NXT Tour [or] K Gut? and Alu Fluoro hybrid

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  1. cueboyzn

    cueboyzn Professional

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    Anyone tried these strings and can recommend a hybrid string application for:

    K 6.1 Tour (16x19)
    K 6.1 Team (18x20)

    According to what I have read around here, the Wilson K Gut is supposed to be close to Natural Gut in feel. But so, apparently is the NXT Tour. Both have high playability ratings.

    I have tried Natural Gut with Luxilon Alu Power original and am looking for a more cost-effective alternative to Natural Gut and a more and arm-friendly alternative to Alu Power, hence the Alu Fluoro option mentioned.

    Which brings me to my question:
    Which would be the best playing hybrid between NXT Tour / Alu Fluoro, and K Gut and Alu Fluoro? And why? Also, some reviews have said K Gut is a lower-powered string... In this case would an NXT Tour (mains) / K Gut (cross) hybrid be a good setup?

    Am looking at using NXT Tour 17 (or K Gut 17) crossed with Alu Fluoro (17) in the Team 6.1's, and NXT Tour 16 (or K Gut 16) and Alu Fluoro in the 6.1 Tours.

    Would appreciate feedback and comments from anyone that has tried these strings.
     
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  2. cueboyzn

    cueboyzn Professional

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    Anyone got any comments or opinions to share?
     
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  3. FederGOAT

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    I have tried NXT tour 16. It is quite a powerful string so I would advice a tension of 62+. It has a soft feel and does feel a bit like natural gut. I don't really know about K gut, though.
     
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  4. FederGOAT

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    Luxilon Adrenaline is also a very good string . It has excellent low- powered control and a crisp feel. I would recommend using this as crosses and nxt tour as mains.
     
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