Introduction

You will be cutting the strings off the tennis racket and taking off the old bumper guard. Then you are going to replace it with a new bumper guard. You will have to do the netting on your own, or take it to a store to get it done. You can either use utility scissors or nail clippers to cut the strings.

  1. Place  the tennis racket on a  big and comfortable surface.  An empty table will be ideal.
    • Place the tennis racket on a big and comfortable surface. An empty table will be ideal.

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  2. Use your cutting tool to cut the racket strings.
    • Use your cutting tool to cut the racket strings.

    • Cut the strings one at a time.

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    • Finish cutting all of the strings off.

    • No pattern necessary. Make sure all of the strings are cut.

    • Can be cut from the center or closer to the sides of the racket.

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    • Remove the strings by pulling from the outside of the racket.

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    • This is how the tennis racket will look like when all of the strings are removed.

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    • Push the tubes(the ones that go through the racket frame) from the inside of the racket to remove the old grommets and the bumper guard. You may use your thumbs.

    • Use and edge of your cutting tool to push the tubes out if necessary.

    • Some of the tubes might be too stiff and won't come out that easily. Use a cutting tool to avoid hurting your thumb.

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    • As you push the tubes from the bumper guard and grommets they will start to come out.

    • The second picture shows the bumper guard and grommets completely removed.

    • Depending on your tennis racket another grommet might located at the base of the racket represented by the orange mark up. Remove it if it is present.

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    • Prepare a set of new bumper guards and grommets.

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    • Align the bumper guard with the middle of the racket .

    • Push the top of the bumper guard onto the racket. Make sure that the tubes fit through the holes all the way.

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    • This is how the finished tennis racket will look like.

    • Make sure all the tubes in the bumper guard and grommets go completely through as shown in the close up images.

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Conclusion

Now you can take your tennis racket to get restrung and you should have a finished racket.

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