need cheap string

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  1. Federerfanguy

    Federerfanguy New User

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    Hi, I was wondering if anyone knew of any cheap quality string

    Peramiters
    1. Under $5.99
    2. I dont care about durability
    3. no polys please
    4. as playable as possible (good spin is a bonus)

    Thanks Everyone
     
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  2. kashgotmoney

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    Prince topspin 16 should be good for that price range or gamma XL or Forten thin blend
     
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  3. aimr75

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    Gosen OG Sheep Micro
    Pro Supex Maxim Touch, a bit more expensive but nice string
     
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  4. kashgotmoney

    kashgotmoney Professional

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    or prince synthetic gut, the best syn gut hands down
     
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  5. Federerfanguy

    Federerfanguy New User

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    Does Prince topspin 16 have good power?
     
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  6. Il Mostro

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    +1 for Gosen -- $29.95 for a 660 foot reel; great playability; stupid-good value.
     
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  7. Kevo

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    Wilson's super spin hexagonal got good reviews. I haven't had a chance to try it yet, but I'm planning on it.
     
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  8. mawashi

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    LOL! Sifu don't say things like that... Gosen might increase their price if they hear you LOL!

    mawashi
     
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  9. kashgotmoney

    kashgotmoney Professional

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    the 16 gauge topspin has plenty of power
     
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  10. meowmix

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    Try Technifiber's E-Matrix. Very nice string that plays similarly to their more expensive multis, but doesn't last all that long.
     
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  11. autumn_leaf

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    +1 gosen here too.
     
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  12. 10nistennis

    10nistennis Rookie

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    Yep. Gosen vote for me. You might want to try Gamma synthetic gut too. Its not "as" good as Gosen, but it plays great for its price too.
     
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  13. i suck at tennis

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    Another vote for the Gosen OG Micro here... You absolutely cannot beat the price to performance ratio of this string
     
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  14. lazyeenviet

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    Wilson Superspin is a GREAT string, it literally rips chunks out of the ball. If you hit with heavy topspin though, you're going to have to start another thread titled "need cheap balls".
     
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  15. m1stuhxsp4rk5

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    forten sweet
     
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  16. BobFL

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    Gosen Micro SUPER 17 - The BEST cheap string by far.
     
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  17. gastro54

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    Gosen OG Sheep Micro: Awesome bang/buck. $30/reel 660'

    Pro Supex Spiral Flex / FT Ruff $45/reel 660'
     
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  18. tennisfreak15347

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    I dissuade against Gama syn. gut. it looked like jello and played like it too. absolutely horrible string, IMO. PSGD is a good choice.
     
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  19. Il Mostro

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    LOL! I'll be more careful next time.
     
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  20. lawlitssoo1n

    lawlitssoo1n Professional

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    GOSEN JC(never played with it but i heard good feedbacks) or GOSEN OG SHEEP(get the natural one, it plays a lot better than whie)
     
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  21. kashgotmoney

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    i have tried gosen and i think prince OROGINAL syn gut is still the best, its just reallly crisp
     
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  22. T1000

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    prince lightninig XX. great string. i usually use it in a hybrid with topspin 15L in the crosses
     
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  23. t0nym4c

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    Can't go wrong with Gosen.
     
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  24. am22fcw

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    Gosen Ftw...
     
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  25. Luminous

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    +1 for Gosen
     
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  26. morten

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    toa leona, wilson synthgut extreme.. did not care for the Gosen micro sheep, or prince sgo btw... :(
     
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  27. rxblitzrx

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    i think this thread sold me on trying Gosen. jeez, it's like 3:1 on the voting.

    I just strung up with POSG 17 today so I'll give that 2 days worth of practice and then switch to Gosen next week. If it's that good, I don't mind using it for a week, cutting it out and stringing up again.

    Do the different colors of Gosen play differently from being treated?
     
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  28. 2handsbothsides

    2handsbothsides Semi-Pro

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    My recommendation for most playable non poly string bed under $5.99 would be a mid priced multi like Technifibre Multifeel or Babolat Addiction in the main and Forten Sweet in the cross. More power, feel and control than any all synthetic gut hands down.
     
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  29. LeftySpin

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    Forten Sweet, 2.99 per set. I would say order a lot of them because the shipping is a killer
     
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  30. t0nym4c

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    If gosen is too expensive for you, you can always buy weed whacker strings.
     
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  31. barry

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    I like Babolat Super Fine Play 17 660' reel is 39.95 a little more than Gosen OG 29.99, but it plays great. Go for the White, it is a little stiffer and last longer.
     
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