Originally Posted by Bud
I've used silicone spray for a couple of years now on my stringbed. It does help the strings snap back into place but no more so than a non-sprayed gut/poly hybrid or a full poly stringbed.
I only use it because a full gut or multifilament stringbed is a mess without it... having to be constantly straightened.
I've never seen any study that definitively proves that silicone spray, when applied to a stringbed, increases spin on the ball.
Here you go. Wd40, not silicone, but lubricants clearly increase spin: http://twu.tennis-warehouse.com/lear...pinandlube.php