Federer's string on PS 6.0 85

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  1. zorg

    zorg Professional

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    I know Federer used to use a whole gut string job. But what was the tension and gauge of the string, and what kind of gut. Thanks.
     
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  2. mowcopian

    mowcopian Banned

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    i think that he used nat gut in the mains and enduro in the crosses, not very durable mind.
     
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  3. kchau

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    wilson natural mains
    bb alu rough crosses

    edit: oh the 6.0 85? i dunno, but the strings i posted above are for this "6.1 90"
     
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  4. caesar66

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    I think i've seen a pic of him w/ the 85 w/ babolat stencils, a la pete. Maybe vs natural gut? I dont know for certain, I'm just pretty sure I saw that pic
     
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  5. Viper

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    Here's the only picture I can find

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    OMG HOW DID THIS GET IN HERE?!?!
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  6. SFrazeur

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    WOW! I never would have thought that!

    The only thing that would make picture #2 more strange would be to see him with a babolat.
     
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  7. zorg

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    What grip is that? Is it a replacement grip or a black over grip?
     
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  8. dannyjjang

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    wtf he looks like a bad boy...
    His like Andre..
     
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  9. geesechops

    geesechops Semi-Pro

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    Federer used Babolat VS gut 16g @ 54lbs ... no hybrid

    A guy on these boards who actually talked to Fed around 2000-2001 (when he used the PS 6.0 85) gave me the info. Do a search for it...
     
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  10. Looks like Federer then used Wilson gut in the 85. Wonder if that's one reason why Wilson started retailing Babolat gut, just so Federer's frame wouldn't have a Double Line stencil.
     
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  11. Custom+Hybrid

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    Yes, I am sure that is the case with retailing VS.
    But he didn't start using Wilson Gut until last year.

    Federer got a Babolat contract when he was young but when he was freed from it, I guess he just bought his own. And wasn't Wilson Gut released in the last 2 years?
     
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