thank you gents for your input, especially those of you who does this for a living (Paul, the MRTs, etc)
so i think i am just going to buy some tubing and see how that goes. if he doesn't want to do it, i will do it myself.
please allow me to specify what i did not before: so management oversees the string shop, but they are pretty hands off, and actually know very little about stringing. for instance they cant tell teh difference between awl and starting clamp. so far all the rackets that are breaking prematurely they have no idea about, and i dont think they care that much really. in fact if i dont mention it to them, they would have no idea this is even going on.
Member of TW MAC. yes, we are better than you. and we bout to hop on a court to make another 'mil