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.
     
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  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..
     
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  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
     
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  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.
     
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  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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  8. tennisdad65

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    yes, it was from huntington beach, and it's description was exactly the same as Global Gut description.
     
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  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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