Stringing question

Discussion in 'Strings' started by Puma, Nov 12, 2005.

  1. Puma

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    Me- 2-Ncode 90's. I have my own stringer (revo 4000). I used PSG 17 @ 63 for a long time. But, it got to where I was breaking a string in a week, then it got to where I was breaking a string in each racket in a week. (breaking a main), I got tired of stringing....

    I found some Prince 15L topspin and put it in. So far into the second week and no breakage. It feels ok, its cheap.

    My question:

    How would putting a 16g gut in the crosses effect feel and or durability?

    If I were to put in a 15L gut in the mains and used a 15L Prince as a cross, how would this perform?

    Any thougts would be appreciated....

    Thanks
     
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  2. Puma

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    Any Ideas?
     
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  3. yourserve

    yourserve Rookie

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    if you weren't breaking crosses you could use 16g. you might notice
    a little more pop and a fair bit more spin. you could even use the 17
    in the crosses if you desired. if you are stringing once a week you
    may as well experiment and you might be surprised at what you
    find.
     
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  4. Jerry Seinfeld

    Jerry Seinfeld Professional

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    If you are going to experiment with gut, use it in the mains. The mains provide the majority of the feel. You'll get more bang for your buck this way.
     
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  5. Steve Huff

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    You shouldn't need a 15L synthetic in the crosses. 15L Natural Gut is usually a nice playing string too, depending on the brand (there are some really cheap natural gut strings that don't play that well or hold up that well). When I use a nat gut/synthetic combo, I drop the tension in the synthetic by 3 #.
     
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