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Difference between tension 24 x 26 and 25 x 25

Discussion in 'Badminton String' started by killersmash, Feb 2, 2007.

  1. killersmash

    killersmash Regular Member

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    as u can see from the title, what is the difference? btw it is not a math sum :p
     
  2. jerby

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    the tension:p

    if the stringer has a good suspension-system on his stringer 25x25 should be oke..with a less-than-ideal support, the racket might distort..(ie: get a bit shorter)
    24x26 is a way to overcome this problem..

    some say it's too make the crosses as tight as the mains..But I can tell the difference, it's nitpicking..After 2 sessions the difference is blown out anyway:eek:
     
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    sometime for isometric racket you can get a new one,round one!
    MING
     
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    In my limited experience the difference lasts at least 2 months - strange as it may be :p.

     
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    of course its not a math sum, its a product since its multiplication :p
     
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    of course, after 2 months, strings are ready to be cut for a new string:p
     
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    The difference can only be discribed as tons.
     
  8. killersmash

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    does 24 x 26 give more consistant tension than 25 x 25? or does it give more repulsion power?
     
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    Consistency depends on the stringer. If he is good, you will get consistent tension at whatever tension you ask for. 25x25 is closer to a board than 24x26 is. Which is more repulsive deends on your strength, arm physique, and technique. Why don't you try them and tell us ?
     
  10. jerby

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    you people really need to stop nitpicking...do you actually worry about these things when you step on court?
     
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    Yes, i worry alot about these things. Good tension wins games, and bad tension loses games.
     
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    DinkAlot dcbadminton
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    What happened to simply the opponent being better than you? :p

    You are playing the wrong people if "good tension" wins your games. It should be your skill that wins games.
     
  13. CoolDoo6

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    Well, I have no chance of winning if my tension is 25lbs - 10lbs higher than my prefered tension. Likewise you will have no chance of winning if the tension is 10lbs higher than your prefered tension. As I am super sensitive to tension, even a .25lbs can make a great deal of difference.

    You would be playing with the wrong type of people if you can win using poor or inappropriate equipment - for instance winning a game of badminton using a golf club. The people I play with are often equal or better than me. So poorly optimised equipment means a wipe out.
     
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    DinkAlot dcbadminton
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    Vote to ban, this is just nonsense! :rolleyes:

    0.25lbs. cannot make "a great deal of difference" because in itself, 0.25lbs. is not a great deal of difference.

    Choose your words wisely, Junior. :p
     
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    0.25lbs makes a great deal of difference to me. It makes the difference between playable and a lot less playable. I use a maximum relative tension variance of only .75lbs between the weakest player (7 year old kid) and strongest player (county level) I know when I string for them. Precisely how it is done, I don't care to explain.

    BTW, here's more amunition for you to get me banned: string power has nothing to do with the string, but everything to do with those .25lb steps.
     
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    0.25lbs is barely noticable, other than pschycological...when you string your racket above the strings stretch-limit (when the string stretches, aprox. 13lbs or so) the strign will naturally lose tension...losing 1lbs in a week is no exception...

    vote to ban...this is stupid...golf-club? dude...

    I really pitty the person who has such low selfesteem he think his stuff won the game for him, insteda of him playign well/smart/fast...

    then why do you like ashaway strings so much? why not buy a cheapy-string?

    this is my end in the equipment-matters-debate...been through this Cooldoob vs the world thing...we all know how this is going to end...and I'm done with my part..
     
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    I bought the ashaways before I understood the effect of tension as opposed to the effect of the string. Since I have bought a life time supply of the ashaway already, I will carry on using it. I plan to buy some BG63's when stringing for regular string breakers. I don't foresee a lost of power for these people.

    It's good to see democracy working on BC. Any more votes ?
     
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    right, right..so two different strings at the exact same tension perform equally ? same power?
     
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    Different strings can achieve equivalent power when tension is properly configured. I see no point in sacrificing durability purely for power, because it is unnecessary. If thin strings are used for a reason other than power, i see no problem with that.
     
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    so a 0.86mm thick string can be just as powerfull as a 0.66mm string...as long as the tension is "right"?

    I use a 0.70mm string, btw, (ashaway MP:eek: ..had to try it), so I'm not a bg66 fanboy..but if the abvoe is what you're saying..try bg66...
     
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