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Old 01-18-2013, 06:24 AM   #4822
Join Date: Oct 2011
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Originally Posted by mikeler View Post
I strung up Dynamite Tough 16 last night. Man is that a rough string. They should have called it Dynamite Rough. Pulling the crosses it sounded like I was trying to start up a lawn mower!

I ended up going with 50 pounds tension but may end up regretting not going lower. The ball bounce test told me that it does not have much pop but loads of spin (at least until the roughness wears off). It feels like any other multi when you hit the sweet spot.

It had the most clear signal on RacquetTune that I've ever seen. Even though it is not a nylon string, it read 50.2 pounds on RacquetTune right off the stringer using the default string factor for nylon 1.3mm.

I plan on just hitting balls Sunday so I'll try out the Gamma Pro and the Ashaway for a few minutes each then.

I will be really interested in what you think about this stuff. Just posted to a TW staff C10 pro thread yesterday asking Chris what he suggested for a dead non-poly string, and this is the one he suggested. He didn't make any tension recommendations though.
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