Reel of syn gut for under $70

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  1. Drewwonu

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    So i have a reel of isospeed baseline poly 16g (which i love!) and i am looking to add a reel of synthetic gut to my collection. I am looking for something in 17g and that feels something like PSGD. I would like a 660" reel and for the price to be under $70. Any ideas?
     
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    This should feel identical to PSGD for under $70.00 as that is PSGD, and it is 660' not 660" like you are asking. Heres the link. It should fit your criteria.
    http://www.tennis-warehouse.com/descpageACPRINCE-SR17.html
     
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    The Gosen OG Micro reels (which actually read OG-Sheep Micro on the label) are awesome, at only 30 bucks a reel. You can get two of them for the price of one reel of PSGD. Not sure how Gosen plays compared to Prince, as I've never tried it in a full string bed, but they're wicked awesome in hybrids, especially with Gosen Polylon Ice 17!
     
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  6. Jonny S&V

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    Gosen is a LOT softer, but still one of the best out there in terms of control and durability.
     
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    what am i missing here, why not just go for the psgd
     
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    I feel stupid now i dident see PSG in the reel.... :oops:
     
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  9. hotseat

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    the super cheap super fine play from babolat (either 30 or 40 bucks for a reel of 660) does me just fine, im not too picky about the synthetic gut that i cross with my poly though. never actually tried a full job of it, but if you hybrid this is a great string for the value
     
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  10. purple-n-gold

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    Any Gosen SG>>PSGD imo and many others as well.
     
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    Another vote for the Gosen Micro 17. I like it. I did break it within four hours tonight--but we were hitting the crap out of the ball for four hours straight. Can't go wrong with the price--although 'slightly' soft for some people. Probably better in a tighter stringbed.
     
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    Is the Gosen, Forten Sweet soft?
     
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    Gosen micro 17 is kind of stiff feeling to me!
    I've used it for years and just switched to PSGO cause it's not as stiff. I don't know maybe it's a better string as a hybrid but by itself it's not as good as prince syn gut (IMO).
     
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  14. MagPro

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    I really like PSGD but, was just wanting to try something else. I hate Sweet/Titan soft syn guts. Just curious about the Gosen? Any opinions? Thanks
     
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  15. Jonny S&V

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    Gosen is a middle of the range synthetic gut. Not as powerful/springy as PSGO/Forten Sweet, but also not as stiff as PSGD/Gamma Syn Gut w/Wearguard. It's definitely worth a try, considering the outrageous price.

    Yes, pretty soft, although Gosen is the stiffer of the two.
     
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  16. MagPro

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    thanks for the replys. I might try that new Pro Supex FT Ruff instead.
     
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