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string size
« on: July 29, 2009, 11:36:59 AM »

hey somthing is really weird about my spinner. so i think it could be my string i use a 50 inch string for my ripcord. is that good length?
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Re: string size
« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2009, 01:07:19 PM »

That's probably way too short. With tops the string length depends on the top, not the player, contrary to yo-yos. It also depends on the thickness of the string: thinner string has to be longer, so if you want to shorten the string you can use thicker string. What really matters is how high the wrap reaches on the top body (i.e., it has to be lower than the center of mass but not too low).

On my YYJ tops I use the shortest string of my performance tops: 58". On the ripcord I have 66" of a thick-gauge string.