Wilson Baiardo Machine.

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  1. SpitFire

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    So my tennis facility is rather proud of their Wilson Baiardo stringing machine. Can you guys and gals please tell me what is so badass about this machine? Does it provide any difference to the player or just the stringer?

    Just curious.
     
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  2. Andyroo10567

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    It looks beautiful. Or is it just me. Its expensive, which also means it has a chance that its made of high quality shizz. No difference to the player. Difference to the stringer.
     
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  3. cluckcluck

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    It's mostly for the stringer, it's designed to be ergonomic. Other than that it strings about the same as similar machines.
     
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  4. zapvor

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    show us a pic!
     
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  5. beernutz

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    What is so badass about a Lamborghini versus a Kia? They will both get you to the speed limit.
     
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  6. Virtua Tennis

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    Wilson Baiardo is all looks. We have 3 in our shop and each has had it's problems one problem that all of them had is the wire that connects the puller button to the machine over time got worn out and had to be replaced. Wilson in their new version now protects the wire with a plastic shield. Other problems we had is the base clamp locking spring got stuck or was slow to pop up so you really had to hold the lever to lock it. Last problem was the tool tray being too small, but wilson fixed that with extra tool trays and a small shelf under the too tray.

    I string a over 20 racquets a day but never had the need to change the angle and height when doing mains and crosses so the ergonomic feature is an unused feature for me. I actually prefer to string on my gamma 8800 with my old babolat star 3 clamps.
     
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  7. Tamiya

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    like the Lamborghini I'd love to park a Bairdo in my lounge room & call it art... :D
     
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  9. zapvor

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    wow good info. by the way the star 3 clamps fit on the gamma??
     
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  10. Lakers4Life

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    Star 2, 3 and 4 have the same hostel diameter of 12.00mm.
     
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  11. zapvor

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    well dang thanks for the info. maybe i will get one to swap out
     
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  12. Ronaldo

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    Konfirmed that klamps make a difference
     
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    The Star 5 and Sensor use a Hosel over post design. I think it's similar to the Baiardo, but I don't know if they are the same size.
     
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