Isospeed Cream:)

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#51
Just now received Cream from TW. Will string up Tonic 16g/Cream.

Cream looks and feels like Polystar Energy but not as greasy. Feels pretty light for a poly. Also diameter looks more like 1.22 - 1.25 rather than 1.28.
 
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#54
I have used 1.20 yptp and 1.25 Revolve. Cream doesn't seem any thicker than 1.25 Revolve but who knows?

The important things I'm looking for are more comfort and better tension maintenance than gut/yptp. I tried gut/zx but performance was not close to gut/yptp.

Hoping gut/cream will perform well.
 
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Hit with gut/cream for about 15 mins and then started a match so went back to my trusty old gut/yptp. Gut/cream hybrid is a little more comfortable than gut/yptp but it is not a big, noticeable difference. Spin, control, power were pretty good. Definitely liked it better than gut/zx.

However gut/yptp is still my most confident, comfortable hybrid set up. Something about yptp gives me a lot of control and confidence for a soft poly.

I'm playing in a tournament next weekend. So I'll go with gut/yptp and maybe test gut/cream after that. My impression from a short test is that gut/cream is better than gut/zx but not quite good as gut/yptp.
 
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Hi TenFanla, what Racquet and what tension you use for gut/yptp setup, please letme know. Thanks!
I use Head Microgel Radical Oversize (Agassi's old racket) Tonic gut 16g mains / yptp 17g. Depending on weather condition I string 50/45 lbs to 55/50 lbs constant pull.
 

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If I may, I think you'd be better of with a Cream/poly hybrid if it's comfort you're after. ;)
Below the promised info on Cream background.

About a year ago I've talked about this string with a guy from Isospeed central.
As I wrote earlier it contains only 20% poly, and as for the elastic polymer you're referencing, it makes up to about 60% of the string.
In lab tests Cream measured up to be softer than any monofilament poly produced by Isospeed while providing better tension maintenance.
Even more so elasticity (hysteresis) was higher than you find in Isospeed Classic (ribbon multi). Static stiffness was closer to polyamide strings of a similar gauge (and if I may I add based on my experience, while maintaining good spin which I havent's found in Babolat Origin, since we're on the polyamide string subject).


It is my opinion that with proper marketing, introducing a thinner gauge and maybe giving it a better name could make this string Isospeeds best seller which could success the well known and popular, some years ago, ribbon multis - Professional and Classic.

Please keep in mind that the fact I like the string doesn't mean you will, but this is one string that I'll never sell even though I love to test new string and I see a lot of uses for it, such as:
- great first monofilament (somewhat)poly for people changing from multis;
- fantastic string for those wanting the spin of a monofilament poly without the harshness;
- phenomenal cross for gut users wanting more durability & control without loosing comfort.

But hey, don't take my word for it. Please test this string and share you're thoughts.
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Actual I am a connect at Isospeed and Cream is not @ 20% poly!
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Cream consists of 6 (!) different materials.

It was really difficult to reduce the % of Polyester by adding other components cause these do not “like” Polyester. J

This means we had to add bonding agents to get them fall into love with Polyester.

Of course I cannot tell you exactly the mixture of materials but I can tell you that Cream consists not more than 40% of Polyester.

We couldn't do it w/ 20% then it will get very elastic and control of the ball would get very difficult.


Kr,

Martin
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Actual I am a connect at Isospeed and Cream is not @ 20% poly!
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Cream consists of 6 (!) different materials.

It was really difficult to reduce the % of Polyester by adding other components cause these do not “like” Polyester. J

This means we had to add bonding agents to get them fall into love with Polyester.

Of course I cannot tell you exactly the mixture of materials but I can tell you that Cream consists not more than 40% of Polyester.

We couldn't do it w/ 20% then it will get very elastic and control of the ball would get very difficult.


Kr,

Martin
Martin B.? If so he has to choose one & only one story he tells people, because he told me 20% is the max. :)
 
#78
Mine just shipped. I plan on trying a full bed in my pog os as well as my tour 18 20. I want to see if it works well in a full bed. I will report back. By the way, if I string my pog os at 60 with ppc/syngut, should I go down to 55 with cream?
 
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