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    Default That was close

    Aikes!

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    Quote Originally Posted by kwun View Post
    Aikes!
    Best of luck getting a knot on that...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mark A View Post
    Best of luck getting a knot on that...
    succeeded. but was a bit of a struggle.

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    Those must have been a musician's nimble fingers to tie a knot with that!

    Otherwise you would have had to play with a starting clamp attached.

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    Fingers are too fat. I had to use 2 needle noise pliers.

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    Lol nice job.
    But is the tension on the string only hand pulled tension?
    Would you ever try to extend a string by tying it to another and then pulling with machine as per usual?

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    I used a starting clamp to "extend" the string and then properly tensioned it.

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    @kwun How come that you measured the cross segment too short? Was it the last one of the reel or did you cut it too short?

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    come on then, show us the knot

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    Quote Originally Posted by ucantseeme View Post
    @kwun How come that you measured the cross segment too short? Was it the last one of the reel or did you cut it too short?
    It's one of those days... tried to start the cross in the middle and didn't measure properly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dbswansea View Post
    come on then, show us the knot
    Already returned the racket to customer.

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    It happens occasionally. I keep a spreadsheet of how much string I use for a particular racket and string tension, and once in a blue moon, a new racquet comes in that is slightly larger and I end up trying to tie the cross with a slightly too short end. Or one that requires an extra cross at the top. It all boils down to whether you want a roll of string to do 22 or 23 racquets, or more, instead of the standard 20. If this is your primary job, you just do the standard 20 because it is easier to measure out and is quicker. But for part-time, we try to be economically.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kwun View Post
    Already returned the racket to customer.
    Hi Kwun

    Do you still accept stringing service?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ole39 View Post
    Hi Kwun

    Do you still accept stringing service?
    sure. do you have my email?

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    Quote Originally Posted by johnlowe88 View Post
    It happens occasionally. I keep a spreadsheet of how much string I use for a particular racket and string tension, and once in a blue moon, a new racquet comes in that is slightly larger and I end up trying to tie the cross with a slightly too short end. Or one that requires an extra cross at the top. It all boils down to whether you want a roll of string to do 22 or 23 racquets, or more, instead of the standard 20. If this is your primary job, you just do the standard 20 because it is easier to measure out and is quicker. But for part-time, we try to be economically.
    getting another string into a reel is saving like US$5-6. it is good for optimal sake. but sometimes i wonder if the effort is worth it or not. my time and frustration is worth more than a few bucks.

    maybe i am getting old.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kwun View Post
    getting another string into a reel is saving like US$5-6. it is good for optimal sake. but sometimes i wonder if the effort is worth it or not. my time and frustration is worth more than a few bucks.

    maybe i am getting old.
    I was thinking the same.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kwun View Post
    sure. do you have my email?
    Hi Kwun

    Can you pls PM me your email and the latest contact info? I tried to dial 408-835-8xxx but never went through

    Thanks

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