Badminton Central Guide to Stringing Tools

Discussion in 'Badminton Stringing Techniques & Tools' started by kwun, Apr 10, 2012.

  1. Mark A

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    You can use it on the crosses but with the mains it needs a bit of a push, so I don't do it there.

    And my own PP bases did need a bit of a tighten every once in a while.
     
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    All things being equal the clamp is more important - that's the thing that's touching the string.
    The PP ones aren't even in the same street as these - tooth gap, diamond dust, handle action... better in every conceivable way.
     
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    The tubes on those seem shorter than on mine but that could be because the locking handle is so much fatter.
    If the prices are roughly equal I would go with the PP's just because you'd get them sooner and it'd be easier to sort out any issues with a UK seller (especially W&D, who are excellent).
     
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    As long as the new clamps fit on them....
     
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    You'd have to get 12.2 mm clamps, but he's got them;).

    I had to jump through some serious hoops to get my old 12.0 PP's to fit - a lathe was involved.
     
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    do you mean get the AEF clamps in 12.0mm Mark?

    the pros pro swivel base is advertised as being compatible with 12.0mm clamps
     
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    You can get the AEFs in either size. The bases over here are all 12.0 mm, but the auto-lockers are 12.2.
     
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    An update on those Gamm-esque clamps, my 32/33 jobs with LN#1 have gone from 1410-20 to 1460-70 off the machine (and during the AE I had to switch back to my old clamps and noticed the drop).

    Worth it.
     
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    I would, but I only used one; the bottom of the turntable hub is wide enough to act as a washer.
     
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    Does the Ali express website come as a pair or just 1 each?


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    What is the length of the shaft on these clamps?
     
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    Only just long enough to work the auto-unlock without hitting the top of the tube. Very little tolerance.
     
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    Do you think you could measure it for me? I want to make sure that they wouldn't hit my supports on the Ghost 2.
     
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    Pair.
     
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    72 mm.
     
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    just got the pros pros automatic swivel clamps v2 :) really nice. glad i went for the upgrade. much smoother than the stock one, hopefully wont get loose as much and require as much adjusting.
     
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