Originally Posted by coolblue123
Would love to try Hexy mains and RIP on cross. One of the things I wish RIP could do better in was have more power and bite like Hexy. But Hexy has alittle more power than I like.
I'll try it in my next setup with 17g and see what happens. I think it's going to be a good hybrid. But i think one of the issues I'll be having is tension lost will be pretty fast as both are not as good in that area.
Is your evaluation of tension loss subjective or based on measurements? Based on my measurements using RacquetTune, RIP Control has great tension maintenance (even better than Klip Legend natural gut, believe it or not). Hexy loses a little more, but it's still quite good for a multi. Maybe your strings aren't tight enough? I know there are a lot of places that rush through their string jobs and can be off by 10 pounds or more. I've seen that with my own measurements.
If you're a string breaker, you might want to reconsider putting Hexy in the mains. It's by far the less durable of the two.