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Comments: The best string I have ever played with. The product description is absolutely true. It is soft on lighter shots and provides excellent control on harder ones. This string provides great control when hitting serves and groundies from the baseline and the best touch and feel on volleys that I have ever experienced. I have in strung at 58 lbs on my Head Pure Competition (102 Sq in head size).
Comments: This is currently my string of choice. I used to use big banger original 16 gauge, but tried this out last summer. I loved how it felt! It had the pocketing and feel of Big Banger original, but it had the crispness and spin potential of a stiffer string without the stress on the arm. I will probably be using this string for a very long time if I do not decide to change to natural gut.
Comments: A great product if you like to rearrange your strings between every point. They move like CRAZY on my Head MicroGel Prestige, so much so that I've decided to just cut them out and write this one off as trial and error. Luxilon missed the boat on this one. This is definitely no Big Banger. Decent response and power, but not worth all the repositioning you'll have to do between shots! Strung at 62 lbs.
Comments: The best string that I have used - have my Rebel 95's strung with this at 58lb and it is godly!! Love hitting out with the ball, which produces an excellent amount of spin and I have not got any arm pain from this at all.
I have used the same set for a month now and I haven't experienced the noticeable tension loss that others have mentioned. I found it best when strung at mid to high tension, then you get the real benefit of this Lux masterpiece.
All Alu Power uses owe it to themselves to give this string a go -this is my replacement for Alu Power.
Comments: I strung it on my Ficher M Pro 98 as a part of hybrid together with Tecnifibre X-One Bi-Phase (on crosses), and considering that I usually string with it Luxilon BB Rough, I think I could compare it quite well. The tension was 57lbx57lb, and when I started warming up from the half-court I felt like it was a few lb less ... however when I started hitting the ball harder it was coming back to the usual feeling of 57lb. I know its exactly what has been advertised, but changes in tension creeped me out, so as I was about to play a match I took another racquet simply to keep myself focused. I should give it another chance, but it was an interesting first experience.
Comments: Great string. Got 2 Kpro Tour rackets from TW strung with this string. I really like this string. It has good power, spin, and is easy on the arm.
Comments: I usually like Luxilon strings, but with this, the 1st hitting session is very very stiff, you tend to lose a lot of power and ball bite. Hurts the arm. Then comes the 2nd session, the tension drops well over 2-3 lbs, making the shots uncontrolable, spins are difficult to get and ball will fly out. String is softer alright, but if you string it 2 lbs less for the first session, you will be way under in the second session. I will let you know how the 3rd session goes if I do not cut it first. Quite un-usable....
Comments: I'm a NCAA college player with lots tennis experience in all sorts of strings and racquets. I decided to try the M2, it's so much better then the Luxilon ALU Power. This string is perfect, much softer on the arm and great for control shots, power shots and spin are excellent too. If your good player then tension loss isn't even noticeable. Good job Luxilon keep up the good work.
Comments: Great control string, allows you to hit without holding back. Great spin and feel. Excellent baseline shots and control for net play. Plays very well when fresh but doesn't hold tension for long. Also not very durable for a poly. Lasts about 2 days of solid playing for me, 1st day is excellent, 2nd day is okay. If I don't play on it for a day, it loses too much tension, becomes less lively and harder to control. Not as stiff as most polys, but not extremely soft either. Kind of expensive for me as its about $60 in string a week, but worth it sometimes. I won't play on this string every day, but I will be sure to keep a couple sets at home. It's not the easiest to string, but take your time and don't kink it and you'll be fine. Head Prestige Mid, 24.5 M/23.5 C kg. All around player.
Comments: Excellent string! Much softer than "Alu Power" and having big power and good spin. Worth to sample!
Comments: This string is one of the best strings I've ever tried! If you are a hard hitter, this string is the one to use. Don't do a hybrid with this string.
Comments: Great string for the first 2 sets. After that tension drops like crazy. I even let it sit for 48 hours after stringing, which usually stops rapid tension loss after a couple sets for poly. Most spin I have ever hit with. Comfortable and a lot of ability to hit out. I strung at 54 in a Volkl DNX 10 Mid and it was wonderful for the first two sets. I got it as a free sample and I would not pay 20 dollars for it due to the huge drop in tension. Otherwise, a great string.
Comments: This was a very unique string to try out. It feels like a poly/syn gut hybrid all in one string. Great spin and power is great on high racquet speed shots and very forgiving on low racquet head speed shots. The tension maintenance is just not there with this string. I had it strung at 57# but should've went up to low 60s. Tension dropped significantly after the first hitting session. Power went from being controllable to a semi rocket launcher. I'd recommend this string to double players because it has very good pop and control at the net.
Comments: Put this in at 59 lbs after a few years of Big Banger Original in my Flexpoint Prestige Mid and current Microgel Prestige Mid. A little too tight the 1st session - will go with 58 or 57 the next time - but on the 2nd hit really started feel the added spin with no loss of the usual Big Banger power. Another winner from Luxilon for the advanced player...
Comments: Those of you who said it felt like a plank of wood, you are correct, however, all polyester based strings will feel this way. Also all polyesters will lose significant tension after a week of hitting. In terms of polyesters, however, I felt this string had incredible spin potential. That is to say for the first week :-) then it died out as polyester is destined to :-( I wouldn't recommend polyester unless you are a frequent string breaker. Also $19????? that's ridiculously overpriced.
Comments: Normally use a hybrid of Signum Pro Poly Plasma 16l mains, Signum Pro or Tecnifibre multifilament cross. This is the worst Luxilon string made in my experience. Stringing was far more difficult, dead feel, no pop/power & surprisingly for a Luxilon string, noticeable tension loss! Tested string out of interest, staying with SPPP for sure.
Comments: I tried this string and I like the feel of it. Good Spin also.
Comments: I was one who received the free sample of this string and gave it a try in my Microgel Prestige Pro at 59, 61 tension, I'm a 4.0 mostly baseline player who hits spin off both sides and rarely comes to net. Initially it was just ok but after about a half hour of hitting it settled in and hit quite nicely. I think there is some difference in hard and touch shots as the manufacturer suggests. It most things in what I would consider the average area. Spin, power, touch are just ok compared to other polys. Lasted me about 8 hours or just over of hitting and really lost a lot of tension and became unplayable. Overall this is a pretty good string with some benefits over stiffer polys but just not for me, especially at the high price they are charging. It is really only worth about half the price when comparing its performance to other stings and much lower prices.
Comments: My experience was the same as Jon's from Cerritos. It felt like I was hitting with a plank of wood. And that's with hybriding it with gut! It's possible I strung it too tight, 58lbs. But even still my arm really hurt during and after play. And it had very low power at this tension. It did seem to have good directional control but that's about it. I don't even want to try having a third session with this string. I'm cutting them out now.
Comments: Jon, I have the same racquet and its tension max is 57lbs when you use luxilon you should always drop about 5lbs in tension than you normally string at. I never used this M2 Pro but if I were you I'd try it again at a lower tension, maybe 51lbs and see how it feels. Did you try 16 or 16L? I love that racquet though. Good luck!
Comments: I've been using a hybrid setup (Pro Hurricane mains, Dunlop Max Comfort crosses, both 17 ga.). I decided to try the Luxilon M2 as a full poly string job. The M2 has some stretch when being pulled unlike most polys so you may want to string it a bit tighter than you'd normally do with other polys (I strung mine 2 lbs over mid-tension). Weaving the last few crosses were a pain as M2 kinks easily and I had to keep trimming it back. I installed in it a Volkl Tour 10 V-Engine mid, which is 93 sq. in/18x20. If you're working with a larger head/more open pattern, your results may vary. I was pleased with the way M2 16L played. Decent access to spin on groundies, although I didn't get as much movement on my spin serves as with my usual setup. Control was excellent off the ground and on volleys. Luxilon M2 was a surprisingly comfortable hit; there seems to be something to their 'variable-flex.' There was no string movement and response across the stringbed was consistent. I like the way M2 plays and feels but stringing it is not fun.
Comments: I was one of the many lucky people to get a free package of this string. I strung it up at 58 on my Microgel Extreme Pro as a full bed. I gotta say that this is quite possibly one of the worst strings I have ever tried. The feel of this string is like playing tennis with a plank of wood, extremely stiff. This string loses so much tension after just the first hitting session. TERRIBLE.
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