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Thread: Home made stringing machine
12-11-2006, 11:15 AM #18Originally Posted by Benasp
BTW- pictures should be ok now.
Last edited by Michal; 12-11-2006 at 11:26 AM.
12-11-2006, 03:20 PM #19
In my case the time is more due to the machine itself but i don't have time to update it so i continue this way, maybe this summer, i'll take it to the next level
By the way here is mine
lots of similarity: my first mounting system is like yours but my larger green metal plate were blocking too many hole so i changed to a 4 point system.
I'd like to have more picture of your tensioning system, i'd like to make mine like this cause on my machine always have to thigh a screw to hold the string. here my email adresse (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Also i like the way you made your inner mounting point but i can't do that on mine cause i also use it for tennis and i need my mounting plate to fits both type of racquet.
12-12-2006, 04:24 AM #20Originally Posted by Benasp
I don’t have time now to take a new photos- maybe on the next week. If I take a new tensioning system photos , I will put here.
About mounting system- I think that you can make a smaller metal plate for badminton racquets, it shouldn’t block many holes and machine will have 6 (or 8!) points mounting. For tennis racquets you will use larger green metal plate.
12-12-2006, 07:23 AM #21
Seems we have a lot of engineers in this forum, and DIY becomes a more popular topic. Wonder when a major TV network can put up a special seriers like "Home Improvement - build your own string machine".
12-12-2006, 03:01 PM #22Originally Posted by LazyBuddy
I'm affraid that isnt't a huge possibility of that. It could be to cause a wave of protest of the biggest companies which produce stringing machines
12-12-2006, 08:23 PM #23
Keep up the good work !
Originally Posted by Michal
12-14-2006, 10:50 PM #24
My next mod, when i'll have acess to a garage is definately to make the tensionner faster to mount, i lost lots of time by tighting this bolt at every string i tension, for the rest, i think the problem is me.
By the way, so far i strung about 30 racquet in tension variing between 16-22 lbs and i never cracked a racquet or broken a string. But last week i strung my At-700 at 20 lbs and the string broke directly in the outsite of the head middles hole during the first game of the tournament i was playing. i didn't changed anything in my technique except i forgot to add 1 lbs on the cross, a thing i usually do. I don't think this would have make the difference, i'm still confused about what caused this incident.
12-15-2006, 12:10 AM #25
may i know how were you able to calculate the exact tension in the handle?
12-15-2006, 12:26 AM #26
i think it's an amazing thing to create a stringing machine that seems to work so well from scratch. plus, imagine the pride you must take in it.
12-15-2006, 07:17 AM #27Originally Posted by lorus_blue
12-15-2006, 07:19 AM #28
After my stringing job cracked “only” one racquet (yonex cab 23MS), but it wasn’t my fault- on the frame was damage structure (my customer knew that and I restringed on his own risk). The tension was quite low (20/22lbs), the frame broke on the top after 5min playing.
12-18-2006, 10:10 AM #29
I wonder is the tension sclae is linear with this tension system. By linear i mean the tension increase constantly with the distance.
12-18-2006, 11:00 AM #30Originally Posted by Benasp
(1cm =0,39inch, 1kg=2,2lbs).
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