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Broken Strings

Discussion in 'Badminton String' started by jsevalle, Nov 15, 2002.

  1. jsevalle

    jsevalle Regular Member

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    What are the bad effects of broken strings to the racket if not restringed immediately?
     
  2. Chia

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    make sure you remove the strings as soon as posible, so it does not warp
    after that just store it in a safe place that cannot be damaged, and your good to go
     
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    Tnx 4 the tip, so the racket is already hopeless if the string snaps right?
     
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    as long as you remove the strings it should be ok
    after all high end raquets come without strings, so your raquet should be ok if u take the strings out
     
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    it wont damage your raquet is what i ment to say
     
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    It's already a very bad idea if you played with it right?
     
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    what racket do u have and what tension is it at
    if its at a really high tension then i would not bother playing with it
    but if its lower than 20 i'd still play with it if its not possible to get it restrung
     
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    AB2000 @ 24-25lb. then it's not possible?
     
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    while, u lose a game, very possibly... :D
     
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    cut it. and cut it right away.

    depending on where it broke, and since it is relatively high tension, it is possible to create high stress point in the frame. over time, the string will gradually slide and the stress will be larger.
     
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    You guys sound like you break one string and that's it for that string job. Doesn't anybody patch anymore?

    If I break a string, I set the racket aside immediately so I don't lose any more tension until I can patch it.

    Heck, I started playing back in the 70s when 15 pounds was considered tight.
     
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    true true. when strung anything below 20 or so lbs, one can patch the string if desired. but you should see it when a 26lbs string snaps, the tension pulls the string ends almost up to the middle of the racket. imagine all those "slack" is deforming the racket itself, that will be hard to recover from a patch string.
     

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