16x22: Revolutionary String Pattern

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  1. Imago

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    A friend of mine complained about his last stringing experience and wondered if this was an error or some revolutionary innovation. ;)

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  2. snoflewis

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    when you want more spin but dont want to buy another racket
     
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  3. CosmosMpower

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    Whaaat how did they even do that?
     
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  4. Imago

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    Top 7, 9, 11 should have been mains not crosses. There is also misweave in the second bottom cross.
     
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  5. Irvin

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    It's strung wrong that's an illegal pattern and there are misweaves.
     
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  6. MAX PLY

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    What a mess!
     
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  7. Irvin

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    I did not think it was that good. Maybe if the racket was strung right there would be enough room to correctly place the dampener.
     
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    All Over The World
     
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  9. Irvin

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    I like the way someone separated the 3rd and 4th crosses and the 19th and 20th crosses to help hide the mistake. Do you think there’s a chance the knot a 5H may pull through the grommet?
     
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  10. jim e

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    Wonder if it was strung at a big box store?
    Hard to believe someone would return a customer a string job as such.
    Sad to see such butchering.
    Just wondering what other mistakes were most likely done that you can't see with just a picture if this is what you can see.
     
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    18 + 20= 38
    16 + 22= 38
     
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    Other than the misweave and dampener placement what is illegal about the pattern?
     
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    Spacing of last 2 mains is not spaced correctly i.a.w string bed requirements. I would have asked for a restring since this was really botched.
     
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  14. Irvin

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    The stringing pattern must be generally uniform and, in particular, not less dense in the center than any other area.
     
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  15. Rabbit

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    Looking at the picture this doesn’t appear to meet that standard
     
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  16. am1899

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    Brutal. How does the stringer not know, notice, and/or care that this job is FUBAR?
     
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  17. inwoodnyc

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    What I’d really like to know is how does it play?
     
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  18. am1899

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    Like a steaming pile of dog crap, I’d bet...
     
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  19. Imago

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    Not exactly but close enough, the owner doesn't like it.
     
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    Also the placement of the vibration dampener is against the rules.
     
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  21. Irvin

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    Yes see post #7
     
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