I think that we can all agree that we all have our preferences in stringing machines. I also feel like most stringing machines out there do a pretty good job of replacing broken strings. I have played tennis for 30 years and i don't know if I could tell the difference in may racquet strung at 60 lbs vs. 58 lbs. I also feel like every stringing machine out there has it's good and bad points. Gamma, LF, Alpha, SP and Prince all make stringing machines that will get the job done. This forum has been such a valuable tool for me and I have gotten some great info from Gaines, Steve Huff, Barry, Seinfield and many others. I think that on some points we just need to agree to disagree. There's no way to prove someone's opinion to be wrong and I don't want to lose any of the poster's valuable comments. Instead of splitting hairs, I hope that this forum will continue to be a place where guys like me who don't pretend to know every nuance about every detail of every stringing machine can come to get straightforward answers no matter how stupid the questions may seem to some.