Originally Posted by scotus
Regarding tensioning the crosses, if it works for you, that's all that matters. But most stringers on this board seem to string the crosses tighter than the mains when trying to limit the movement of the mains.
I typically use gut mains and poly crosses and almost never have to straighten the mains.
I shall try your idea (I think you've mentioned it before) in a full gut string bed.
It might end up to the same, who knows?