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Holabird Sports


Available Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 16L (36113 hits) Co-PolyesterMonofilament 255 ratings $14.00* Available in: World 2017-07-20
 Durability  Power  Control  Feel  Comfort  Spin  Tension stab.  Satisfaction  Overall
86% (162/188)

Colors:   good   bad   average  ¦  Satisfaction = overall satisfaction
Ratings 176-180 of 255
Tester wxr (23), 2005-08-08  registered Residence: Netherlands male recreational player, allround game
Test Conditions Tension Racquet
53/51 lbs Head Liquidmetal Radical MP Tour (MP, 18/20)
Absolute Rating Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
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Much too expensive, and absolutely no "power". Strings and plays like iron wire. Sounds like an aluminum baseball bat when you hit the ball. There are many better polys at lower prices. Maybe the string is better suitable for use in a hybrid.
Satisfied? not satisfied
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Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
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Similar string(s): n/a
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TitleDateTimeAuthor
???2005-08-0914:50:21olli72 (47) Trusted Tester Origin: Germany
  !!!2005-08-0918:49:26wxr (23) registered Origin: Netherlands
    Re: !!!2005-08-1007:14:24olli72 (47) Trusted Tester Origin: Germany

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Tester rebelzer (28), 2005-07-28  Board-ID Residence: Germany male team player upper league, hard strokes with heavy spin, offensive baseline game
Test Conditions Tension Racquet
62/60 lbs Head i.Prestige MP (MP, 18/20)
Absolute Rating Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
 (2 hrs.)
Played on clay.
Satisfied? satisfied
Compared to:
Kirschbaum Super Smash 1.25
Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
Awesome poly, much better spin and power than my standard string Kirschbaum Super Smash Spiky 1.20. The tension stability is also better. However the Alu Power is much too expensive for 2 hours of durability. The Spiky doesn't last me longer than 1 to 1.5 hours either, but then it costs only about 1/4 of the price of the Alu Power. Comfort is a bit worse.
Similar string(s): Unique Tourna Poly Big Hitter
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TitleDateTimeAuthor
Durability 2 hours??2005-07-2820:19:57Pac (41) Trusted Tester Origin: Germany
  Re: Durability 2 hours??2005-07-2910:42:45rebelzer (28) Board-ID Origin: Germany

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Tester ruberduc14 (1), 2005-07-27  anonymous Residence: New York boys team player upper league, hard strokes with little spin, allround game
Test Conditions Tension Racquet
58/57 lbs Head Flexpoint Radical MP (MP, 18/20)
Absolute Rating Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
 
Satisfied? satisfied
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Tester joinger (4), 2005-07-22  registered Residence: Germany male young seniors team player upper league, medium strokes with heavy spin, defensive baseline game
Test Conditions Tension Racquet
55/55 lbs (OS, 16/19)
Absolute Rating Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
 (10 hrs.)
Great string, sensational tension stability, for me the best mono!
Satisfied? satisfied
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Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
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Tester redsoxrock9173 (5), 2005-07-02  anonymous Residence: Texas boys team player upper league, hard strokes with heavy spin, offensive baseline game
Test Conditions Tension Racquet
63/63 lbs Wilson nCode nPro Surge (MP, 16/19)
Absolute Rating Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
Was an absolute nightmare to string. I would highly recommend increasing the tension by at least five pounds on each string before a tie-off. Also, do not heed Luxilon's recommendation to decrease tension, since this string provides enough power already, unless you want a softer, more comfortable stringbed.
Satisfied? satisfied
Compared to:
Kirschbaum Super Smash 1.25
Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
n.a.
This string, although not for everyone, certainly is the best I've ever used. If you do not care too much about comfort or feel, then this string is all you're ever going to need. There is nothing similar.
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