Unifibre Natural Gut

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  1. forehand_barrage

    forehand_barrage New User

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    I was looking for tennis strings on **** when i came across unifibre natural gut strings, they were around $21.99. Has anyone tried these strings? Can someone post a review? If this is legitimate and plays like natural gut it can be a cheaper alternative to babolat vs, or Klip legend.
     
  2. tennisdad65

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    hmm.. $22?
    looks like everyone is following babolat tonic price increase.

    I have 2 unifibre sets that I bought in jan, but that was at less than $15 per set... I think (probably less). I have yet to use them, but likely will do so in a month or 2 since I have tonic+ still lying around.

    I got it from the bay, (seller was from los angeles). However, the description was suspiciously close (actually I think it was the same as) to Global Gut description. My feeling (I may be completely wrong) was that he ordered Global Gut in bulk and is reselling here..
     
  3. forehand_barrage

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    Sports Priority

    I also found it on Sports Priority, i have never tried buying strings on that site, can anyone tell me if it is a legitimate site?
     
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  5. forehand_barrage

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    thank you

    Thanks for the link now i am convinced its a safe site it goign to be n\my new site for natural gut strings, they are selling babolat vs for 35$ compared to 42 on tw, and $14 for luxilon alu rough
     
  6. tennisdad65

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    I finally got down to stringing unifibre.
    1) The coating is very dry. Actually, I do not know if it is coated at all.
    2) I was very carefull but while doing the crosses, I noticed the strands separate while pulling.. but after tensioning, it seems ok.
    3) The thickness is not uniform.

    will post after playing with it for a month or so. A set of Tonic+ lasts for about 80-100 hours (~2 months playing time for me). Unifibre has to last 50-70+ hours to be worth it.
     
  7. Il Mostro

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    If Unifibre is the guy in Huntington Beach, (and I think it is), he informed me that the gut is manufactured in India when I inquired a few months ago. FWIW...
     
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    yes, it was from huntington beach, and it's description was exactly the same as Global Gut description.
     
  9. tennis.yellow.balls

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    Has anyone in Southern California gone to the business address on their website?
     

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