kevlar tennis maintenence

Discussion in 'Strings' started by chris, Aug 9, 2009.

  1. chris

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    how does kevlar hold tension compared to poly
     
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  2. rich s

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    kevlar doesn't hold tension......if you string a kevlar hybrid.....you will see when you cut the crosses out that the kevlar has NO tension at all.....it just gets loose because it is completely inelastic.
     
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  3. chris

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    alright thanks i was gunna try it but i hate strings that loose alot of tension
     
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  4. Bud

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    You should give it a try... even when it loses "tension" playability is still very high with Kevlar.

    It works great if you use a nice soft synthetic gut cross.
     
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  5. DownTheLine

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    Bud is a funny guy.
     
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  6. 2ndserveace

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    I found that I didn't notice the tension loss until right before it was about to break with a sythetic gut in the crosses. With poly in the crosses, the tension dropped rapidly at first, then it held for a little while, then it died completely.
     
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  7. Dark_Angel85

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    i second the answers about the playability

    very playable
     
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