Note: Diagram at bottom of page.
INSTALLING AND TENSIONING MAINSTRINGS:
String pattern is numbered, diagramed, and color-coded at head. Colored tubes in the throat coincide with colored holes and diagram at head.
Step 1: Start mainstrings at 1H-L left. Feed 7'8" down through the green tube in the left of the handle and clamp near head. Feed up through the bottom right hole in handle. The string will come out of the Green Tube. Feed up through 4H-R. Pull tension and clamp near 4H-R.
Step 2: Finish short side by feeding down through 5H-R to 1T-R. Pull tension and clamp near 1T-R. Feed up through 2T-R to 6H-R. Pull tension and clamp near 6H-R. Feed down through 8H-R (skip 7H-R) to 3T-R. Pull tension and clamp near 3T-R. Tie off at 2T-R. CAUTION: If using 38 ft. of string, Be sure not to have more than 1 ft of excess. This finishes the short side.
Step 3: Feed the long end of the string down through 3H-R (Yellow hole) to the yellow tube. Feed up through the left side of the handle to 2H-L (yellow hole). Pull tension and clamp near 2H-L.
Step 4: Feed down through 2H-R (orange hole) to the orange tube. Then feed up the left side of the handle to 3H-L (orange hole). Pull tension and clamp.
Step 5: Feed down through 1H-R to the red tube. Feed up through the left side of the handle to 4H-L (red hole). Pull tension and clamp near 4H-L.
Step 6: Finish mains by feeding down through 5H-L to 1T-L. Pull tension and clamp near 1T-L. Feed up through 2T-L to 6H-L. Pull tension and clamp near 6H-L. Feed down through 8H-L (skip 7H-L) to 3T-L. Pull tension and clamp near 3T-L. Tie off at 2T-L. This finishes the mains. Cut string after tying off. Use remaining string for cross strings.
INSTALLING AND TENSIONING CROSS STRINGS:
Step 7: Start crosses at 4T-R. Weave across to 4T-L. Feed approx. 6 in of string through 4T-L. Weave the other end through 5T-R to 5T-L. Use the shirt end to tie off at 5T-L. Tension at 5 T-L and clamp near 5T-L. this will tension #4 and #5 crosses.
Step 8: Finish crosses normally. #5, 6, and 8 are shared holes. Tie off at 4H-L.
Strings are numbered per USRSA convention.
X's- Cross Strings
Example: 5H-R = 5th Head Right
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