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String snapping... has to be a collision..

Discussion in 'Badminton Stringing Techniques & Tools' started by toomanyracquets, Apr 2, 2012.

  1. toomanyracquets

    toomanyracquets Regular Member

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    Take a look at the picture. Does it look to you as tho the reason for the string snapping (only re-strung it 2 sessions ago) has been a collision or scraping or something that seems to have crushed the grommet

    I'll not be charging the guy for a re-string anyway but my conclusion was that he must of either smacked or dragged the racket on the floor.

    Elliots Racquet.jpg
     
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    deff looks like a drag on the floor
     
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    but how is it possible to drag that part of the racket on the floor? that's the 4/8 oclock position.

    try it out yourself.

    also, it takes a lot of force to crush the grommet like that. he is not telling you something.
     
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    a dive?... or simply got pissed and hit something ...?
     
  5. toomanyracquets

    toomanyracquets Regular Member

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    It's just shy of 3 & 9 o'clock position. You should see the rest of the racquets paintwork... So many scratches and chips.
     
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    Mark A Regular Member

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    This racket is having improper relations with the floor (and possibly two-timing the floor with other rackets) - no way a grommet collapses like that under string pressure alone.
     
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    It is dragging on the floor. Have seen some guys using a racket as a third leg :)
     
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    Yes, I have seen quite a few rackets like that. This is a reflection of how the player treats his racket, I would tell them not to drag their racket anymore.
     

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