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Old 09-25-2012, 07:54 AM   #22
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Default Knot opens up sometimes

Originally Posted by db10s View Post
Thanks for the link
Sometimes a knot opens up for tension above 60 pounds.
It happened to me last week.
It is unpleasant because of the cost
BTW:The 17 gauge gut was pre-stretched.
The string was in the original Wilson sealed envelope.

Once more-I do NOT know whether the same is true for 16 gauge
Basically there is a tradeoff between more responsive/elastic thinner gauge
and more durable 16 gauge.
I used to have similar problems with Klip 20 years ago

Last edited by julian : 09-25-2012 at 08:20 AM.
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