Posted on January 14, 2012, in Good News!, Players, Tips and tagged great coffee, social interaction, tennis balls. Bookmark the permalink. 7 Comments.
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You look like a gangster mate…..
John thanks for the time you took to spell it out for us…..
I just love this post! how true and it could not be clear enough.
Tennis players are tight even the Pro’s
Thanks for commenting! I think a lot of players don’t realize what a bargain stringing really is. BTW, what are you eating in your picture?
I recommend to all my tennis friends to invest in a stringing machine, even if it’s $100. In that picture, I was visiting family in Argentina so I was at an asado (BBQ) eating shortribs. 🙂
I am not going to suggest anyone use a $100.00 stringing machine for anything except your own racquet, and then only if you are not concerned about racquet distortion! It is no secret that drop weight machines will, if properly designed and used, pull the string to the correct tension at the tension head.
The problem is that when you have 16 main strings installed at 50 pounds each there is a load of 800 pounds on the racquet. The main support bar and the way it is “locked” may not provide adequate support for the racquet, especially a racquet that is “well used”.
There are plenty of variables with stringing a tennis racquet; type of string (poly, synthetic, natural gut) so the price varies, either way a very accurate argument that maintaining a racquet is a lot less expensive than many other things that we do on a regular basis. I string my stick twice a month with strings no more than $15, but I also string it myself so the cost goes down even more per hour; a small investment to get a entry level machine can save you TONS of money in the long run.
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