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ti-7 and string tension

Discussion in 'Badminton String' started by Francis, Dec 31, 2001.

  1. Francis

    Francis Guest

    i just want to know what is the max tension i could put on that racket.. i have 22 pounds right now.. that's the max they say on the raquet but i know people put more than that.. so would 24 be safe??

  2. Tim

    Tim Guest

    I say stick with the recommended tension. I've had two of my Ti-7's break at the 12 o'clock position being strung at 24lbs.
    This could have been due to the type of stringer, but I will not string my racquet at that tension anymore. I stick with 22 now.

    If the stringer isn't portable, then try it at 24 and see what happens. The stringer used a portable machine on mine and I don't think it distributed the tension equally along the frame when stringing.
    I sent them both back to Yonex and they said that they would not replace them cause I strung them too tight.

    So it's up to you.
  3. Byro-Nenium

    Byro-Nenium Regular Member

    Apr 28, 2002
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    Francis, i used to use a Ti-7, but i found that it wasn't for me, i strung it at 25lbs with no problem. But i deliberately strung it high because i personally like that tension. However, don't string it that high unless you really like the tension that tight, otherwise stick to 22lbs.
  4. Francis

    Francis Guest

    Alright i think i'll stick with 22 then. thanks a lot guys.
  5. kwun

    kwun Administrator

    Apr 24, 2002
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    BC Janitor
    Santa Clara, CA, USA
    it depends on where Francis and Tim got their Ti-7. in North America, the Ti-7 only come in 3U version, which is very light and flimsy, therefore, they may not be able to take 25lbs. 25lbs is a fair amount even for some 2U rackets.
  6. Francis

    Francis Guest

    well i got it in canada(from yonex) in calgary.. so i got it for very good price and mine is a 2U. so i guess they don't only sell 3U in canada

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