View Poll Results: where do you string?
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i string my own rackets
i have a friend that strings
i always go to a shop
Thread: Where do you string?
07-05-2005, 12:55 AM #35Originally Posted by Kamikaze
07-05-2005, 02:56 AM #36
tanepak can you explain because my english is not so good what do you mean!!
07-05-2005, 03:15 AM #37Originally Posted by MING PARIS
Second point is that if more and more players buy their own machines and string their own racquets, instead of having the sportstores string for them, the stores will have less and less business. If the stores stringing business get less and less they will lose money, which will then make them want to get back some lost business. To get back lost business, they will have to be competitive, with stringers like you, and that means cutting prices.
I hope I have not confused you and that this explanation is not more confusing than the earlier shorter one.
07-06-2005, 01:43 PM #38Originally Posted by taneepak
Hmmm well you can only make money from stringing if you are a GREAT stringer. Good is not enough nowadays. Some stringers just string with some basic knowledge. But there is alot to learn about in stringing. I'm sure Taneepak agree with me on this.
07-07-2005, 03:33 AM #39
do you think people like us can make some money when you spend half or one hour for stringing ,and when I only charge ten eur. BG65 ,eleven eur.BG85.
this is a service I do for friends ASPTT badminton PARIS(we are 240 people)
By the way taneepak do you know how much are the sock towel grip in H Kg by one hundred ,thanks for explains! MING
07-07-2005, 10:22 PM #40Originally Posted by MING PARIS
07-08-2005, 08:12 AM #41
HI ,I mean sock like the pair you use every day ,you put the racket in the sock I find some in toronto last year ,usualy made in Japan or asia!!
can't find it in europa,thinks ,MING
07-09-2005, 12:57 AM #42Originally Posted by MING PARIS
07-09-2005, 09:01 AM #43
My friends here are looking for them,they can change easily,I prefer the thin grip yonex you buy by 3 in
08-27-2005, 04:56 PM #44Originally Posted by MING PARIS
10-22-2005, 07:26 AM #45
my dad got a 6-point drop weight. together with yy-fly clamps. and soem other kit....
i do it in 40 minutes. and it feel smore confident:
-a: shops aroudn here ask 20 euro's right now it costs me 4 at most...
-b: shops tend to do it wrong around here
-c: i make a nice bit of money. fun savings..my next racket will be bought wiht my stringing money (i charge 13 euro's...less for friends)
-d: it's quicker for me. no waiting three days for somebody.
-e: i can experiment with strings/tensions
10-22-2005, 08:28 AM #46
you do including string and grommets and job??
it take one hour for me,I did around 50 for the moment ,
MINGOriginally Posted by jerby
10-22-2005, 08:46 AM #47
well i'm not replacing all the grommets, just the really bad ones.
I'm still not the fastest i've ever seen..but i'm satisfied. IMO anything within the hour is good.
when i started it took me 2 hours. stringing every main, and every cross. tripple checkign the weave-work, and weaving slow.
10-22-2005, 04:00 PM #48
to me one hour one raquet ,I did 50 raquet now,replace grommets when brocken,
MINGOriginally Posted by jerby
04-06-2006, 09:31 PM #49
my answer is C...always go to a shop. I have no idea how to string rackets nor am interested in learning the fine art of stringing.
04-13-2006, 02:46 PM #50
I string in my living room. Though I store the machine on a bookshelf in my study. The most dangerous part is moving the machine to the living room. If I ever drop that ton of metal on my feet, I can forget about playing badminton ever again.
I had the machine for 6 months, it has paid for all my 200m reels of strings and it won't be long before the machine will pay for itself too. The best part is the most valuable: the machine gave me the ability to find my optimum string and tension for free, and transformed me from a beginner to a competent club league player. Those I play with benefit too, as I observe their play and gradually tune their string/tension whenever it is time for them to restring.
04-13-2006, 09:30 PM #51
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