Your String Setup

ced

Professional
What kind of string setup do you use and what tension do you string it at?
Latest in a Kneissl Black Star (2011 version) is:

Pacific Classic Gut 16 mains @ 53; Ashaway Dynamite soft 17 crosses@ 49
 

Up&comer

Hall of Fame
I'm really digging sppp mains and xcel crosses at 56/58, but my other favorite has been bhbr mains at 55 and gut crosses at 58.
 
I've tried over 20 strings (multi, syn gut, poly) over the last 2 years (and several hybrids), and as much as I don't want to like it, I play best with PSGD at 57 lbs in RDIS 100 MP. I don't want to like it because I want to use a fancy new poly or multi, but psgd just has the perfect feel for me. I would describe it as plush (some say crisp but it is just so easy on the arm) and it gives me a ton of confidence for placement with power. I get the same spin with this as with black widow and black code with better control. I keep trying other strings thinking I will find something better, but I keep coming back to this string (this setup is reluctantly my grail).
 

sansaephanh

Professional
I've tried over 20 strings (multi, syn gut, poly) over the last 2 years (and several hybrids), and as much as I don't want to like it, I play best with PSGD at 57 lbs in RDIS 100 MP. I don't want to like it because I want to use a fancy new poly or multi, but psgd just has the perfect feel for me. I would describe it as plush (some say crisp but it is just so easy on the arm) and it gives me a ton of confidence for placement with power. I get the same spin with this as with black widow and black code with better control. I keep trying other strings thinking I will find something better, but I keep coming back to this string (this setup is reluctantly my grail).
^ Agreed. Prince Synthetic Gut + Duraflex. I Hate to admit it too, but its one of the best synthetics out there for the price. However, It does go dead quickly if you're a big hitter. I really like head fibergel power fullbeds, but they pop just as as fast, or faster than a regular synthetic gut. Though the playability is perfect for me, so i'll stick to it lol.
 

Squidward

Rookie
Right now I'm using OVM Natural Gut in the mains (53lbs) and Technifibre Synthetic Gut (55lbs) in the crosses of my Babolat APDGT. No "beef" so far...
 
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