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Old 12-19-2012, 10:44 AM   #15
TimothyO
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Thanks TimothyO.

I'd say that right now the new VS is unpleasantly stiff

I'll put in a dampener and see if it softens up a bit. Unless I just decide to spend the $50 outright and try the Wilson.

Any sense of how long the new VS takes to break in?
It depends how hard you hit. I like to take a fresh stringbed to the wall for an hour of practice and "break in time". You'll see a significant difference after a few hours (again, how hard you hit drives this) and then you'll have a prolonged period of amazing comfort. My 11-year old had his frame strung last spring. It looks gnarly but feels great and remains extremely precise. No multi or poly could perform so well after several months.
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