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Comments: This is a very nice offering from HEAD. The new Hawk string provides all the typical benefits of a
polyester string such as control, durability and spin, but in a softer, more feel-oriented package. FEEL: From the first hit, I was
pleasantly surprised at how comfortable this string is. Loved the smooth response from the stringbed. Not as stiff as most polys I
have used. Really quite a unique feel: soft yet crisp, dampened but not mushy. Very easy on my elbow, I did not experience any
arm pain, even after a long hitting session. CONTROL: Hawk offers excellent control. The ball trajectory was consistent and
predictable and did not require as big of an adjustment as some polys do. I was impressed with both depth control as well as
directional control. This, along with comfort, was the other area where this string excelled. SPIN: Spin was great for a rounded co-
poly. Obviously it does not provide a bite like shaped strings do. However, you get generous amounts of spin. The string pockets
the ball very well, and you can feel how it snaps back. Very good for baseline grinding, as well as kick serves. At the same time,
you also can flatten out your shots from either wing to hit through the court. POWER: I was able to put good pace on all shots
without the ball flying out. You will certainly need to generate your own power, but this allows you to take big cuts with
confidence. TENSION MAINTENANCE: Hawk kept its tension very well, I noticed only a slight tension loss, better than most polys.
After 7 hours, I still see fairly little notching in the mains, still no clear signs of wear. GENERAL IMPRESSION: Compared to other
polyester strings, Hawk shines in the areas of comfort, feel and control. I really enjoyed hitting with this string. I would defintively
consider this a premium soft poly. It might also serve greatly as a possible cross string in a gut/poly or a multi/poly hybrid.
Comments: For $15 I expect a lot more. Strung in my POG Mid as a hybrid, really wooden. After 3 hrs of hitting, it's
getting cut out. Waste of money, nothing to see here folks
Comments: I went from a tonic and rough hybrid. I really like this string. I use the Graphene Speed Pro and its
strung at 50 lbs. Very soft on my elbow and I like the increased spin.
Comments: I tried this string in a Dunlop Aerogel 400 (18x20) and offered excellent control and spin. You'll
certainly need to generate your own power but I haven't found a string yet that could let me place the ball like Hawk does.
Comments: Tried this initially during the string playtest and thought it was just okay. However, strung up as a main
in a hybrid with Gosen OGSM it produces great spin, durability is good and there is no discomfort in my elbow. A great string.
Comments: Seems to have a very nice blend of control, power and comfort. Not sure of the longevity at this point,
but if it lasts at least as long as the many other polys I've tried, then I will be sticking with this for quite a while. 48 lbs in a new
Comments: I played with the new Head Hawk and was excited. I was not diapointed at all -- it is really not a bad
and has good power, good comfort, good control, feel could be a little better, and spin is very decent (but not top of the line but
good). On average, nothing bad and mostly good things, just not very special string. It kept its tension very well.
Comments: Got to test this one early in August through Head's playtester program and it was amazing. Like they
-- spin was great for a rounded co-poly and the feel was just insane! Really lets you fine tune specific shots and provides fantastic
control; definetley the best string Head has made to date.
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