Recent content by struggle

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    Newbie Question

    Pay attention to the base clamps. You'll get a better deal regarding this with Alpha vs. Gamma at the "lower" end of FC machines, IMO.
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    What are you guys using to staple buttcaps and grips?

    Narrow staples (gun). Yes, usually have to lightly persuade them with a small hammer to finish the job with the modern pallets. BUT, i also rarely bother with synthetic grips, I definitely staple the leather.
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    Babolat String Saver CRACKED

    Seems like a standard table fork could get the job done. Maybe bend a prong or two/few out of the way as needed. This can't be difficult.
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    Where do you misweave?

    Bottom crosses, if at all. Too easy to notice elsewhere. But yes, i've done it many times in the past. Now i string slow, so i notice.
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    Casters for Progression / Gamma X stands

    Gather my last response deleted due to relevant content. @Rabbit
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    Trying to figure out why my strings broke

    This doesn't sound plausible at all.
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    Trying to figure out why my strings broke

    LIkely a shank. If it occurs again in the same spot, maybe not. I sometimes mark a location (of a break at the frame) with a sharpie. In the event it happens again in the same spot you will at least have a direction to go in regarding the cause.
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    Technifibre Multifeel question

    Pink makes any man hit harder.
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    Casters for Progression / Gamma X stands

    no idea. i put them on a 6004.
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    Are NTRP raters very accurate?

    self rate and go from there, BUT don't sandbag much or you're team will suffer.
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    Casters for Progression / Gamma X stands

    I'd suggest putting on the extra nuts as those are for locking the wheels in place at different lengths. Useful on uneven floors. Perhaps you don't need them, but i do. Additionally, they will (perhaps) unscrew on their own, so those extra nuts (when tightened against the "foot" will lock them...
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    Beginner question: how do I properly get the right amount of string?

    You need to watch some entry level videos. See the sticky subjects at top of this forum.
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    Beginner question: how do I properly get the right amount of string?

    You could do something crazy like that, but no one here will recommend you do so.
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    Are NTRP raters very accurate?

    they are spot on. always. usually they can tell after only one point.
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    Beginner question: how do I properly get the right amount of string?

    yeah. just use the search function, perhaps. it's super easy to measure exactly what you need (measure it). the other techniques are also useful.
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