Wilson K Gut 16

Discussion in 'Strings' started by t135, Dec 2, 2010.

  1. t135

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    What is the closest string to K Gut 16 on the market?
     
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  2. Valjean

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    Babolat's Xcel.
     
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  3. Speed Kat

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    are you asking because its not on wilsons (new updated) website anymore?
     
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  4. tlm

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    I heard they are discontinuing kgut.
     
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  5. Speed Kat

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    yeah i think so too.. i liked it but i think not many ppl used it or liked it!
     
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  6. Speed Kat

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    when my arm hurt it helped me a lot.. and didnt sacrifice my game.. in fact played quite well.. just needed to be replaced often because the control would go
     
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  7. tlm

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    This is true i love this stuff new, plays fantastic
    it does lose that killer bite+control. Which is no
    different than any string to me.
    But
    of course now that i found how well it plays in
    my racket, wilson
    quits making it.
     
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  8. Speed Kat

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    yes ur right. I used it for a while.. then i found kgut pro but thats even more hard to find or I think it was discontinued earlier than the kgut.. wilson still has kgut on intl sites like wilson france but not the us one... Since I cant get my hands on it i've been having fun with polys again but I am already getting a scratchy twingy pain inside the elbow bone so if i dont find another good performing comfort string soon i'm worried i'll pay the price and have to sit out a bunch of days to let it settle. I tried babolat excel power but its slippyer and feels more stretchy than the kgut used to. That had a nice crispy crunchyness to it that suited my game well. Have you tried xone biphase Tlm? I havent had the pleasure yet but i wonder how that compares..
     
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  9. meowmix

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    Quite a few of you complain about arm pain...

    Have you guys tried Pacific Classic Gut? A crisp(ier) gut that actually has some very nice control.
     
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  10. Speed Kat

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    Hi meow. Thanks will definately put the Pacific on my to try list. So now I am back up to "9 to try soon" from 8.. and I thought I was almost there. ha
     
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  11. t135

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    My understanding is it has been discontinued. TW no longer has it for sale.

    I like it alot. It also got great reviews.
     
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