Stringing a racquet that is only going to be used occasionally...

Discussion in 'Strings' started by TheShaun, Sep 14, 2008.

  1. TheShaun

    TheShaun Hall of Fame

    Jun 9, 2007
    going to re-string my ps 6.0 85 with gosen og 16.

    what should i keep in mind, tension wise, knowing that i'll only be using it one in a while?
  2. tennisfreak15347

    tennisfreak15347 Banned

    Jun 15, 2008
    only once in a while? tension would probably drop by the time you use it again, say after a month. I'd say to string it up 1-2 lbs higher, and make the most left and most right mains and the top and bottom crosses 5 lbs higher than you normally string it at. that would definetly be a good attempt to halt tension loss ( pre-stretching might help.) I'm using a full setup of gosen OG micro i strung only three days ago, and I'm already itching to cut it out tonight due to a trampoline effect.

    *edit* you'd have to bear with you un-accustomed tension for the first hitting session, then it should be good.

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