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Old 05-12-2012, 08:03 PM   #299
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Originally Posted by Fed Kennedy View Post
Here is my question...do people think ss increase bite/spin? I mean, if a textured string does, one would thing a bunch of square things in the middle of the bed would as well...it makes the bed a little bumpy...
It does in two ways, I think.

First, SSers that are teflon coated will facilitate mains deflection and snapping back.

Second, the "bumpiness" of the stringbed -- caused by the SSer separating the main from the cross by an additional 0.5 mm or so from what it would ordinarily be -- will, provided SSers are used in non-adjacent mains, grab onto the ball more at contact, kind of like a sawtooth. So instead of texturing a string, they texture the stringbed.
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