Originally Posted by jk175d
I think the vast majority of players will tell you that VS/Wilson is the best gut. Sure if they disappear people will play other brands, but that's not relevant to my point. That string is the established benchmark gut by which all others are measured. I'm not arguing whether it is or isn't actually better than the rest, but when communicating about other brands it is helpful to have a single reference point, and like it or not, VS/wilson is it.
There may be some truth to that if you are comparing strings that cost over $35. If I was considering Pacific Prime or Tough Gut I might want to compare it to VS. However, when you're talking about $15-22/set the relevance a string that costs over $40 is questionable.