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Old 12-05-2012, 10:26 AM   #40
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Originally Posted by Hominator View Post
Practiced with one of my F 3.0 Tours strung with Babolat Xcel 17 black. The Xcel provided a much softer feel, consistent with what you would expect from a multi. Very soft and powerful. The Silk, by comparison, felt much stiffer, similar to regular synthetic gut, but a tad softer.

Surprisingly, I think I prefer the Silk in this frame. The stringbed feels very uniform and offers a very quick response. I'm also able to get a bit more control on my groundstrokes with Silk.

That said, I probably wouldn't pay full price for Silk.
It's odd that the name of the string is "silk", but its one of the stiffest feeling multis around ??? But I agree feels like a syngut to me.
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