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Old 01-09-2013, 02:58 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by Chotobaka View Post
This. It isn't rocket science and there is a wealth of information here and elsewhere that will walk you through the process.
Yeah, I posted my $15 balance board from Home Depot years ago, but apparently TT only goes back to 2008 on the search.

Effectively, you get a particle board shelf:

1/4" dowel rod:

two 1/4" dowel caps:

two eye bolts:

and a metal ruler (sorry a limit of 5 images per post, but hopefully you know what one is...).

Assemble the eye bolts & dowel at one end of the shelf and line the ruler up underneath the dowel (I drew a line between the two eye bolts) and glue it to the board. Takes ~ 10-15 minutes to assemble.

For a standard length racquet, at 13.5" on the ruler you are 'even balanced'. An 1/8 of an inch in either direction is +- 1 point.
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