what is the difference between vs gut and tonic+?

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  1. Mighty Matteo

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    what is the difference between these two and why is tonic so much cheaper?
     
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  2. TennisProdigy

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    Tonic doesn't go through the rigorous quality control that vs gut does. It can vary in gauge throughout the set as a result. If you're just using gut as a cross it probably won't make much of a difference.
     
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  3. mctennis

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    Usually the consistency of the gut thread is what the difference is. More imperfections and less consistent string thickness is all.
     
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  4. freshtennis

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    "Now packaged as Tonic+ Ball Feel. Same great natural gut quality as Babolat VS. Only differences are slightly less consistency in gauging and minor cosmetic blemishes. Exclusive Thermogut Technology Finishing increases durability (+25%) and resistance to humidity (+60%), according to Babolat. Excellent feel and control."
     
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  5. mctennis

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    Exactly what I said. Thanks for confirming it.
     
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  6. pvaudio

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    As stated, it's basically the VS seconds.
     
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  7. ClubHoUno

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    As said already, it's second grade VS
     
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  8. aphex

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    VS is made from healthy cows.
    Tonic is made from cows with diarrhea.
     
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  9. Cooper_Tecnifibre4

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    Yeh nice Copy and Paste :p
     
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  10. freshtennis

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    well i did use the quotation marks, did i not?
     
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  11. Cooper_Tecnifibre4

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    Cute.


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  12. freshtennis

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    agree.

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