Classic Wingfield stringer for cheap in the Atlanta area

Discussion in 'Stringing Techniques / Stringing Machines' started by joe sch, Jun 17, 2004.

  1. joe sch

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  2. Gaines Hillix

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    Very interesting, Joe....looks a lot like one of the old Serrano machines...even made in St. Louis like they were. Can you tell if it's all there?
     
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  3. Steve Huff

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    It looks just like my Serrano 550B.

    Gaines, the parts that I don't see are:

    --the glide bars that fit between the 2 glide bars on the machine that allow you to string the mains.

    --the weights

    --the screw-down clamps for the mounting arms that hold down the frame

    It's a nice-looking machine, but without those parts, it will never be functional. They could be sitting in a box somewhere though. You might want to go take a look at it.

    Joe-good find. Have you used yours lately?
     
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    Steve is correct, when I got my vintage serrano stringer which is very similar to the wingfield model, many of the parts were in a box and just needed a little smoothing and paint. I enjoyed stringing some old classic rackets on it. It only handle standard to midsize rackets and a 85sq head is really pushing the limits of its design. If you have the room, its a great machine to have in your shop :
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