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Which string and grip colors to complement the Yonex Voltric 80?

Discussion in 'Racket Recommendation / Comparison' started by Sgt_Strider, Feb 23, 2013.

  1. Sgt_Strider

    Sgt_Strider Regular Member

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    I think I've made up my mind and I'm going to be purchasing a Yonex Voltric 80 4U. I'll be stringing it with the Yonex BG-80 and most likely get a Yonex Towel Grip. For aesthetic reasons, which color strings and grip will best complement the racket? I'm looking for some suggestions!
     
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    Sgt_Strider Regular Member

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    You're right, it looks pretty nice, but the BG 80 doesn't come in black. :(

    I've been looking into Ashaway strings lately thanks to Kwun's racket reviews. I have never used them before, but if they have a string that is similar to BG 80's or the BG 85's performance, then I may be interested.
     
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    The ashaway zymax are very good strings especially the 65 and 62 but the 62 breaks easily with mishits. The Carlton xelerate x67 are good strings too. I thought I had bg80 black once but it may have been bg65.
     
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    yellow strings with yellow grip or blue strings with blue grip. BG80 has both of these colours.
     
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    Bg80 is available in black i think. Saw it on my friend's racket. if you are going for black strings i would recommend the karakal tribal grip in black. Goes well with vt80.
     
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    bg80 is available in black
     
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    op, what string and tension are you using currently?

    i've recently discovered zm62 and loooove it! :)

    but anything over 22-23 lbs and it'll break with even a slight mishit :(
     
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    I'm using the BG 80 at 23lbs. ZM62 similar to BG80? Someone told me Ashaway strings are cheaper so it might be more economical in the long run.
     
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    Oops! Thx for the correction!
     
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    no string comes close to bg80 in hard feel
    but zm62 at 23-24 lbs would be a good start
     
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    Really? I spent a bit of time and it seems like there are various opinions on this forum as to which ZM strings matches the BG 80.
     
  13. Dave1011

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    Zymax 65 still has a lot of feel especially at higher tension and lasts a lot longer than the 62, the 67 and 70 are still good but not as good as BG80.
     
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    I personally like having yellow strings with a yellow grip, towel or normal grip
     
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    orange string and green grip will be nice.
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    purple string and brown grip
     
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    white strings and white grip.

    J
     
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    Get a voltric 80pg with purple strings and white grip!
     
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    exactly what im using yellow on yellow. White on white is good too but everyone uses that so it looks like we are all using the same racket.

     
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    It just makes the racket different compared to others and makes the racket look bright
     
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    If you can, try putting BG 66 Ultimax (Red) with a Karakal Tribal (Red) Grip. You will be amazed at how the racket looks like. :D
     

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