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Reel - Babolat Addiction 17 660'

Reel - Babolat Addiction 17 660'

MSRP $190.00
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Multifilament Synthetic. A central core with polyamide-fibers and a polyurethane matrix unifies power and comfort in Babolat's Addiction multifilament sting; perfect for player's looking for the right blend between power, comfort and durability. PTFE fibers provide increased durability thanks to the very low coefficient of friction in the material.

*This reel can string about 17 racquets.
(Depending on head size of racquets and skill of stringer)

Item #: 011568
Style #: 243078
Type: Multifilament Synthetic
Length : 660 feet / 200 meters
Gauge : 17 gauge / 1.25mm
Color : Natural
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    What effect on spin, control, and power would there be between 16 gauge and 17 gauge?
    Asked on 4/1/2016 by Roymac from South Carolina

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      There are a lot of factors that come in to effect spin, control and power. Spin is generated by the player, but it helps to have a string that can snap back in to place after hitting the ball. Control and Power is determined with how High or Low you string a racquet. The Higher the tension, the more control you have. The lower the tension, the more power you have. Moving from 16 to 17 gauge is nice if you want to add more control and spin to your game. The only downside is that if you are a frequent string breaker, it is more likely to break because it is thinner.

      Answered on 4/4/2016 by Louie from Holabird Sports
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  • About Babolat
Babolat originally started by making some of the finest natural gut tennis strings in the world. More recently, they have expanded their successful formula to include tennis racquets, tennis shoes, and other accessories. Babolat tennis racquets are extremely popular and their racquet line includes a wide variety of frames that meet the need of a variety of different players. Many WTA and ATP professionals choose Babolat racquets every day, including multiple Grand Slam winners Rafael Nadal and Kim Clijsters. Babolat tennis rackets are great for recreational and competitive players alike.

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