Which string for cheap stiff racquets? (needs to be durable)

Discussion in 'Strings' started by Revman, Jul 15, 2008.

  1. Revman

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    I often string for friends and generally use Gosen Sheep Micro 17. Recently I was asked to string a couple of cheap (i.e. very stiff) Wallyworld-style rackets (Wilson US Open and Wilson Titanium Impact). I did so, and the guys broke the strings within 10 hours of play. Can someone suggest a good cheap durable reel I should keep on hand for rackets like these? (key word being "durable") Should I just go with a 15ga tournament nylon? Thanks in advance for any advice.
     
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  2. Cup8489

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    i think your buddies need to get better racquets..
     
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  3. Revman

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    I couldn't agree more. These are a couple of guys I don't know, however, (friends of friends), so I don't really feel it's my place ot tell them to upgrade.
     
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  4. hoodjem

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    Forten Nylon 15 gauge, or Ashaway Liberty 15.?
     
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  5. Valjean

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    I'd go for the tournament nylon; strung price frequently seen about is $10. Toa's Leoina 66 has a good reputation among local tournament players, though slightly more expensive.
     
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  6. kungfusmkim

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    Weed Wacker!
     
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  7. kungfusmkim

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    OR USE gUITAR STRINGS. THEY MIGHT BE EXPENSIVE BUT THEY NEVER EVER BREAK!
     
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  8. baek57

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    guitar strings break.
     
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    Caps lock broken? D:
     
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