Professional Stringing Room; A Behind the Scenes look of the Delray Beach ATP 250

Discussion in 'Stringing Techniques / Stringing Machines' started by drakulie, Mar 13, 2011.

  1. drakulie

    drakulie Talk Tennis Guru

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    Lamb, he was using the white OG and the lux alu power.

    Angel, glad you enjoyed the thread. I'll be stringing there again this year and try to provide some updates.
     
  2. hebrewhammer

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    Drak,

    Sorry if this question has already been asked, but where can I get the polybags with the name of company etc printed on it? I have a mini stringing business and I have been inspired to ask.

    Thanks,

    Dan
     
  3. drakulie

    drakulie Talk Tennis Guru

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    We get our bags in a place called, Bag Masters in st. Petersburg, Florida.
     
  4. hebrewhammer

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    Ok thank you
     
  5. Cengusiento

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    Awesome thread Drakulie
     
  6. Fedex

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    Wow. What an interesting job you have there Drak.
    There's a danger I could be sucked into this fascinating world and become a racket/string geek.
    Once I start talking in alphanumeric codes, then I'll know that's trouble.
     
  7. Roger Wawrinka

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    Hey drak, do you remember Tipsarevic's tension at Delray beach?
     
  8. drakulie

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    Look at the stringing sheet in this photo:

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  9. wrainsberger

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    Amazing thread!! Great job Drak, very insightful.
     
  10. Roger Wawrinka

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    ^^ Thanks drak, sorry for not seeing that before.
     
  11. lgbalfa

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    just saw this thread.

    wow!
     
  12. Frankc

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    Just found this thread - very special ... thanks so much
     
  13. Booger

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    Necro bump! I wish we had more threads like this.
     
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  14. chrisingrassia

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    I will be stringing at the Bank of West Classic this year, perhaps I'll get a thread going. These are pretty neat, and I realize TT readers enjoy them.
     
  15. am1899

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    Very cool...congrats to you, and I for one would love to see a thread when the time comes.
     
  16. TennisHound

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    Wow, just wow, drakulie!
     
  17. Chris92009

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    No question! This is great info!! Very entertaining...
     
  18. jonnyjack

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    Please post lots of pics of the stringing room and players and racquets! I go every year for the qualies at Stanford. Another great place with easy access to the players. They warm up on the track right outside the stadium and the players walk right by you all the time. (Sharapova is the only one who walks around with security, haha.)
     
  19. chrisingrassia

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    I'll try. This is my first time stringing here, so I don't need to ruffle feathers the first go'round.
     
  20. kkm

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    @chrisingrassia who's got the stringing gig at Bank of the West Classic, still Sam Ramirez/Sam the Stringer?
     
  21. LoboR1

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    Awesome thread folks....especially Drakulie!!!! I love seeing the behind-the-scenes stuff like this...more, more, more!!! :)
     
  22. Chris92009

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    Is there an update to this thread for this years Del Ray that just finished?? Just curious...
     
  23. kkm

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    Are Craig Brotman & co still the on-site stringers at the delray beach tournament?
     
  24. chrisingrassia

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    yes
     
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    Haven't been on the boards for a long time, but really happy to read these recent posts on this thread. Glad to see people are still enjoying this thread. I'm here at the airport waiting for my flight back home after a long week of stringing at Indian Wells with the Head Stringing team.

    I have one other thread here:
    http://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/inde...ging-customizing-and-the-hall-of-fame.438964/

    This thread is about my experience stringing with Priority One at the Cincy masters. Enjoy!!
     
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  26. Nostradamus

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    you are working for P1 now ? you are now a elite member of the best stringer in the world ?
     
  27. drakulie

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    I work with them at Cincy and sometimes in Miami, but I am not an employed staff of P1.
     
  28. Chris92009

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    that is a great testament to your talent if you keep getting asked back as a guest stringer!
     
  29. Chris92009

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    Very cool! Did not see this thread originally...really appreciate all the fun behind scenes items!

     
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    Does it by chance include 5 or 6 mains on the left, then going ATW as many times as needed? :)
     
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    so you work for head?
     
  32. lidoazndiabloboi

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    I had a great time working with @drakulie at Indian Wells in the stringing room.
    Learn so much from him. Great guy, great personality, and really knows his tennis.

    AWOL out!
     
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  33. BounceHitBounceHit

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    Drak is a great guy and fine player too. Nice to see you posting again my friend. I'll be down your way in about a month. Hopefully we can hit a bit!! Best, BHBH
     
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    Good to see you back on the boards
     

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