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Fastest stringing record in BC

Discussion in 'Badminton Stringing Techniques & Tools' started by Sgbad, Dec 9, 2007.

  1. Sgbad

    Sgbad Regular Member

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    Hi guys, just curious. How long was your fastest stringing record(inclusive of weaving)?

    My record was:
    10mins - weaving
    25mins - stringing

    Total: 35mins.
     
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    Good Idea for a topic Sgbad, I would like to know even though I personally don't do stringing myself.
     
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    How long it takes me...

    For a 1-piece stringjob I normally take about 15 min to 'weave' (pre-string), 15 min to tension ('crank'/'pull') plus another 5 min to straighten the crosses & 'check' the stringjob...
    I notice that it takes me a good 5 min more for 2-piece stringjobs...:eek::eek:
    I'm not a pro-stringer, so I tend to focus on consistency & getting the job done well. Speed is not my forte, since it compromises quality (for me)... ;):)
    Keen to find out how much quicker everyone else gets the job done...:D:D:D
    Anyways, this is how long it takes me...
     
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    My very first job was 2 hrs, my second was 1hr 30min, and my third job was 1hr. Since I'm about to go into business doing this, speed IS my thing:D.

    I never bother pre-stringing, as I know most badminton patterns off by heart now - I just whack the empty frame onto the machine and get straight to the fun part. I can tension mains in about eight to ten minutes; the thing that REALLY eats into my times is weaving, which is what I'm endeavouring to improve. I used to be paranoid about mis-weaving, but not so much now.
     
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    i cant get it under one hour. some rackets get close, but i lose too much time messing with shared grommits and weaving the crosses. Once i have it mounted i can get the mains done in about 15 minutes, but if i try to weave too many crosses, the strings starts to coil and chafe and the whole thing gets really bogged down and slow :( I need to loosen out each cross and make sure its not coiled before it tension it. sucks.
     
  6. Ah_Shum

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    2 piece method:

    2 mins pre-weave
    17 mins stringing --> 19 mins..n yes I actually timed myself before..lol
     
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    Wow 2 mins preweave :eek::eek::eek::eek:!!!! Is that just for the mains or the whole lot?
     
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    in 2 piece u can only pre-weave only the mains
     
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    I haven't got a stringing machine because I am only 13 but I will ask the person that strings my racket how long it takes him. He owns a badminton shop and he's always got loads of rackets in for stringing so I bet he would be fast !
     
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    any normal stringer out there with decent skill shouldn't take anymore than 20-30 minutes to complete a 2 piece string job

    some people claim it is so much better when they take a long time..but..many of the don't notice that the longer it takes them to string..the more stress is on the racket for that period of time..=)
     
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    Seems like i am not very slow.:D:D. I have strung for half a year(around 70rackets) and hope to improve my timing.:p:p:p.
     
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    That's good~..just remember..being fast is a good thing..but be sure u offer quality at the same level..;)

    lolz sighh..i've strung way beyond the amount of the # of posts I have in this forum in less than 7 months..dunno whether that's a good thing or a bad thing..*shrugs*..keep up the will to improve on your timing..=)
     
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    About 20 minutes for a quickie. 25 minutes average.
     
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    nice~..u a 2-piecer?..
     
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    Errr - not true, I do 2 piece (4knots) stringing with a 1 piece pre-weave;).

    Once I finish tensioning the mains, I cut the string and tie off the last main, and proceed to tension the weaved crosses.
     
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    With the frame still intact or in two or more pieces? ;)
     
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    Not sure if you're referring to my post, but if you are - still intact, had no problems whatsoever, having done around 1-20 rackets in the past 6 months. My friend who previously has a stringing machine also uses the same technique, and has done a lot of rackets during the time with the machine.
     
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    Yup, maybe i am one lucky person too. never broke a racket since i started stringing.:D:D
     
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    well..it depends how many you've strung too rite..i've broken like..6-7 out of like..400 sth maybe or more..i lost track..lolz..i dun like ns8000's..so brittle..
     
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    actually..prob broke a tiny bit more than that..i think i can recall breaking 5 ns8000's for customers including myself..lol..
     

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