Best Eagnas Machine

Discussion in 'Stringing Techniques / Stringing Machines' started by Zach, May 12, 2008.

  1. Zach

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    I know a lot of people think that these machines suck, but to people who actually own them, which is the best.
     
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  2. YULitle

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    I think there are quite a few people who own and enjoy the Eag-300. It's supposed to be the best bang for the buck.
     
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  3. jimstorm

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    if you are going to get an egg get the 300 for a stand machine, but if you are looking to go good and inepesive i like the gamma progression 2
     
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  4. nadalfan!

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    Eagnas 300 is a pretty good machine? About how fast would it take a person to string a racquet on it on average?
     
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  5. Zach

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    What about the combo 910, it looks pretty solid, at least I thought. To tell you the truth, I wouldn't buy any stringing machine without someone's approval from these forums.:)
     
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  6. YULitle

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    Looks alright. The base and clamps look just like the Revo.
     
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  7. nadalfan!

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    No one answered yet.....
     
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  8. LttlElvis

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    Flex 940 is pretty good for the price. I haven't used it, but the Combo 6500 looks like the best one.
     
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  9. Zach

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    That's immediately what I noticed as well. How are the crank tensioners on Eagnas machines, I know they are all the same for every model, but are they good quality? Also, how does the disk brake look?
     
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  10. Zach

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    Do you mean the Plus 6500?
     
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  11. YULitle

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    They look fine but I've not used either. It's kind of hard to mess up a disc brake, barring any production mistakes.
     
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  12. Zach

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    I think I've found my new machine!:)
     
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    I have a Combo 3800 and it has been a fantastic machine.
     
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  14. boyettrysis

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    anybody have experiences with the eagnas beta?
     
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  15. cjk1026

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    I have the Combo 910 and love it so far. I'm new to stringing and have done about 15 racquets to date. The tensioner (according to the calibrator I bought with it) seems to remain spot on and the clamp bases work great once you get used to them. As far as service is concerned, fortunately for me, I live about 10 minutes from Maxline's warehouse and Victor has been great. On the other hand, I hear there have been some members here that have not had good experiences with Eagnes' customer service. Honestly speaking, I'm not totally surprised mostly due to the communication and cultural gaps that are hard to bridge over the phone and by email. But I will say again, Victor is a good guy face to face and hopefully those with issues can resolve them. Always remember, you attract more flies with honey than you do with vinegar.

    Lastly, even though I'm a strictly amateur stringer at this point, it has occurred to me that stringing racquets and stringing machines are not an exact science and the learning curve is steeper than most might think.
     
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  16. ericsson

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    Well, not for me anyway, had many problems with it...
     
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  17. Quattro

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    I've had zero problems with my Combo 810 which is a tabletop version of a 910. I use a digital scale and it stays calibrated nicely. The brake works as it should for Prince racquets and the clamps and bases work great.

    For what it's worth, out of the several hundred racquets I've strung, at least a handful were fan patterns which I wouldn't have been able to do with a glide bar machine such as a 300. After six months of stringing for teammates and friends, this machine has paid for itself.....great investment. I loaned it to a friend to learn on and he ordered a Combo 910 and has been totally satisfied with his as well.

    Also, I haven't needed any customer service but Victor was quite cordial the couple times we spoke via phone.
     
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  18. saturn

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    I have a Challenger I and it works pretty good. Depends on what you mean by best. Of course the higher end constant pull electrics from Eagnas is the best. But my machine does its job and does it accurately, but it's slower and probably not as fun to use compared to the electric.
     
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  19. bigfoot910

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    The 300 is a very good machine, built very sturdy and I have enjoyed using it.
     
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  20. barry

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    One option you might consider is an EAG 300 and put a Wise 2086 on it. For under $900 you could have a great electronic machine with a fast mounting system.

    The 6 knob / 6-point systems are not worth the extra money.
     
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  21. Blade0324

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    I have a Flash 920 and it has been a great machine. No complaints at all so far. I have about 60 frames strung on it so far.
     
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  22. cyberwing88

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    really dont understand why so many people could have so many questions and problems with a simple stringing machine...
    i bought the Eagnas Flex740 a year ago, and have strung over 100 racquets for myself and friends. This is the best constant pull machine for 200 bucks.
    no flying clamps problems, no slipping string gripper problems, no hassle with the tension rachet, no racquet mounting problems... just no problems.
     
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  23. nadalfan!

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    How much did it all come out to and what were the extras that you got???
     
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