String a Pro Staff 85 at 65m/63c = trouble?

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  1. Xfimpg

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    I tend to string my racquets pretty high and I was wondering if stringing a Pro Staff 85 at 65m and 63c with syn gut is looking for trouble, i.e. racquet will cave in under that tension?
     
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    No, you should be just fine. Racquets typically only cave if there is a significant amount of difference in tension between the mains and crosses, a manufacturing defect, or an utter lack of care for the racquet while stringing (such as not clamping it properly).
     
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  3. Xfimpg

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    Super, thanks!
     
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    Pete sampras strung in the seventy plus pound range.
    You should be fine
     
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    ^It was natural gut, not synthetic gut. Much more powerful to accommodate his lower powered frame.
     
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    With all the lead he added to his, it was anything but low powered!!
     
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    With all the lead he added to his, it was anything but low powered!!
     
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    With its graphite & kevlar blend, it's one of the toughest rackets out there. Don't worry about stringng in the mid to low 60s!!
     
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  9. Lukhas

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    Well, it was an overweight ping-pong racquet. No wonder he frequently had shoulder tendinitis with it. :twisted: Well, I can argue that if you comparatively lead a more powerful racquet it still will be more powerful, so you know... :neutral:

    Anyway, the OP will see if it works or not.
     
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