Red poly strings

NRMM

Rookie
Has anyone ever used red/cherry/burgundy poly strings with excellent tension maintenance, predictable and yet not too harsh, so medium stiffness for a poly? Did you use it as full body at what tension / racquet or hybrid w/ gut?

Read good things about Poly Tour Spin G ?
 
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Tennisist

Semi-Pro
I liked Kirschbaum Pro Line II red best. Medium stiffness, very predictable, plays the same for a long time. I used it by itself. 46 lbs.

I liked MSV focus hex soft +38 even better - for its feel and dwell time, but it changes a lot, and quickly becomes uncontrollable. I have not given up on it yet, I just need to find a resilient cross for it.
 

NRMM

Rookie
Interesting, I just did a quick check on the TW compare strings tool and out of all the ones you all mentioned only Focus Hex String soft 17 and Poly Tour Spin G has a tension loss of up to 30% which, purely just based on my experience, is perhaps the benchmark for predictability/tension loss on any poly ?
 

Karstic

Rookie
Golden Set Snakebite. I found it a bit springy at the tension I tried it (46#), but it has some of the sharpest edges I've felt on a shaped string. It's also available in smooth now, apparently.
 

shoesandko

Rookie
Gosen gspin 3 1.23 red/burgundy , soft yet crisp holds tension very well. underrated older (60 + years) string company that does little in the form of sponsorship or marketing in the North American market.
 

aussie

Professional
It's weird because Co-Focus is purported to be a comfy poly by some, but I found that not to be the case.
I find Co-Focus to be a very comfortable poly but because I had TE for 2 years, I only use it as a cross in a hybrid with a multi or soft sun syn gut in the mains. And yes it comes in a nifty red color too.
 
I liked Kirschbaum Pro Line II red best. Medium stiffness, very predictable, plays the same for a long time. I used it by itself. 46 lbs.

I liked MSV focus hex soft +38 even better - for its feel and dwell time, but it changes a lot, and quickly becomes uncontrollable. I have not given up on it yet, I just need to find a resilient cross for it.
Kirschbaum Pro Line ll...red, fairly soft, durable
Another vote for the red Pro Line II. Comfortable, consistent. Not a crazy spin monster, but a solid poly. Recommend.
 
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