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Durability at high tension

Discussion in 'Badminton String' started by dbswansea, Mar 30, 2014.

  1. dbswansea

    dbswansea Regular Member

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    So, you want to string at 28lb+ but want it to last longer than a couple of weeks, which string do you use?
     
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    I've personally found that NBG98 has lasted me the longest out of most strings which is a bit odd since it is a 0.66mm

    However this could be possibly due to me using the ZF series where it is a bit harder to snap strings from mishits as there is less exposed single main strings compared to some other rackets

    The rackets I restring from others are usually due to mis hits and not wear!

    Still yet to test this string that I got for free called KingFisher which is a 0.75mm haha
     
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    NBG 98 seconded. It lasts very well.
     
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    henrychenn Regular Member

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    Yes Cheung, I feel this string is quite under-rated, part of the reason i feel from what some of my friends/customers have said is because "national players don't use it"
     
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    If you feel that it's good and like it, use it. Doesn't really matter whether national players use it or not. :)
     
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    No i'm not saying that's why I don't use it, i've been stringing and recommending it for about 6 months, just when some customers that ask me to suggest them a string and i suggest NBG98 that is what they would say, all I can reply back is, wait till you try it and then decide on if you like it!
     
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    Yeah, we're on the same page. Some people feels that only strings use by national players are worth using .... strange ....
     
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    I know, feel it's quite silly to think like that, they miss out on some very nice strings!

    However a lot of mine choose by colour rather than string, or just stick to BG65Ti
     
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    Simple physics would point to thicker strings like BG65, BG70pro, Zm70.
     
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    That being said. I think your local climate plays significant enough part as well. In Singapore I've taken ZM65 and BG 80 and VS-850 all the way up to 30lbs and yet I have never managed to break any strings for months before I finally get fed up and cut it because the tension loss isn't negligible anymore :D I doubt that I could do the same in a western climate which is has much colder drier air.
     
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    I string my racquets at 28 lbs and I break the strings on average once per month. Mind you that I use bg66um so I'd say that's pretty good.
     
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    Toalson Biologic 8000 or Nanopremium 66

    It may feel like playing with steel strings but it sure lasts :D
     
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    Get some steel cable like Kwun did! lol

    My preferred tension is 30lb and it seems to last quite well with my NBG99.
     
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    What about ZM67?
     
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    For me : I recommend BG 65 and 80
     
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    Don't take this personally, but I ignore everything you say.
     
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    I can't even see what he says,... until someone quotes him, like you. :( :p
     

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