Hybrid string setup

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  1. luishcorreia

    luishcorreia Professional

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    When doing poly on the mains and synthetic gut on the crosses, should i increase the tension on the crosse? When i string full poly i go at 23kg of tension. When i go for a full bed of synthetic gut i go for 26. What should i do when hybridizing.?
     
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  2. Irvin

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    Why not stick with your normal tension 23/26?
     
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  3. oest10

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    I would do the same thing (as Irvin), seems to work well for a great deal of my clients.
     
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  4. luishcorreia

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    OK :)

    That was my question. I was thinking that such a difference in tension between mains and crosses might not work well. Apparently not.

    Thanks.
     
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  5. darklore009

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    my client did a experiment of 58ibs in the mains and 56~54ibs(dont know the exact tension that i string for him) he said it opened the sweet spot a lot more than one tension. maybe you should try to lower the tension the crosses.
     
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  6. Irvin

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    I'm not sure I understand what you're saying but with poly mains and SG crosses I would suggest he stay with the tensions he liked for each. If it were full poly or SG I would say play around with the tension but since he is changing to a hybrid I would not change too much.
     
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