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Thread: stringing labor cost?
04-11-2013, 04:16 PM #35
I usually buy my own strings and take it to the shop. They charge $12 CDN for labour only.
04-11-2013, 04:27 PM #36
04-11-2013, 04:46 PM #37
04-11-2013, 04:53 PM #38
04-11-2013, 05:49 PM #39
I charge $12 for labour or $17 including Yonex BG-65. Any other strings generally will be $20 - except the newer more expensive strings. My price is low because I am giving something back to the badminton community. Others including shops generally charge around $25 including common strings.
I string up to 27lbs on demand, but usually won't string a racquet with a crack in the frame - even a minor crack.
04-11-2013, 05:54 PM #40
We had to ship the rackets with broken strings to our trusted shop (badmintonversand.de), so we paid about 24€ / racket with a Superbraid string (including shipping).
1 1/2 years ago I started to do it myself and I take ~14 € for the labour cost.
Sportshops (we don´t have special Badmintonshops in Germany I believe) take 20-25 € and do not really know how to do it properly, because their mainbusiness in terms of stringing is tennis and squash.
04-15-2013, 05:40 PM #41
I string my own rackets. For labour only I ask 10 euro's. Depending on the strings it will be 12.5 euro (bg65) or 15 euro (bg80,ng98,ultimax66) Guess I am kinda cheap in Holland.
04-15-2013, 05:46 PM #42
04-18-2013, 12:56 PM #43
In my part of Canada, the average at clubs seems to be as follows (ballpark)
BG 65/65Ti - 22/24$ CAD
BG80 - $30
NBG95 - $32
NBG98 - $34
BG80P - $38
they appear to order North American string which seems to be the reason for high prices.
I order from MBS most of the time and charge less.... mostly just for intermediate players.
04-18-2013, 01:38 PM #44
04-18-2013, 01:45 PM #45
most non-pro stringers charge 5gbp for labour, or roughly 10gbp with strings around here. the pros charge around 12gbp for labour, though quality can vary greatly.
05-01-2013, 06:41 PM #46
My stringer charges $7-15 for the strings and a $13 labor fee. Really good stringer too.
05-02-2013, 06:27 AM #47
I do stringing only for my friends. Charge 120-140 SEK depending on string (BG65-BG80).
Racket shop at the badminton hall takes 200-240 SEK ......
Think I will break even two years after invsting in the machine, from now on every stringing is making me money