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Old 12-17-2012, 08:16 AM   #26
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Originally Posted by Jqlevy View Post
Is synthetic gut the closest thing to real gut? Or is a more expensive multi closer to how gut feels?
Synthetic gut is in essence a single-core premium nylon, compared to multifilament strings that consist of many superthin microfibers (nylon, polyamide, elastyl, polyester etc.), usually impregnated with polyurethane or nylon, and coated with silicone to reduce friction.

The later much better resemble (some of) playing characteristics of natural gut.
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