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Thread: Yonex BG 66 Ultimax
08-11-2011, 03:04 PM #120
It's tension and lbs so it's obvious. Anyone change back to NBG 98 or other strings after using BG66 Ultimax for around 6 months ? I like players with long term testing not just honeymoon time test since it's too short. Yes I can break the string if smashing alot but the games dictating that. It's not just for breaking strings. Thanks for the input.
and about tension over 24 lbs, just increase 1 lbs at time for me until the equilibrium point, not trying to be macho, tough guy or anything. It's the same approach for my tennis string tension.
08-12-2011, 02:56 AM #121
The string feels dead after a couple of games even if it did not break, i guss the coating and etc just wears off too fast! i strung at 25-26lbs
09-01-2011, 06:05 PM #122
but after a week or two, the feel of the string becomes dull and dead. the crispiness is gone.
next time i will increase the initial tension by 2lbs to see if that makes it better.
09-04-2011, 07:24 AM #123
anyone else with similar experience with bg66um?
09-04-2011, 10:55 AM #124
same here... restring after 2 weeks
09-05-2011, 10:14 AM #125
bg66UM is good for 2 weeks only later its loss its tension badly
i see it, i feel it, i move away from it
who cares about durability if string in such bad shape...no much fun to enjoy from it anymore..
for me bg66UM is a 2 week string even it not break!
kindly share with me on your exp...maybe only happen here...
thats why i follow LCW moving to old string instead...
why wanna change to new string when the old string is better...
09-06-2011, 03:22 AM #126
Been using the BG66UM on Arcsaber Zslash with 24lbs for more than 3 months (once a week) now. I really love it at first. Now I'm not sure if I'm also experiencing the same way with you all about this string that looses tension quickly. But I feel differently now compared 2 months ago of using it. I feel that my clears are difficult to land at the back of the court. My smashes are still quick but feels different but I really can't pinpoint what's wrong.
My question... how would you know if its time to replace the string aside from just of feeling? (giving a doubt... because maybe it's me or some other else). Or am I really hitting the symptoms of loosing tension?
Last edited by KillerQT; 09-06-2011 at 03:26 AM.
09-06-2011, 10:54 AM #127
Bro,String r advise to be renew every 3mth even it's not break...I follow them n never failedI ve sticker on my cone recorded date n lbs I used...
09-07-2011, 01:18 PM #128
I noticed the same thing with BG-66UM.. luckily I have no choice but to replace it after a week. I find that a lot of strings play poorly once you see signs of fraying -- some strings last a hell of a long time despite the fraying while others like 66 pop very soon.
09-07-2011, 09:26 PM #129
Is BG80 a recommended string to replace BG66UM?
09-11-2011, 09:33 PM #130
What is the string's specifications for max tension? All strings should have max tension stated on their packaging. Most high tech strings are only up to 22-23lbs, checked out at gosen's catalog. Please confirm. Any string, being overstreched, will lose/break their molecular structure. Thus, dead strings in a couple of hours play. Please sifu2 confirm on my analysis
09-12-2011, 11:08 AM #131
Bro, u r rightDon't go higher than 24lbs.Hw for bg66um, seem the tension don't last after two weeks....
10-09-2011, 04:53 AM #132
Will it be available in the UK?
10-09-2011, 07:40 AM #133
10-10-2011, 09:28 AM #134
yeah i also think that the string 'dies' after a week or two. nonetheless i still feel that it feels really great when it was freshly strung (y)
10-10-2011, 09:35 AM #135
then, what other string you guys recommend other than this BG66UM ?
10-10-2011, 10:26 AM #136
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