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Thread: Zymax strings
07-24-2009, 08:22 AM #1
Just been informed by my stringer that the new Zymax strings from Ashaway are here.
62mm and 67mm.
Anyone tried these? Not cheap though so thought I'd ask.
07-24-2009, 08:37 AM #2
I've just ordered a 200m reel of each of them. They also do a 0.70mm version, but couldn't justify splashing out on 3 reels. They have a special offer on at the moment where the 2nd reel is half price, so they price is actually not bad - £75 + VAT for 2 x 200m reels.
They're out of stock right now as the stuff is just flying off the shelves, but I'm told it'll land on my doorstep in the next 7 days.
Watch this space...
07-24-2009, 07:24 PM #3
Where did you guys get this? I just asked my supplier if he had any leads on this. Im really curious about the .62, i recently switched to bg66 because i dont break strings often, im willing to try the .62
My contact says its .67 and .70
Last edited by illusionistpro; 07-24-2009 at 07:36 PM.
07-24-2009, 07:51 PM #4
The U.S. market is different than the European and Asian markets. They usually get more options and a greater diversity of strings.
But yes, in this case, ZM in 0.62mm, 0.67mm, and 0.70mm are all available in the U.S.
Last edited by DinkAlot; 07-24-2009 at 07:54 PM.
07-25-2009, 01:56 AM #5
08-01-2009, 03:58 PM #6
thanks Peter, going to buy a reel of each too!
08-05-2009, 01:07 PM #7
Had the .67mm strung in my racket.
Aaaaand, it's fantastic.
Recommend it to anyone who is discerning.
08-05-2009, 01:17 PM #8
www.ashaway.co.uk are still awaiting reels of ZM62 & ZM67, but very kindly sent me a packet of each for evaluation - they landed on my doorstep this morning
08-05-2009, 04:13 PM #9
yeah, what tension? and strung on what racket? stiffness?
08-07-2009, 02:00 PM #10
Well, my stringing tension is peculiar but, since you asked.
Cab 20SP 3U racket.
Works for me.
08-07-2009, 02:21 PM #11
O_O, indeed peculiar , just can't image how come the frame of Cab20 can keep its original shape at mains26 cross 36?
08-08-2009, 07:36 AM #12
that is strange...you really are putting some serious pressure on the frame and its shape!
08-08-2009, 07:54 AM #13
08-09-2009, 07:01 PM #14
My former stringer who has high credentials, having been one of the official stringers at Wimbledon during the Tennis Championships worked out that by using 26mains/36crosses the load is spread evenly to 31lbs. And the strings feel bouncy as opposed to stiff or hard apart from the sweet spot.
And no, never has a racket caved in or any other issues.
Been using this now for many years.
I wouldn't trust any stringer with a machine with this. Too many cowboys out there. My present stringer(the other guy retired) is really good. Also best done on an electronic machine calibirated properly.
And I have used BG66 with no problems.
08-09-2009, 07:18 PM #15
08-10-2009, 08:42 AM #16
yeah, Lobeh, could you upload a photo, we all are very curious about this Wembledon stringer's method
08-10-2009, 06:06 PM #17
Well, I would but don't know how. If someone can explain it I'll try.
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