afraid of warping my racquet

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  1. dcjaybutchdc

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    so i am finally going to TRY polyster strings. i was thinking hybrid MSV focus hex mains and NRG2 crosses.

    i heard low tension (around 45) poly is nice, if you are coming from multifilaments, so i thought of doing that. BUT, i wouldnt want NRG2 around there, i'd want it about 55. so i am thinking, would that warp my racquet bad? is 45lb poly only good on a full job? What tension should the poly mains be what should the multifilament crosses be if i am going to hybrid like that coming from 55lbs full multi?
     
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  2. dcjaybutchdc

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    bump =( 10char
     
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  3. Jonny S&V

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    I would do 45/50 lbs just to be on the safe side. It takes a big difference in mains and crosses to warp a racquet, but I can't remember the rule of thumb... :-?
     
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  4. J011yroger

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    Keep the Mains and Crosses within 5lbs of each other.

    J
     
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  5. ag200boy

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    i would go with 49/54
     
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    if your concern is frame distortion than keep the difference between the to to 5lbs at most
     
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  7. Bud

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    Try it with 45# poly mains and 50# MF crosses. It's better to have the poly strung looser than tighter with a soft string because it's so much stiffer. In other words... you may not have good results with 50# poly mains and 45# MF crosses. That combo may slightly flatten the racquet head (i.e. make it more round).

    A really easy frame to flatten is a PT 280/630.
     
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