Spin monster in the making.

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  1. cluckcluck

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    I had some junk string laying around and I decided to try out a different technique of crossing to see if I could get more spin.

    The racquet is a Dunlop AG 4D 200, the mains are a cheap multi (16g) and the crosses are a cheap syngut (17g), mains at 60lbs, top 3 crosses @ 60lbs, next 3 @ 50, next 5 @ 40lbs, and remainder @ 50lbs.

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    It was a major pain in the hiney to string and I had to be extremely careful. I misweaved a bunch of crosses because the loops threw me off.
    I imagine the setup will break quickly and or hurt me. I did this purely for the experiment and to see if I could generate more spin.

    What do you guys think? Have you tried this before? If so, what were the results?
     
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  2. pvaudio

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    Heh that should be pretty nasty, but should break within 10 minutes.
     
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  3. fortun8son

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    (sung)'Too much time on my hands, ticking away...' :)
     
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  4. bigmatt

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    Hope you're not planning on using that in a tournament...
     
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  5. cluckcluck

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    Well, the wife was out shopping and the kid was taking a nap. Rather string than clean. ;)
     
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  6. Irvin

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    You would have been better off using Kevlar mains and sh crosses for more spin and easier stringing.
     
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  7. db10s

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    That looks like the biggest PITA...
     
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  8. cluckcluck

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    I didn't have any kevlar handy so I just used whatever crap I've had on hand. Going to take it out tonight to test.
     
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  9. Lakers4Life

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    It looks like crap. :D

    I don't think it will work.
     
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  10. cluckcluck

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    It looks like total crap. It wasn't mean to be pretty. Who knows what it will do.
     
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  11. db10s

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    Maybe if you weave every other cross in the middle of the racket... :???:
     
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  12. The Meat

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    Looks interesting, you never know how it might play. I remember my barb wire stringing job, didn't play like how I would imagine it would.
     
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  13. Steve Huff

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    I'm guessing it will break quickly too. But, always fun to experiment.
     
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