Originally Posted by newyorkstadium
Thirdly, looking at your recent articles, is the spin potential ranking on the string finder still the best way of judging how much spin a full bed string offers.
Yes, spin potential is still the best way to compare which string is likely to provide the most spin. Open string patterns reduce friction just like choosing a lower COF does. Within an open pattern, the string with the lowest COF will move more and provide more spin upon snap-back.