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Recent Blog Posts
January 21, 2011
There’s a standard way to measure for proper grip size and all you need is a small ruler. Look at the photo on the right and you can clearly see how this is done. The average person has two dominate lines running horizontally across the center of the palm. Simply measure from the line closest to the wrist [see more]
August 22, 2016
As I look at the countdown clock on the home page of the IART symposium website I see that there are now just 32 days left until we all meet in Chicago for the 10th anniversary of the event. Without a doubt, our move to Chicago will bring about some significant changes in the event. From [see more]
August 12, 2016
String Bed Linearity is how the “stiffness” of the entire string bed reacts to increased deflection. A deflection represents how hard the racquet hits the ball. I collect this data on all racquets both fresh and “rested” The methodology involves applying a measured deflection to the string bed and recording the force required to deflect [see more]
August 11, 2016
Tensile strength sometimes referred to as UTS is the point at which the string, in this case, breaks during a straight pull. Tensile strength is not a value a manufacturer will put on the package because it is easily manipulated and can, in some cases, be misleading. For most racquet technicians, tensile strength is not [see more]
August 11, 2016
When you make a decision about what strings to carry you probably affix a price to that set based on your cost plus your stringing fee. Let’s say you pay $7.50 for a set of string and you charge $20.00 for installation. Some stringing businesses will make that a $27.50 string job. Now let’s say [see more]
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