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    Default Optimal String for Plastic Shuttles

    What's the optimal string for plastic shuttles?

    Currently using mp99 bg80 at 24 tension, but is there a more durable string that produces great sound at ~24 tension?

    So what I'm looking for is a mix between:
    Sound
    Retaining its tension
    Durability

    Thanks.
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    bg70 is durable and retain tension

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    Quote Originally Posted by cooler View Post
    bg70 is durable and retain tension
    Yeah, BG-70 is generally considered to be the best overall string if you're going to be playing with synthetics. You could go for a more high end string but IMO, durability will be so poor (high end strings tend to be thinner) and you'll see such a small benefit, it won't be worth it. BG-65Ti is another decent choice for plastics as it is immensely durable. However, due to its Ti coating, it has an odd feel that not everyone likes. BG-70 is probably the safest bet.

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    If you care about the tension retaining ability, BG70 pro is for you. Feels really stiff though. BG65 if you don't mind the tension dropping fast.

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    NBG95, BG65 or BG70Pro is fine

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    24 lbs is pretty massive for plastics, but that's just for me =P

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    BG70pro and BG65 seem like the winners. Thanks for your answers.

    About the 24 tension, I tend to hit shots that are out very often, so I thought I might just raise the tension a little.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Coolcool View Post
    BG70pro and BG65 seem like the winners. Thanks for your answers.

    About the 24 tension, I tend to hit shots that are out very often, so I thought I might just raise the tension a little.
    It may be your technique more than tension that is causing your shots to go out often

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    For sound, i think BG68ti makes the best "bang"!
    I've not used that many strings, but it definately holds better tension than BG65.
    Check out Dinkalots string review here: http://www.badmintoncentral.com/foru...ad.php?t=67659

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    I use 25lbs and it works for plastics...

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