Originally Posted by mikeler
What about crossing the gut with a decent multi cross to tame the power? Then you don't have to string it up at crazy high Sampras like tension.
I have thought about it but anything but gut, well, does not play like gut! Another big factor is I don't want to be driving down to the stringer to get new strings often. Using anything but gut in the crosses means the tension will not hold as well and will need to be restrung much sooner. MUCH more the case in a poly or copoly cross.
Although it may play well, with say poly or copoly in the crosses I don't want to be restring them monthly (poly brings TE).