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11-16-2012, 03:51 AM #1
Can I re-use the string from a broken racket to another racket?
I recently restrung a racket of mine, after a short time the frame broke but the string is fine. Saving money, I was wondering if I could re use the string from the racquet and transfer it to another racquet? Is this possible?
11-16-2012, 04:02 AM #2
Impossible, sadly. You/the stringer need enough to string for the racket and enough to reach the machine's tension head so you/they can actually pull it; the extra was cut off after the knots were tied.
If you went from 20 lb to 35, you might have a shout.
11-16-2012, 04:34 AM #3
Ahaha, now I feel stupid posting this. :L
I guess I'm just really disappointed cause I spent $20 and and a hour of my life stringing for
the frame to break the same night.
11-16-2012, 04:45 AM #4
I actually think it could be done but I highly don't recommend it. It would probably involve 2 less mains and 2 less crosses and the pattern to do that would probably be really weird. A fresh pack of strings would definitely be the better alternative. I'm sorry that happened to you.
11-16-2012, 09:15 AM #5
What the tension you had there? How many stringing before it breaks? Just for statistics purpose.
11-16-2012, 08:05 PM #6
03-28-2013, 11:47 AM #7
I done few rackets this way.
You can recycle string from 2 nodes pattern and use it on a 4 nodes pattern.