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Holabird Sports


Available WeissCANNON Ultra Cable 1.23 (42806 hits) Co-PolyesterMonofilamentStructured surface 173 ratings $12.00-$13.00* Available in: World 2019-06-18
 Durability  Power  Control  Feel  Comfort  Spin  Tension stab.  Satisfaction  Overall
91% (137/150)

Colors:   good   bad   average  ¦  Satisfaction = overall satisfaction
Ratings 151-155 of 173
Tester chrissummers (2), 2016-01-31  email address provided but not confirmed Residence: Germany male team player lower league, medium strokes with moderate spin, offensive baseline game
Test Conditions Tension Racquet
51/49 lbs Head YouTek Graphene Speed Pro 18x20 (MP, 18/20)
Absolute Rating Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
n.a.
As recommended I lowered the tension by 3 lbs, unfortunately that was too soft for my likes. The string provides a lot of power, and with increasing playing time I had trouble controlling that power. I don't blame the string for that, it was due to the low tension.
Spin was excellent, angle shots worked well and I was able to hit some heavy topspin.
Next time I would string higher!
Satisfied? satisfied
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Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
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Similar string(s): n/a
StringAdjectives crispy, innovative
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Tester ChrisCourt (5), 2016-01-30  registered Residence: Germany male team player lower league, medium strokes with heavy spin, allround game
Test Conditions Tension Racquet
49/51 lbs Wilson BLX Pro Open (MP, 16/19)
Absolute Rating Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
n.a.  (>10 hrs.)
Knots were harder to tie but otherwise easy to string. The string seems significantly thicker than 1.23 mm.
Spin and control are phenomenal. The string feels very crisp. Next time I would probably go down another 2 lbs.
My new go-to string.
Satisfied? satisfied
Compared to:
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Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
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Comparison relates to WeissCannon Scorpion 1.22.
Similar string(s): n/a
StringAdjectives stiff, crispy, precise, rough
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Tester bcstringer (6), 2016-01-27  registered Residence: Canada male recreational player
Test Conditions Tension Racquet
54/52 lbs Babolat Aero Pro (MP, 16/18)
Absolute Rating Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
 (10 hrs.)
 
Satisfied? satisfied
Compared to:
Babolat RPM Blast
Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
 
Similar string(s): n/a
StringAdjectives lively, explosive
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Tester ynb (4), 2016-01-27  email address provided but not confirmed Residence: Nevada male team player lower league, hard strokes with moderate spin, allround game
Test Conditions Tension Racquet
52/55 lbs Yonex E-Zone DR 98 (MP, 16/19)
Absolute Rating Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
Tested this string on my Yonex DR 98 and have played little over 12 hours in full bed and hybrid. I like it. First of all, the squared shape is very dramatic. I have never seen a string shaped like this before. Felt thicker than the specified dimensions.

It's powerful for a poly. As expected, the spin potential is fantastic. It also plays soft but has enough "crisp" feel to have a decent connection with the ball. Control was good, but not outstanding. I noticed that the aggressive shape is detrimental when warming up soft, hitting touch shots, or for players that don't take a full cut at the ball or have slow racquet head speeds. This is because the edges will cause the ball to shoot at unexpected angles sometimes when swinging slow. This problem is solved by swinging faster and brushing the ball better.

I sometimes struggle with soft strings, but I was able to feel my shots well with UC. I liked the extra power, which is appreciated in modern tennis. Control was OK, taking everything into account. It did not feel very explosive though, which is a characteristic that some modern soft strings are beginning to develop. I also liked it on serves. I felt that my kick serve was more aggressive than normal.

I would suggest developing a thinner gauge. Overall, I liked the string in full bed and as a hybrid with Gosen OG-Sheep Micro 17g crosses. It did not break the Gosen in more than 6 hours of play with this specific setup.

Thanks again for a quality string, Mr. Weiss! Now make it as 17g.
Satisfied? satisfied
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My current string of choice is Solinco Hyper-G 16L. I must say that Weiss UC felt fairly similar, with more power, softer feel, slightly better spin, slightly less control and less crisp feel. It's almost a tie. I still feel more confident with Hyper G due to the extra control, but time will tell if UC and its power can convince me to switch.
Similar string(s): Solinco Hyper-G
StringAdjectives soft, comfortable, unique
Comments:

TitleDateTimeAuthor
Gauge2016-01-2812:19:54GrapheneRadicalPro (11) Board-ID Origin: Germany

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Tester reiswig (6), 2016-01-25  registered Residence: Canada male seniors recreational player, medium strokes with little spin
Test Conditions Tension Racquet
52/50 lbs Head Ti.S6 (OS, 16/19)
Absolute Rating Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
 (14 hrs.)
 
Satisfied? satisfied
Compared to:
Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 16L
Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
 
Similar string(s): n/a
StringAdjectives lively, solid
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