String decal for tension / date / etc.

Discussion in 'Strings' started by kensan, Feb 17, 2009.

  1. kensan

    kensan Rookie

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    Hey guys,

    Where can you buy stickers to put on racquets that record tension / date strung...? Or do you guys just tape on a little bit of paper this info? Thanks!

    Ken
     
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  2. lawlitssoo1n

    lawlitssoo1n Professional

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    it comes with string when u buy them its in the pack
     
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  3. dancraig

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    I usually get one with each set of string and a small stack with a reel.
     
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  4. uk_skippy

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    I create my own using a Brother PT Touch printer. It produces small laminated type labels in bright colours (yellow, green, blue and red) that really stand out.

    I put my details, tel numbers, website, string, tension and dates.

    Regards

    Paul
     
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  5. AR15

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    I also use a Brother P Touch label maker. With it, I can put more information on the same size label and it doesn't smear.
     
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  6. rasajadad

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    The problem with the stickers is that they fade and smear. What I tell the people I string for is to use a piece of the white adhesive tape and a pen or waterproof marker. It lasts forever, doesn't smudge, doesn't fade.
     
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  7. robkat

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    I also use a Brother P touch label maker. it works like a charm !

    when it's time to replace the label is comes off very easy with no residue.
     
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  8. jim e

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    The USRSA has nice racquet labels with their logo on it for their members.They are cheap enough, and work.They are laminated so what you write on it will not smudge. A nice looking label, and cheap.
     
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  9. Blade0324

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    I actually don't put anything like this on the frames I string for customers. I keep a database in my computer of customers and their string type, tension, and date strung. For myself I simply have a small sticker inside the buttcap that tells me the frame # and then I can look up the info in my computer if I don't remember based on that. Most customers I find don't really care if it has a sticker or not and many don't even notice. That said I can use my database to send customers reminder emails too.
     
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  10. Il Mostro

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    If you use Stringjob.com you can print your saved data directly to Brother and Dymo labels. The service is *free* up to 10 customers; $10.00 per month for the full blown version. John Gugel's software is deeper in terms of data and capabilities, but will not work on my Mac. Stringjob is web based. I slip the printed label into the poly bag with the strung racquet and allow the customer to decide whether they want to apply it.
     
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  11. Blade0324

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    Good idea just putting the label in the bag with the newly strung stick and letting the customer decide. I like it a lot and am gonna start doing the same.
     
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