Time For a Change?

I propose a service charge for “removal of one-year-old overgrips” as a way to convince players these overgrips are intended to be changed, oh, maybe every month or so! Good grief!  These things should be changed before every match at least! Every racquet that leaves our shop has a new overgrip.  You would think this would be [see more]

Let There be Light!

Stringing black string in a racquet with black grommets can sometimes be a little problem, depending on the age of your eyes! My eyes are pretty good but sometimes they need a little help.  So, several months ago I installed these inexpensive battery powered “stick-on” lights on the Baiardo.   In case your lights go [see more]

What Do You Expect?

I see a lot of tennis racquets that come from any number of shops, on-line outlets, home stringers and others, and I need to know what you, the customer, expect from the person you use for stringing and buying your racquets. I see racquets that are not properly, professionally strung, and I wonder “what are [see more]

Grip tape-make it stick

Over the years there have been some pretty unreliable tips on making grip tape stick that were actually more amusing than helpful. Everything from actually stapling the grip tape (yeah that’s right I actually read that in a prominent publication) to using clear nail polish to finish it off. Why does everyone seem to have [see more]