Is 40 feet enough

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  1. denj3325

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    I have never restrung a racquet because I bought my first racquet a while ago. I bought a Prince O3 Hybrid Hornet MP, and I was wondering if I bought a pack (sorry if that is not the correct term) of string that had a string length of 40 feet, if it would be enough to string my racquet. I assume this is a newbie question, but I just don't want to go wrong
     
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  2. Emperor

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    40 feet is more than enough for a MP
     
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    Yes . . . 40' is enough for 99% of the racquets.

    Note . . . Don't think you're smarter than the racquet. Make sure you put the short side on the side marked for the short side and start crosses where it says start crosses.

    . . . Bud
     
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    ok, and them my follow up question would be that I am thinking of stringing the whole racquet with Topspin Concept Pure, any recommendations on the tension I should string it at?
     
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  5. bsandy

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    Are you used to a poly ?
     
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  6. denj3325

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    To be honest. Not at all. I have only used Prince Lightning XX at 58... But from what I have read Topspin Concept Pure seems like a good string, so I thought I might try it out
     
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  7. bsandy

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    I start all poly newbies at the bottom. For the HH MP it's 53.

    The tendancy is to string polys too tight and loose and power they might have.

    . . . Bud
     
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  8. denj3325

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    ok, thank you for all the help
     
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    40' is perfectly safe.

    Good luck !
     
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  10. denj3325

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    I am not trying to dispute your point at all, just learn more, but why string it at the very bottom of the tension range?
     
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    I assume you don't have a stringing machine, and will probably have someone string it for you. They will probably know what to do with your string set (pack).
     
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    It is a much stiffer string than what you have been using.
     
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