Technifibre 515 GTX

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  1. Andyroo10567

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    Bought this a while ago off the bay and found it in my mail. Searched it up on Google but no luck. On the back of this packaging, the code is 3/60358. Hoping this would be enough to string up a Prestige Pro. Or would this be more of value to collect rather than to be used? Feels like a Multi.
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  3. Andyroo10567

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    Thanks Peter!
     
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    If my creaky memory is correct, I think there was a pre-stretch recommendation with this string. The pre-stretch recommendation was similar to Nat Gut, not stringing machine pre-stretch. Today, I don't think any manufacturer recommend pre-stretching their strings.

    FWIW, if you are using a constant pull, it won't need the pre-stretch.
     
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  5. vsbabolat

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    515 a few years ago changed to TGV. I don't remember what the difference is between 515 and 515 GTX. I used 515 and 416 back in the day.
     
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  6. Andyroo10567

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    Ahh i see. Would i be able to string my crosses just fine? Looking to use it as a hybrid.
     
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    Found some labeling on the string which said " TECHNIFIBRE TOURNAMENT ".
     
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    Tecnifibre used in the states for what ever reason a different "name" as it was using in europe.

    In europe the 525 was the tournament and the 625 was the tgv.

    Pre stretch is recommended for this string. Just use the string for length and crosses. This was at that time a top quality string.

    Peter
     
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    Ok, will make sure to pre-stretch.
     
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  10. NLBwell

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    Yes, at the time it was a (or maybe the) top-quality multi.
     
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    I have 4 old packages of Tecnifibre 535 Tournament 1,35mm also wonder if it is similar to some new TF strings
     
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