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Old 07-04-2008, 04:52 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by dancraig View Post
I have the May 1979 edition of the USRSA newsletter "The Stringers's Assistant". It has full instructions on how to string a racquet by hand. You could order your gut "medium tight or very tight". Tension was judged, on mains, by plucking the string and listening for tone.
And then on the crosses, it was gauged by the sixe of the lumps formed by the staggered mains.

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