To install this, you have to first insert it perpendicularly to the center two main strings. After this, you just twist the dampener counter-clockwise and that will get the two center mains into their slots. The outer two slots then just need to have the string pulled off to the side and then slide on.
Types Of Tennis Racket Dampeners The more common vibration dampeners are round buttons, rubber doughnuts, tiny foam balls or 2- to 3-inch flat or round, worm-like shapes. These devices are made of solid silicone or foam, and some are filled with a silicone gel.
If you want to install a round dampener, you put it with the notch in one of the two middle main strings at the throat of the racket. Then pull the second string in the opposite direction until the dampener snaps into place. Finally, you push it upwards until the first cross string is reached.
At the base near the throat of the racquet before the first cross string. That is the only logical spot for vibration dampener and that is why you always see players insert their dampeners at that spot. At the top of the racquet, where there is very minimal space. At the extreme left or right of the racquet frame.
The idea here, as the name suggests, is to dampen the vibrations traveling through your racket and into the arms. It has been proposed that having a vibration dampener on your racket reduces the chances of sustaining a repetitive strain injury such as tennis elbow (more on this in a second).
Move one string aside with your other hand and insert the dampener. Slide the dampener up or down on the strings to get it to the middle of the area between the throat or head and the first string. Long Dampeners. Place the dampener against the strings where you want to put it without inserting it to see where you'll need to start weaving.
How to Install. To install the round dampeners with grooved edges, first, decide if you are going to install it below the bottom cross string or above the top cross string. Use your fingers to pull...
Depending on the type you have, vibration dampeners can be easy to install or quite a pain in the neck. It’s about getting them onto the strings in the position that you feel is best. Smaller clips tend to be less complicated, but some of the other varieties may require a more patient touch.