Category Archives: Other Equipment

One more time with feeling…”The String Thing”

In May we created a blog entry trumpeting the praises of The String Thing.  This little tool continues to impress us.  Last week we came upon a video testimonial from Tim Strawn and John Gugel, two tennis stringing titans, who … Continue reading

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DSS – “The String Thing” to the Rescue!

The tennis world has been living under the throes of an insidious plague since the advent of modern racquets.  It  is simply known by three villainous initials, DSS.  It is a devilish epidemic that crosses all national, racial, political and … Continue reading

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Stringmeter: An Ode to Accuracy

The stringmeter is a much maligned and wildly misunderstood instrument that should be essential…ABSOLUTELY ESSENTIAL…for all stringers who are concerned about accuracy, consistency and quality in the string jobs they are producing.  It is also a useful tool for serious … Continue reading

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The Baiardo Era Begins

Many local customers are acutely aware of  the health issues I have been facing.  I detail them today because they are a large part of my Baiardo story. In February 2009 I began suffering from neck and back pain.  The … Continue reading

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Frogg Togg Chilly Pads – Stayin’ Cool on the Courts

The fierce summer heat has hit and tennis players throughout the nation are seeking options to stay cool on the courts.  On way to combat the stifling heat and humidity is with the remarkable Frogg Togg Chilly Pad Cooling Towel. … Continue reading

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Stringway Cross Stringing Tool – Some Thoughts and Questions

We have been experimenting with this new and clever tool from Stringway for the past several weeks.  The basic purpose of the tool is to assist with installing the cross strings. The tool comes in two sizes, one designed for … Continue reading

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Keeping the machine in “tip-top” form

Ever walk into those big box sporting good stores or even the local tennis club and take a look at the machine?  In many instances you will notice an untidy appearance.  This can be indicative of them not being routinely … Continue reading

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