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    All you Canadians....Sale/Trade Club?

    I have a good condition Lime DR98 available. New grommets just installed. Item Description: Yonex EZONE DR 98 Grip Size: 4 3/8 Quantity: 1 Head Size: 98 Condition (x out of 10): 7.5 Specific Time Used: 25+ hours over last year. Description: Grommets replaced before last string job. No chips...
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    Tier One Sports

    Well alrighty then. I'm in! Time to find out about all this Black Knight goodness people mention. @J011yroger says in his well regarded Jolly's Polys thread, "Wow. I'm prepared to dub this string the dollar for dollar, pound for pound best string on Earth."...
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    Tier One Sports

    Sale? Did it only last unit 6pm today? It's no longer mentioned on the T1 website (tieronesports). What am I missing?
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    Post Your Most Recent Stringing Time

    Total Time: 27:10 Racquet Strung: Yonex DR98 # of Mains/Crosses: 16/19 Pattern Used (1 or 2 piece, ATW): 2 piece String(s) Used: VS Touch 16 / Revolve 17g Pre-stretch?: N Tension: 54/49 Machine Strung On (CP, LO, DW): CP Babolat Star 5 Other Factors/Misc Info: Time includes cutting out...
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    Post Your Most Recent Stringing Time

    Total Time: 1 hour 14 minutes (1st - 39:29, 2nd - 34:25) Racquet Strung: Yonex DR98 x2 # of Mains/Crosses: 16/19 Pattern Used (1 or 2 piece, ATW): 2 piece String(s) Used: VS Touch 16 / Kirschbaum MPR 1.20 Pre-stretch?: N Tension: 56/51, 54/49 Machine Strung On (CP, LO, DW): CP Babolat Star...
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    Post Your Most Recent Stringing Time

    Total Time: 23:37 Racquet Strung: Wilson nCode nPro Surge # of Mains/Crosses: 16/19 Pattern Used (1 or 2 piece, ATW): 2 piece String(s) Used: Tourna Syn Gut Armor 17g Pre-stretch?: N Tension: 55/55 Machine Strung On (CP, LO, DW): CP Babolat Star 5 Other Factors/Misc Info: Strings cutout...
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    Babolat Star 5 or Prince 5000

    Nope racquets (multiple) with same result. Also very rare for the support arms to be bent according to Mia (Babolat After Sales Mgr). Plus eyeballing then I can't detect any discernable difference in height between then. As Rabbit mentioned above, "It's no biggie. The racquet will move while...
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    Babolat Star 5 or Prince 5000

    Irvin - How old is your machine? This one is 12+ and I'm wondering if the rubber has begun to deteriorate (harden) due to age. If replacing the rubber base pads isn't the solution then any suggestions to reduce the effort of locking & unlocking the bases? Again I've adjusted the needed...
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    Babolat Star 5 or Prince 5000

    @Rabbit Brilliant, thanks! I'll have a look.
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    Babolat Star 5 or Prince 5000

    How would changing or adjusting the turntable brake make the base clamps function better? Yes, the "brake pads" (corrected my spelling) I'm referring to are the rubber discs that grip the underside of the turntable when locking the base clamps.
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    Babolat Star 5 or Prince 5000

    Thanks Rabbit. I'll stop obsessing about the mounting frame gaps. I spoke to Mia Lim (Babolat After Sales Mgr) earlier today. He was quite helpful as was Josh Newton's (After Sales / Stringing & Machine Specialist) follow up email. The two suggestions given were to replace the mounting arm...
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    Babolat Star 5 or Prince 5000

    Here are pictures (7) of the a mounted frame and the subsequent gaps. Pictures shoes are counterclockwise from the top left of the racquet. All taken of course with my "Navel" Camera.
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    Babolat Star 5 or Prince 5000

    10shoe that's funny! Thanks.
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    Babolat Star 5 or Prince 5000

    Yes, but more of a gap. One is gapped on top the other on the bottom. The 3rd is almost touching. Maybe a millimeter gap.
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    Babolat Star 5 or Prince 5000

    Hahaha. Nice, Struggle! I'm with ya as I'm still stringing on my Ek-H until this gets sorted. :giggle:
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