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Old 01-17-2013, 07:22 PM   #10
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  • Full set of lux 4G 16g at differing tensions (between 45-55). Awesome spin, best control of the full poly set ups, and best tension maintenance.
  • full set of alu power at differing tensions (between 45-55). More spin, more lively than 4g and more power.
  • full set of black magic 17g at differing tensions (between 45-55). Same spin as above, better comfort, as lively if not more lively than the aformentioned.
durablity was about the same for all of the above.
  • vs 17/poly (4g, alu, black magic 17, black magic 15L) 45, 48, 55 lbs
  • vs 16/poly (4g, alu, black magic 17,black magic 15L) 45, 48, 55 lbs
  • vs tonic/poly (4g, alu, black magic 17,black magic 15L) 45, 48, 55 lbs
  • prince natural gut/poly (4g, alu, black magic 17,black magic 15L) 45, 48, 55 lbs
Best durability of the above was the 16 gauge gut with the thicker poly crosses (15L). To add, any time a thicker poly was used in combination with a thinner gut, the gut lasted longer than if both were the same gauge or the poly was thinner.

favorite combination of the above in terms of feel, spin, power, control, etc was the 17G gut with a 17 gauge poly. However, only lasted me a few hours.

The gut in this frame, coupled with a poly cross provided way more spin, power and comfort than with full poly.

Happy hitting!
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