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Holabird Sports


Available Isospeed Black Fire 1.25 (26593 hits) Co-PolyesterMonofilament 16 ratings Available in: World 2018-05-01
 Durability  Power  Control  Feel  Comfort  Spin  Tension stab.  Satisfaction  Overall
100% (13/13)

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Ratings 1-5 of 16
Tester chrbu (10), 2018-05-01  registered Residence: Germany male seniors recreational player, hard strokes with heavy spin, allround game
Test Conditions Tension Racquet
53/51 lbs Pro Kennex Ionic Ki 5 (MP, 16/20)
Absolute Rating Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
 (8 hrs.)
Feels stiff and wire-like during stringing, almost no stretch. No major problems during stringing, just a bit slippery at times due to the silicone coating.
The string can be strung 2-6 lbs lower without sacrificing too much control. This is a unique characteristic of this string.
This way you also gain feel, comfort and a bit power. During the initial 30 minutes the string feels quite dead, which is good if you need to tame a powerful frame. And also, as it is a round string, spin needs to be generated via racquet head speed.
Satisfied? satisfied
Compared to:
Solinco Tour Bite
Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
Comparison relates to the Solinco Hyper-G.
Similar string(s): n/a
StringAdjectives precise, rough, innovative, unique
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Tester ArMen (1), 2017-09-27  email address provided but not confirmed Residence: Switzerland male seniors team player upper league, hard strokes with heavy spin, offensive baseline game
Test Conditions Tension Racquet
53/53 lbs Yonex VCore Duel G 97 310g (MP, 16/20)
Absolute Rating Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
This top string keeps its promise. Absolutely great control and high power. Feedback and feel are superb. It maintains its characteristics until the end. Spin potential is sensational for a round poly. Ideal for someone like me who does not like to play shaped strings.
Great string for hard hitters. Unfortunately I don't see many players using it.
Satisfied? satisfied
Compared to:
Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 16L
Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
I'd recommend everyone who likes Alu Power, RPM Blast or Tour Bite to try this string.
Similar string(s): n/a
StringAdjectives comfortable, lively, solid, crispy, precise, rough, innovative, unique
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Tester TomsFirstServe (2), 2017-09-26  registered Residence: Austria male seniors tournament player national level, medium strokes with moderate spin, offensive baseline game
Test Conditions Tension Racquet
51/51 lbs (MP, 16/19)
Absolute Rating Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
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Tester radi (5), 2017-04-13  email address provided but not confirmed Residence: Austria male team player upper league, hard strokes with heavy spin, defensive baseline game
Test Conditions Tension Racquet
57/57 lbs Babolat Aero Pro Drive (MP, 16/19)
Absolute Rating Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
 
Satisfied? satisfied
Compared to:
MSV Focus-HEX 1.23
Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
 
Similar string(s): n/a
StringAdjectives stiff, wire-like, crispy, precise, unique
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Tester Waterman (9), 2017-01-07  registered Residence: Germany male seniors tournament player national level, hard strokes with little spin, offensive baseline game
Test Conditions Tension Racquet
53/53 lbs Babolat Pure Strike 100 (MP, 16/19)
Absolute Rating Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
 (10 hrs.)
I'm really impressed by this great string. Sufficient power and very good control. I found the tension pretty stable with very little loss. Great string all around for competition players. Highly recommendable.
Satisfied? satisfied
Compared to:
Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 16L
Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
n.a.
 
Similar string(s): Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 1.25
StringAdjectives crispy, precise, rough
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