First time trying multi

Discussion in 'Strings' started by frank19991999, Oct 13, 2012.

  1. frank19991999

    frank19991999 New User

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    I play with low tension poly - 45# - using open pattern sticks; I want to try multi - Microfibre -, I ordered both 16 and 17 G. Can anyone suggest a tension, pls.

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  2. mrmike

    mrmike Rookie

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    I had Microfibre 17 in my Prestige MP (18x20) at 57 lbs and it played well. For an open pattern I would probably crank it up a few pounds.
     
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  3. Up&comer

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    I'd try it in the high 50s, maybe 60 pounds.
     
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  4. mikeler

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    I have Microfibre in the Exo Tours at 54 and it plays well but moves like crazy.
     
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  5. fortun8son

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    Full multi will move a lot and break quickly in openpattern sticks.
    You may want to try poly/multi first.
    47/51 maybe?
     
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