New to Natural Gut....please help...tips, tension?

dolphinsrus

Rookie
Hi guys,
I am new to natural gut and will string my Babolat Pure Aero. I usually play with a full bed of multifilament at 54lbs as I had tennis elbow few years ago. Quick questions: What tension should I use for natural gut as I was reading that it is more powerful (hopefully I will not have issues with my elbow)? I bought two sets of Luxilon natural gut, one is 1.25mm and one is 1.30mm, which one should I try first? Should I pre-stretch? Any other recommendation is highly appreciated. Thanks so much.
 
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SavvyStringer

Professional
Go with the one that is most similar in diameter to your current multifilament. As for tension and pre-stretch, I would go up a couple pounds from your current tension and I don't pre-stretch my gut.
 
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