Afford?

Discussion in 'Strings' started by Shamgod, Oct 1, 2008.

  1. Shamgod

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    Right now i'm using Pro Hurricane Tour on teh mains and VS gut 16g on the crosses. If i can afford it should i use VS gut? I have a pretty fast serve and i have a lot of topspin in my forehand and backhand. I also hit pretty hard. Would it be better to use a full stringbed of VS gut?
     
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  2. AT92292

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    A little bit of it depends on what racket u are using. But personally i would use something else instead of Hurricane Tour just because it dies extremely quick and wastes the gut because u feel obligated to cut the string out when it dies.
     
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  3. Shamgod

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    I use a Pure Drive Roddick Plus
     
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  4. ag200boy

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    i would try a diff poly in the mains..

    maybe technifibre pro red code or pro supex blue gear?

    maybe lux ALU power since money doesnt seem to be a huge object here
     
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  5. Shamgod

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    would full gut be bad?
     
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  6. ag200boy

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    it might be too much power on your racquet
     
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  7. Shamgod

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    i hit fast enough that the ball will go really deep with the pro hur. tour but i would like it to be a little easier to go deep so could i just lower the tension?
     
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  8. ag200boy

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    maybe try pro supex big ace as the mains, a much softer string and much better tension maintenence
     
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  9. tennisfreak15347

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    totally different strings right there. If you want to string a full set of VS just to see how it feels, you'd have to string it a lot higher to tame it's power, since you're coming off of PHT.
     
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  10. Shamgod

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    would a lower tension cause pht to be a lot more powerful?
    right now i have pht at 56 on the mains and vs gut at 54 on the crosses
    if i made the pht like 52 and vs gut at 54 would that give me a lot more power?
     
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