Leaving Racquets unstrung....

Discussion in 'Strings' started by YEMntFtb, Oct 11, 2006.

  1. YEMntFtb

    YEMntFtb Rookie

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    I have like 5 frames that I've left unstrung because I'm not in season with the team right now...if I don't string them up will the heads warp...or am I okay leaving them unstrung for a few months?

    -YeM
     
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  2. MotoMD

    MotoMD New User

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    Nope, you'll be fine. Racquets ship unstrung and stay that way a long time, no problems there either.
     
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  3. Sebastien

    Sebastien New User

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    I have no knowledge about warped frame but I will answer logically.

    Why would the heads warp if there is no pressure (string)?
    How do you think racket shop are doing keeping racket unstrung for months...
    And if you are not going to play anyway, don't string them.
     
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  4. westy

    westy Semi-Pro

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    leaving them unstrung will not warp or damage the rackets in anyway. it is leaving them strung for long periods of time that is slightly dangerous. but some believe it is only when th strings are broken it has an effect as there is not an even spread of tension along the head. so dont worry about leaving your rackets unstrung :)
     
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  5. YEMntFtb

    YEMntFtb Rookie

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    Should I take all the strings out of the broken racquets?
     
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  6. goblake14

    goblake14 Rookie

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    For the sake of the frames, take all broken strings out of racquets. The frames may warp if broken strigns are left in.
     
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  7. Ripper

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    Actually, you got this the wrong way around; raquets should be stored UNSTRUNG, precisely to reduce the risk of warping.
     
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  8. prestigen

    prestigen New User

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    Why? They are already broken, right :)
     
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  9. jonolau

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    It's a matter of semantics, but I also drew the same conclusion as you did.

    However, I assume he's referring to broken string ... :)
     
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