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BG70 vs. Ashaway Micro Power

Discussion in 'Badminton String' started by Blade, Jan 27, 2006.

  1. Blade

    Blade Regular Member

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    Im looking for strings...

    can anyone tell me if these are good:

    BG70
    Ashaway Micro Power


    Thanks for the help.

    Best regards,

    Kevin
     
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    there isn't a such thing as "best strings". it is down to what you want the strings for, if you want durability go for a string like bg65, if you want power go for b66 etc.
     
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    what do you search in a string. afaik:

    The Bg 80/85 is great feel but "bad" durability
    the BG65 is a lil bit of all
    and teh ashaway is very durable, but doens't hodl tension well, afaik
     
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    i've never used ashaway strings so i don't know what they are like but i find bg65 only hold tension for a week or so
     
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    the 'tension-hold' of teh bg65 is poor. but it takes "a long" time to break it.
     
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    i cut mine out after a month because there was no sign of wear or anything and the tension had dropped form 24lbs to about 18lbs:eek: . i now use bg85
     
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    i would agree, also the higher tension = more accuracy
     
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    Hmmm, as soon as my Ashaway Micro Power XL breaks, what should i get in the BG series? BG 65? 70?80? or 85??

    Edit: It is for a MagaN ATB Victor racquet. I think its for rallies and long shots. Want me to show a picture?

    THanks.
     
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    i would go for bg80 because it is good for everthing and is more durable than bg85
     
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    i can see this thread going right off topic, so you should start a new thread about this racket. i look forward to writing and hearing about it there
     
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    Doing another topic now...
     
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    let us know what it is called
     
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    I've used quite a few Yonex strings and honestly think that BG80 is the best. It lasts quite long (I need restringing approx. once a month, and I do play 6 - 10 hours per week with two identical racquets) and doesn't lose the tension as much as the other strings. During 1 - 3 sessions the BG80 loses a bit of the tension, but after that it stays the same until it brakes. Power is excellent as is the accuracy.

    I've tried Micropower a few times too, but got no "kicks" out of it. IMO it loses tension quicker & brakes quicker and doesn't carry the same punch. Maybe a bit better in drops & cuts than BG80, but not much.
     
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    I see your point, i will buy those strings. Its weird, because i play about 3 hours per day ( yes seriously, 15 hours a week.) and so im wondering also, check out that link on top, please tell me if it is possible to easily re-string that Racquet with the bridge?

    thanks
     
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    it's good to hear that it will retain tension well. i have a few sets of bg80 so i will try them out soon
     

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