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kenshireen
08-22-2010, 11:18 AM
I keep my rackets in a bag in my car.
Tension has dropped from 56 to 50 on RDC machine.

Can the heat cause this even though the racket is in a bag

thanks,
Ken

Centered
08-22-2010, 11:30 AM
Yes. Hot objects expand. Cold objects contract.

This is why artwork is kept at a constant temperature by museums.

pyrokid
08-22-2010, 11:31 AM
Yeah, but tension drops on its own too.

scotus
08-22-2010, 02:33 PM
Yeah, but tension drops on its own too.

Yes, it drops on its own, but more if you hit balls with it, and even faster if you leave it in scorching heat.

federalprassi
08-22-2010, 06:00 PM
heat and tension drop is the cause, if you have to leave it in the car I would get a bag with thermo guard.

Tennis_Crazed
08-22-2010, 10:13 PM
Yup - leaving your sticks inthe car in the blistering heat is NEVER a good idea. keep your sticks cool...like the mona lisa in the museum :)