KLIP Legend Natural Gut 17 String Customer feedback
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Comments: Put 17 in my Pro Staff 6.0 and what a great string modern game spin and pace with old school feel.
Volley is the best with this string and serve is a huge weapon. A must try it at this price best value. Better than NXT and any multi
out there hands down. I play at a 5.5- 6.0 level.
Comments: My first time playing with Natural Gut. When strung at a high tension, the feel is very firm, crisp, yet
elastic and with loads of power. It provided more power than I imagined possible from a string, actually it was so powerful I had
trouble controlling it. I played much better with a full bed of the 15g version than the 17g, felt like I had more control and spin. It
seemed like the friction caused by the rough/fraying surface of the cross string hindered spin production. Actually the 17g
provided noticeably more power than the 15g, so powerful and lacking in spin that I couldn't keep the ball in. I am not a flat hitter
and a full bed of 17g gut just didn't provide enough spin to help me control all that power - I kept hitting the ball long. After I
broke the 15g set, I kept the 17g gut in my frame for almost a year though not playing much with it, because it was expensive,
but I just couldn't play with it at all and ended up cutting it out! I can imagine that with a poly in the cross strings to add spin and
control all that power, a powerful 17g or 16g gut string could add some serious speed to shots. The only thing keeping me from
experimenting more with Gut is the cost. The Klip Lengend Natural Gut seemed like a very good quality string and I will probably
try it again.
Comments: I have been using this particular string for the last 4 years and it is the best string so far and I can say
that I do not have any plan of changing anytime soon. Great for spin and I believe that I have perfected my drop shots and slice
and my teammates and opponents alike dislikes playing against me and I think I found a perfect partner in this natural gut.
Comments: I could not tell the difference compared to VS TEAM 17g by Babolat Gut. Very impressive natural gut
string at a decent price. Highly recommend! I use Federer's Wilson K-90 at 49 lbs. I also really liked Volkl Cyclone 17g lots of feel
and spin! Try both!
Comments: Wow this is great. I use this with TNT2 17 as mains and K lip as my cross. It works great together! The
feel and power are exactly how I want it to be. I am using YT Prestige strung at 58/ 60 lbs.
Comments: I did not like these strings very much. They were much stiffer and gave less power and feel than Babolat
Tonic Plus. They felt inferior to Wilson Tour NXT 18g. I am a 4.0 player with Dunlop AeroGel 300 (16x19), strung at 57 lbs.
Comments: This was my first experience with natural gut and 17 gauge. I had no problems stringing this in my
Head Crossbow 6 and hoped that the reviews were correct that is would be easier on my arm. While it did not really help my arm
troubles (maybe from my racquet choice) I did really like the string. I was able to generate more topspin with relative ease. As only
a 3.5 level player, I thought the string had a great feel. I did feel as if my serve lost a little pop, but the added kick I thought I was
getting made it a good trade-off. I will definitely use more of this string and gauge in the future.
Comments: Very easy on the arm--I've played over 7 hours and did not need to use my usual elbow band. However,
I've never played with gut before and I'm spraying balls all over the place long and wide, and feel that I lack control. I usually play
with Gamma Professional 17 strings and these are a lot different. I did win an important tournament today but kept switching
back and forth with my old Head racquet--so the jury (and my confidence) is still out on this string.
Comments: I am truly grateful for dishing out a bit more cash for this string. I used polyester (Lux) before this, and
got the same durability, but more spin, power, touch, and on and on. Thanks TW.
Comments: I played my first three hours with this string and liked the responsiveness, and how comfortable it was
on my tennis elbow problem. I'm used to playing with VS 16, which I liked better. The Klip 17 is easier on my arm then the VS
16. I think if I compared the VS to KLIP Legend, I would say Klip has more endurance, but is a bit less powerful. I use a heavy
racquet, an old Head Prestige 280. I feel the 17 gauge that I tried this time, was not as good for me as 16 gauge. I will try 16
gauge Klip Legend next. It felt too much like a squash racquet to me, with the 17 gauge. The string took a bit longer to break in
than the VS gut, but when broken in, it does pocket the ball nicely. I have tried BDE gut strings, and think the Klip is a bit
better, with more feel. I think I will continue with Klip Legend , but will switch to 16 gauge. Itís 10 dollars less then VS, and easier
on my arm. I know the thinner gauge VS may be easier on my arm, but I do think the Klip is a bit softer feeling string. I am a 4.5
rated player, and my Head Prestige 280 was strung at 61 lbs.
Comments: Got a set of the 17g put in my racquet about 2 weeks ago and love
it, love it, love it. The feel and comfort that I have gotten has been great. I have not tried all
the guts on the market but for the price I think it's a great value. I highly recommend the
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