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i use syn gut at 57lbs, tried everything else and always come back to syn gut
You're in the same position as me, then. What racket do you use? Any particular brand of synthetic gut?

Typically I use Gamma, but Prince was the only one in stock when I ordered this time (because I went with Amazon) so I'll be using that for the first time

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You're in the same position as me, then. What racket do you use? Any particular brand of synthetic gut?

Typically I use Gamma, but Prince was the only one in stock when I ordered this time (because I went with Amazon) so I'll be using that for the first time
i use the yonex 001 (yellow one dementieva used) and i have a friend who is a gold level stringer so leave which brand to him (i know he orders from W & D strings). he has made me try every type of string and i haven't liked any as much as syn. polly's i break like it is made of glass lol


for me because i play so often, i find the syn lasts the longest whilst i feel comfortable with it. i was having my rackets restrung every 2 weeks.

luckily because i have a friend who strings, i only pay for the string sets and because he gets them at cost price it is dirt cheap.

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i'll ask my friend what make of syn gut he uses in my racket.

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i use the yonex 001 (yellow one dementieva used) and i have a friend who is a gold level stringer so leave which brand to him (i know he orders from W & D strings). he has made me try every type of string and i haven't liked any as much as syn. polly's i break like it is made of glass lol


for me because i play so often, i find the syn lasts the longest whilst i feel comfortable with it. i was having my rackets restrung every 2 weeks.

luckily because i have a friend who strings, i only pay for the string sets and because he gets them at cost price it is dirt cheap.
Really then we are in the exact same position . Synthetic gut isn't the most durable, but for feel and durability I think it has the best combination. Plus, I string my own so I can also do it at dirt cheap (plus the string itself is already cheaper than most)


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i'll ask my friend what make of syn gut he uses in my racket.
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i txt him and it is rab texflex premium 1.35mm, about £5 a set (but he buys a reel of it not individual sets).

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Really then we are in the exact same position . Synthetic gut isn't the most durable, but for feel and durability I think it has the best combination. Plus, I string my own so I can also do it at dirt cheap (plus the string itself is already cheaper than most)




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yep im with you on it being the longest lasting whilst keeping its feel.



thats it (my poor battered racket and a new set of strings.

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i txt him and it is rab texflex premium 1.35mm, about £5 a set (but he buys a reel of it not individual sets).
That's about what I pay, although the 1.35 is a little thicker than I use (I use 16G, 1.30 mm)

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yep im with you on it being the longest lasting whilst keeping its feel.



thats it (my poor battered racket and a new set of strings.
Very nice One of my favorite racquets of all time is the Yonex Mp-5i, but they don't make it anymore and it's tough to find in the US. I have one left that I haven't managed to break but a small crack is forming on the top and the grommet has completely worn away

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That's about what I pay, although the 1.35 is a little thicker than I use (I use 16G, 1.30 mm)
maybe try different types of syn gut out then, different thicknesses and even tension.. i found all the polly's or mix just last so short a time it was not worth it.

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Very nice One of my favorite racquets of all time is the Yonex Mp-5i, but they don't make it anymore and it's tough to find in the US. I have one left that I haven't managed to break but a small crack is forming on the top and the grommet has completely worn away
one of my other rds 001's that didn't last very long (i must point out i did go on to win the set 6-4 after smashing this frame lol)


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one of my other rds 001's that didn't last very long (i must point out i did go on to win the set 6-4 after smashing this frame lol)
Great picture

My Yonex has a crack in the top of the frame (I won't upload a picture ) because I smashed it during a tournament my sophomore year in high school. I was winning 5-2 and loving the racquet, that I had just restrung the day before for this specific one-day tournament, and the strings broke. They had a poly (which I will never use again) and a synthetic mix on them, only lasted 7 games, which caused me to smash it

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Luxilon M2
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I have used Babolat Pro Hurricane for ages....but i've recently switched to Babolat Revenge and i prefer them. So powerful.


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