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  1. JetFlyr

    Does this string job look correct?

    That knot at the head (an ugly starting knot) with the tail running parallel to the main string is horrific!
  2. JetFlyr

    What is/was your Most Favorite String Ever?

    Babolat Defiance 16g white. It was a really inexpensive and slick synthetic gut and I loved it. Wish I could find something comparable to it today!
  3. JetFlyr

    Eagnas Flex 940 Tensioner Clarification

    I guess now is as good a time as any for him to make the acquaintance of Victor....
  4. JetFlyr

    Wilson Baiardo first thoughts

    I think you could probably get it far South of that price... probably $2400-$2500.
  5. JetFlyr

    Wilson Baiardo Pulling Speed Recommendation

    100% for me except 50% for polys.
  6. JetFlyr

    Stringing Techniques/Machines Sticky [Consolidated]

    Just for the heck of it, I clicked on the links in the original post. None of them are working. FYI.
  7. JetFlyr

    Lendl- Clear

    Note the central mains and crosses appear to be grommetless.
  8. JetFlyr

    Wilson Baiardo first thoughts

    Darn it! I’d have made you an offer on that Ghost a couple years ago... if I hadn’t bought a Baiardo!!!!
  9. JetFlyr

    Help me find my next reel of poly

    I agree with an earlier sentiment. Those strokes don’t warrant poly. You want a stiff string bed in that 18x20? Try a 16g synthetic gut at 65 pounds. Or a hybrid with with 16g syngut mains and 17g poly in the crosses.
  10. JetFlyr

    Calling on Baiardo owners

    This is how I adjust my Baiardo clamps.
  11. JetFlyr

    More talented: Sampras or Mcenroe?

    Sampras was the better athlete, but McEnroe had better hands and talent. I also think McEnroe had the better tennis I.Q., but Sampras was able to compensate due to his size and athletic ability. Serve: Sampras Return: McEnroe due to his success in doubles Volley: McEnroe Overhead: Sampras...
  12. JetFlyr

    This is how it's done!

    This is amazing! Thank you for sharing this video with us.
  13. JetFlyr

    synthetic gut=total package

    So does stencil ink, but it’s not illegal at any level of the game.
  14. JetFlyr

    Natural Gut Breaking at Parnell Knot

    The racquet was a Technifibre TFight 295. I strung the natural gut as a 2-piece, to reduce wear during the install. The grommets appear to be in good shape, with no rough edges, my Baiardo clamps were cleaned just prior to installing the natural gut strings.
  15. JetFlyr

    Natural Gut Breaking at Parnell Knot

    I recently had a customer who broke a main of freshly strung bed of VS Touch 16g broke at a Parnell knot tie-off. I've uploaded some pictures. I don't string a lot of natural gut--probably less than 10% of what I do. I was careful not to tighten the knots as much as I do with synthetic gut...
  16. JetFlyr

    Do all crosses cut into the mains?

    I hardly think so.
  17. JetFlyr

    New Stringer Coming/ What Reel to Buy

    Those knots look perfect, and the tails are the right length, too. Well done!
  18. JetFlyr

    Customer gaffes

    Do you string a full bed of natural gut as 1 piece? Seems like a lot of opportunity to unnecessarily damage the string pulling the majority of the string through half the mains and then the crosses.
  19. JetFlyr

    String tension versus power potential of string

    I think this pretty much sums it up.
  20. JetFlyr

    Wilson Baiardo Owners Manual

    Here's an updated link to the manual.
  21. JetFlyr

    Do you sit or stand?

    Baiardo does all the moving for me. :)
  22. JetFlyr

    Wimbledon 2017 stringing report

    Paul, Thank you for sharing. We're lucky to have you providing this look inside and I do appreciate it. Scott
  23. JetFlyr

    Knot help!

    Without a closeup view, it's difficult to be certain; however, it appears that tie-off grommet 6B on the left side is split or torn and has sharp edges. I wouldn't be surprised if this cut through the body of the knot and caused breakage. The remaining knots all appear to have the proper...
  24. JetFlyr

    Tennis Warehouse: Laserfibre Native Tour co-poly playtest (Made in USA)

    Tension: 52.5 pounds, constant pull, no pre-stretch, pulling speed 75% on Wilson Baiardo. Regular String Set-Up: Cyclone Tour 19g at 55#. Racquet Used: Wilson Pro-Staff 97 Power: This string had quite a bit more pop than the average poly. The extra power was most noticeable and appreciated on...
  25. JetFlyr

    Knot help!

    From what I see, it looks like a good Parnell knot. I'd be surprised if you have trouble with this one. Do you have a photo of the one that broke or came untied?
  26. JetFlyr

    Knot help!

    I've been using the Parnell knot for years and have never had one come untied. Consider posting a photo of one of your Parnell knots, both before and after the untie event, so we can see if it's a proper Parnell.
  27. JetFlyr

    Connors, Lendl, or Agassi?

    A VERY good question. For me, it's Lendl because he transformed the game with his fitness and that blistering forehand. Another thing in Lendl's favor, and I think he'd agree: he was the least talented of the three, so all the work he had to do to win those slams is all the more impressive!
  28. JetFlyr

    Proportional Stringing

    Jetflyr is settling in with some popcorn and a nice adult beverage!
  29. JetFlyr

    Wilson Baiardo Owners Manual

    Here's the manual for anyone who needs it.
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