Originally Posted by Jocke
I just got my frame strung with Pacific Classic mains and Mantis Comfort Synthetic cross. This makes a very smooth stringbed. The blacks Mantis coating I thought could make the gut slide easily. I'm not ready to make an evaluation other than I really like how it feels.
Ditto about the Gut mains and Mantis Comfort synthetic crosses. They seem to last a long time. I have also used gut mains and TiMO crosses. I'm not sure if that is too stiff of a cross for you but mine last a long, long time and isn't harsh on my arm/wrist/shoulder.