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Cutting of Grommets

Discussion in 'Badminton Stringing Techniques & Tools' started by robinhood47, Feb 8, 2005.

  1. robinhood47

    robinhood47 Regular Member

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    Hi all,

    I was wondering if its alright to cut the length of a new grommet to accomodate the old one. I am asking becasue i notice the sharp edges that resulted from the cut grommet. One that is not cut has smooth edges.

    Rob
     
  2. LazyBuddy

    LazyBuddy Regular Member

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    I did cut the gromments, to replace some old broken ones on my own racket before. I used fine sand paper to "smoothen" the cutting edge before installing it on the racket. So far, so good. :)
     
  3. kwun

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    that's attention to detail!

    yes. new grommets on rackets have a slight tapered profile. aside from looking nice, it also weakens the grommet edge to protect the string. furthermore, some extra aerodynamics doesn't hurt either!
     
  4. robinhood47

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    Thanks guys ;)
     

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