Gosen OG-Sheep Micro and what?

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  1. bfactor61

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    I am planning on buying a set of Gosen OG-Sheep Micro because of everyone raving about it on tennis talk. I would most likely put the Gosen OG-Sheep Micro in the cross. What poly are you guys putting in the mains? What is the most popular poly to hybrid with Gosen OG-Sheep Micro? Could you post your experiences with the string?

    Thanks
     
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  2. gino

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    I'm currently using Luxilon Big Banger in the mains (16g). I love the feel that Gosen OG Sheep Micro gives me; the Lux BB and OG Sheep Micro compliment each other beautifully in a hybrid. I play with a MG Prestige Midplus strung between 56 and 59lbs.

    Good luck!
     
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  3. David123

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    ummm redcode?
     
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  4. David123

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    i just strung blackcode mains at 58lbs and x-1 biphase crosses at 62lbs. Will probably hit tuesday. Can't wait. I found that when i used redcode mains at 54lbs and x-1 at 57lbs balls were flying out or into the net. So therefore i tried increasing the tension. We'll see how it goes. I used to always play at 60lbs with SPPP and sensations
     
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  5. bfactor61

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    I just ordered red code and x-1. I have kirsch pro line II at 58lbs on my k90. Should I go higher with red code and x-1?
     
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  6. Dominik

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    Try what I have in my signature... It's a perfect blend of feel, spin, and power. Plus it sounds like a cannon when you hit the ball! None of these lame "shhhap" or "shhh" or "ping" sounds...
     
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  7. skyzoo

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    35 pounds?????? are you serious? why the 15 pound difference between main/cross?
     
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  8. Dominik

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    I like low-tension polyester strings ;) I was using polys at 50 indoors but the ball doesn't fly as much outdoors, plus cyberflash is already fairly stiff relative to the 17L gauge.
     
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  9. skyzoo

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    How's that play? I'm purchasing cyber flash 1.25 and i'm doing your set-up on my rad pro but with different tension of course.
     
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  10. bad_call

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    think that great a difference might not be healthy for the frame.
     
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  11. Dominik

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    I'm actually really liking it so far. I have only been using it for a few days but it plays well, definitely give it a try! I was surprised by how well the two strings blended considering the Gosen is in the mains.
     
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  12. Dominik

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    Well, I would not do it with the same type of string. However, 1. Gosen loses tension quickly anyways and 2. Cyberflash is much stiffer on its own. So I don't think it's that bad for the frame.

    You can also argue for, 3. the k90 is pretty much a two-by-four compared to other frames, and is unlikely to warp ;)

    EDIT: Note that I string my own rackets so I can try stupid setups like this that I may or may not end up liking!
     
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  13. bad_call

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    your mains are at the lower end (tension) so might not be too hazardous. have read that something around 5 lb difference is max recommended differential.
     
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