How much string does one racquet need

Discussion in 'Strings' started by Skppr05, Nov 8, 2005.

  1. Skppr05

    Skppr05 Semi-Pro

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  2. tennis4you

    tennis4you New User

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    38' is plenty. I usually pull 32' for my midplus and have some to spare. I have never not had enough in an individual set either.
     
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  3. kreative

    kreative Professional

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    it depends on the racquet you're stringing. 38" is usually enough to do most racquets, but may be tight if you're stringing an oversize/super oversize racquet, especially if it has a dense string pattern.
     
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  4. diredesire

    diredesire Super Moderator

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    yep, the above responses basically sum it up. It really depends on the racquet, though. An oversize Ti. Radical would give one problems if they're stringing a 2 piece, for instance (which requires slightly more string than a one piece).

    33' is typically enough for most of the midplus not-too-dense string patterns that find their way into my stringing bin.

    I've strung anywhere from 30' to 36' in the last few weeks. It's rare that i need more than that. Then again, i string a college team and i don't see too many snowshoe racquets in my box.
     
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  5. dunlo

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    32'' FOR midplus?
    So for POG MP i need even less?It has 14*18 pattern.
     
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  6. eagle

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    As related by others here, 38' is plenty for most racquets. To be absolutely sure, go to your racquet mfr website and check the specs on your racquet. It'll tell you how much string you need for mains and crosses.

    Thanks,
    eagle
     
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  7. diredesire

    diredesire Super Moderator

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    feet, not inches ;)

    But yeah, it depends on your machine. There are types with rotary grippers that need a bit more (especially with 2 piece patterns)

    If you have a linear gripper you can probably get away with 30 feet on that frame. 35 feet is more than plenty for that racquet on just about any machine.
     
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