why do stringers not like gamma ruff?

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  1. smack that

    smack that Semi-Pro

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    i dont see a reason not to likke it
     
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  2. stanfordtennis alum

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    probably due to the texture and it's more difficult to string than round strings
     
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  3. chris

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    already been a thread on this
     
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  4. diredesire

    diredesire Super Moderator

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    The simple answer is: String it and you will find out. It is a bear.
     
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  5. dancraig

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    Handles like rawhide that has been dipped in glue and allowed to dry.
     
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  6. SteveI

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    Did it twice... it is indeed a bear. I did both times on a POG O/S and it was a pain... give it a shot on a 18 x 20 93 sq inch... now that would be fun!

    Steve
     
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  7. Supracool94

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    Yeah it's definitely boo to string!
     
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  8. schap02

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    Hence why they have the fpp program to give away free stuff for stringers stringing with GAMMA - 30,000 points gets you a stringer - that's only 3000 sets of their most popular strings...


    but yeah they're not fun to string with in general...
     
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  9. diredesire

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    You can get a nice crank for 14K :)

    I'm almost at the 5800 ELS... so close :(
     
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  10. Virtua Tennis

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    This is what we do I have you hold on to gamma ruff in you hands and I pull it really fast and we'll see if it tickles
     
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  11. tennisstrngdude

    tennisstrngdude New User

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    Because it is a royal pain to string. The worst.
     
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  12. diredesire

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    Yep. When I was in the early stages of learning how to string, I strung up some poly, and I said to myself "no way any synthetic/nylon based string is harder to weave than this..."


    How naive I was... :)
     
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