Those at SO Please could you do me a favour?

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  1. FEND.

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    As the topic says, if you guys have a chance, could you get the stringing data like the olympics one or just get general statistics of racquets used, string and tension. (If you can ask the stringers [​IMG]) Since you guys are in a group, badmintonforum group bigger bargaining power [​IMG]

    Any info is greatly appreciated.
     
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    May the pics can help ;)

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    On the second pic, the requested tension is 34 lb (AT800-OF).

    On the third pic, four MP88 are stringed at 26 lb. AT700(OF?) at 11 kg (22 lb).

    On the fourth pic, TiSP at 11 kg (22 lb). Not sure abour AT800-DF and MP100. Don't know which model the raquet behind the MP100 is (MusclePowerXXX)
     
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    Probably Eriksen's racket? :)
     
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    The mounted racquet looks like the strings have been pre-weaved before pulling/tensioning.
     
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    i was up in the media center when Kenneth was giving an interview. one of the guys there ask him what tension he uses. the answer: 36lbs!

    he says he cuts the string every week otherwise it will lose the crisp feel.
     
  7. FEND.

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    I should prolly do that and so hence convince mom to allow me to get a stringing machine!!
     
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    just look at second picture

    ---> 2 point crank machine. preweaved. 2 knots. mains strung from side to side. excess string on crosses at top indicating crosses strung bottom up. u can see pic 1 is more proof of crosses weaved bottom up.

    hdson note on the tension strung (which is high and very high :D ) with success and little problem.

    need i say more to 'defend' my practices?

    p.s. anybody have the shirt he's wearing? very good quality. light and cooling. absorbs sweat and still feels light and cooling when wet. check them out dudes.
     
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    It's a "VeryCool" T-shirt. Poisedonlee bought one yesterday, and it brought him a good luck :D
     
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    1 piece for S$18. 2 for S$30. Retail Price ~S$30. Regretted not buying :crying:
     
  11. Neil Nicholls

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    How does the clamp(s) work on that stringing machine.
    In the second pic you can see him doing something to the clamp and rail
     
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    u can see how the clamp is used in the 1st picture. it is a slide-fixed clamp (dont know the name... just the function). in picture 2 he is just about to insert the clamp into 'fixed slot' so to speak. just think about slidding doors and u will get the picture.
    anyway pic 2 is just inserting. nothing to to with clamping the string yet what so ever

    cheers
     
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    Oh, I see.
    The black square is the rails, that the fittings slot into.

    Thanks, Jug8man

    P.S.
    would you say that he's pulled the 2 end mains together?
    Or pulled #1, clamped it, pulled #2, then doing something to the clamp
     
  14. Bieffe

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    These pictures are taken during the Singapore Open? YOu mean there is a stringer there during the tournament?

    You mean the PROs need to restring their rackets just before game as a regulation?

    How come stringing is available at the Singapore Open?
     
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    Stringing is available in most tournaments whatever the level... and especially in international events as pros break their strings more often and need restringing regularly.
     
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    ughhhhhhhh! i just wrote a really long reply and something happens 2 my internet connection.... :crying:


    any way i'll keep it short this time.

    this is what the stringer did. just so u know, im doing a diff variation start up.

    1) tie knot on main b8 (which is yet to be tensioned). u can notce that the knot is a big 'bulb' kind of a knot.

    2) pull second main (first pull). 2 lines pulled together so u dont blow the knot 'thru' the gromment.

    this is just 1 way among few other methods to start side to side main stringing.

    1 benefit is that the knot is quite tight or less slack so to speak.

    cheers
     
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    Hmm, he also has to pull some string through that knot later on.
    Is that why you do it differently?
     
  18. jug8man

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    among other reasons yes. but i must say i havent learned how to tie that not yet. but if im not mistaken it does not 'lock' the main where the knot is tied. so tensioning that main (where the knot is) should not be a problem.

    however the fact that the knot does not lock the mains in my opinion loses some of its 'anti-tension loss' properties.

    however im sure if he's experienced enough with that style im sure it should still be a very good string job.

    and yes i have my own way of minimizing tension loss especially at the knots.

    cheers :D
     
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  19. Bieffe

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    Well you learn something new everyday. Do anyone know who is this stringer? If i bring my racket there will he string for me?
    I must be missing something but this is the 1st time i see a stringer at a tournament.
     
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    A pro-shuttler should ensure that all his/her racquets have the same tension before each match. That's why Martin Lundgaard cut his string after the match, and asked for restring.

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