Have one set of Origin, what to do?

KluddKalle

Rookie
So I recently got a set of Origin 16 but can't decide what to do with it.

I have two PD 2012 that I play my matches with. I also have two Pure Storm GT that I use when I feel like it when training.

All four racquets are strung with a hybrid of Savage and Sensation. The PD at 25kg/55lbs and the PSGT at about 23kg/51lbs.

Is my best choice to switch out Sensation? If so, should the Origin be strung tighter in a hybrid setup than 25kg? What will the difference be? I do have a bit of wrist issues (not caused by tennis but I can feel it at times), maybe the Origin can help with this in a hybrid setup?

I'm really curious to see how a full bed of Origin feels but I'm worried that the ball will fly to much. I could maybe go full bed in one of the PSGT.
 

eelhc

Hall of Fame
Full bed of origin moves like crazy. At higher tensions on a flexible frame the power is manageable.

It plays like a full bed of multi but better tension maintenance. Nice string but not at $22/set. I have used it to cross natural gut. Plays nicely (crisps uo the bed a bit) with great tension maintenance and more economical than a full bed of Natural Gut.
 

ricki

Hall of Fame
If you have one set of it, sell it. Its so expensive that (if you try it and like it) you wont buy it anyway. So spare yourself of some bad-mood and ignore overpriced stuff.
 

maxpotapov

Hall of Fame
Full bed of origin moves like crazy. At higher tensions on a flexible frame the power is manageable.

It plays like a full bed of multi but better tension maintenance. Nice string but not at $22/set. I have used it to cross natural gut. Plays nicely (crisps uo the bed a bit) with great tension maintenance and more economical than a full bed of Natural Gut.
Does it get dented by natural gut mains?
Which snaps first?
 

eelhc

Hall of Fame
If you have one set of it, sell it. Its so expensive that (if you try it and like it) you wont buy it anyway. So spare yourself of some bad-mood and ignore overpriced stuff.
Pretty much my sentiment... Good string but not at $22. Does go in sale once in a while... $15 or so.
Does it get dented by natural gut mains?
Which snaps first?
I use string savers... Have not seen any denting. Have not had it break yet. I rotate racquets but I suspect I have about 20 hours with this setup.
 

frank52

Semi-Pro
Try the Origin in the mains with a poly in the crosses. Origin is too soft and sticky to be a good cross. Currently, I have 4 hours on Origin 17 at 58 pounds as mains with Ashaway Monogut ZX at 55 pounds as crosses in a Prince EXO3 Red. The Origin mains snap back in place quite nicely. However, the crosses get stuck on the Origin dents and stay slightly out of alignment.

Tennis Warehouse still sells Origin at $14.63 if buying 3 or more.
 
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