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dantesinferno18
08-10-2009, 07:11 PM
What the title says. Would a 17 be any easier on your arm than a 16 or 18?

dancraig
08-10-2009, 07:21 PM
What the title says. Would a 17 be any easier on your arm than a 16 or 18?

All other things being the same, the thinner the string the softer it should feel.

dantesinferno18
08-11-2009, 07:10 AM
thanks for the help

hoodjem
08-11-2009, 08:01 AM
All other things being the same, the thinner the string the softer it should feel.


Yes. If you look at this chart:
http://www.racquetsportsindustry.com/issues/200809/200809allstrings.html

the overwhelming tendency, with a given string, is for the thinnest gauge to be the softest.