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Thread: String advice

  1. #1

    String advice


    I just picked up a vintage Prince Extender Mach 1000 and I love it! It hits very well and is accurate for me.

    However, the string on it is probably 10 + years old Prince synthetic gut.

    What should I re-string it with?

    I spoke to a customer service rep at Prince who suggested Prince Premiere with Softflex.

    Any Mach 1000 users out there?



  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    San Antonio, TX
    good question. lots of string to choose from. i'm looking for the durable type; because i can't afford two racquets and new strings every month.

  3. #3
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    Apr 2009
    I experienced that a lot of times Prince Strings are best for Prince Frames. So, if your last strings did hold for 10 years ( ) you maybe should just go for another Prince string. The Prince premier is indeed a good string, also I personally really like the Prince SynGut DF.

  4. #4
    Check out They have strings listed by different criteria, so you may be able to determine something you will like. Prince synthetic gut is still a really popular string choice, though the new stuff is a bit stiffer since they added DuraFlex.
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  5. #5

    Going with Prince


    I think that I'm going to go with Prince original synthetic gut. It gets better ratings than the synthetic gut with duraflex.

    Thanks for the tip on the StringForum!


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