natural gut VS pro hurricane tour

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  1. MonkeyMan123

    MonkeyMan123 Rookie

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    can anybody compare the 2
     
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  2. looseswing

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    They are really entirely different strings and fit different players. Do a search on poly and another one on natural gut to see which one could fit you better.
     
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  3. Faber

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    Yep big difference in feel, power, spin and durability.

    I've used full PHT and full natural gut.

    as well natural gut with PHT crosses.

    I prefer the hybrid because of the extra spin.
     
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  4. kchau

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    put them together and be happy :D
     
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  5. Richie Rich

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    just please, please don't put gut in the crosses. that would be a serious waste of money
     
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  6. power_play21

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    i dont think so. softens the stringbed, especially if you have a stiff frame, like the pure drive roddick, and you want spin and power as a main objective, but also want to soften up that stiffness.
     
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  7. Richie Rich

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    i realize the need to soften the stringbed but there are many cheaper options other than gut. gut would be the absolute last thing i would put in the cross, unless money is no object for people.
     
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  8. Rabbit

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    One big agree here. Unless you get it for free, or have money to burn, you can get a good multi to do the work of a cross.
     
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  9. kchau

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    whats so bad about gut in crosses? so many people do it, i feel a differences with that vs livewire.. i had pro hurricane in my crosses once and it hurt.
     
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  10. Nextman916

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    I love Nat gut in the crosses, softer multis do the job well but never soften the stringbed as much. I would never pay for Babolat Nat gut tho, its much too expensive, though being really nice. If you buy Klip X-plosive which is hybrid with K-boom Poly and Nat gut in one set for $19.99. Its a really great bargain for durability/playability.
     
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  11. raftermania

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    Yes, Peter North and Hugh Hefner without his pills.
     
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  12. Richie Rich

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    there is nothing bad about it, just that around 80% of the feel comes from your main strings. if you have poly mains gut will definitely soften up the poly but it's expensive for 20% of the feel. gut is so good and expensive why use it for crosses?
     
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  13. kchau

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    i was told that the feel comes from the cross strings...
     
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  14. Richie Rich

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    i meant playing characteristics. feel probably wasn't the proper choice of words.
     
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  15. Will888

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    you guys are having different answers. I'm getting confused on which one is true...
     
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  16. Richie Rich

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    let me put it to you this way - if you have the money and want to use gut in the crosses go ahead. there is nothing wrong with using it. i just wouldn't pay for expensive gut to be used in a cross that has little impact on the performance of the stringjob.
     
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