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Discussion in 'Badminton Stringing Techniques & Tools' started by TimothyHsu, Apr 1, 2012.

  1. TimothyHsu

    TimothyHsu Regular Member

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    Hey guys,
    I have no idea where to start on crosses. I dont know which grommet to start with and when I do put it through, is it first up down up or is it down up down? Also, how do I tie the knots? I don't know how to tie the starter knot for the crosses :/ If you guys have a link to where all of my questions can be answered, it'd be appreciated =] Thanks
    Tim
     
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    timothy itd also help if u took the time to figure some stuff by yourself or just searched a little bit because at this rate, youll have made 16 stringing questions threads by tuesday

    there is a lot of info on these boards
     
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    Go talk to Alan at Synergy, he is in your town, they have an add on BC. He can help
     
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    :eek:
    gotta love 3rd person
     
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    Just ask the Rock!!
    If you SMELLLLLLLL, What the Rock, is cookin!!!!
     
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    blableblibloblu Regular Member

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    classic dwayne johnson
     
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    i start from the 9th hole from the T and go upwards. and depending on the racket, you need to thread 21 or 22 cross strings.
     
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    check my video also, it is long and boring but it shows the general process.

    [video=youtube;Nt1IEXUuoGk]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nt1IEXUuoGk[/video]
     
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    Thanks guys, I'll drop by synergy whenever I have time : P
     
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    That's nothing - he talked about "Alan's cousin" in another thread... is that fourth person?
     
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    that ones in the gray area because if I recall correctly, he didnt say alans cousin... he went the other way around haha
     
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    Alan's cousin is Kevin.

    now are you confused?
     
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    ... and to anticipate Wednesday's possible question :eek:: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lc4H6goKFB0

    Just kidding Tim.:) Have fun learning. Lord knows I still am.
     
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    Tim, ignore these jokers. ;)

    call me or Alan up if you have any questions.
     
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    Thanks kwun, I've finished half of my crosses but I think I went wrn somewhere in my mains. I can't really put the string through a shared grmmet so I think I messed up on my mains... :s I will try t visit alan during my spring break for some help if he isn't busy xD
     
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    post a photo. i bet we can figure it out just looking at it.

    which racket are you trying to string? do you have the pattern diagram?
     
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    just sounds like the joys of shared holes
    besides, youre not supposed to have shared holes if half of the crosses are done o_O

    as for Alan, I think him being busy is perfect, as you can just look at him do a stringjob and take notes
     
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    Not sure if you can see this but this is what I have so far
     

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    1- what is your clamp doing there (down right)
    2-is that a knot at b9?
    3-did you learn how to mount the racquet at all? ur side supports dont even touch the frame

    there probably is a lot of other stuff too and ill let ppl like kwun or Alan answer you better than I ever could

    timothy, you should definitely read more about stringing before just going blindly into stringing a racquet. some people read about stringing for weeks while their machines are being shipped and still have a buttload of questions to ask when its time to string an actual racquet
     

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