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Wanted Badminton player/restringer

Discussion in 'Badminton String' started by Steve willis, Feb 4, 2002.

  1. Steve willis

    Steve willis Regular Member

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    Does anybody play badminton to a good standard and do your own machine restringing.
    And used many makes of strings @ different tensions.
    Looking for a volunteer (a string test )
    Anyone interested in the uk or around the world

    Thanks for looking
     
  2. Steve willis

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    so nobody wants me to send them a free set of strings.
    And be one of the first to try this string.
    Cmon Guys
     
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    Well, I'd love to try out the strings for you, but I'm not a stringer. If you want stringer's input, however, I would be able to get that from my usual stringer.
     
  4. badrad

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    I can help you with the test if you like. What are the test requirements and objectives. I have five identical racquets, a Prince stringer, and free courts to test with undisturbed. The only condition is that I will not string my own racquets above 24 lbs.
     
  5. Steve willis

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    Thanks guys I now have a volunteer
     
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    Hi,
    I can try out for you. I do string the racket myself. I may not be a very good player but I can find someone to test for you (if you need a really good testers). I currently use Yonex ISO Ti Sp with BG-66.
     
  7. sridhar

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    Hi,
    I have doubt on my string tension (32 lbs metioned by the vendor cum stringer--ProAce ti-66 string) of my new racquet (Proace titanium dream -- S$145), but during the play I have noticed that the string were distorted. Previously I have used ProAce racquet with 24lbs and the string didn't move while playing. So please advice me how to test the string tension.

    Thanks and Regards,
    sridhar
     
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    i think there is a device that can test string tension on a racket but it is a bit expensive and hard to find. If anyone know where to get one, i don't mind getting one myself too
     
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    I have seen a surface tension tester, but it is quite specialized. There must be some extrapolation chart between surface tension and string tension.

    sridhar:
    Did you say that the Proace is strung at 32 pounds and there is string movement????
     
  10. sridhar

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    Hi badrad,
    Yes my racquet string moves, thats why I doubt the string tension. By my experienace(24 lbs previous racquet and I have compared with fellow player's racquet) the tension may be around 20--23 lbs. How can I test and prove it to the stringer.
    Please advice any conventional method to test.

    Thanks and Regards,
    sridhar
     
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    Let your ears be your guide. The simplest test is to listen to the ping when you tap another racquet on the strings. A higher tension will produce a higher pitch ping sound. Although this is not a quantitative test, it gives you a rough idea whether the tension on the test racquet is higher or lower than the reference racquet.

    I just tried moving the strings on a racquet I just strung last night at 25 pounds and the movement is almost nil.
     
  12. sridhar

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    Thank you very much badrad.

    sridhar
     

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