View Full Version : Tension loss in a VS/ALU hybrid

03-21-2004, 11:25 AM
I wanted to find out if anyone has played with a Bab VS mains, Lux ALU crosses hybrid, and what your experience was with tension loss. Would the mains hold tension better, and therefore I should have the crosses strung tighter? I'm thinking of stringing 60/58, but I'm afraid the Lux will lose tension a lot faster than the gut. I'm not a string breaker and usually keep string jobs for about two months. Please let me know if you have any suggestions. Thanks.

Gaines Hillix
03-21-2004, 05:39 PM
ALU doesn't lose tension as fast as many other poly strings. It feels stiffer than gut, of course. I wouldn't raise the tension to try to make up for the tension loss. Your suggested tensions sound fine to me.

03-21-2004, 07:03 PM
Thanks, Gaines. I'll give that setup a try then.