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Lawnmower
10-25-2009, 02:46 PM
Hey I see a lot of people stringing their mains and crosses at different tensions.
Some i've seen string the mains a couple pounds tighter and some string the crosses tighter.

What benefit does it give? I've always strung the whole racquet at the same tension.

Any info?

ryangoring
10-25-2009, 03:04 PM
Check this thread out! (http://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/showthread.php?t=241650&highlight=ryangoring)

Lawnmower
10-25-2009, 06:04 PM
Anyone else?

ryangoring
10-25-2009, 06:54 PM
Anyone else?
Did you look at the thread?
It shows you the reasons why the mains and crosses in a hybrid, at different tensions form the other OR polys in crosses and multis in mains, the affects of that set up.
Was I suppose to write it out the whole thread for you??:?

Lawnmower
10-26-2009, 07:35 AM
Anyone else have some personal experience to share?

tennisplayer132
10-26-2009, 07:49 AM
You usually string the main/cross lower if that particular string is harsher/stiff. For example, poly mains i always string lower.

dadozen
10-26-2009, 08:10 AM
I string the crosses at a higher tension using a full poly stringjob because the SS feels longer and narrower. Also, I feel like I can get better spin with this setup.

ryangoring
10-26-2009, 05:31 PM
!@#$%^&*()__+
:)

skyzoo
10-26-2009, 05:39 PM
!@#$%^&*()__+
:)
agreed........ this guy is blatently stubborn

ryangoring
10-26-2009, 06:12 PM
At least someone sees my point!!!
Thanks Skyzoo, when came we get more vids??

raygo
10-26-2009, 06:20 PM
Stringing and Tension Loss study. (http://www.physics.usyd.edu.au/~cross/CrossBower.pdf)

Originally published in 2001. One of the authors cowrote the Physics of Tennis book. A simple stringmeter test proves the scientific theory, crosses are de facto lower in tension than the mains.

tenis
10-26-2009, 08:17 PM
Hey I see a lot of people stringing their mains and crosses at different tensions.
Some i've seen string the mains a couple pounds tighter and some string the crosses tighter.

What benefit does it give? I've always strung the whole racquet at the same tension.

Any info?

Isn't HEY good for horses? huh.

Lawnmower
10-27-2009, 06:46 AM
Isn't HEY good for horses? huh.

:rolleyes:

High Roller
10-27-2009, 07:40 AM
...because the SW feels longer and narrower.

Can you elaborate on this phenomenon? I have never heard this term before.

dadozen
10-27-2009, 08:16 AM
Can you elaborate on this phenomenon? I have never heard this term before.

Sorry, I meant SS. Already edited.