Originally Posted by tbuggle
i'd buy some new billiard "pads" and carve or dremel them into the desired shape/roundness.
i have yet to run into the cracking problem (I have a 6004), but can see the concern.
The problem with the Gamma Billard pads, is that there not much material to work with. Jim E's suggestion with the load spreaders seems to be the best option, ATM.
Unless you string the same racket monthly, you probably won't see the cracking.