How can Gosen Micro and Prince Syngut DF be Classified as Multi

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this is the bible of stringing and take a look under multi strings S4..it shows prince syngut and gosen micro as multi and good for spin.
How can this be? http://www.stringway-nl.com/en/TAonline/ELONGATION TESTS CLASS 10-2011.pdf. Note: you have to enter the whole line into the url

also when I used their stringing model to determine what to string at it came out to 53 M and 61 X.... That was based upon an 18x19 pattern for a hard hitter using a racket with 33 and 26 as the length of the main and the cross.

I usually string at 60 all around....
 
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#5
Neither is a multi. Multis are not solid core strings. Solid core with wraps are your basic syn gut and play as such. A decent multi is $10.00 or more per set as a syn gut like Gosen OG and PSGD can be had for $3.00 a set. Takes more cash to make a better string...

Note: also neither string is anything special for spin production...
 
#7
OGSM even states "monofilament core" on the reel label. Prince makes a syngut "multi" but it's about $5-8 more per set.
I know this is an old post, but regarding forum posts, we should not be ageist. Long live the dead.

I am sitting next to a reel of 16ga. Gosen OG Sheep Micro and contemplating using it in a hybrid set up with 17 ga. Volkl Cyclone. The back of the reel states "super strength nylon filament," yet many people have referred to this string as synthetic gut. What is the reality? Does it even matter? Is this string being used much these days?


Edit: I misquoted above. I meant to quote "Super Strength Nylon Monofilament." It is the "monofilament" that has me puzzled.
 
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I know this is an old post, but regarding forum posts, we should not be ageist. Long live the dead.

I am sitting next to a reel of 16ga. Gosen OG Sheep Micro and contemplating using it in a hybrid set up with 17 ga. Volkl Cyclone. The back of the reel states "super strength nylon filament," yet many people have referred to this string as synthetic gut. What is the reality? Does it even matter? Is this string being used much these days?
It's synthetic gut. Nothing wrong with that, though.
 
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I know this is an old post, but regarding forum posts, we should not be ageist. Long live the dead.

I am sitting next to a reel of 16ga. Gosen OG Sheep Micro and contemplating using it in a hybrid set up with 17 ga. Volkl Cyclone. The back of the reel states "super strength nylon filament," yet many people have referred to this string as synthetic gut. What is the reality? Does it even matter? Is this string being used much these days?
Great string to use in a hybrid. I am thinking one of the best selling syn. guts on TW... Highly regarded for sure..
 

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@esantoro
"The back of the reel states "super strength nylon filament," yet many people have referred to this string as synthetic gut."
SynGut is a nylon core string with one or more wraps around it. Marketing term, to ay it is more complex than a single extrusion nylon string.
Good for you intended purpose. Jim Courier used Gosen when he was on the tour.
Enjoy.
 
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I know this is an old post, but regarding forum posts, we should not be ageist. Long live the dead.

I am sitting next to a reel of 16ga. Gosen OG Sheep Micro and contemplating using it in a hybrid set up with 17 ga. Volkl Cyclone. The back of the reel states "super strength nylon filament," yet many people have referred to this string as synthetic gut. What is the reality? Does it even matter? Is this string being used much these days?
I just installed the same setup(cyclone 17/Gōsen 17) in my Youtek Prestige Pro. It feels amazing.
 
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@esantoro
"The back of the reel states "super strength nylon filament," yet many people have referred to this string as synthetic gut."
SynGut is a nylon core string with one or more wraps around it. Marketing term, to ay it is more complex than a single extrusion nylon string.
Good for you intended purpose. Jim Courier used Gosen when he was on the tour.
Enjoy.
I misquoted from the back of the reel. What I meant to quote was "Super Strength Nylon Monofilament." The "monofilament" is what has me puzzled. But you seem to have explained it: "monofilament" is a single "core" "with one or more wraps around it."
 
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When I played more regularly from the 1980's through 2008, I usually played with 15 ga and 16 ga Prince synthetic gut and Top Spin. I used this string because it was affordable and I didn't want the string to break too frequently. Having recently gotten back into playing, someone was surprised at the thickness of my string, and talked me into playing with 17 ga, which I quite like. So I ordered a reel of the Cyclone 17 ga and have a reel of Gosen Micro 16 ga. Sometimes I might hit three or four times a week. Then I might get busy with work and not hit for a month. I was thinking a hybrid Gosen 16ga and Cyclone 17 ga will allow me to hit with my rackets when I want and not worry about tension loss due to periodic inactivity. Is there any truth to this assumption? For my stated purpose will a Hybrid 16ga/17ga work better than a 17ga/17ga setup?
 
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