Originally Posted by Hi I'm Ray
Have you tried Pro Line X 17 before? I really like the way that string plays but I find it a bit on the firm/boardy/slightly harsh side. I had it in a hybrid @ 50lbs/Forten Sweet 17 crosses @ 53lbs in an APDGT. If the weather is still cold the next time I use it, I'll probably string it at 48lbs and adjust the crosses down 1-2lbs. With your frame playing noticeably stiffer than the APDGT, you might consider lowering the tension a bit unless you are into that level of firmness.
Yeah I definitely don't like it too stiff. I would go as low as 45lbs/48lbs but is it okay to go that low with the xcel?