Originally Posted by Irvin
If it is your racket try it and see. Depending on where it broke you make be ok. If it is a customer's racket (and you want repeat business) I would replace it.
I agree with your approach. It's my racket.
I pulled on the string with pliers using the frame to pry. It nicked the string too close to the 1st knot. It broke making the second knot.