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yoyoman

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string question
« on: October 06, 2009, 03:52:18 PM »

I was wondering what is top string typically made out of?
and where is it usually avilable to buy?
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Re: string question
« Reply #1 on: October 06, 2009, 10:21:41 PM »

I was wondering what is top string typically made out of?
and where is it usually avilable to buy?

I haven't been able to find a good string locally, but you can buy string cut to correct sizes in a couple of places.  Check the following two sites an their "top" or "string" sections:

http://www.spintastics.com/index.html

http://www.yoyonation.com/home.php?cat=343

Regards.

Ed

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Ketzaltlipoka

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Re: string question
« Reply #2 on: October 06, 2009, 10:29:32 PM »

You need prove and test many kinds of string.
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yoyoman

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Re: string question
« Reply #3 on: October 07, 2009, 08:20:23 PM »

I haven't been able to find a good string locally, but you can buy string cut to correct sizes in a couple of places.  Check the following two sites an their "top" or "string" sections:

http://www.spintastics.com/index.html

http://www.yoyonation.com/home.php?cat=343

Regards.

Ed
thanks, I already knew of the YYN one but I don't have money right know to order just string.
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Re: string question
« Reply #4 on: October 07, 2009, 10:54:17 PM »

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Re: string question
« Reply #5 on: October 08, 2009, 05:29:12 PM »

from what ive heard there made from polylester or cotton or both.
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Re: string question
« Reply #6 on: October 09, 2009, 09:15:35 PM »

Cotton string is best.  Look for a very tight wound string.  I check at all hardware stores, etc.  I have not found such for a number of years.
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Re: string question
« Reply #7 on: October 27, 2009, 10:37:35 PM »

did you ever find some string
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yoyoman

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Re: string question
« Reply #8 on: October 27, 2009, 10:54:30 PM »

no, I mainly wanted to know if there was an alternative to having to buy the string on www.yoyonation.com for my imperial which is my only top right now.
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Re: string question
« Reply #9 on: October 27, 2009, 11:02:53 PM »

I like the YYN string, especially for a light top like the Imperial or sidewinder.  If you find hardware stores with cotton twine, like that used for chalk line tools, look for something in the size range of 21 to 24. (or try several sizes)  There doesn't seem to be a really consistent standard for string size, but these should be close.
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