Gamma Experimental Strings

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  1. 207nytro

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    Came across these gamma experimental strings online. Anyone heard of them? came in brown, orange, grey, and a natural color. Says confidential on the package as well. If anyone has any info on these I may purchase them since they end up being a measly 2.50 a set.
     
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  2. sstchur

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    Do you have a photo? I was going to say those colors sound like iO, until you said $2.50/set.

    EDIT: Actually iO would be blue, orange, silver, no brown that I know of
     
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  3. 207nytro

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    they are for sale online and come in sealed plastic with paper reading "gamma experimental" and "confidential" as if they are pre-release strings sent out for a sort of playtest they also have identification codes. For 2.50 a set i think I am just going to buy them and put them on a back up racket. I think one of them may actually be zo-twist.
     
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  4. sstchur

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    Where are you seeing them for sale? Do you have the identification code?

    EDIT: Oh nevermind, I see them. I'm pretty sure they are older experimental strings. Without the ID codes, it would be hard to know for certain what retail strings they are, but I'm positive they aren't any of the new ones.
     
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  5. 207nytro

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    I was also guessing they were experimental strings from a previous year, and that they were not for this year. There were dates on one or two of the packages next to the identification code and they were from 2011 i believe. I purchased them last night cause i figured for 10 bucks if they end up being crap oh well, good strings for a backup racket. Also, the orange looked like they could be related to the zo-twist. Will post more detailed pictures up when they arrive sometime next week.
     
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  6. sstchur

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    Zo Twist is a good string! The new polys are very nice as well: Moto, and iO in particular, as well as the oval shaped RZR Rx.
     
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  7. 207nytro

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    We will see how they are. I am cheap when it comes to strings and will soon be ordering some sets of my regular string, volkl cyclone, since it is on sale. Used pro hurricane tour for a year but couldn't justify spending 15 dollars for a set.
     
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  8. dode

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    I believe the orange is zo tour and the brown is gamma esp. These are definitely older.

    John
     
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    The silver is zo power. I don't know about the other. It looks like maybe livewire xp.

    John
     
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    If your right, looks like i got about 50 bucks in strings for 10 dollars... Though they probably are not the same quality as the current consumer ones are.
     
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    The stirng came in today, and the only one i am unsure of is the brown. It is actually natural colored, but has a thin black core in it making it appear brown. Anybody know of any strings like this? I have seen the wrapping like on head RIP or the prince string but never a completely different colored core that is only about a third the total thickness of the string.
     
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  12. dode

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    From the picture I think it is gamma esp. It is about the only string I have ever seen that color. I have a couple of sets of it in my collection.

    I have played with several sets of gamma experimental string and it seemed to play the same as the retail versions.

    John
     
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    do you have the emal address for thse on line experimnta strings or did i miss it from an earlier post? thanks.
     
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