Mikeler's Multis

Discussion in 'Strings' started by mikeler, Oct 8, 2010.

  1. ToastyTilapia

    ToastyTilapia New User

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    @mikeler Have you tried Solinco X-Natural? I've got a set right now, not sure what I'll be hybriding it with yet.
     
  2. mikeler

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    No sir, I've been all poly for a long time now except for a brief stint with tennis elbow last winter.
     
  3. Ronaldo

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    Still using the Prince ESP racquets?
     
  4. Nostradamus

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    What is most Powerful Multi out there with most control ?
     
  5. mikeler

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    Yes sir
     
  6. mikeler

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    X1 Biphase
     
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  7. SteveI

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    I concur ... but the 16G not the 17G
     
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  8. Nostradamus

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    You have a good point. X-1 is great powerful multi. but when I hit with Origin from babolat, I swear I get more power from it with similar control. and TW string test energy return numbers also say Origin is more powerful. What do you guys think ?
     
  9. Nostradamus

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    Why do you think 16 G is more powerful ?? Usually, thinner gauge is more powerful according to TW string testers
     
  10. SteveI

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    Hi... You asked this question: "What is most Powerful Multi out there with most control ?"

    The 17G for sure has the most raw power... but using the 16G you might obtain a great amount of power but have much better control....

    I have used both and the 16G lasts longer... you get almost the same power output (for me) and the "play-ability" window is much longer. The fact that x-1 is was up there in price would lead me to the 16G.. :)
     
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  11. GOATn10s

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    Anyone have any experience playing with either Head reflex mlt & Head velocity mlt?

    I have an opportunity to get a reel for about the same price.

    I saw the TW review on the reflex and wanted to know how the users felt about this string and the latter.

    Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.
    Thanks in advance.
     
  12. Tommy Haas

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    Head Reflex MLT plays like a stiff multi such as Tec X-One Biphase. I also don't know why it got such high spin ratings from TWU. There was nothing special about it with spin generation. The spin testing done in TWU isn't real world. No racquets are used and not even a full stringbed.

    [​IMG]
     
  13. ByeByePoly

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    18 pages :D

    Look for @scotus comment early in thread. He played both.

    https://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/index.php?threads/head-velocity.586942/
     
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  14. ByeByePoly

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    Origin 16g 55lbs (mid-tension) in my V1 Pro was high power, low spin. I have not played X-1.
     
  15. Nostradamus

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    i will sometimes hybrid with poly and Origin. this way i get Max power and Max Spin
     
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  16. ByeByePoly

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    I had wondered about Origin/poly ... because I loved the feeling of Origin. I don't remember Origin being slick like Velocity, but that was early summer. I cut it out after two hits because it would have required 60lbs for me to control it. I will never know ... just tried poly again and as Kramer said on Seinfeld ... "I'm out".
     
  17. Nostradamus

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    Origin and Really soft poly hybrid does work out for many people who have arm issues. you get the benefit of high power of origin and extreme spin that comes from soft polyester. and it does minimize the vibration. also another tip is using very Thin gauge Poly for hybrid which will also lessen the vibration.
     
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  18. GOATn10s

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    Thanks again Tommy Haas and ByeBye poly for your input.
     
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  19. anhboa2

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    I've tried many poly strings that ppl suggested that are soft, but 2 of the softest i feel is Luxilon Element & Signum Pro Firestorm (rated @ around 200pt stiffness). Playing 55/35lbs setup (Mains either Biphase 17G or Origin 1.25) currently and i'm enjoying it, elbow is happy too. The tricks here i think is the very low tension Poly, both of them wasn't so great @55 but changed completely when u go lower.
     
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