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Thread: !@#$ UGH is it effed?
09-21-2010, 10:14 PM #1
!@#$ UGH is it effed?
I was just stringing my racket and i heard a pop and saw this. I was using a 2 point dropweight stringing machine and was stringing the mains at 20.5lbs when this happened. What should i do guys my beloved racket TT_TT
any input would be greatly appreciated
09-21-2010, 10:19 PM #2
it's gone. RIP.
09-21-2010, 10:36 PM #3
</3 she'll be missed dearly. time to string my other racket?...
09-22-2010, 03:33 AM #4
the question is: why did it break? 20.5lbs isn't very high and normally rackets won't break. you need to understand what happened in order to prevent it from happening again.
09-22-2010, 11:37 AM #5
09-22-2010, 09:51 PM #6
no. i doubt such little movement will crack the racket.
did you use the correct weight? did you set the weight correctly?
if your machine is a tennis machine, some of them have different weight (usually 1/2 of the tennis weight) for badminton.
09-23-2010, 09:40 PM #7
ya i have a tennis machine but i have parts to swap around to string for badminton. i checked the weight a bunch of times after it broke to double check that i had it set correctly and i had the larger weight removed and it was set to the correct weight. ughh this is so frustrating.