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ANNOUNCEMENT: Ashaway Improves its ZyMax Line!

Discussion in 'Badminton String' started by DinkAlot, Apr 27, 2011.

  1. Accordaz

    Accordaz Regular Member

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    Yep!
    But I just wanted to ask Alex82 which arc10 he owns, because red strings on red arc10 wouldn't be that awesome :p

    Well, I think white rackets like arc10pg will match to most color combination.
    yellow string -> yellow grip
    yellow string -> neon green grip (like mine actually)
    orange -> orange
    blue -> blue
    etc.

    Too many colors i want to try on different rackets :D
    Maybe this autumn: arc10pg with green / green or red / red and BS LYD yellow / yellow
     
  2. kwun

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    i happen to have a red ARC10 with red ZM62 and red grip at home. i will post photos tonight and you can decide for yourself. :)
     
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    i wouldn't mind someone posting a picture of a ARC10PG with red string and red grip. i think that will look very nice. i do have a ARC10PG at home but it is brand new and i don't plan to string it at all.
     
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    i wouldn't mind someone posting a picture of a ARC10PG with red string and red grip. i think that will look very nice. i do have a ARC10PG at home but it is brand new and i don't plan to string it at all.
     
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    on a red arc10. the red zymax with the red arc10 with the little bit of white on the racket head looks so beautiful. but everyone has a different taste :)
    so the arc10 pg is not beautiful for me...

    yes. but on higher tensions too. BG66UM with 32/33 lbs. but the zymax 62 with ~30 lbs feels more crisp than BG66UM with ~33lbs.
     
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    :rolleyes: - I think I don't have to know why people can "store" rackets like this. Especially such a nice racket! ^^ Maybe my addiction to badminton will never ever reach a level like yours :p
     
  7. kwun

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    guilty as charged!

    but i already have 2 regular ARC10s. (or is it 3?) so i don't need another one. but as you know the ARC10PG is so beautiful and i got a good deal for it so i bought one but so far see no need to string it up.

    maybe in 20 yrs when i am much older and my kids are all grown up, i will dig it out and share it with the younger generation here in BC. and everybody will go, "Ooooo....." and "Ahhh....."
     
  8. Alapongtai

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    are all ashaway strings the same? as in theyre all made in USA?
    so if i get strings from ashaway directly, itd be the same thing as getting them from squashmart right?
     
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    How's the strings feeling? Soft or medium?
     
  10. DinkAlot

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    In general:

    ZM62: extra stiff
    ZM65: moderately stiff
    ZM67: medium stiff
    ZM70: medium stiff

    Of course string bed stiffness can altered depending on how tight or loose you string the racket too.
     
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    Thanks. Intend for VT80 at 28lbs.....
     
  12. kwun

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    oh no...

    2M6Q7716.jpg
     
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    Another week, another reel...:D
     
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    Is there someone who tested the new Zymax strings in different colors? My reels are running empty too, so I have to order some new ones soon. I love the new 62 and 65, but tested them only in red. I would like a reel in optic yellow, but perform those less than the red stings (as read earlier)? What do you think is the best string in terms of power(1), control(2) and durability(3)?
     
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    My all time string is the BG 66 and BG 66 UM but after trying the new 62 and 65, I feel that the new zymax had a better repulsion. Now Im only using the 62, 65 and BG 66 UM.
     
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    I bought Z62 in red and optic yellow and the Z65 in red and optic yellow. Honestly I could not tell the difference between the two. I had people play on them and some prefer the yellow over the red...well do to personal color difference. But so far i ran through about 3 Zymax reels this year so far and seems like eithe red or yellow on average...will last you about 2-3 weeks with the clients. For me either 62 or 65 (red and yellow) will last me about 6 weeks. I also bought the 70 in white and Red but have yet to try those out...
     
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    I strung a couple of rackets with the Zymax62 and tried them out yesterday.
    omg, omg omg! Amazing how effortless I can send everyone to the back court, which gives me way more time to concentrate on positioning myself, the shuttle, and playing my opponents into troubles.
    Thank You Ashaway !
     
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    The best Zymax strings of all gauges in order of playability are : 1. Platinum; 2. Optic Yellow; 3. Ivory; 4. Red.

    Colors do make a difference in all Zymax strings. The thinner the gauge the greater the difference. The red is by far the worst, a huge disappointment. How can anyone say it is superlative? The difference in playability is mainly due to the different color pigments and the dye used.
     
  19. DinkAlot

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    You are getting different string than some of us then.

    In general white plays the best.

    For a while red was playing the best because consistently it was the thinnest. Since then, Ashaway has made some changes and red is now thicker.
     
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    How thick is the red?
     

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