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HEAD RIP Control 17 (Item #010397)

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16 gauge / 1.30mm


40 feet / 12 meters

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HEAD RIP Control 16

With HEAD RIP Control 16, you get a uniquely constructed tennis string that provides an excellent combination of durability, control, feel and spin. It serves a unique market of tennis players that are fairly consistent string-breakers, but don't want to go to polyester strings. This multifilament has a unique construction that promotes durability without greatly enhancing the stiffness of the string.

  • Extraordinary feel, soft touch.
  • Excellent control and spin enhancement.
  • Superior elasticity, resiliancy and durability.
  • High resistance to movement.
  • Unique ribbon twisted construction.
  • "Spin" textured surface.
Core: Multimfilament Polyamid Fibers
Outer Wrap: Unique Polyolefine Ribbons.
average rating 4.5 out of 5
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2 Reviews
Reviewed by rqbii
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I recommend this product
Rated 4 out of 5
Review posted

Great string

The only synthetic string I use. The only string better is the 17 gauge version. Problem is, the 17 gauge is not at all durable, and requires too frequent restringing, otherwise, I'd use nothing else. The 16 guage is a good compromise. Excellent touch, good power, and holds tension very well.

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Reviewed by CJHAMMER
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Love the product but !!

I think the Product is great. They perform as expected.

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