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RacquetTech Europe

European Racquet StringersAssociation


My Serve We would like to wish everyone a Happy and Successful New Year! Our last magazine is being published tomorrow which is a Print and Online magazine. It will include a string test, Industry News, New Products and an article on some different stringing techniques. For our coaches and players Gabe Jaramello has written an interesting article. In 2013 we will pubish the Online Magazine 10 times instead of 12 and 6 times printed. The dates will be January/February (Printed), March (Online) and so on until November/December will be the last printed issue. We are now testing new Interactive Multimedia technologies for the online issues. It is possible to include videos (i.e. for Tips), music, links, etc. so we can offer more information and more possibilities for our advertisers. We have included ads from all our advertisers in the e-Newlsetter and hope that you will support these companies who are supporting all of us. New for 2013 is that we will start offering Badminton workshops and certification. We should start in Spring this year. We have a large number of members who string mainly badminton and squash and hope to include squash later in the year or early next year. I have included the sign-up sheet for 2013. Please fill it out and fax or e-mail to us if you have not yet done so to insure receiving your Member Packet and new Stringers Digest in January. Some members have had trouble faxing to us. Please try this number 0049-211-61855434 if the other number is not working. If you are interested in doing string play tests in 2013 please contact me at my e-mail address with your name, membership number and address. Best wishes, Mark Maslowski Director ERSA


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The Kirschbaum HELIX monofilament is helically wound in a multistage twisting process, followed by an additional heat setting treatment. The twisting process provides increased string elasticity for excellent playability and lively hitting feel. The additional heat treatment stabilizes the polymeric properties of the tennis string for better control and higher tension maintenance. • excellent playability • optimum mixture of power and control • high tension maintenance Gauges: EUR 7,5/US 17, EUR 8/US 16 L, EUR 8,5/US 16 Units: 40 f and 660 f

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