String flexpoint racquets

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  1. BstonBruin

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    Stringing flexpoint racquets

    Im having a little bit of a tough time stringing my flexpoint prestige and a friends radical. When i get to the top of the main strings...attempting to fit the string under the main string on the frame. Anybody have any suggestions, I know there must be a trick to it. Thanks a lot.

    Christoph
     
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  2. BstonBruin

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    so nobody has any suggestions....
     
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  3. bsandy

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    Make a really sharp point, and be patient.

    Pushing with a pair if needle nose, seems to help, too.

    Pathfinder awls, are made to do this, but after breaking one off in a frame, I just use the above method.
     
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  4. GRANITECHIEF

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    I ususally just use the awl to push the looped string out up or down just a little which allows the string to go thru. I put the tip of the awl right next to the hole, not inside it, and lift. Works like a charm.
     
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  5. BstonBruin

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    that works with most racquets but the flexpoint prestige has such a weird head guard
     
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  6. bsandy

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    God bless the CAP grommet system !
     
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  7. Steve Huff

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    Plan ahead. Pre-weave the cross BEFORE tensioning the main. You'll still run into the same problem near the bottom. For CAP grommets, I take a piece of scrap poly, make a loop, and put the entire loop under the main string. This way, you can spread the loop open, and have enough room to push a string through.
     
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