anyone know about Eagnas and Klippermate string machine

Discussion in 'Stringing Techniques / Stringing Machines' started by drjam932, Aug 14, 2005.

  1. drjam932

    drjam932 New User

    Jul 14, 2005
    Which one is the best string machine Eagnas or Klippermate. What is the most depend without break any parts from both machines with dropweight. What is the possible to prevent from strings get stiff on racquet. Let me know. I appericate it.
  2. Gaines Hillix

    Gaines Hillix Hall of Fame

    Feb 11, 2004
    I haven't owned one, but I have seen more complaints about the Eagnas dropweights than any of their other machines. Klippermates are solidly built machines. The disadvantage with them is in the tension head. It doesn't have a clutch/ratcheting mechanism, which makes it harder to get the arm to the horizontal position. IMO, you should also look at the Gamma X-2 or Silent Partner Swing.l
  3. Mike Cottrill

    Mike Cottrill Hall of Fame

    Sep 3, 2004
    The klippermate is a first class machine for less than 150 bucks. The only item that I did not like is the wing nuts to tighten the posts. It is hard to get them tight enough by hand. The supplied needle nose pliers can be used though. It does not have the ratchet thing Gaines mentions, but it is made in the USA and life time warrantee can not be beaten.
  4. dancraig

    dancraig Hall of Fame

    May 24, 2005
    I think the Klipper USA line are the only machines made in the USA.
  5. yourserve

    yourserve Rookie

    May 11, 2005
    I have a Klipper... great machine for the money. As Gaines mentioned the only draw back for me is the non-ratcheting clutch. I also think I would like to upgrade my clamps at some point.
    But I am thinking about maybe up-grading to a mutual power sometime in the next few months.

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