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How long do your strings last?

Discussion in 'Badminton String' started by ttktom, Oct 15, 2003.

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how long does your string last you?

  1. less than 2 weeks.

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    7.7%
  2. 2 weeks - 1 month

    1 vote(s)
    7.7%
  3. 1-2 months

    4 vote(s)
    30.8%
  4. 2-3 months

    1 vote(s)
    7.7%
  5. 3-6 months

    2 vote(s)
    15.4%
  6. more than 6 months

    4 vote(s)
    30.8%
  1. andyid02

    andyid02 Regular Member

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    Hi All, seems like everyone is commening on Yonex string, may I know beside Yonex string, is there any other brand string are good too?
     
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    ashaway make an awesome string.
     
  3. andyid02

    andyid02 Regular Member

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    Is it for badminton? Which model is it?
     
  4. sandstorm99

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    the micropower ,micro legend are worth trying..ML more for control as it is thinner.:)
     
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    megafreak Regular Member

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    is there any strings which could stand my smashes??

    wat R the strongers strings ?

    thanks
     
  6. Danstevens

    Danstevens Regular Member

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    BG-65Ti lasts ages but not everyone likes its feel. Nanogy 98 is immensely powerful and quite durable, Nanogy 95 is more durable but not as powerful.
     
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    megafreak Regular Member

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    power and durability

    ive tried the more durable ones but my smashes seem a bit slow

    and ive tried powerful ones but they would break i less than 2 weeks


    so i'll take ur word for it i'l try using nanogy 98

    thanks man:D:D:D:D:D
     
  8. Danstevens

    Danstevens Regular Member

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    Nanogy 95 is another good option and will last longer but if you want absolute power, 98 is the way to go.
     
  9. szekt

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    Replacement for BG 66

    Hi, need some advice on replacements for BG 66; really loved playing with BG 66 but the durability is a big issue; just broke my string today after only 2 sessions one hour each :crying: !!! and I am not even a hard hitter! :confused::confused: have tried BG 85 but somehow the feeling is not the same.... dont really need that much power cos only playing at a recreational level.... any advice guys? :)
     
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    szekt Regular Member

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    Sorry need to also add, I had my racket strung at a tension of 22; got it done by Mr Soh at Classic ( I guess he is a fairly good stringer) and my racket is this round head carbon-boron racket that I bought years ago...not sure if the type of racket my affect the string durability?
     
  11. Matt

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    Did you have the grommets checked? Could be a stringer issue or been a mis-hit.

    BG-85 is a different string, so it will feel differnet. Definately good if you're a touch/control player if you're not a hard hitter. I personally use this string myself.
     
  12. cooler

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    i'm not surprised at all:D
     
  13. szekt

    szekt Regular Member

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    Havent checked the grommets...actually dont really know what to look for..heehee:D...I trust the stringer is good; I had previously strung the same racket with a thicker string years and years ago and it had lasted until recently when I broke it. I was told that the string was a cheapo one cos it looked thicker than most of the yonex stings currently available...but heck, it lasted and I dont feel any major difference in terms of power or feel... BG85 certainly feels different...thought there is less power and feels certainly "flat" compared to BG 66....:)
     
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    I have several rackets strung by Soh. I kinda prefer his stringing and have no problem so far. BG85 and BG80 will take a bit more tension to come alive.
     
  15. Danstevens

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    That's odd. Don't Yonex recommend you use 2Lbs (or is it 10%) less tension with the BG8* than BG-66? Isn't is due to the coating they have?
     
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    The flat feeling you describe is nautal because of using a thicker string. Once you will get used to it, you will do fine. With BG-85, you would come to like the control the string provides.
     
    #396 Matt, Feb 18, 2009
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    szekt Regular Member

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    Thanks for the input guys... I just have to try and get used to BG 85; hope it lasts longer; I actually strung my racket with BG 85 but at the same tension of 22 as my BG 66...:)
     
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    Different issues... Yes, there is a recommendation on the pack that BG80/85 should be strung at 2lbs lower than normal.

    For me, both BG80/85 come alive at >=24lbs. Below that tension, both felt a bit dead.
     
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    my string tension is 26 lbs, if I use:

    BG 66 = it last only one week
    BG 85 = last only one week
    BG 80 = last one month
    NBG 98 = last two weeks
    NBG 95 = last one month

    i played 3x a week, 3 hours in every session...
    i played mixed, mens doubles, more on power play...
     
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    Well...first I used NBG-95 and i really liked this strings because it gaves me a strongly smash but a few time ago i tried BG-65 and i'm really happy with that strings...I started playing much better than i played with NBG-95 because i got much more control, mostly when i'm playing near to the net.

    (sorry about the english mustakes, but i'm not very good in english xD)
     

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