Tie off knot

Discussion in 'Stringing Techniques / Stringing Machines' started by Brocolt, Feb 3, 2012.

  1. Brocolt

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    Just started stringing again after twenty years. In my old age I have became much more anal about my racket and strings. When I tie off the mains ( two piece string job) how critical is the tension loss. I am using a double half hitch pulling out then arching up but it seems like there is some loss when I release the clamp. Is this pretty normal or are then any tricks of the trade?
     
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    I prefer to use a starting clamp when possible.
     
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    Absolutely if you don't use a starting clamp you should use a starting knot and not a Parnell or Wilson Pro knot.
     
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