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Topspin101 01-01-2013 11:24 AM

Oops!
 
Just finished a hybrid string job and trimmed the main tie off knot way to close. I believe the double knot I tie is a clinch knot. Is it likely to fail? My own o3 Black or I would have to re-string for piece of mind....

Thanks/Don

Lakers4Life 01-01-2013 11:40 AM

It should be OK. I try to leave at least 1/8th of an inch or more. A double hitch should be enough. I've come across some tie offs with just one hitch.

bugeyed 01-01-2013 12:41 PM

Put a tiny drop of super glue on the knot. Carefully though 'cause it will wick up the string if you put too much. Use a toothpick or something.

kev

Chotobaka 01-01-2013 01:53 PM

The first hitch is enough to hold the knot even if the tail on the second hitch is cut too short.

jim e 01-01-2013 02:14 PM

Good advise above.
Also if you do not have super glue, you can also use clear nail polish to help hold the knot together, but like said the 1st hitch will hold and probably will hold until the string breaks.

Topspin101 01-01-2013 02:55 PM

I love you guys....

zapvor 01-01-2013 04:06 PM

no you dont. if you love us, send us all some string. one reel is fine:D

db10s 01-01-2013 04:08 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by zapvor (Post 7091328)
no you dont. if you love us, send us all some string. one reel is fine:D

Or a few sets of non BT7 gut.... :lol:

zapvor 01-01-2013 04:16 PM

that works too

Wikky 01-01-2013 10:00 PM

Since i didn't supply any help I'll take a cookie, preferably an oreo.


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