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    Quote Originally Posted by zombie0517 View Post
    I have tried both ZM62 and ZM67 and I agree ZM 62 feels superior to ZM67. Just sharper and more lively IMO the problem with PEEK based strings in general is that the coating does not "bind" to the core filaments. But this problem is not restricted to Zymax alone. BG68Ti, BG 66UM and BG80 all have fragile coating/outer wrapping filaments that are easily broken.

    One thing with Zymax strings is that they stretch very little compared with nylon strings. While they are very repulsive and keep tension really well, they do not tolerate mishits for the same reason. They are durable strings, provided you do not mishit.

    Zymax strings also moves around a lot. Yes it can be a bit annoying but this does not affect performance.

    Just my two cents
    Hi, what is PEEK? Is it a different plastic/synthetic material?

    I agree that other strings also have fragile outter coatings, but in my experience as a stringer, the ZM range seems to be more fragile than other strings I've used.

    I love the dry rough texture that the ZM range has but it's no good having good grip if the strings move so easily. I also think it lacks feel massively. It holds tension well, but its quite an artificial feeling I get from the ZM range, somehow feels natural if you know what I mean.

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    Quote Originally Posted by R20190 View Post
    Hi, what is PEEK? Is it a different plastic/synthetic material?

    I agree that other strings also have fragile outter coatings, but in my experience as a stringer, the ZM range seems to be more fragile than other strings I've used.

    I love the dry rough texture that the ZM range has but it's no good having good grip if the strings move so easily. I also think it lacks feel massively. It holds tension well, but its quite an artificial feeling I get from the ZM range, somehow feels natural if you know what I mean.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PEEK

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    Yes PEEK is a different synthetic polymer. One huge advantage of PEEK over other synthetic polymers is its chemical inertness/stability; however being used for badminton consumables this quality does not play a huge role, understandbly

    About the coating durability during stringing, for me the coating durability of Zymax strings seems to be better than the three Yonex strings I mentioned. In fact I have never broken outer coating of Zymax strings during stringing so far, but my fixed clamps and tensioner gripper are not diamond dusted, tensions I used may be different to yours, and perhaps the batch number of the strings we use is also different.

    To me ZM62 does not lack feel, but of course there are strings with better feel such as fresh BG66UM. The "repulsion characteristics" is also different. ZM62 has a harder feel and more "immediacy", where as you would feel more "hold" or "pocketing" of shuttles if you use strings like BG66UM or NBG98 at the same tension. I prefer ZM62 for this reason but that of course string preference is personal .

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    What's the current conclusions on the Zymax strings then?

    I'm getting the feeling from the last couple of pages they might not really be worth getting any more.

    It's just I'm looking at getting a reel of something to save me a bit of money over time but I'm a student so funds are limited. I can't really afford to buy something poor first time and have to buy something else.

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    ^ Don't get a full reel until you're very sure that will be your go to string. Atm I love zm62 but dang it, any mishit and it's toast.

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    Yeah I've had one racket strung with 62 from Dink, and it was fantastic, but I know I'd go through it too quickly for it to be affordable.

    I'm not in a position where it's THAT easy to try out lots of strings. Have to have a think.

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    I'm getting one of my rackets strung with ZM65 to give it a try. If I like it I'll order a reel I think.

    I'd love to get a machine and try stringing for myself, but I don't think realistically I have the time or money.

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    Me too... Will know how it plays in 26 hrs...

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    ZM62 will be my next string! May i know where normally you guys get it from? My location is Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kokmengng View Post
    ZM62 will be my next string! May i know where normally you guys get it from? My location is Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
    Try this guy ...

    http://forum.lowyat.net/topic/1043231

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    Thank you bro,

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    Quote Originally Posted by visor View Post
    Me too... Will know how it plays in 26 hrs...
    Just tried the zm65 past week... not sure what to make of it. Being in between 62 and 67, it feels like it has a mix of the good and bad of both... which is to be expected, I suppose. But I'm still leaning towards 62 at a lower tension, to increase durability hopefully.

    62 is such an addictive string. It's like a mini orgasm with each crunchy smash.

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    Quote Originally Posted by visor View Post
    Just tried the zm65 past week... not sure what to make of it. Being in between 62 and 67, it feels like it has a mix of the good and bad of both... which is to be expected, I suppose. But I'm still leaning towards 62 at a lower tension, to increase durability hopefully.

    62 is such an addictive string. It's like a mini orgasm with each crunchy smash.
    WOW.... worth to try then ....

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    Quote Originally Posted by visor View Post
    Just tried the zm65 past week... not sure what to make of it. Being in between 62 and 67, it feels like it has a mix of the good and bad of both... which is to be expected, I suppose. But I'm still leaning towards 62 at a lower tension, to increase durability hopefully.

    62 is such an addictive string. It's like a mini orgasm with each crunchy smash.
    Quote Originally Posted by Licin View Post
    WOW.... worth to try then ....
    And if you combine that by using ZM62 and a Carbonex 20 .... you should get A MASSIVE ORGASM when SMASHING ....

    But it did not work for me though, I got it from a Gosen R4x100+Cab20sp combi instead

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    Quote Originally Posted by visor View Post
    Just tried the zm65 past week... not sure what to make of it. Being in between 62 and 67, it feels like it has a mix of the good and bad of both... which is to be expected, I suppose. But I'm still leaning towards 62 at a lower tension, to increase durability hopefully.

    62 is such an addictive string. It's like a mini orgasm with each crunchy smash.
    I totally agree! It's so addictive, and by far the best string at 26x28lbs(for me/playstyle) I have ever used, but durability is at a -10 over 10. Restringing my rackets every 6 sessions is digging a hole in my pocket.

    I really wonder if Zymax 65 can offer me a somewhat close feeling to the 62 with better durability?? And how close the Zymax 65 will feel to 66Ultimax..hmmm

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    Found a durable tension of 23 lb for my zm62. So far lasting me 20 hrs of play already, whereas anything over would break after 6-8 hrs on a block mishit.

    Feel and power are still excellent. Drops, brushes, serve and receive, nets are outstanding. Smashes are still orgasmic.

    Zm62 forever!

    Ps: anyone find
    any differences
    in the various colours?

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    Quote Originally Posted by visor View Post
    Found a durable tension of 23 lb for my zm62. So far lasting me 20 hrs of play already, whereas anything over would break after 6-8 hrs on a block mishit.

    Feel and power are still excellent. Drops, brushes, serve and receive, nets are outstanding. Smashes are still orgasmic.

    Zm62 forever!

    Ps: anyone find
    any differences
    in the various colours?
    Should read your way up from the beginning of this thread ... [of course what applies to gen 1 doesn't necessarily have to apply to gen 2]

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