM360

    Anyone able to contact MI Stringer, getting no responses

    Hi, As per the title I am not getting any replies from MI Stringer, the contact form says they will respond within 1 business day but nothing. The stringer looks perfect in the £300 range, assuming the company has gone under can anyone recommend a stringer for personal use for around £300? Thanks
  6. R

    Tennis strings for a small shop

    Hi guys. I am opening a small shop at our tennis club and would like to get some string suggestions. I dont have the space (and i dont feel its necessary) to stock 50+ strings. i would like suggestions on the following categories: 1. Power 2. Control 3. Soft Poly 4. Multi/Syn Gut (lots of older...
  7. T

    Yonex Poly Tour Strike Colors

    Has anyone tried all the colors of this string? Is there a noticeable difference while playing with them?
  8. Troy_Chen

    Gosen Sidewinder vs Polyon

    Hey guys, Looking to change from Solinco Confidential to a hybrid set-up in a 2020 Yonex Ezone 98 Tour. Heard a lot of good things about Gosen, interested in hybriding Gosen OG Sheep Micro 16 with either 17 gauge Polyon or Sidewinder. What are the differences between the strings and which one...
  9. Z

    Coco Gauff's Strings

    Does anyone have an idea what strings she plays with and the tension? Thanks
  10. R

    What questions do I ask new customers?

    I started stringing in July 2021. I'm now starting to string for more people now besides my friends and people I know well (and their games). I think I'm doing well so far getting the right combinations (string/tension) in people's racquets and getting positive feedback. But I don't have much...
  11. F

    MSV Focus Hex Ultra vs Focus Hex

    Hey, has anybody tried both MSV Focus Hex Ultra and its predecessor MSV Focus Hex? If so, what colour and gauge have you tested? Thanks
  12. Troy_Chen

    Yonex Polytour Pro vs. Solinco Confidential

    Hey guys, looking for a string to go with my Yonex Ezone 98 Tour (2020 version) and settled on either Yonex Polytour Pro or Solinco Confidential (both 17 gauge). Just kind of looking for some opinions on the power, comfort, feel, spin potential, durability, and any other characteristics of the...
  13. G

    Recommendations wanted for a budding beginner

    Hey all, I'd love to get your recommendations for my string setup. I currently play with a Yonex Ezone 100 strung with Tecnifibre Triax 16 at 52 lbs. I've been playing for a little over a year, and this string works well for me after starting with Syn Gut then transitioning to Wilson Sensation...
  14. M

    Tecnifibre NRG2 tension for 360 Prestige pro

    Hello I just got a prestige pro and found it to be very low power and very low trajectory which is odd coming from the 360 mp I’m just trying this one out because I’ve heard great things about it’s stability and accuracy. Anyways I’m about to string NRG2 on it and wanted to see if I can get some...
  15. Y

    Solinco Tour Bite vs Yonex Poly Tour Drive

    Hey guys! I play with my Yonex Vcore 95 (2018) with Solinco tour bite at 45 lbs, and as much as of pain it is to string it up I love it! Recently, I came across a similar-looking string for a cheaper price, that being the Yonex PTD. I was wondering what the playability duration would be like...
  16. Godfather

    Who here plays with 93?

    Hello Anyone here plays with a 93 head size? I ordered a Prestige 360+ with 93 head size. I wanted to go for control and generate my own power. Please share experiences and strings suggestions. Currently I am thinking to out on Krischbaum Max Power Rough or Babolat RPM blast. Thanks
  17. OldManStan

    What is YOUR string of the year?

    As the title suggests, what is YOUR string of the year? I’ve been testing a few strings this year to mix it up and so far Gosen AK Pro CX has been my favorite. Definitely a powerhouse of a string with good bite on the ball. Did not think I would enjoy a synthetic gut as much as I did. I’m...
  18. P

    Beginner, taking lessons and improving - looking to upgrade my racquet - down a rabbit hole, would appreciate some help.

    Hi I'd like a bit of advice, please, I'm down the rabbit hole and I need a bit of help. I'm looking to upgrade my racquet, from a Head MXG3 (with a grip size that's too small), strung with Head Hawk strings. I'm playing three times a week and taking a weekly lesson, too. I've started to get...
  19. Aloysius

    String and tension for Tecnifibre Tfight 305 XTC

    Is anyone still playing with Tecnifibre Tfight 305 XTC? I understand that it is quite stiff, and the tension recommendation on the racquet is 49lbs to 55lbs. Any recommendations for strings/gauge and tension? I generally play at the lower end of the tension spectrum. Used Yonex DR98 with Tour...
  20. R

    My Tennis strings break every 3-4 weeks. Suggestions Please...

    Hello All, I am relatively new to the community and I have been using Polyester Strings for the past 6 months most of which are Babolat RPM and Luxilon ALU Power for my racquet BABOLAT Drive G. I play at least 2-3 times a week with a minimum of 1-1.5 hours of play. I play a decent topspin, but...
  21. J

    5.5 player looking for the ideal string setup of my prince 93p

    Hi guys, I'm a dutch former teaching pro looking for the ideal string setup op my prince 93p 14x18. My style of play is an allcourt game with very high ball speeds. I control the ball with a combination of launch angle and spin. My baseline strokes have a rather flat trajectory, while still...
  22. T

    Prince 93p 18x20 Full bed of multifilament

    My main racket is a Pure drive plus (2015), but ive been taking the 93p 18x20 out more often lately. It really has a nice feel on contact. I strung the 93p with Tourna Big Banger rough 17 at 48lb. Although it felt great for the first 2 hitting sessions, the tension dropped very quickly and im...
  23. NRMM

    Strings weight

    Hi guys, I was trying to find information on strings weight, a sort of database, list etc - is that information available anywhere? Cheers
  24. S

    Round mains/shaped crosses - poly/poly hybrids:

    First of all, I'm a long-time TT lurker who finally made an account. Secondly, I apologize if this topic has already been discussed in previous threads but I haven't seen it anywhere. I understand that most people on here who discuss poly/poly hybrids either like or prefer some sort of shaped...
  25. E

    A question for expert stringers - a tour of Technifibre string “zoo”

    Technifibre seems to enjoy a special reputation in the strings market, especially with its multifilaments. Yet, I cannot tell why they have so many strings and why would one use Triax vs. Biphase vs. HDMX vs. Multifeel vs. Duramix vs. NRG2 vs. Icecode (poly) vs. ... I only have experience...
  26. Shotmaker75

    Luxilon 4G soft better in a hybrid or full bed?

    I played for many years with NG mains /Alu power crosses. Love it for its power, feel and spin....control was there but for me the “perfect” balance between all this aspects never lasted long, making me restring very often and I always needed to have at least one or two fresh string rackets...
  27. J

    Tension maintenance

    When left in a bag ,how long do you think a string holds its tension,without any playing?Im a little concerned,bc I wanna string my new racket,which Ive never played with.I will be travelling and wont take my gear with me.Almost a month without my racket.Should I string it for only a week,or...
  28. A

    Why don't pros use their string provider's stencil?

    I remember in the 90s and 2000s, the majority of players used to have their string provider's stencilled onto the bottom of the racquet, underneath the stencil logo of their racquet e.g. Sampras used a Wilson racquet so had a 'W' stencilled on his racquet and below was the Babolat stencil lines...
  29. A

    Kirschbaum Super Smash

    I am thinking of buying a reel of Kirschbaum Super Smash as a cheap but playable poly. Any suggestions?
  30. E

    Recommended arm-friendly string and tension Wilson Clash Tour

    Could someone please recommend a string set and tension for Wilson Clash Tour. I’ve got mine pre-owned with Solinco Hyper-g at unknown tension. It plays very well, so would like to know what replacement tension for Hyper-G would you recommend, or what alternative string set and tension would...
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