Strings Similar to the bite (ball grab) of Solinco Confidential?

Michael7

New User
I love the consistency, spin, and control of Solinco Confidential, however I do notice it being fairly firm. Does anyone know of any strings that grab/grip the ball as well as Solinco Confidential but are softer? My thinking is Solinco Hyper-G however, it is certainly a bit more muted of a string which I dislike. Any recommendations would be awesome!
 

Funbun

Professional
I found Diadem Solstice Power to play similarly kinda dead-ish like Confidential with more spin and noticeably softer than both Confidential and regular Hyper-G. Do note that some people say Solstice Power dies sooner or loses tension sooner than other strings but I haven't really found this to be the case.

Or, consider going to a thinner gauge with Hyper-G. I think gauge makes quite a noticeable difference in string feel as well.
 
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Injured Again

Hall of Fame
I love the consistency, spin, and control of Solinco Confidential, however I do notice it being fairly firm. Does anyone know of any strings that grab/grip the ball as well as Solinco Confidential but are softer? My thinking is Solinco Hyper-G however, it is certainly a bit more muted of a string which I dislike. Any recommendations would be awesome!

If you want to stay in the Solinco family, give Revolution or Hyper-G Soft a try. Both will feel less firm and a bit more lively, with at least equal grip on the ball.

Outside of Solinco, I think giving Tourna Black7 a try would be a good start. That's a lively, grippy string with the main downside being moderate tension loss, more so than Confidential.
 

gvsbdisco

Semi-Pro
I would try stringing confidential low. It plays really well at low tensions. I just strung at 42 and the string bed still feels firm and you can still swing out and keep the ball in. If you want to try something softer but grabby, I like both Black Widow and V-Square. Both work well with a smooth cross like Ghostwire.
 

Tronco20

Rookie
MSV Focus Hex or MSV Focus Hex Soft, if you want to avoid the harshness of a softer string.
MSV FH Soft was the first thing that sprang to mind but you beat me to it ;)

From my experience, this one was probably the closest to Confi.
But I didn't find Tour Bite or Revolution harsher than Confidential either.
 
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