You see them everywhere, little signs cable-tied to tennis court fences or pinned to bulletin boards offering dirt cheap stringing. You see them on Craig’s List, Kijiji and a thousand other websites. But can you trust them? Can somebody stringing racquets in their basement really do as good a job as a professional stringer? And … Read more 3 Ways Discount Stringers Cut Corners
Even hammers break. Strong as the they are, they will all break eventually. So it shouldn’t surprise anyone that racquet strings break too. Like hammers, they can break when they are old and worn out after lots and lots of pounding or they can break when they are new, fresh out of the package. They … Read more 3 Ways to Extend String Life
Although many tennis players are familiar with natural gut strings, squash and badminton players tend to know very little about them. Those who have heard about natural gut presume that it is too fragile to use for squash or badminton. This is not the case at all. In fact, natural gut is equally as durable … Read more Natural Gut for Squash & Badminton
One of the frustrating truths about badminton string is that it breaks. Even the best string in the best racquet strung by the best stringer on the best machine in the world can break the first time you use it. It sucks, but it’s true. Strings are strings. They are not steel beams. They are … Read more How Long Should Badminton Strings Last?
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 Badminton Racquet Tension Trade-Offs