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Pacific Polyester String

Discussion in 'Badminton String' started by Pete LSD, Feb 27, 2006.

  1. Pete LSD

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    I read BlueJeff's review of the 0.65 mm Pacific polyester string. It is less durable than BG-66!!! Has anyone tried the thicker version in 0.68 mm? It is called the PolyPower 68. The string is German made and pre stretched :).
     
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    Good find. I'm interested in this string as well. Hopefully BJ can chime in. Also where to buy?
     
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    hahaha, u guys constantly looking out for the next newer, prettier and slimmer models ;)
     
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    Well, polyester is a very hard material for string. I will get a few packs and try out and report to BF'ers.
     
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    Aren't you? :D Have a nice week!
     
  7. Pete LSD

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    I think we are on a mission here - :D :D :D.

     
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    That's what all the girls say. :p
     
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    Speak for yourself. ;) Thanks for the info, if you like the string, I'll give Mike a holler. :)
     
  10. Pete LSD

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    Will see. BlueJeff said the 0.65 mm version lasted him over several hours Vs. 3 weeks with the BG-66!!! Hopefully, the 0.68 mm will make a huge difference in durability. Repulsion should be good with polyester strings.

     
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    You think there is any correlation between "super nylon" and "polyester" strings? The SOTX BS-963 is 0.68mm "super nylon", has very good feel, great repulsion and so far, very durable. :)
     
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    Nylon and polyester are totally different material.

     
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    I meant is there any correlation, as in any resemblance at all, any shared properties? Thanks. :)
     
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    Absolutely None!!! Polyester and nylon are chemcially different.

    I guess you are talking about the way this string actually performs. We will see . . . :)

     
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    Just a thought, can I use my old polyester and combined with my wife's nylon to make a super string? Any one want to go in this business with me?:D:D:D
     
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    Yep, something like that. :p :D
     
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    :D :D :D You must be a 70s child. ;) :p :D
     
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    Great! The string arrived two days ago and strung Woven 7 to 30 lbs X 33 lbs last night. I took a few hits inside my room. Here is an initial impression:

    (1) very heavy string for 0.68 mmm -> lots of material

    (2) very consistent and high quality finish (German Made ;) polyester multifilament)

    (3) very thick for 0.68 mm

    (4) quite responsive for just popping the bird around my room :D compared to BG-70 Pro

    (5) The outer sheath makes the string very slippery.

    (6) It's a different type of string in the stringing department. It feels like a fishing line :p and doesn't recoil and twist.

    Will extensively test it on Sat and will let CAppy75 and Sir CD-ROM test it out.
     
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    Danggit Pete! That's not a real review. That's just speculative teasing. :p

    Please keep us posted. :D


     
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    Don't underestimate Pete's skill at popping the bird around his room. It's unparalleled!

    -dave
     

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