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Discussion in 'Stringing Techniques / Stringing Machines' started by pkshooter, Jul 5, 2012.

  1. pkshooter

    pkshooter Semi-Pro

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    Well I have two questions:

    1) Has anyone tried both Forten Nylon 15l string and Technifibre Synthetic Gut 16 string, and even if you haven't, is the Technifibre worth the extra money. (I'm fifteen). A bit about me is: Chronic string breaker, heavy forehand that i tend to run around to, topspin is god, serve under construction, lack of day to day consistency.

    2)I'm looking at the two cheapest stringing machines Gamma progression & the Klipper Mate. Do either of them (or any other under 200 machines) do badmitton rackets as well as tennis, i know the klipper has the badmitton kit but i'd like to avoid the extra $6o. Also can you stringing badmitton without the kit.

    Thank you to everyone and all reply's are appreciated
     
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  2. Radicalized

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    1. I doubt mid-level vs. higher-cost strings will change things for you. You may even be breaking strings because of mishits rather than sheer power.

    2. Whatever you get, you'll probably want badminton clamps. They aren't as expensive as tennis floating clamps.

    *3. Order one already. It is July. You'll be back in school soon. Get a reel. Break. String. Break. Or don't break (at least as often), with more accurate hits.
     
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  3. pkshooter

    pkshooter Semi-Pro

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    1) the forten is $16 opposed to technifiber being $30, and the strings are going to be in the crosses with poly mains. I think its the top spin that's killing my strings.
    2) Badminton clamps. Okay check
    3)
    My strings break in the middle of the string bed, you can see the wear.
     
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    I string lots of badminton (about 50%) and 'Yes' you will definitely need the smaller weight and most likely the clamps too. The teeth on the tennis clamps will make it difficult to get into the 'corners' of the badminton racquet.

    The brackets that are used to hold the badminton racquet on the stringer are totally different too, so you'll need those.

    If you plan on doing badminton you'll need the kit.
     
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  6. pkshooter

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    ^ thank you, thread closed :)
     
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