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Buying a stringing machine, advice pls.

Discussion in 'Badminton Stringing Techniques & Tools' started by Iwan, Sep 26, 2002.

  1. Iwan

    Iwan Regular Member

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    Hi everyone, I'm beginning to get interested in stringing my own racket and now Im looking to buy a machine around US$300. Currently I'm looking at the Eagnas ST-200 and the Alpha Pioneer FL.

    Right now ST-200 looks a bit more attractive since it includes an illustrated stringing guide :p Anyway Im not going to rush and buy it immediately, so if anyone of you have any comments on these two machines or any recommendations on a better machine, pls drop me a msg. Thx :) pls bear in mind the budget restriction :D
     
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    G'day Iwan,

    Sorry I can't comment on either machines you have mentioned as I have never seen them.

    I just recently purchased a machine from Epsilon, a drop weight, 4 clamp unit thats around $AUD499. It is quite easy to use and is ok do rackets up to 28lbs (not that I have personally tried to do that high a tension- but my former stringer has done it before and he uses the same machine). You will have to buy it off Murray Hocking though.
     
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    Iwan,

    the guide given out by Eagnas is pretty useless, imho. they are tennis oriented, and most of the info you can get online anyway. (like this website. :) )

    i haven't tried either machine, but i have seen the mid-priced models from Alpha and Eagnas, i recommend the Alphas.
     

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