Tecnifibre Synthetic Gut 17

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  1. almerickso

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    Does anybody use this string? I would appreciate if you guys could give feedback on it.

    Also, if possible could you compare it to PSGD and/or Gamma SynthGut and/or Forten Sweet?

    Thanks a lot :D
     
  2. tlm

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    This string plays pretty good, for such a low price it is a great deal.
     
  3. jazar

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    its a basic string really and plays preety nice for one so cheap. i have a reel i use for customers and they really like it
     
  4. Valjean

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    Over time this string has gotten, well, pretty mixed reviews in the forum. And I found it broke rather quickly, myself, too.
     
  5. Loco4Tennis

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    it is the softest SyntGut i have used or seen so far, great for hybrid setups
    i am using it on my crosses with technifiber poly on the mains
    people say they cannot pull over 60lbs because it will break in their string machine, so when i pulled at 63lbs i was carefull and have not had trouble as of yet
    the string is a little soft for the people who like the stiffer feel of the gosen og micro, another 17g i have
    i also have 16g forten and i thought that was soft until i got the technifiber 17g synthetic gut
     
  6. almerickso

    almerickso Rookie

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    hmmm seems like a very promising string :D

    and it matches pretty nicely with the tecnifibre poly reel as well... loco, is that what ur using as well?
     
  7. Loco4Tennis

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    yeah, i got 2 similar racquets strung with technifiber super poly 16Lgg @ 55lbs on mains, and technifiber synthetic gut 17gg @ 58lbs on crosses
     
  8. iplaybetter

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    i realy like it, its a nice solid string that cos $1.80 a set when you buy a real
     
  9. Mansewerz

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    How tight have you strung it?
     
  10. iplaybetter

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    i string it at like 58
     
  11. Mansewerz

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    Has anyone here tried at 65 lbs, preferrably with a dropweight?
     
  12. iplaybetter

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    no, thats a bit tight, at that tension you need to learn to control the ball without the strings being that high, i used to string up there and then i learned how to play better and dropped my tension, i am now a better player because of this
     
  13. Loco4Tennis

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    ive gone as far as 63lbs, and thats because i also string this at 58lbs but ont helast 2 mains or crosses i up the tension using my dropweight an extra 5lbs, but i got to tell you, everytime i go over 60 i am causious of this tstring because of what people have said that it snaps at arround 60 lbs, its a very soft string, would not surprice me if it snapped one day at that tension
    my question Mansewerz, is why you wanna string that high with this string?
     
  14. iplaybetter

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    my guess is that he cant control the ball without it, as i have mentioning in my previous post
     
  15. Loco4Tennis

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    a couple of nice synthetic guts i have come across for mains (cheap), are gosen og micro 17g (my first choise),
    but i would also say babolat superfine play at 17g, i have the babolat 16g and its ok and it holds maintenace ok, but maybe because its 16g i did not see the spin, using a 17g how ever should feel as good as the gocen og micro, both these strings, i would cross with the technifiber strings
     
  16. PBODY99

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    Less durable than PSGD, I use it for a cross in a poly job or for my Senior non string breakers. I have had no breakage issues with my crank or my electronic machines.
     
  17. Loco4Tennis

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    what was your max tension on these setups you used? mine is max 63lbs and i also only use this string for crosses with the poly mains @ 53lbs and Technifiber SG @ 58lbs
     
  18. Miami Tiburon

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    I use it in the 17 gauge on my Dunlop 500 tour at 62 lbs.I have re strung with it a few times from 55 to 64 lbs,I have found that 62 lbs is ideal for my Racquet.
     
  19. almerickso

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    i've strung it at 65 on my dad's old Prince Boron 110.

    No problems there :D
     
  20. Mansewerz

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    I've lowered my tension to 60 and will see how it plays. My racquet's recommended tension is 55-65
     
  21. iplaybetter

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    i think you will find it to be a change for the better
     
  22. [K]Topspin

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    Wow .... Softer than forten? Thats pretty soft ...
     

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