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Tension meter

Discussion in 'Badminton Rackets / Equipment' started by robinhood47, Apr 16, 2004.

  1. robinhood47

    robinhood47 Regular Member

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    Does anyone know of any type of tension meter i could check my strings with?

    Robin
     
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    Dill Regular Member

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    Unless you are using a very high tension (above 35) there is nothing that will work, most tension meters are for tennis rackets which have thicker strings and tensions which would snap a badminton racket, a badminton racket tension wouldn't even register.
     
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    There's a tension reader in one of the racquet shops here that reads badminton racquets along with other types of racquets.
     
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    It's about time! Is it accurate?

     
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    Er... some of the contraptions doesn't look small enough to test a fully strung badminton racquet:(. Maybe to test main strings before stringing the cross, but not both. The ETM2 is a possibility...

     
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    I believe it is accurate from testing my racquets there. They usually test it right after they string and then I go in from time to time to read the tension.
     
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