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anybody try ashaway strings?

Discussion in 'Badminton String' started by justin2net, Aug 18, 2005.

  1. justin2net

    justin2net Regular Member

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    day before yesterday, i broke my bg85s on my mp99. my coach is a ashaway/blackknight rep, so i got him to string it with ashaway microlegend xl. they look pretty good and they play pretty good. anybody have some futher insights?

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    White_trash Regular Member

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    i play ashaway too... supposedly better than yonex.
     
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    I just ordered some Micropower strings... looking forward to putting them in the new Babolat Chrono I just ordered.:D
     
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    Where can I order Ashway strings in the U.S.? Thanks.
     
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    I use Ashaway Microlegend (XL) strings. In my experience, they hold tension very well, so that for 1 - 2 months they will feel exactly as crisp as the first week :)
     
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    I may try powergut 21.
     
  7. Locomoco

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    You can get them at badminton.net
     
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    You can P.M. me for Ashaway strings in the U.S.
     
  9. charliety

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    i use microlegend (XL) cos my club's stringer strings them for cheaper than yonex strings. i think they give good durability (1 - 2 weeks) at 25lbs. i found beter than most yonex strings
     
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    Comparing to Yonex bg 85 and bg 66, which is better?
     
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    i think ashaway microlegend (XL) is better but its only a personal opinion
     
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    What in the Ashway do you feel is better than BG-85 other than the XL? What about the Rally 22?
     
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    Is this one of the new PFT series??
     
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    All my rackets are stringing with Ashaway Micro One. Good feeling, the tension is keeping stability.
     
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    Togey Regular Member

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    no idea - saw this in the central sports uk brochure and it said it was for high tensions with light racquets - perfick for my MP88 :D
     
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    Not trying to change the original topic.

    If u try to find a cheaper alternative for BG85, I recommend Gosen BioRoots68. However, u need to pre-stretch the string, prior to string it. It takes a bit more time, but $$$ vs performance ratio is good. ;)
     
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    I have tried MicroLegend XL strings before (at 24lbs) : crisp feel, a lot of power, look good too. How about MicroPower strings - i find them similar to microledgend XL, but in a distinctive red colour. However they are not very durable
     
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    Fast3r: thanks for the info, I'm going to try out the XL, Rally 22, and Micro Power. I've gotten mostly good feedback about the Ashaway strings. A few people I have talked to still prefer Yonex though.

    LazyBuddy: thanks for the recommendation, I'll have to try out the BR68 as well.

    So much testing to do. :p
     
  19. Andy Eh

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    I currently have ashaway strings on my raquet however i do not know ehich strings they are it doesnt say on the strings and my uncle didnt tell me
    i find that the ashaway strings dont hold their form i have 22 pounds on my racket and they seem to bend all over the place kinda like a tennis racket other than that they ahve a nice feel and play well
     
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    i dont use rally 22 cos my stringer said sumthin about not liking them but micropower is supposed to be just as good as microlegend (XL) except the durability
     

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