"THWACK" or "SMACK", which ball contact sounds better?

Muppet

Legend
And for your best sounding racquet, what is your racquet setup, stroke, and grip?

I got a nice thwack from Monogut ZX 16/Velocity 16 in my MuscleWeave 200G racquet @56/53. My forehand is between eastern and semi-western. But the strings were a little more muted than I wanted, so I kept looking.

A full bed of Black Force 1.14 poly in my Aerogel 200 gives a nice smooch feel @52. But I prefer it slightly crisper @52.5. Right now I have it strung @53/51 and I'm waiting for nice weather to go try it out. Feels maybe a little dull there, but I'm looking to get more launch angle out of it.

I like THWACK better. More feedback.

Your participation is much appreciated.
 
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AJvR

Rookie
My best sounding setup is a PSLGT+ strung with PHT 1.25 @ 26 kilo, it produces a very solid low pitched thwack. I also have high expectations regarding feel and sound for my incoming 27,5 inch CX200 Tour 18 x 20. However, both my CX200+ and TF40 also sound solid at impact, strung with Ice Code. If a racquet doesn't sound good I will probably not like it very much, not per se because of the sound itself but I find sound and feel related with each other. I did not get a solid sound from a recently tested PA+ (2019) and I played with a PS 18 x 20 (2017) in the past which only sounded quite good when leaded up.
 

Rabbit

G.O.A.T.
@ThiemPlayer, let me say to begin with that I have never strung spaghetti nor have I hit with one. From what I remember, the string bed has less to do with tension than it had to do with what was attached to the string bed: namely nylon string, chord, tape and plastic tubing. The racket thusly strung produced ungodly spin and no sound. A player named Mike Fischbach used one to defeat Stan Smith in the US Open in 1978. Smith was seeded 16th at the time.
 

USPTARF97

Hall of Fame
Standing within 10-15ft of Andy Roddick serving in the days when he could serve 150-155. Poly/Gut. Saw him putting holes in a windscreen one day at the Masters Cup in Houston practicing.
My racquet, RF97 VS/4g 58/55, awesome sound.
 
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Nostradamus

Bionic Poster
And for your best sounding racquet, what is your racquet setup, stroke, and grip?

I got a nice thwack from Monogut ZX 16/Velocity 16 in my MuscleWeave 200G racquet @56/53. My forehand is between eastern and semi-western. But the strings were a little more muted than I wanted, so I kept looking.

A full bed of Black Force 1.14 poly in my Aerogel 200 gives a nice smooch feel @52. But I prefer it slightly crisper @52.5. Right now I have it strung @53/51 and I'm waiting for nice weather to go try it out. Feels maybe a little dull there, but I'm looking to get more launch angle out of it.

I like THWACK better. More feedback.

Your participation is much appreciated.
I like this thunder sound the best.

 
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