|05-16-2013, 02:29 AM||#1|
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Yokohama, Japan
ARC/Eagans Stringing machine
Does anybody have any experience with these? In particular the ARC-TOP A model?
There's a used one for sale here in Japan, and it's about $400. I am new to stringing, so want something user-friendly to start learning on.
I looked into Klippermates and other entry-level stringing machines, but all the websites I visited will not ship to Japan due to the weight of the machines.
I am always buying and trying out new racquets, and usually string them all fresh each time. Paying minimum $20-35 for any decent string, then another $25-30 to get it strung (going rates here in Japan) are getting ridiculous.
Here is the write up for it -
Model Number: Arc Top A
EAGNAS Professional Stringing Machine - Arc Top A
Six-point, hold-down mounting system
Manual crank spring tensioning system
Linear ball bearing string gripper
9-102 pound tension range in both pound and kilogram scales
360 degree swivel turntable with brake
Two diamond-coated, heavy-duty dual-action thumb-adjustable stainless steel swivel clamp (fixed clamps): PN-1002 tennis clamps
Handle any diagonal stringing (fan patterned frames)
Gross weight: first box 52LBS (23.64KGS) and second box 34LBS (15.45KGS)
Package dimensions: first box 35.0X14.5X24.7" (88.9X36.8X62.7cm) and second box 33.1X6.7X26.0" (84.1X17.0X66.0cm)
Six-point mounting system with four larger V-shaped jaws provides 14 point supports and eliminates any racquet distortion.
2 diamond-coated, dual-action swivel clamps can move in any direction up and down; and can handle all types of racquets without extra accessories.
Upgraded swivel clamp support, easy to adjust
Padded head and throat mounting posts secure any frame (including deep V-shaped throats), no cosmetic damage to any frame.
Upgraded and impressive frame retainers protect against scratching the frames finish.
Manual crank spring tensioning system strings all racquets fast and precisely, very easy to operate. (See operating procedures.)
Adjustable-width linear ball bearing string gripper handles any size of string and prevents string damage.
Dual-action swivel clamps can move in any direction up and down; and can handle all types of racquets without extra accessories.
2 diamond-coated, thumb-adjustable stainless steel swivel clamps (PN-1002). Stringing has never been as easy and efficient as it is now with the Eagnas thumb-adjustable clamp.
All-Metal swivel clamp base - just need half turn to lock and release the base.
Tension head stop
Metal tool tray with pad
Convenient reel holder makes stringing much easier.
Metal machine base with level-adjustable pads
Height adjustable to string in a more relaxed posture, easy to adjust
Tools: 1 6mm T-shaped Allen wrench, 1 10mm wrench, 1 Phillips screwdriver, Allen wrenches
Free illustrated stringing tutorial guide: show you how to string racquets step by step
String all racquets: tennis, oversized tennis, widebodies, longbodies, fan patterned, squash, racquetball, and badminton