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DeShaun
11-22-2010, 05:00 PM
How about, if I set the racket aside, directly off of the stringing machine, and do not hit a single ball with it? How long before "significant" static tension loss occurs, and how significant?
I play outdoors, it's snowing where I'm at. I just had a racket restrung w/VS, and I'm not going to expose it to the elements. So, it'll be sitting on my shelf for a while, maybe even a few weeks, before I take it hitting.
Thank you:)

kiteboard
11-22-2010, 05:14 PM
Almost none, better than any other string in the world that way.

beststringer
11-22-2010, 07:04 PM
How about, if I set the racket aside, directly off of the stringing machine, and do not hit a single ball with it? How long before "significant" static tension loss occurs, and how significant?
I play outdoors, it's snowing where I'm at. I just had a racket restrung w/VS, and I'm not going to expose it to the elements. So, it'll be sitting on my shelf for a while, maybe even a few weeks, before I take it hitting.
Thank you:)

1.57 lbs if you apply some turkey fat 4 days after they are strung.

pheonix6579
11-23-2010, 06:02 AM
1.57 lbs if you apply some turkey fat 4 days after they are strung.

should have plenty of this around with thanksgiving being right around the corner ;)

coloskier
11-23-2010, 10:20 AM
Let's put it this way. I have 3 old Jack Kramer woodies that are 40 years old that still have the same BAB VS string in it and it has only lost 10% tension.

pheonix6579
11-23-2010, 10:39 AM
^^^impressive

meowmix
11-23-2010, 11:12 AM
How about, if I set the racket aside, directly off of the stringing machine, and do not hit a single ball with it? How long before "significant" static tension loss occurs, and how significant?
I play outdoors, it's snowing where I'm at. I just had a racket restrung w/VS, and I'm not going to expose it to the elements. So, it'll be sitting on my shelf for a while, maybe even a few weeks, before I take it hitting.
Thank you:)

Here's a little chart/graph to help you out. Natural gut DOES lose tension, and some substantial tension. However, this tension loss is a lot less than that of other strings.

http://www.racquetsportsindustry.com/issues/200709/stringmap_gut.html