Originally Posted by jk175d
Yup, not only will the gut last a lot longer, but the gut/poly hybrid simply performs better with a smooth poly.
I've tried many different poly crosses with gut mains. Shaped can work, smooth is better, rough isn't a good idea, at least for durability when you're paying for your own strings.
Pure Storm GT: 11.8 oz, 8 HL, SW 3,338
Black VS Touch/Black Focus Hex 1.23 @ 58/54