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Mp100 String

Discussion in 'Badminton String' started by chopstickZ, Apr 9, 2006.

  1. chopstickZ

    chopstickZ Regular Member

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    Hi, I'm a high school badminton player. I just received my Mp-100 from the mail. I was curious what would be the best string type and tension for nylon birds. I like it when it makes an exploding sound when I smash. Please let me know guys. Thanks
     
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    Not sure what would be the best string and tension for you since I have no idea of your skill level, including strength. Here is what I found that had worked for my re-string customers with similar criteria, ie MP100 and nylon birds: They like using tension of 18-20 lbs using Ashaway Micropower XL string.

    FWIW.

    Cheers. :)
     
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    I agree with the string recommended by jayes, but I believe 18 - 20 lbs is way too low.

    I find that anything under 23lbs is way too low for MP100, it just doesn't work, I don't know why. 24lbs is best for me, so I string it 25 lbs knowing it'll loose up. Ideally I'd string 26 so it'd loosen to around 24 lbs (depending on string) but I can't handle 26.

    It really depends on your strength. If you can't find Ashaway string, BG-85 is a nice choice as well.
     
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    LazyBuddy Regular Member

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    String type/tension is very much subjective. Personally, I will recommend BG65/Bg70pro if the durability is being considered the most. BG80 if performance is the leading horse. Usually 20-22lb is a safe range to start. If you don't feel it works, adjust it to be lowered or higher by 1-2 lb, based on your need. ;)
     
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    chopstickZ Regular Member

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    okay, thanks guys. i'm planning on some Bg65's and 25lb tension. i think i'm about intermediate. what would make that exploding sound on a smash?
     
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    never tried mp100 myself, but before i got bg-65 at 23 lbs and made my arms sore. then i was playing with nylon birds, my arms got even worse, so.. :rolleyes:

    if u want exploding sound, i think 18-22 would be the best. it'd make "BOOM" kind of sound when u hit the sweet spot and around it
     
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    Ya, if your not able to hit the birdie in the middle of your racket consistently, 25lbs is not a good idea IMO. It can injure your arm, I think 18-21lbs will do.
     
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    Okay, I'm planning on 22lbs. would bg65 work well?
     
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    yea i think u should string it 23 lbs with bg 70s
     
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    chopstickZ Regular Member

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    lol, phuck u kevin
     
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    Gosupizza Regular Member

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    if i were you, for a mp100, 25 main and 23 cross with bg 85 :D

    thatll put some bang in your shot:cool:
     
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    Isn't it 23 main and 25 cross?

     
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    Honestly... I don't think MP100 performs well at all under 24lbs... you better try it yourself, but it's like two different racquets to me.
     

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