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    Hybrid Poly/Low Tension Kevlar?

    I have been working my way down with Kevlar from 50lb. I find the firmness of Ashway +Plus Kevlar at lower tensions becomes softer but still little to no trampoline. I do feel there is more flex but it seems to kinda bottom out once it is fully broken in. (not like full bed of poly with...
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    Head XT Graphene Speed PWR 115

    Hi, Were you able to try the Head XT Graphene Speed PWR 115? How did you like it? I am currently am playing with the new version 360+ Speed PWR but your model is available new and good price so was wondering how it played. My version is stiffer (70 RA) so while that version is (63RA). Might be...
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    Hybrid Poly/Low Tension Kevlar?

    This combo I was really pleased with. 36/41 lbs = Ashway +Plus 17g (main), 1.30 Pros Pro Eruption (Cross) Plays really nice. Softer/cushion string bed with a little pocketing, Good bite/spin The Ashway +Plus at low tension is not harsh at all. A little firmer feel but great control. I have...
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    Ever String your racket w/something thats not Tennis String?

    Well I use the glue @graycrait recommended and tried on all my 3 braided fishing line. 1.40m - would not fit through any grommets 1.30m - Would not fit through grommets 1.10m - Fit through the bigger grommets but very tight with smaller/non-shared grommets. (Might be able to get it to work)...
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    What are the disadvantages of using a thicker cross string?

    Were you able to try your combo with a 15g synthetic gut? I just experimented using 16g Poly Pros Pro Eruption, 15g AG tournament nylon cross. I was very surprised how solid and stable it felt. A little less spin and a little more muted but SOLID. At lower tension (40m/43c) I could take full...
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    Downside to 18 gauge over 17?

    I agree... I have not played with 18g (1.10) string in a long time.. Racket: Head 360+ Speed Pwr I have been trying to find the right string combo at lower tension for my new rackets I just strung one my rackets with 18 gauge main (Kevlar) and 17 gauge Poly. (I had 16g Kevlar, 16g Poly...
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    Ever String your racket w/something thats not Tennis String?

    Look forward to hear how this braided line played! What diameter 1.0mm?
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    Ever String your racket w/something thats not Tennis String?

    Thanks for the tip. I found some locally so will pick some up!
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    Ever String your racket w/something thats not Tennis String?

    I have purchased 3 types of braided line to try. 1.10 - Braded Kevlar String Utility Cord Mason Line for Kite Bridle Fishing Camping Packing Creative Projects (150lb) 1.30 - Black Braided Kevlar String (9KM) 8 strands (300lb) 1.40 - Dorisea Extreme Braid 100% Pe Black Braided Fishing Line 16...
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    Ever String your racket w/something thats not Tennis String?

    This makes sense. How did the Kevlar braided fishing line perform? Same as tennis kevlar sting?
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    Ever String your racket w/something thats not Tennis String?

    Great idea! Will give that a try!
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    Ever String your racket w/something thats not Tennis String?

    most of the braded fishing line are hollow so you can insert monofilament that will fit. I was thinking putting some in the ends temporarily just for stringing/inserting though the grommets. Was wondering if anyone was able to string with this type of line and how they did it.
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    Ever String your racket w/something thats not Tennis String?

    Were you able to try and string with this line? If so, how did you thread it since the line is very flimsy and won't go through the grommets. I have 1.4mm braided line and am trying to figure out how to string it.
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    15 gauge cross string

    Yes Prince Nylon sounds similar. Have not tried VCT red yet. I do agree. I have put 6 hours so far and very little tension loss and plays very consistent.
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    15 gauge cross string

    I know this is an old thread but. I did a similar combo. I had one of my Head Speed 360+ Pwr strung with full bed of poly (Pros Pro Eruption 16 gauge) strung at 45lbs. My goal is to find a string or string combo that could give great comfort and playabilty/control at lower tension. This played...
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