Originally Posted by corners
How badly did your hoop distort? The total cross string tension is much less than the mains. Some ofvus have dealt with this by using kevlar mains at 40 pounds and poly crosses at 60-65. Even at 35 pounds the kevlar mains are stiffer than copoly at 60, so you still get good snapback and avoid excessive Normal force offset and attendant high rebound angle. Easier to just get a Steam at this point though.
Believe it or not there was no distortion when comparing it to my other sticks. I only used a 5lb difference with the crosses being the tighter one, I guess because I used a very stiff string it didn't allow my frame to distort?
Also, my frame is very flexy so it should have distorted but it didn't.