Give It a Rest!

“Hey, John. Two of the racquets at XXXXXX for you to restring. Let’s eliminate polyester for a little while and give my elbow a rest.” This request is becoming much more frequent but what makes this one a little unusual is that it is already a hybrid format!  A nice multifilament in the main strings and [see more]

Tip to IART members for selling your B/G sets

As an IART member are you taking advantage of the B/G selling feature? If you’ve already listed your B/G sets I’ve included some details below as to how I promote and sell my B/G sets on FaceBook. If you haven’t already listed your B/G sets for sale it’s easy. Just go to the link title [see more]

Meet Jennifer

Jennifer walked into the World Headquarters of Racquet Quest the other day and asked to have her racquets strung.  Nothing unusual about that, of course. I looked a the racquets in her hand and thought to myself…” Well, where are they?” In her hands were two (2) Head You Tek IG Prestige Mid racquets!  If you don’t [see more]

IART Member Benefit Highlights

When I first approached the concept of the IART I wanted to provide something practical and useful for racquet technicians from around the world. Something that wouldn’t stress the budget yet be useful on a daily basis while operating their tennis business. The idea was to take an already existing website, the original GSS site [see more]

Gosen G Tour 3 Added to String Characteristics

Gosen has added a new, very thin, G Tour 3 to the line of G Tour polyester strings.  The concept according to Gosen is “in pursuit of a good feeling at impact to secure victory”. Gosen adds “Gosen has further developed polyester composed of high-quality polymer to realize a good feeling of ball catching and [see more]

Roland Garros Stringing Service

Nice article and video HERE about the stringing services at the French Open. For those of you who have attended past IART symposiums you’ll recognize Eric Ferrazzi of ERECA who is now the manager of the stringing team for Babolat. In the forefront of the photo is Josh Newton, an employee of Babolat and someone [see more]

Racquet Stringers Should Advise More, Consent Less, Says Ashaway’s Steve Crandall

 While the risks of polyester strings are well known, advising clients on the proper string alternatives can be good for business Ashaway, RI – In a recent column on the risks of polyester string, Ashaway’s Steve Crandall said that it is the job of a racquet technician to advise his or her clients on proper [see more]

Head MXG 1

Head is introducing two (2) new racquets to the MXG Series, and this is an excellent thing in my opinion!  It is not that we need a bunch of new racquets, but this signals a commitment to the MXG concept. In case you don’t know, the MXG Series racquets incorporate a “string suspension system” (my words) [see more]

TOURNA Stringing machines – Discounted for GSS Alliance Members

  To all of the GSS Alliance members we have a special deal on the TOURNA stringing machines. I bet some of you thought that TOURNA only manufactured Tourna Grip but the company Unique Sports offer so much more. Hundreds of tennis and sport accessories and now top of the line TOURNA stringing machines. The [see more]

Update on Wilson racquet reviews

Not long ago I placed a post here indicating that I had several Wilson racquets on the way to test and review. Unfortunately, that parcel never arrived and we’re still trying to get UPS to track it down. The good news however, is that the rep was in yesterday and hand delivered 19 new Wilson [see more]