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
Here is a question we get asked all of the time: pros hit harder than I do, so why don’t I ever see them break their strings? Actually, if you watch a lot of pro tennis, you will see professional tennis players break their strings, too. However, it doesn’t happen that often because they rarely … Read more Why Don’t Pros Break Strings?
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
Legendary racquet stringer Lucien Nogues covers a range of topics in this video. COMMUNICATE WITH YOUR STRINGER Summary of his key points. There is no such thing as a miracle string that will give you everything you want in one string. It is important to communicate what you want to your stringer. Tell him/her the … Read more Why is Your Choice of Strings Important?
Legendary racquet stringer Lucien Nogues describes the different types of tennis racquet strings, their pros and cons and how they are made. The are two general string families: natural gut string and synthetic strings. Natural gut is an organic, biodegradable product made from cow intestines. It is a byproduct of the beef industry. (It has … Read more What are the Different Types of Tennis String?