Best Hybrid For Aggressive Baseliner?

Im 17, my favorite shot is the low down the line smashing forehand.I am very fast and get to most balls and come to the net often. I lack a good over head and back hand volley. I have a hard first serve but and a slow accurate 2nd serve. I use a full bed of Luxilon Big Banger at 55 currently in a Prince 100 Warrior but i am looking to try out other strings since those are the only ones ive ever used. I have Babolat Origin , Babolat Pro hurricane , Babolat RPM Team and another set of Luxilon at my disposal. What would be hybrid you guys think i should try out? Thanks.
 
There’s nothing better for an aggressive baseliner (I play like you) than a full bed of Luxilon Big Banger Original 16g, believe me.
 

fuzz nation

G.O.A.T.
Im 17, my favorite shot is the low down the line smashing forehand.I am very fast and get to most balls and come to the net often. I lack a good over head and back hand volley. I have a hard first serve but and a slow accurate 2nd serve. I use a full bed of Luxilon Big Banger at 55 currently in a Prince 100 Warrior but i am looking to try out other strings since those are the only ones ive ever used. I have Babolat Origin , Babolat Pro hurricane , Babolat RPM Team and another set of Luxilon at my disposal. What would be hybrid you guys think i should try out? Thanks.
I've been coaching high school teams for several years and also started stringing when I got into teaching and coaching. My endeavors over the years have convinced me that everybody seems to their own personal "normal" in terms of racquet feel and performance. I've always done fine with syn. gut in my own frames and now that I have a 52-year-old arm, I also appreciate the moderate softness that this string gives me, too.

Since you've been using your Luxilon for a while, I wouldn't be surprised if that has become your personal sort of reference string - you get a better feel for what's happening at contact with that stuff than anything else. As long as you have no nagging issues in your arm or wrist, you're probably good to go with what you've got. Scratching the curiosity itch can be interesting though, so don't be shy about sampling other string here and there.

A hybrid of your poly in a main combined with a softer cross - maybe syn. gut or multifiber - could give you a little bump in free power. Not a bad thing if you want to get a little more zip on your volleys. You might also find that your string bed doesn't "go dead" quite so drastically in a hybrid compared with a full poly bed. Impossible to know what you'll get until you do your own Pepsi Challenge though.

One other variable to consider is a different tension. If you've always installed your Luxilon at 55 lbs., you could try it at perhaps 48 or 50 lbs. or even down in the lower 40's. Several of our pals here have been liking what they get from their full polys at lower tensions. That could give you a bigger sweet spot and might help your full poly bed hold up a bit longer than what you get with your current tension.
 

Sardines

Professional
Im 17, my favorite shot is the low down the line smashing forehand.I am very fast and get to most balls and come to the net often. I lack a good over head and back hand volley. I have a hard first serve but and a slow accurate 2nd serve. I use a full bed of Luxilon Big Banger at 55 currently in a Prince 100 Warrior but i am looking to try out other strings since those are the only ones ive ever used. I have Babolat Origin , Babolat Pro hurricane , Babolat RPM Team and another set of Luxilon at my disposal. What would be hybrid you guys think i should try out? Thanks.
Depends on what you're trying to achieve with new strings? No string will give you an overhead or backhand volley. If you're looking for more spin and control, a textured/shaped poly main and smooth slick cross will give you a bit more bite. BB is a stiff string that loses tension quickly, so if you're looking for a more consistent stringbed, consider prestretching or more modern strings which have a bit better elasticity life.
 
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