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Thread: Next step advice
10-31-2012, 09:26 AM #1
Next step advice
I have strung a couple of times now using Kwun's Haribito video on my Rkep9000 and all seems ok. I now have an unstrung Yonex 8DX coming and I have looked at the Yonex official guide to get prepared, I take it this is a one piece bottom up pattern, which means I start with equal amounts of string on each side? is there a benefit using this pattern for this racket as it seems quite specific for a few rackets only, or am I better off sticking to what I have started to learn.
Before you all say try it and see, I am rubbish at this and too embarrassed to say how long it has actually taken me to string a racket. So if I can avoid doing it twice it would save ALOT of time and stress!
Thanks in advance
10-31-2012, 10:40 AM #2
Why not try a 2-piece top-down? Find the mid-point of the string and give the mains an extra 12-15 inches.
One-piece patterns do not use equal lengths on each side - one side does half the mains, while the other does half the mains and all the crosses; the split is closer to 1/4-3/4. Also, 1-piece has only a negligible advantage over 2-piece if you can tie good knots (and less still if you start the crosses with a starting knot).
10-31-2012, 01:01 PM #3
OK thanks Mark, as per asmd6230 recent video? (+ your comments)
10-31-2012, 08:45 PM #4
11-01-2012, 06:11 AM #5
11-01-2012, 07:07 AM #6
Thanks for the support, i'll have a go at the weekend. Queen's 'we are the champions' CD Queued and ready.......
11-01-2012, 07:37 AM #7
Handel's Messiah might be the piece of more suitable duration. ;-)