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    Kwun!! I heard you have pics!!! Please share!!

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    OK, now you have your hard on. Let me tell you the nicest thing of the machine. It is the tensioner head. It has sensor build in so you don't even need to think "Oh, this is tennis string, I need to release the screw. Oh, it is badminton string, I need to tighten the screw. Yes, it is a lot easier to adjust the height. The touch sensor on the tension head is lie Babalot Star5. Overall, I like it as evolution of Protech with nice to have.

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    Same with Pro and Protech.
    The tension head pulls fast but slows down at last second, thought that was kewl. Anything silver on tension head activates tension head, with a touch, no springy buttons just a touch.
    Quote Originally Posted by silentheart View Post
    OK, now you have your hard on. Let me tell you the nicest thing of the machine. It is the tensioner head. It has sensor build in so you don't even need to think "Oh, this is tennis string, I need to release the screw. Oh, it is badminton string, I need to tighten the screw. Yes, it is a lot easier to adjust the height. The touch sensor on the tension head is lie Babalot Star5. Overall, I like it as evolution of Protech with nice to have.

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    How accurate is the tensioner compared to the WISE? Does it continue to pull after the beep?

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    Alan, if the PT8 is at the All England next year, I want a go.

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    What's the estimated price and where can I buy it?

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    so here are the photos. thanks to anonymous contributor whose name shall not be revealed for his own safety.

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    That's one sweet machine . It looks like it's been pimped up Gangnam Style with all those signatures.

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    Thanks Kwun for the pics!! Looks sick!!!

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    WOW!!! That looks like Olympic Gold Medalist Lin Dan Signature upside down over the China flag!! Kewl!!

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    Are you trying to compare a Porsche 991 to a Honda Civic?
    Quote Originally Posted by Pete LSD View Post
    How accurate is the tensioner compared to the WISE? Does it continue to pull after the beep?

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    Quote Originally Posted by kakinami View Post
    Are you trying to compare a Porsche 991 to a Honda Civic?
    Let me know where to get the mystical 991. Other than the designation for the seventh generation of 911... :0

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    No load spreader ? What a shame

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    Quote Originally Posted by silentheart View Post
    Let me know where to get the mystical 991. Other than the designation for the seventh generation of 911... :0
    Sorry typo

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    Quote Originally Posted by yan.v View Post
    No load spreader ? What a shame
    There is a H piece for 12 o'clock

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    That is one beautiful machine. If only money was never an issue.

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    Looks really sweet with all the autographs and flags. I bet stringing with it would be a real pleasure

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