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String tension and weight

Discussion in 'Badminton String' started by Vanessa_S, Jan 19, 2014.

  1. Vanessa_S

    Vanessa_S Regular Member

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    Hello!

    I'm curious to know if string tension affects the weight of a racket.
     
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    I honestly believe there wouldn't be much of a difference if you mean higher tension equals more stretch and less string in the racket, resulting in less string weight?
     
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    Vanessa_S Regular Member

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    I meant the actual weight of the racket, but I didn't consider the fact that a string with high tension has less string weight.

    Thank you mater!
     
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    string is string, and racket weight is racket weight, they are separate items. i can put 0lbs or 40lbs on the string and the racket itself will still weigh the same.

    am i missing something?
     
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    Vanessa_S Regular Member

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    No, now I understand the differences. I just thought that if I string my racket at a lower tension then the swing would be lighter.
     
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    String tension doesn't affect swing wt. But string thickness will...
     
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    Can you tell the difference of different strings by swinging the racket?
    I would doubt that...
     

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