Originally Posted by KenC
I break strings very often, but Rip Control 16 was the only string I ever cut out before it broke. In fact when I tried it I was on a roll and breaking TF XR1 like every 4 hours, and tried RC 16 for its durability. I didn't like the way it played but decided to at least play with it until it broke (thinking it would be within hours) and probably put in more than 10 hours with it before I gave up got out the scissors. The strings still seemed new when I cut them out, IIRC.
Rip Control has been the only string I have broken during a match, during warm up no less. Made be bust out the prestige as I got comfortable carrying one serious racquet and a few racquets specifically for messing around as Rip refused to break. OP give it a try.