Forten Sweet vs Gosen OG Micro

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Forten Sweet vs Gosen OG Sheep

  1. Forten Sweet

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  2. Gosen OG Sheep

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  1. bank5

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    What do you think is better? Please only vote if you've tried both
     
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  2. kirbster123

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    Gosen OG Sheep
     
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  3. abenguyen

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    well about to try some forten sweet. i'll vote later
     
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  4. meh

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    Since you are talking about the generic Gosen, Sweet is head and shoulders better (unless you want a stiffer, deader string). Whether it's worth $20 more per reel is up to you...
     
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  5. abenguyen

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    so are you saying forten sweet is stiffer?
     
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  6. meh

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    No, generic Micro is.
     
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  7. Rollingpotato

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    Sweet is a bit too springy.I prefer og micro to make the stringbed firmer.

    Btw,I only use those in the hybrid as cross.
     
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  8. carac

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  9. nickarnold2000

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    People just want to buy the cheaper reel. I'm trying Sweet 17 now and it's definitely better than sheep micro.
     
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  10. bank5

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    What are the generic / non-generic versions of Gosen?
     
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  11. carac

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    I believe the two are slightly different and both come in at least 2 gauges, so the answer might be quite different depending on the racquet, tension and eventually the other part of the hybrid.
     
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  12. nickb

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    OG Sheep..
     
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  13. SlapShot

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    The non-generic Gosen is a much nicer string to me than the Forten. Forten feels really good when it's fresh, but it seems to get really springy really fast, where the Gosen seems to last a while longer before it starts to feel like I'm losing control with it.
     
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  14. federer envies me

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    I like thr gosen better
     
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  15. JavierLW

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    what is generic or non-generic Gosen OG Sheep Micro??
     
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  16. shojun25

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    I prefer gosen OG micro as well for stiff racquets. If I use the micro as a cross string, it gives a better feel than the forten. however, if you don't care about string playability, go with forten, its more cheaper.
     
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  17. meh

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    The "generic" is called "Gosen OG Micro" on TW, and costs $30 for 660' reels.

    The "non-generic" is called "Gosen OG-Sheep Micro" on TW, and costs $3.79 per set or $35 for 330' reels.

    IMO, they are different strings. But do a search and see for yourself, this has been discussed ad nauseam.

    EDIT: Sweet is still better than either of the two Gosen Micro strings.
     
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