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Strings seem to break easily???

Discussion in 'Badminton String' started by OscarL, Feb 3, 2013.

  1. OscarL

    OscarL Regular Member

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    Okay so I've been trying out a lot of different strings (BG66Ultimax, BG85, BG68Ti, BG80) and for some reason my strings actually break really often! I broke the BG85 in a week with around forty or so hours of play time at 26lbs. Even when I used BG66 Ultimax it didn't break that fast! Any string out there that offers both durability and playability equally?
     
  2. visor

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    dry cold canadian winter weather, especially where you are, is a dream for racket stringers! ;)

    try lowering your tension for the winter, check your grommets, don't play with plastic birds, and try zymax 65 or 67
     
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    Forty hours sounds pretty good.

    I go through mine in about 3-4 weeks, roughly about 25 hours of play. zm65 @ 25lb
     
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    dang 40/wk, that's a normal work week here in the states, 8hrs/day. that's insane!!! but very cool that you get to play that much! i would also suggest you not leaving your bag in the car. other than that, i think your strings lasts fairly long. i play 4-6hrs a week and that lasts me a month or so.
     
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    If you are breaking your string often, try changing your grommets first.
    After I changed mine, I hardly break the strings any more.

    The cost to change for I racket is only RM 8 bucks.
     
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    40h is pretty long for a string...
     
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    40 hours in a week? living the dream... :D
     
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    Something's not right. Playing 40hrs/wk is probably more than your average professional given that they spend a lot of time training without a racquet and doing other things too.

    If I was playing 40hrs/wk, breaking strings would be the least of my concerns. I'd be breaking myself!
     
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    that's funny, yet so true for me!!!!
     
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    check ur grommets,something is wrong with them.
     

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