The vast majority of adult recreational badminton players should be stringing their racquets in the 20 to 24 lb. range. This tension provides the best combination of power and control for almost everybody. The exceptions are athletes and children. Obviously, children and smaller juniors may need the string bed to provide some additional power so … Read more How does Badminton Racquet Tension Impact String Performance?
Players often ask: “Why do basement stringers charge less than store stringers?” The simple answer is options. Basement stringing customers save money because basement racquet stringers offer fewer options. Basement stringers can stack up a bunch of discount stringing racquets for five or six days and then bang them all out at the same time … Read more What You Get for Your Money
Choosing the best string tension for your badminton frame is often a case of choosing between trade offs. For example, stringing at a racquet’s maximum tension will increase your ability to control the power of the string bed, but it will also decrease string life. On the other hand, stringing the same racquet at minimum … Read more How Tight Should I String My Badminton Racquet?
There is no question that natural gut tennis string is the best overall tennis string for most tennis players. It holds tension remarkably well and over a very long period of time; this makes it a great value. It is a natural fiber taken from animals, therefore it more closely matches the materials in the … Read more Questions to Ask Yourself About String
As professional stringers, we spend several hours each week fixing problems created by amateurs. Most of the time, these errors are minor and can be fixed relatively quickly. Sometimes, however, the mistakes are fatal to life of the racquet and sometimes, sadly, the racquet breaks or cracks before we can fix it. With this in … Read more Most Common Stringing Mistakes