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Guitar string on a badminton racket?

Discussion in 'Badminton String' started by Arrio, Sep 29, 2011.

  1. Arrio

    Arrio Regular Member

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    This may sound outrageous... but what do you guys think about using guitar string on a badminton racket? The material on a guitar string seems to be more durable than badminton ones. :cool:
     
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    also much heavier.
     
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    Kwun that answers your 'how to make a training racket' thread!

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    yeah. i was going in that direction. in fact, i already ordered a pack of stainless steel wire to try it out.

    i am not too convince at this point how much weight it will add though, to make a 3U racket into a proper training racket it will require around 40grams. that seems a lot for something that thin. i guess we will find out.
     
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    dont you think guitar string can damage the grommet?
     
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    You might be able to play a simple song once you master the art of mishit XD
     
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    the metal strings might just bite right into the cork of the bird with a hard enough smash or a few slices. The nylon may take a bit longer.
     
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    What about fishing string?? Durable also??
     
  9. Arrio

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    Thats what people use for badminton strings in the past. No they are not that great :/
     
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    Not to mention it will sound nicer.
     
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    can make carlos santana riff while smashing lol
     
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    Interestingly, that's how Ashaway started off a long, long time ago: manufacturing fishing line... :D
     
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    i wonder who's gonna be the first to have racket strung with guitar string.... :D.. can't wait for it
     
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    instead of giving us the video while you playing with it, just send us the sound recording XD We might know what you were doing by listening to the "song" you played XD
     
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    hahaha. how on earth that such this idea does exist. i cannot hold my laughter. hahahaha. damn funny. just imagine when smashing instead of sound like "paaaammmm" it turned out to be "greeeeeng greeeeenggg greeennng (and people start to head banging).
     
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    How about a racket with tuning pegs at the end of every string? No more tension loss;).
     
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    In addition to no tension loss, you also get massive smash power as a bonus (due to weight of pegs):D
     

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