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Holabird Sports
Old 2018-02-25, 03:56   #1
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Default Cross Strings for Spin & Power & ez-arm?

I have two Wilson Triad 3ís (oversize). Both were strung with VS Gut at slightly different tensions. The strings are very easy on my arm and shoulder, but I felt I had just a little too much power with the oversize racquet and not much access to top spin. I restrung one of them with 20 gauge Solinco Hyper-G, which I read has a good deal less power and more grip.

I played for two hours with it, but didnít really notice that much difference in terms of the strings gripping the ball, nor decrease in power. The worse part was, about an hour after I stopped, my arm and shoulder got good and sore, like Iíve never had before.

Iím still looking to experiment with strings, but want to stay with the gut for the mains. Iím in my late 50ís, and realize I should stay with strings, like the gut, that have a higher level of power, so my arm and shoulder donít have to do as much, like in my good ole days

Does anyone have any recommendations for the cross strings that can add more top spin, and still maintain the level of power the gut provides?
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arm friendly, gut, hybrid, spin

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