2 quick questions

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  1. Larrysümmers

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    1 how can you quickly tell if you have to start the mains at the bottom or top?
    2 what are the points on gamma string? It says frequent string user points er something like that. If you collect enough, can you get a discount or something?

    Thanks
     
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  2. kiteboard

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    Look at the throat and see if they start in the middle or not.
     
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  3. Larrysümmers

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    so if they do, bottom, if they are separate, top? Is that right?
     
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    Count the number of holes in the throat and divide by 2 is the result is an even number the mains start at the top. Be care on Prince O port rackets most of them start at the head.

    Irvin
     
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    Another way to say this is: count the number of "loops" in the throat. Mine there are 3, so I have to start the mains with 2 ends coming thru the throat and coming together out of the top.

    Unless you have an old racquet, it should be fairly obvious if you're joining/bridging to holes that shouldn't be (joined).

    You'll see when you get started, trust yourself.
     
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  7. David123

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    count the # of holes in throat divide by two. if odd start at bottom if even top.
     
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