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Holabird Sports


Available Babolat RPM Blast 17 (25689 hits) Co-PolyesterMonofilamentStructured surface 72 ratings $17.00* Available in: World 2017-02-19
 Durability  Power  Control  Feel  Comfort  Spin  Tension stab.  Satisfaction  Overall
75% (38/51)

Colors:   good   bad   average  ¦  Satisfaction = overall satisfaction
Ratings 11-15 of 72
Tester Howy (399), 2014-09-21  Verified Tester Residence: Luxembourg male young seniors tournament player national level, medium strokes with little spin, allround game
Test Conditions Tension Racquet
53/53 lbs Völkl DNX 9 (MP, 16/19)
Absolute Rating Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
n.a.
Solid string without drawbacks. It provides lots of controllable power. Feedback was very good overall. I had no issues with comfort either. I also liked the spin potential - my slice had decent bite. I think this string is suitable for a wide range of players.
Satisfied? satisfied
Compared to:
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Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
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Similar string(s): n/a
StringAdjectives
Tension Diagram Tension diagram
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Tester stieler uwe (12), 2014-09-07  registered Residence: Germany male young seniors team player upper league, hard strokes with little spin, offensive baseline game
Test Conditions Tension Racquet
51/51 lbs Prince Tour 98 (MP, 16/20)
Absolute Rating Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
 (5 hrs.)
Played on clay court with various types of balls.
No problems during stringing. Felt surprisingly soft and flexible during stringing.
On the court the RPM Blast provided good power, good spin and good control. The RPM Blast was rather springy and in contrast to other reviews I found the RPM Blast rather comfortable despite my sensitive arm. Not comparable to Pro Hurricane or Pro Hurricane Tour.
Certainly worth a test, however I think it is overpriced and you get at least the same performance for less money from other strings.
Satisfied? not sure
Compared to:
Babolat Pro Hurricane 1.25
Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
 
Similar string(s): Signum Pro Hyperion
StringAdjectives soft, comfortable, resilient, elastic, stretchy, spongy
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Tester carlosoki (28), 2014-08-19  Verified Tester Residence: Spain male team player lower league, hard strokes with heavy spin, offensive baseline game
Test Conditions Tension Racquet
59.5/55 lbs Prince Tour 98 ESP (MP, 16/16)
Absolute Rating Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
 (4.5 hrs.)
Stiff string with not very good tension maintenance. Very short durability.
Satisfied? not sure
Compared to:
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Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
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Similar string(s): n/a
StringAdjectives lively, explosive, stiff
Tension Diagram Tension diagram
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Tester TennisCrack01 (10), 2014-05-14  registered Residence: Germany male tournament player national level, hard strokes with moderate spin, allround game
Test Conditions Tension Racquet
55/54 lbs Head YouTek IG Prestige Pro (MP, 16/19)
Absolute Rating Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
 (14 hrs.)
Played on clay court. Reasonable string for a clay court game, but not my favorite string.
Satisfied? not satisfied
Compared to:
Signum Pro Tornado
Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
After having played with the Signum Pro Tornado for a year or so, I had to restring but was out of stock so I had to try something else and was recommended the RPM Blast.
On the court I was surprised how stiff the RPM Blast felt. Unfortunately the 1.20 mm version had not been available. Due to the significantly higher stiffness, the RPM Blast provides increased precision but dramatically lacks comfort.
For me this string was too stiff, so I rather stick to other strings like Signum Pro Tornado, Firestorm, Poly Plasma, Big Banger, MSV, Topspin, Babolat, Head Hawk etc.
Similar string(s): Signum Pro Tornado
StringAdjectives lively, explosive, stiff, wire-like, solid, crispy, precise, dull, boring, rough, innovative, unique
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Tester marcodu34 (20), 2014-04-30  registered Residence: France male team player upper league, moderate spin
Test Conditions Tension Racquet
50/50 lbs Head YouTek IG Extreme MP (MP, 16/19)
Absolute Rating Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
n.a.
 
Satisfied? satisfied
Compared to:
Solinco Tour Bite
Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
 
Similar string(s): n/a
StringAdjectives stiff, solid, crispy, innovative
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