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Yonex BG66 Ultimax

Discussion in 'Badminton String' started by brisac, Feb 26, 2013.

  1. brisac

    brisac Regular Member

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    a lot of people say that this is one of the best string ever. great repulsion and control, but i've never tried playing with it. i tried nbg98 and great feeling so i think that this string would be even better.
    what do you think? :)
     
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    Bg66 ultimax can break easily with a miss hit.
    nbg98 has a longer durability compare to bg 66 ult.

    However bg66 ult can produce better control and power
     
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    i think you should give it a try, and then post a review on a thread that's already been opened for this string.
     
  5. brisac

    brisac Regular Member

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    i will give it a try :D
     
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    Just visited yonex store at far east... their BG 66 UM cost S$23.50 :eek: !!! any other place to recomment for string n stringing?
     
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    brisac Regular Member

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    dude RKEP has the best online price for strings. Yonex BG66 Ultimax is 8,45$ + 3$ shipping :)
     
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    I'am using bg66 Ultimax too, great repulsion but low durability.
     
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    Anywhere else but the official store selling at full rrp :D

    Almost as cheap as $8.50 including shipping yeah ;)
     
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    Dude,
    I string for only $20. PM me if you want it. ;)
     
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    I was a BG66UM user for a year. BG66UM is a great string. But IMO only when it's fresh. After 2 weeks it feels dull. IMO it lose its performance too quickly and the tension drops fast, too.
     
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    In RKEP 100m (10 packs) of BG66 Ultimax is $70. excellent price :)
     
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    Anyone can advise the comparison between BG66 Ultimax vs BG66 Maxima?
     
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    BG66M has softer feel and holds tension better. BG66U feels dead after a few sessions. But the first session with fresh string feels fanstastic, the crispness and repulsion.
     
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    so in terms of repulsion, both strings the same? looks like if we don't snap the strings that often, BG66M is a better choice?
     
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    Repulsion is about the same at 29lbs. i prefer BG66M as BG66U feels totally different after a few sessions. BG66M can last quite long as long as you don't mishit too much. :)
     
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    Does anyone still use BG 66? I never got used to BBG 66 Ultimax. String feels dead and weak. BG66 is awesome, on the other hand.
     
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    Not really. Try stringing BG66, use it for a few sessions, and then don't play for 2-3 weeks. When you use it, the feel factor is "gone" completely.
     
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    That does not happen, does it? Most players will play continuously after stringing. Feel of playing with fresh string is just thrilling. :D

    I asked because i wonder if there are other players prefer bg66 over bg66 ultimax. It is a great string. Smashes and net play are awesome. Durability wise, it should be higher than bg66 ultimax due to thicker gauges.
     
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    Unfortunately, it does. My cousin strung BG66 for his Apacs Z-Slayer and played with if for a few weeks. Then he decided to get a Nanoray racket as backup with 66UM, and started to use it instead as he, in his own words, "was having fun with the racket" :rolleyes:

    Well, the string snapped last week, and therefore he had to use the Z-Slayer. He got a shock when he couldn't do the shots he normally does very easily - the original 26lbs tension of the string was "missing". When I tested it, I had to ask him back "you sure this is 26lbs? (it feels like 23-24lbs instead)", to which he said yes.
     

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