OG Sheep Micro or Syn Gut Spiral Flex?

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  1. Ronny

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    Hey, I'm looking for a new syn gut and am stuck between the two. can anyone tell me which one to chose? and if so, what gauge? 1.30 or 1.25? im not sure as its a syn gut and syn gut breaks quickly so im opting for the 1.30 but normally use 1.25mm for poly.
     
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  2. jcstennis

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    i have had good success with SF as a cross string... never played it full job. it does fray/splinter where the aluminum threads are.
     
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  3. jimstorm

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    dont get either of them. get the ogjc. its way better. the best string I have ever used. get the 17g.
     
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  4. PROTENNIS63

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    Both are great synthetic guts. Great prices on both as well. I find both play crisper than something like Forten Sweet. It really comes down to preference but I did find the Spiral Flex to last a little longer than the OG Sheep Micro.
     
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  5. The_Question

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    Try the the OG Sheep Micro Super JC 16, it's 1.29mm, very crisp feel to it...
     
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  6. Ronny

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    can u get that in reels? ^^^?
     
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  7. The_Question

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    No, they don't have the Super JC in reels, only the OG Sheep Micro...
     
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  8. Eurasianboy1112

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    I use the OG Sheep alot and I can tell you its good string. Personally its my favorite "best bang for buck" string. The only thing I dont like about it is that the strings move a lot. Best to string at higher tensions with this.
     
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  9. Ronny

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    bump....anyone else? im still stuck between the 2
     
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  10. SchreckTennis

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    If you really can't decide, why not get both and hybrid them lol... I really like OG-Sheep in my crosses with pretty much any mono-fil or spin (the ones like Gamma Ruff and Wilson Super Spin) strings. I have a set of SF i haven't tried yet though- I'm thinking maybe next string job on my FXP Pres Team.
     
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  11. hoodjem

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    Where do you get this? (TW has only the 16g.)
     
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  12. tennisguyak

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    second that...??
     
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  13. Blade0324

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    I can't speak for the OG having not played it but I use SF as a cross in my setups but have never tried a full set. It lasts quite well in 16g and I use 17g poly in the mains. I like it better than even X1 or NRG2 as a cross which are both far more expensive.
     
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  14. wrxtotoro

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    I actually like the Head FXP 18. Granted they last <10h, but I string the racquets myself and for $3.95 per set, their performance is well worth it!! :)
     
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  15. jimstorm

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    I messed up. Its the 16, but it's still my favorite string and I would get it any day over the regular OG.
     
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  16. hoodjem

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    Like Spiral Flex better than X-1 or NRG2.!?

    Wow!
     
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  17. gastro54

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    Spiral Flex is more springy and OGSM is more crisp. Durability was about the same for me with a 17g poly main
     
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  18. steve s

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    SF is really a good string, as a main I get 20 hours, and tension holds nicely. For the price its a super deal. The OGSM was just a so so feeling string that broke quickly.
     
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  19. hoodjem

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    Sounds like a winner.

    Does anyone know a good poly to hybrid with Spiral Flex? Cyberflash? Pro Line II?
     
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  20. Blade0324

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    I would vote SF as well as it seems to hold tension a little better and be a little bit better on playability as well. OG is a nice string no doubt but I like the SF better for my crosses.

    As for a good poly for the mains I would suggest Pro Red Code, Cyber Blue, or even Pro Hurricane Tour.
     
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