Max string Tension on Yonex Arcsaber Z-Slash TH

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  1. Renmazuo27

    Renmazuo27 Regular Member

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    Hi all,

    I'm in the process of getting one of these rackets and I was just wondering what is the max tension this racket it can take. I have been using Ashaway zymax 67 strings strung around the 24-26 lb mark and was wondering if the above racket will handle those tension specs.

    I had a quick search around and they had max tensions for the Z-Slash. Just wondering if they're the same for the "Taufik Hidayat" version.

    Thanks in advance
     
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    despite what Yonex says, any top end racket will handle 26lbs easily. just make sure you find a decent stringer who are used to stringing such tensions.
     
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    The max tension for racket stated by Manufacturers r usually for warranty purpose.

    after u buy the racket, its yr choice.. how high u want string it... of course if it breaks or damage it... they wont b responsible.

    but the racket definitely can hold very high tension...
     
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    Let me ask this to all the stringers.

    So Panda and Apacs racket can stand up to 40 lbs.

    Yonex Rackets, even though stated only 20 something lbs, can actually stand up to 40 lbs just like Panda and Apacs rackets.

    Is that accurate?
     
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    no.

    only on specific models. even Panda rackets only the Ultra can handle 40lbs.

    Yonex rackets most can handle 30lbs without problem.

    it is not as simple as can/cannot. the higher you go the higher chance it will break. it is not like once you reach 30.1lbs from 30lbs it will suddenly collapse.
     
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    Renmazuo27 Regular Member

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    Thanks for the all the replys. I'm probably gonna get it strung at 26 or 27lb so from what you guys are saying it should be able to handle it.

    But talking in terms of warranty, what is the max tension specified?
     
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    So, head wise, are those rackets advertised at 33-40 lbs are actually stronger than the mid-level Yonex/Victor/Lining who aren't advertised that way? Or is it just marketing gimmick?
     
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    depends. I will say, "probably, but there is a reason."

    For instance, if i remember correctly, the Carlton AS1 was warrantied to 40 pounds. However, its frame was a bit thick. And i would ask some of the people who have the Lethal 70, is the frame thicker than other rackets like yonex or victor? Obviously with more meat on the frame, there is a better chance it can take the tensions, i assume.

    That being said, I have seen yonex rackets strung at 32 pounds, with no problems.
     
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    I have the same racket but I have strung mine at 25lbs (4 knots) sounds low but the racket shouldn't break.
     
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    This racket frame is critical for high tension stringing.
    U should ask urself how long u want ur racket to last before frame deform?
    Higher tension would shorten ur frame life.
    Stick with 24lbs n below should be ok any stringing which higher will derate ur frame life...
     
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    Stay in your house as well if you don't want to get involved in a traffic accident! ;)
     
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    I play at ~32lbs, 31x33lbs, and I have loads of racquets that have survived it and are still in good condition, I string my own racquets.
    However, top Yonex racquets have slim frames, so I wouldn't get it any higher than 28lbs unless you know your stringer does it on a regular basis.
     
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    i strung my arcsaber 10 with bg 66 ultimax for 27lbs, and strung my arc Z slash with bg 66 ultimax for 26lbs, but arc Z slash feel like more tension than arc 10 since the flame is thinner.. and both is just nice ^_^
     
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    The highest Panda has strung a Z-Slash is 33lbs. ECP. It held up pretty good. Panda thinks the relative "safe" limit is around 33-34lbs.
     
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    Warranty wise the Arcsaber Z-Slash is 24lbs.
    The TH model is exactly the same as the normal one.
     
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    hi guys, i just ordered a z slash with "standard string tension"... 2 questions regarding that:
    1.) does yonex string this racket and if so, how much lbs?
    2.) if not... what is a "standard string tension" for sellers? around 22 i guess?

    ty
     
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    Seeing as no one answered your question, I'll try to help you out:

    1. No, this racquet does not come pre-strung by the factory.

    2. Depends on what you mean by the "standard string tension". You could argue that it's the range written on your cone for warranty purposes or you could also be referring to the average tension that the general public uses. If its the latter, then it really comes down to your own personal preference and the string you use.
     

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