What Stringing Machine Do You Own

Discussion in 'Stringing Techniques / Stringing Machines' started by Gaines Hillix, Feb 23, 2004.

  1. Barricade_steve

    Barricade_steve Rookie

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    can any one tell me is the silent partner e- stringer is a good machine. i dont really wanna spend over $320.
     
  2. TopSpinTennis

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    Alpha Revo 4000

    @ Barricade Steve, I heard that those e.stringers are very slow as they pull tension. Other than that, they are pretty decent for a starting electronic machine.
     
  3. jj300

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    I have an Alpha 4000 as well. Love this machine. Custome cart with shelf for string and a cover.
     
  4. TopSpinTennis

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    Yeah, I've been looking at Lowes and Home Depot for some sort of cart, but none of them supplies anything I'm looking for. Any ideas where else I could try? Or how to make one?

    Thanks
     
  5. jj300

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    Check out my pictures at photos.yahoo.com/gfinger32 to see the cart. I had access to a welder so I welded some 90 degree bent steel tubing at the top to creat a shelf and did the same with 1/2 bent steel to create the other shelf. legs were simple metal pipes. Go to a local junk yard or a welding shop. You don't need a lot of material so it is likely you can get one welded for you for cheap. One of my friends got one for $15 at a junk yard. Basic design is a rectangle base to hold the stringer and 4 leg supports, aka like the one I have. Good luck
     
  6. acedu

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    Laserfibre MS200TT DA
     
  7. Cobra Tennis

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    Ektelon DEC (old school I know)
     
  8. volklguy

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    True Tension, lockout. mechanical prestretch on each pull.
     
  9. Masamusou

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    Well, I decided to nix the Pioneer DC. I cleaned the apartment over my 3 day weekend and found room for a larger machine. I'm giving the Mutual Power Alpine 6500 a shot. I ordered it about an hour or 2 ago, so hopefully I'll have it within the next week or two. I'll string up a few frames once I get it and write a review (since there aren't many reviews of Mutual Power machines up). Wish me luck with Mutual Power.
     
  10. joe

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    Flex 940 and it's workin' just fine
     
  11. hummer23

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    eagnas xp600.
     
  12. coachrick

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    MS200tt w/SA; Major/Tec/Century SP11

    TopSpin, Drop by your local Ace Hardware and check on the Black and Decker storage/work cart...locking doors, shelves, pegboard storage on doors. Similar set-up by Cosco at HD and Lowe's in our area.
     
  13. supremebeing

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    MS200TT with Stringway base

    Check out the cool base from Stringway.[​IMG]
     
  14. Barricade_steve

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    Thanks for your help top spin
     
  15. mellofelow

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    Ektelon D

    Eagnas Combo 910
     
  16. POGO

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    Still using my old 10 year old Klippermate. Still going and built like a tank. Looks like it can go for another 10 more years :)
     
  17. Rumjungle

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    Axis Pro here. I'd like a Wise head to go along with it, but I may have to get myself that for my birthday next year. I've been slammed with nothing but weddings and birthday parties lately. Plus the lease on my car is coming up in 2 months.:(
     
  18. equinox

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    Looking to upgrade to electronic in the near future.
     
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  19. Redflea

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    Now that's what I call a good archeological dig...brought back a thread that's 1 1/2 years old! :)
     
  20. Pleepers

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    Jeez -with all the Laserfibre MS200TTs people have I feel bad I didn't win the recent one up on the auction bloc:-(
     
  21. Masamusou

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    Since it has been revived I might as well update my listing to the Babolat Star 5.
     
  22. jamauss

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    Silent Partner Aria.

    It would be neat if the OP could put numbers in parenthesis next to the list in the first post. Something like:

    Machine Name (3)
     
  23. Voltron

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    I have a Klippermate and an Alpha Revo 4000 so far, but more are certainly coming eventually.
     
  24. jamauss

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    Voltron - do you string for a living OR what...?
     
  25. Voltron

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    Soon, very soon. I'm only fifteen, but I'm going to go for CS by summer, and HOPEFULLY MRT by next winter or the following summer. Stringing for a living is my dream though. (Well, at least until college and a "real" job)
     
  26. Voltron

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    Oh, also, I string my frames every couple days, whether they need it or not. (but most of the time they do)
     
  27. jamauss

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    Well, as long as you keep playing the RDS 001 Mid, you've got my blessing :smile:
     
  28. Voltron

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    Do you use the RDS Mid too? Man that racquet is easy to string.....not to mention it plays pretty well. ;)
     
  29. jamauss

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    Yeah I bought one the day they came out and about a week later bought a few more. I agree, it's got to be one of the easiest racquets to string, ever. It seems like whenever I'm stringing someone else's racquet I think, "man this racquet sucks to string..." :smile:

    I just replaced the grommets on one today and those "soft grommets" are like butter to take out and put in...it was E-Z.
     
  30. Voltron

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    Nice, I think I'll have to replace the grommets on both of mine soon. Stringing once every three days apparently isn't good for grommets, I never would have guessed. :)
     
  31. PBODY99

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    Gamma 4000< Upright glide bar> at home, Gamma 5000< Upright early six point mount glide bar> at my club.
     
  32. wally

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    Steve,

    Sorry I did not see this earlier. Its the big mother. standup. You can get a great leg work out pushung the foot pedal up and down to tension teh strings.
     
  33. chrisplchs

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    Of course, Babolat Star 3.

    I might get a used 3002 soon
     
  34. Lindros13

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    Haven't used it yet, but Gamma X-ES in en-route to my house.
     
  35. NoobWannabe

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    Sam promaster
     
  36. shojun25

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    Gamma Progression II 602 (not FC or ES)
     
  37. downey stringing master

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    pro's pro electronic head and tension want a neos :p
     
  38. theace21

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    Ektelon Model H with a Wise Tension Head...
     
  39. 40Love

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    Gamma 5003 with 6 point mount. Great machine. Great Support.
     
  40. Chicken Neck

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    Alpha Apex II. Just as an aside, I'm considering the puchase of a Wise. What do you guys think of it? The Wise that is.
     
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  41. Fossika

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    Klippermate enroute to my house in Aus from USA atm, eta 5-7 weeks : )

    Never strung before, me very excited :D
     
  42. theace21

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    I have had the wise over 2 years. I would buy one again. Spend the extra $50 and get the foot pedal. A couple of users had problems/didn't like the machine (do a search).

    Most on this board seem happy with the decision to purchase the Wise Tension Head.
     
  43. SCSI

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    Babolat Sensor
     
  44. fishuuuuu

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  45. jmk2888

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    Gamma X-2

    Great for the Price
     
  46. chief wiggum

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    I own a Gamma 5003, a Gamma 6500 els, and will own a Babolat Star 5 very soon.
     
  47. Fedfan4life

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    A proud owner of a Klippermate for almost 2 months now. I'm thinking of getting the Laserfibre flying clamps for an upgrade ($50 each, soooo nice). Then hopefully getting myself a Revo for christmas.
     
  48. topknocker

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    [​IMG][/IMG][/IMG]

    i have the sp maestro. it's been a good one.
     
  49. 300Gkid

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    lol like a 15 year old Klippermate i bought used for like 80 bucks last year, does the job but its starting to fall apart, thinking about a Revo
     
  50. bm3

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    Gamma X-2.
    Can't justify more machine($$) for the use I give to it....
     

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