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  • Glendora, CA
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Javier Djeu commented on Ed Mena's blog post 'Tour Stringer Status'
"string string string!!!!!!!! haha first thing i would say is find tournaments that are really big! like for the local junior circuit and find places that dont have a stringer already on hadn of college tournaments where they need to have more than…"
Jul 4, 2011
Javier Djeu commented on Ed Mena's blog post '2pt or 6pt mounting?'
"on a 2 pt machine yes you do have easier access to the holes but it does but all the pressure on the 2 ends of the racket and thats it   with a 6 pt system the other 4 act as help to disperseso of the pressure to other parts of the racket to…"
Jul 4, 2011
Michael M left a comment for Ed Mena
"Whats up Ed....Let me know if you would like to play sometime..."
Jul 14, 2009
Ed Mena commented on patrick m's blog post 'Racket stringing tips for beginners to PRO's'
"Patrick, I am planning to re-enter the stringing business after a long layoff from the game and stringing. A good friend of mine and I have been talking about teaming up and starting a stringing business. I have 4 years stringing experience from…"
Apr 23, 2009
Ed Mena commented on patrick m's blog post 'Racket stringing tips for beginners to PRO's'
"Patrick, Great Site! I am interested in purchasing a new Electronic floor model, maybe the Gamma 6500 ELS or 5800 ELS. Do you recommend a 2pt or 6pt mounting system? Why do you feel one is better than the other? I know that 6pt will provide the…"
Apr 23, 2009
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Apr 22, 2009

Profile Information

I am a:
Tournament/ League Player, Racquet Stringer
Random things about me (hobbies, occupation, tennis history, favorite band, etc.):
I am going to start up a stringing business/shop with a good partner of mine. I have 3 + years professional stringing experience (tennis shops and previous home based business). I was a member of the USRSA back in the day.
My business partner has aprox. 1 yr home based stringing experience (self taught via Youtube...)
Favorite pro tennis player(s):
Federer, Nadal, Henin, Wrawrinka, Cilic, Fererr and Simon
My tennis skill (please check your NTRP if you know it):
NTRP 4.0, If tennis is on TV - I am watching
On the court, I am a:
rightie, singles player, all courter
My favorite local courts:
GHS
Relationship status:
Single
Favorite website:
http://www.google.com

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Tour Stringer Status

Posted on April 22, 2009 at 12:49pm 1 Comment

Patrick,



I am planning to re-enter the stringing business after a long layoff from the game and stringing. A good friend of mine and I have been talking about teaming up and starting a stringing business. I have 4 years stringing experience from quite some time ago. I learned in a National Sporting Goods and then became very interested and joined the USRSA and purchased a Prince P-200 machine for my home business. I later went to work for a local tennis shop that strung a high volume… Continue

2pt or 6pt mounting?

Posted on April 22, 2009 at 12:46pm 2 Comments

Patrick,



Great Site!



I am interested in purchasing a new Electronic floor model, maybe the Gamma 6500 ELS or 5800 ELS. Do you recommend a 2pt or 6pt mounting system? Why do you feel one is better than the other?



I know that 6pt will provide the best support to the frame which is a good thing, but may block out some of the holes in the frame. The 2pt obviously provides the stringer a lot more frame access and I guess would cut down stringing time due to… Continue

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At 5:40pm on July 14, 2009, Michael M said…
Whats up Ed....Let me know if you would like to play sometime...
At 7:52am on April 24, 2009, Mark / The Mayor said…
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