New Pure Storm Handle

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  1. momich1

    momich1 New User

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    why does it squeak and how can i fix it asap.
    thanks
    momich1
     
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  2. Bagdatis toy hippo

    Bagdatis toy hippo Banned

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    The pure storm is known for having a squeaky sound in the cap, it's normal for that racquet. I wouldn't worry about it, it doesn't really affect the racquet.
     
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  3. Bartelby

    Bartelby G.O.A.T.

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    It squeeks because the staple that holds the butt cap to the frame is too thin and too short to do the job. I didn't bother to fiix it, but a slightly larger staple should do the job as long as it doesn't break the butt cap.
     
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  4. jimstorm

    jimstorm Rookie

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    i was about to post asking the same question. thanks
     
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  5. momich1

    momich1 New User

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    thanks. if i take it to the pro shop its gonna be 30 bucks lol
     
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  6. StealthGnome

    StealthGnome Semi-Pro

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    It annoys the crap out of me.
    Get your staple gun out of the garage. Take off the grip and staple the slanted part of the butt cap to the handle. Dont forger to push hard.
     
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  7. PED

    PED Legend

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    You can use hot glue and a longer staple. If you don't fix it, it continues to rub against the bare handle and wears it away so it won't fit snug and become quite loose. We've seen quite a few of them around here. I had the same problem and did the fix I listed above. It mainly seems to come from juniors who really hang onto the end of the stick. I do the same-I wrap the overgrip 4 times around the end so I can really whip. The fix seems to work. I've done it to 3 of them and the problem went away.
     
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  8. GokuQ

    GokuQ Rookie

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    yup drove me nuts had to do this to all my pure storm tours when i played with em

    i restapled, and used epoxy on em
     
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