HEAD.lynx.tour vs HEAD.sonic.pro.edge

1HBHfanatic

Legend
-head.lynx.tour vs head.sonic.pro.edge
-both 16g 1.30mm strung at 51lbs
-raket/s used 2x wilson.blade.98, 16/19 pattern
http://instagr.am/p/CJ9_96hAiVN/
-day1 impressions
-head.lynx.tour,
-6 sided copoly, champagne color
-comfortable, power oriented poly
-no issues with spin, control seemed good/normal, nothing stood out
-balls started to land deep in the court on a few shots, at times 1' out (feedback from opponent)
-next time i'll consider stringing 1 or 2 lbs tighter
-more to follow

-head.sonic.pro.edge
-5 sided copoly, dark gray color
-slightly crisper. more solid feel to the lynx.tour
-no issues with spin, control seemed good/normal, nothing stood out
-tension was "spot on" for this string and racquet, no issues here
-more to follow
 

1HBHfanatic

Legend
-day2 impressions
-differences are becoming more clear now

-head.lynx.tour,
-"poly comfort" is the name of this string
-it is a 6sided poly, so good bite can he had at the right tension
-i would string this up maybe 1lb higher next time from my starting tension
-because of the softish feel, it is a little more splashy, so targeting felt "a bit risky", (not like a multi string!?) but i felt like it, compared to the h.pro.edge
-but even when you hit long and/or short on your target, the comfort will be there :giggle:
-i think by stringing a bit higher 1,2,3 lbs over standard, would give you plenty of control,, but if you string too high, you loose "the comfort" this string provides
-IMO this would fit best on a low power thin frame that needs a bit of help with power and feel to bring it back to life
-the thin frame prestige line of racquets would work well with this string i think
-the thinner yonex frames also

-head.sonic.pro.edge
-targeting with this string was notisably better than the h.lynx.tour
-i felt i could trust this string to get the ball to my target
-i just felt more reliable with this string over the light-splash-yness of the other
-the comfort on this string is not bad, its not as good as the lynx.tour, but this is by no means a crisp string
-its a good, dependable, comfortable old school 5 sided copoly
-i would not change the tension on this one
-this tension for me was right on the mark!!, unlike the other one
 

Pneumated1

Hall of Fame
-day2 impressions
-differences are becoming more clear now

-head.lynx.tour,
-"poly comfort" is the name of this string
-it is a 6sided poly, so good bite can he had at the right tension
-i would string this up maybe 1lb higher next time from my starting tension
-because of the softish feel, it is a little more splashy, so targeting felt "a bit risky", (not like a multi string!?) but i felt like it, compared to the h.pro.edge
-but even when you hit long and/or short on your target, the comfort will be there :giggle:
-i think by stringing a bit higher 1,2,3 lbs over standard, would give you plenty of control,, but if you string too high, you loose "the comfort" this string provides
-IMO this would fit best on a low power thin frame that needs a bit of help with power and feel to bring it back to life
-the thin frame prestige line of racquets would work well with this string i think
-the thinner yonex frames also
Bought a pack of Lynx Tour to experiment with in my 'experimental' Gravity Tour and Blade V7 18x20. Going Lynx Tour 1.25/Ghost Wire 1.22. I was gonna go 45/45 in both, but now you have me second guessing.
 

1HBHfanatic

Legend
-final update on this string head-2-head comparison/battle

-head.lynx.tour vs head.sonic.pro.edge

-cutting out the strings after this last match!!,
-partly to try out some more strings!?,
-but mainly because i lost my last match ,(due to string tension, i know , i know, excuses...,, i dont care, im blaming it on bad tension 4 me, haaa) :giggle::laughing::rolleyes:

-head.sonic.pro.edge
-as stated above : the story line remains the same with head.sonic.pro.edge (y)
-more predictable control (y)
-slightly more stiffer feedback at ball impact, just slightly though, nothing jarring or uncomfortable, its nice (y)
-the 5 sided poly spin seemed to be more responsive to my targeting, which translated in a better confident shot (y)
-as my final point of note on this string, my score results where better when playing with this string :unsure::rolleyes:(y)
-i could keep playing with this string, on this racquet, for another 1x-2x weeks if needed,,
-price to performance ration in my opinion is good (y)(y)

-head.lynx.tour
-started great, very comfortable and plenty of power (y)
-when i wanted power to block, it was there (y)
-when i wanted spin, i just had to get under the ball a bit more with a full swing(y)
-nothing much changed from my earlier notes on this string!!
-the ugly side of ,"all this power" started to show up when we decided to play for points :rolleyes:
-if i did not take a full swing it would sail just long :cautious: (n)
-lack of confidence on my targets started to show, and my scores showed this as well (n)
-adjusting the tension a few more lbs ,(up) would have helped here :whistle:
-from my normal poly tension, i would go up 1-3lbs over my usual next time :unsure:
-its a comfortable, 6 sided copoly that would work at higher tensions

-over all, a good head to head comparison for myself
-hope you all get a chance to test these out yourself and compare notes with my findings
 
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