Just Broke A String

Discussion in 'Strings' started by willdog123, Aug 14, 2010.

  1. willdog123

    willdog123 New User

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    i was just playing tennis an hour ago and i broke a main string right in the middle and it made me feel like a pro :)
     
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  2. xxgt465xx

    xxgt465xx New User

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    It happens. Wait until you start doing it more and you realise how much money decent strings and stringing cost.
     
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  3. meowmix

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    Congrats. Do you want a cookie for your accomplishment?
     
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  4. magogami

    magogami Rookie

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    I know exactly what you mean. I played for 1-2 years and never broke a string and then all of a sudden I started breaking them more often. Before it was exciting, now it's annoying!

    Hey, I was really excited when I started breaking strings too!
     
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  5. pvaudio

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    Hey man, come on, you know how excited you were the first time you were hitting hard enough to break your strings!
     
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  6. javiql

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    hahahaha
    Today i broke a string but in the top of the raquet I must learn of you xD
     
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  7. GarrettReid

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    I still haven't broke one :(
     
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  8. hrstrat57

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    Pick up a couple of POG mids....you will become a beast!
     
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  9. 1stVolley

    1stVolley Rookie

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    BTW, when you break a string it's a good idea to cut out your string bed. Leaving the string bed intact with a broken string puts unbalanced tension on the hoop and doing so for long periods is not good for your racquet. See the book "Serious Tennis" for more on this
     
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  10. dantesinferno18

    dantesinferno18 Semi-Pro

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    i like breaking strings it makes me feel good about myself, its sad but true
     
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  11. pvaudio

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    Now that I have a stringing machine, I rarely break the strings before I cut them out. I usually play a maximum of one set with a stick before I switch to another. Since I have 3 with another on the way, this works out quite well.
     
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  12. Vermillion

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    It's ironic how you felt like a pro when in reality the pros often do not break their strings before the racquets themselves get a restringing.
     
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