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Sotx Strings

Discussion in 'Badminton String' started by Gundude, May 11, 2005.

  1. Gundude

    Gundude Regular Member

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    any 1 used sotx strings before?
    are they good, and how is the feel, how diff is is from yonex strings,
     
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    :D I had just strung my Nanospeed 8000 and MP-99 with SOTX 65TI at 26LBS x 26LBS today.

    Well... from experience, SOTX strings seem to be more durable.

    Thanks.
     
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    Is the numbering for SOTX strings equivalent to that of Yonex strings?
     
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    Well... 65TI refers to 0.65mm strings...
     
  6. Jinryu

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    No.

    Yonex BG-65 for example is a 0.68mm string, wheras the SOTX 1040-Ti65 is 0.65mm.

    Personally, I feel that the Yonex BG-65 is a bit more durable than SOTX 1040-Ti65... The 1040-Ti65 feels a lot better though, especially at high tensions. I used the 1040-Ti 65 because it feels better than BG-65, but can be found for roughly the same price. It offers the performance of higher priced Yonex strings such as the BG-80 and BG-85, and they're at least as durable-- cheaper cost though!
     
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    The feel of SOTX 1040-Ti65 is definetly very good at higher tensions. But the power seems to be lacking. At lower tensions, the power is very good, but the feel is lacking. I think it's a very tempermental string... changing the tension a few pounds has a huge effect on how it plays, much more so than the yonex strings I've used. Its also the most slippery. I have only used it on two occasions however, so I may still change my mind when I use it a few more times.
     
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    sotx has released new 2006-strings!

    the complete lineup is now:

    CF64: "super complexed fibre, PU-core and durable fibre" 0.66mm ~$6
    CF66: "super complexed fibre, PU-core and durable fibre" 0.68mm ~$5
    CF70: "super complexed fibre, PU-core and durable fibre" 0.70mm ~$4
    BR68: "Top Nylon+Braid" 0.68mm
    BR75: "Top Nylon+Braid" 0.75mm
    1040-ti-65: "top Ti+Nylon" 0.65mm
    1040-ti-65B: "top nylon+Ti fibre" 0.69mm
    1040-ti-73+: "Ti+Nylon" 0.73mm
    963: catgut 0.68mm ~$5 (cheapest gut i've ever seen. curious)
    BS-1020: Nylon, 0.70mm ~$2 (cheapest string of all)
     
  9. LazyBuddy

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    Yonex BG65 is 0.70mm, I believe. ;)
     
  10. jerby

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    anybody know if teh Sotx 963 is actually catgut? if it is it's really damn cheap...compared to others...

    anybody tried it?
     

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