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Boricua 01-23-2013 04:18 AM

Jason: TCS tension
 
I am using TCS with the new Aeroprodrive at 52 string tension. I play approximately 6-7 hours in a week (would want to play more but my two small kids need attention:)).

So, at a rate of hitting 6-7 hours a week, when should I change TCS? One week, two weeks?

I hit with extreme topspin in my forehand and combine topspin and slice in my backhand.

TW Staff 01-23-2013 09:11 AM

How great is that TCS? We love that stuff! I'd re-string once every 2 weeks.

Jason, TW

Boricua 01-23-2013 11:34 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by TW Staff (Post 7153810)
How great is that TCS? We love that stuff! I'd re-string once every 2 weeks.

Jason, TW

Thanks again for your kind advice. Much appreciated.

diredesire 01-23-2013 01:51 PM

I'm not J (and your question was already answered), but I look at this question in two ways when it comes to TCS:

There's a relatively large initial tension drop, but playability is pretty consistent from that point onwards. You can either:

A) String 10% higher to compensate to get a closer reference string bed stiffness after the large initial drop off, OR
B) Cut and restring often.

Playability is significantly better early on due to the subtle texture on fresh TCS, so I choose B. This is the one major drawback of TCS. It doesn't last long, but it's one of my favorites while it does. Just a heads up in case you haven't gotten a lot of hours on the frame. I'd say 4-6 hours until the tension drops significantly.


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