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looking for string : non-yonex, thick (0.70 or greater), hard feeling

Discussion in 'Badminton String' started by 100minus, Jul 1, 2014.

  1. 100minus

    100minus Regular Member

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    - non yonex
    - thick (0.70 or greater)
    - hard feeling
    - preferably not rough texture / preferably nano coated

    Anyone know any string which meet all the above?
    Lesser brands is acceptable.
    Thanks for your reply.
     
  2. Cheung

    Cheung Moderator

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    Babolat - my friend bought some in Malaysia thinking they were tennis strings. 0.75mm thickness if I recall correctly. I don't use them and I can't remember if they had a name.

    I passed them on to a very nice ex-pro who said they were perfect !! Lasts a long time. :D
     
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    If it has to be 0.7 or above, may be Ashaway Zymax 70 or Li Ning NS30?

    If it can be a little under 0.7mm, then I would suggest BG80 (but Yonex).

    But whilst I prefer thick strings, I don't like any of the above. My prefered string is NBG99 (Yonex again) which is 0.69mm if I remember correctly. It isn't a hard string though.
     
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    Li Ning NS30 would be my pick for this shopping list.
     
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    Hi
    Non yonex, 0,70 or greater, hard feeling .... try gosen pro 70
     
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    He doesn't want rough texture strings /:
     
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    Babolat finebraid or Gosen Nanocubic
     
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    Try Adipower String 0.70mm super hard feeling. or you may also try Zymax 70. 0.70mm but not as hard as adidas string. :)
     
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    Victor vs 880ZTI? Not .70 but .68 still great
     
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    ashaway microlegend XL
     
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    ...is soft?

    Pros pro tour 75, smooth, thick. Probably soft though. Ah, my old stringer had some technifibre I think it was. Hard as nails even at low tension. And smooth. Want me to ask which one it was?
     
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    I think Gosen Pro 70 is a good option, super cheap, grippy, hard feeling. Also 0.70mm.
     
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    Ashaway Rally 20 0.85mm (natural) 10m pkt or Ashaway Rally 21 Micro 0.70mm (Optic Yellow) 200m reel. onsale SW
     
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    Btw...why need so thick string ? Good ? Durability doesn't matter. String might need to change every 6months. :eek:
     
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    My current string is BG80P and actually my main purpose is to increase the racket BP (280mm) with a thicker string. The thicker the better but 0.80 not sure is usable nor have seen it anywhere before.
     
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    lol... you`ll get a neglible effect on bp with a thicker string...

    if you want to increase bp, just use some athlete`s tape or badminton specific lead tape like victor powerizer
     
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    Once i went from NBG98 to AP62 on 300mm racket and racket felt noticeably lighter and faster. But the thinner string i feel not so good for smashing than thicker string. So now i'm trying in opposite direction.
     
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    Seriously? I tot thinner string more repulsive & power??? Different string you tried on same racket ????:eek:
     
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    According this string simulator http://www.wirestrungharp.com/material/strings/string_calculator.html

    Elastic Potential Energy increases at a defined elongation of the string, when the string gets thinner and/or tension gets higher and/or string gets longer and/or modulus
    of elasticity gets lower.

    So thinner strings should have a higher power potential than thicker strings.
     
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    in what way was it not so good?
     

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