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Old 10-30-2012, 11:23 AM   #2
rich s
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being that 17g is thinner than 16g .... if you apply equal tension to both gauges, you stress the 17g to a higher level than the 16g.....

with all other things being equal I would tend to agree that the thinner gage string will lose tension quicker because it is stressed to a higher level....

my $.02
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