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Thread: Diagonal stringing
03-17-2007, 12:09 PM #1
Hmm.....have a look see at this:
I wonder if the same advantages for tennis would work for a badminton racket.
03-17-2007, 12:52 PM #2
anyone wants to sacrifice a racket to try?
03-17-2007, 01:33 PM #3
That looks cool! I wonder how the string's would play though hmmm
03-17-2007, 01:57 PM #4
i doubt you can do that with a standard racquet and its grommets, i think the article refers to a specific type of tennis racquet which allows the strings to be string diagonally. any attempt would prolly break a normal badminton racquet, either during stringing or whilst playing ...
so kids, don't try this at home!
03-17-2007, 06:56 PM #5
I free-strung my b100 steel arcket this way
it's quite do-able...almost easy (2 shared holes at 12 O clock, 3 at both sides, that's it) just watch out how you do it...looks funny though...
I ahvem't tensioned it, because it'd be a waste of my set of string (which is going into my SP-160...for the hell of it It'll look cool )
03-17-2007, 07:02 PM #6
Remember to post photos!
Originally Posted by jerby
03-17-2007, 07:06 PM #7Originally Posted by Pete LSD
03-17-2007, 09:11 PM #8
the tennis racket is specially desinged with diagonal grommets, i wouldnt recommend doing this on a badminton racket, because the normal grommets will probably damage the string once its tensioned then break supper fast, so ur getting the oposite results that this is advertising, allthow its for the special tennis racket, also i have read people's review on the racket, and jugding by what their saying, it reduces power. so yah who would want to do that do a badminton racket? useless, also they all have tennis elbow, which isen't a problem in badminton anyways...unless u previously had tennis elbow, so i say, pointless. sorry
03-18-2007, 06:06 AM #9
No, I want to know how the frame will turn out after the string job .
Originally Posted by azn_123
03-18-2007, 06:08 AM #10
haven't strung it, already took out the strings...
I didn't weave it as well (just routed the holes)..wanted to see if it were possible..
05-14-2007, 06:39 PM #11
would love to try this stringing technique out on a racket i can waste, but i do not have a 6 point stringing machine >.< will definitely not work on a 2 point stringing machine because the racket will cave in from the sides. also gonna be a hard fit for top and bottom grommets of a badminton racket due to tiny grommet sizes... =/
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