View Full Version : Very first machine

Swan Song
05-21-2004, 03:31 PM
What was the first machine that you have used in your whole life?

05-21-2004, 05:51 PM
Alpha Blu DC Plus awesome machine.

David Pavlich
05-21-2004, 06:47 PM
Like so many before me, the vaunted Klipper!


drop shot
05-21-2004, 08:22 PM
Ditto on the Klippermate being the first. Funny but I find myself wondering if maybe I might ought to get another one just to take to out of town USTA events and tournaments.

05-21-2004, 09:44 PM
German machine called a Threelastic...had a single clamp that moved along a square shaped glide bar that surrounded the racket face. Had to use a starting clamp that screwed down to hold the string. Wrapped the string around a rubberband covered tensioner with the all famous drop weight. Can you say slow? Try stringing nat gut in a T2000 on one of those!!! Ah, the good old days!

05-21-2004, 10:52 PM
Tremont Research 'T.R. Stringer'. Don't remind me.

They didn't do quite enough research on it before putting it on the market.

05-21-2004, 11:22 PM
How lucky I am :) I got a machine that is on the top of the market... :) Im young so, you guys were the testing generation... thanks a lot for testing... out new technology stringers are great these days.

05-24-2004, 06:54 AM
It's the only machine that I've ever used so don't really have anything to compare it to.

I thought it was pretty easy to use and produced great results.

05-24-2004, 06:29 PM
Klipper. LOL! Hate that thing.