More Spin - 18Kevlar vs RIP COntrol

Discussion in 'Strings' started by mkedda, Sep 6, 2012.

  1. mkedda

    mkedda New User

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    Which string (non-poly) would provide more spin 18 gauge kevlar mains / 16 syngut cross, 17 gauge kevlar mains / 17 syn gut cross OR RIP Control mains/crosses
     
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  2. mkedda

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    If I go Kevlar, I will string it at 45 or 50.
     
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  3. JT_2eighty

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    kevlar to me had way more spin potential than RIP.

    45lb is a great kevlar tension imo
     
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  4. tlm

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    No comparison kevlar by far.
     
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  5. guitarplayer

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    Kevlar. I use Forten ultra thin blend. Spin spin spin!
     
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  6. Bowtiesarecool

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    Kevlar by quite a large margin has the best spin potential of any string material.
     
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  7. mkedda

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    thanks!

    thanks for all the replies guys!!

    what would you recommend then...

    17 mains kev / 17 crosses syngut.
    or
    18 mains kev / 16 crosses syngut


    basically its between these two...
    18 and 16
    And
    17 and 17

    thanks!
     
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  8. DrpShot!

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    Where does this nugget of knowledge come from? Polys have been shown to increase spin because they can move and snap back into place before the ball leaves the stringbed, but kevlar? Where's the test results showing that?
     
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  9. tlm

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    That only happens if the player has fast enough racket head speed to bend the strings enough. Kevlar puts tremendous spin on the ball, it just does not put much power in the shot so even though it has just as much spin as poly if not more, it does not have as much power on the ball so because it may not jump as much as poly people think it does not put as much spin on the shot.
     
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