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is bg66 or bg85 a better string?

Discussion in 'Badminton String' started by bertbrainz, Mar 9, 2006.

  1. bertbrainz

    bertbrainz Regular Member

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    hey guys...i hav been using bg66 all along n i am tinking of changing my choice of strings...any recommandations on which string will give mi beta feel n more power?thkz for ur replies=)
     
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    It differs from person to person but I personally hate bg66......short life not that good at repultion.Bg85 is my favourite......holds tention well good power and controlBg80 apparently is simular....yet to try it myself.....it is .01 thicker suppose to be more durable than both bg85 and bg66.
     
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    i am having a hard time comprehending what you wrote.

    beta == better?
    mi == me?

    do schools teach proper english spelling?? ;)
     
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    bertbrainz Regular Member

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    tis is the lingo in sg
     
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    bertbrainz Regular Member

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    haha...thkz...mayb i will b trying out the bg85...seems great...thkz 4 the davice anywae...=)
     
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    The language is too advance for you kwun. :p
     
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    kwun Administrator

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    does that mean you only expect people from sg to answer your question?

    this is an international forum, so please write in something that everybody can understand.
     
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    taneepak Regular Member

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    No, it is not. Lee Kuan Yew would skin you alive if he were to read this.
     
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    Young people today are big into writing in txt or shorthand! lolIt must be cool.........makes me feel old!I have touble understanding it too. I try to write in a simple way, so people of all laguages can understand me.......well I hope they can.
     
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    thanks. and i think everybody will appreciate that you do that.

    people who writes in those incomprehendable short hands should realize this: if you are seeking other's help/opinion/etc, and only 50% of the population can understand you, then you will have half the response than what you would have if you had written properly.
     
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    haha...kk...i will write in proper english...sry for that...
     
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    Just think of how many people out there that want to help and can give you good advice........but can't understand your question.It defeats your purpose of asking the question, the purpose: Getting as many people to give you some input.k dude, takit ezy.....j/k (Joking) LOL (laugh out loud)...hey I am cool after all!
     
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    ur mean advanced singlish:p
     
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    haha...guys...we are getting out of point...hey may i konw whats the price difference between bg85 and bg66...
     
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    I fell BG-66 plays better when fresh. However, BG-85 tension last longer. If you have a machine and can string every 2 weeks, I would go with BG-66. I like BG-85 better because money is still tight and I only have 1 night a week to string racquets for our club.
     
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    Just make sure you guys don't write in l33t lol!! or use the the automatic scripting to encoded your messages =P
     
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    I think there's not much between the two. BG85 is a little more elastic at 24 lbs and possibly a little easier to play with.

    BG 66 is less forgiving unless you play consistently at a good level. Once I switched from my usual BG65 to BG66 just for one of my racquets. It felt really great...until it snapped. :) There was a really crisp feeling when I hit the shuttle. It was good, but I cannot get to my stringer so easily nowadays for such frequent restrings.

    I've never heard of BG85 being used by an international player, whereas I have heard Taufik uses BG66.

    BG66 might be a little cheaper than BG85 as well.
     
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    Another point is that with BG85, I have to keep four racquets on hand because of potential string breakages. With BG66, I'd probably do the same.

    With BG65, I'm keeping three in the bag usually. Now, I'm planning to put the fourth back in because I think a racquet frame is going to break on one of them.
     
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    IMHO I feel that BG85 is slightly better than BG66 in terms of durability and the ability to provide consistent tension over a longer period. As a result , shots are more accurate & consistent. However, it will cost you about S$18 for BG85 as opposed to S$12-14 for BG66. You will love it anyway, despite the cost difference. Cheers!:)
     
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    Hi Kwun,

    Don't worry, I am from Singapore, and I am not affect by any such lingos. :D

    I always believe in good communication.

    Thanks.
     

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