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Old 12-12-2012, 11:57 AM   #1132
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Originally Posted by Dags View Post
A 'tough' syn gut (PSGD, Wilson Extreme SG) lasts about 8 hours.

A multi is around 5.

Gut / poly hybrid has pushed 30 hours.

I'm pretty sure these are above average, as I wouldn't class myself as a frequent string breaker. In a dense 18 x 20 such as the Prestige, I very rarely pop a string before cutting out.

I think I'm about to move on though... much as I like this racquet, I've lost my two biggest strengths - serve and 1hbh.
I'm at anywhere from 2-8 hours depending on the multi. Full Klip Legend was 11 or 12 hours. I can't see how having a harder poly cross in would extend the gut mains for me. OK, so the strings slide more but I think one of the reasons the Exo is such a string breaker is because the strings move so much.
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