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how long is your string?

Discussion in 'The Sesh' started by inQntrol, Dec 7, 2016.

  1. slothymane

    slothymane Slayer

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    I used to play 3finger only. moved up to 4. somehow plopped to 61.5cm (about 60 with the knots) lol
     
    Feb 12, 2019
  2. lookdadnohandz

    lookdadnohandz Member

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    I started with 2 finger string but after more playing I realised that a 4-6 finger string gives you way more freedom... I hate it when you quit a combo because your 2 finger string is literally wrapped around everything lol
     
    Feb 19, 2019
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  3. lategreat808

    lategreat808 DS Legend

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    If my string is too long I usually just clamp it.
     
    Feb 19, 2019
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  4. slothymane

    slothymane Slayer

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    did you get the alex smith combo clamp pack today? I just HAD to cop. such a steal
     
    Feb 19, 2019
  5. Congarranza

    Congarranza DS Legend

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    I missed that drop! Last I head it sold out in nanoseconds. I was too busy fiddling with my hardware store bought generic clamps.

    *I’m back!*
     
    Feb 19, 2019
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  6. slothymane

    slothymane Slayer

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    Oof i know that kind.... had enough of rhose in my time.

    also - Welcome Back!
     
    Feb 19, 2019
  7. goenKendama

    goenKendama Moderator Staff Member

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    Ran across this and thought it would be interesting to see where people are now with their string lengths.

     
    May 15, 2020
  8. Aaron Gallegos

    Aaron Gallegos Slayer

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    My current dama came with 10 finger string and after trying it for a bit, I honestly feel it’s too long. Pull up tricks just don’t feel right and it doesn’t help as much as you’d think with late flips and juggles. Not to mention late goons and anything of the sort become much harder. Cloud bounces and loops tend to be easier with longer string, however. I suppose it depends on the types of tricks I’m doing at the time. 6-8 fingers seems like the sweet spot for me.
     
    May 23, 2020 at 4:31 PM