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Good badminton shop in SINGAPORE?

Discussion in 'Market Place' started by NightRaven, Feb 3, 2011.

  1. NightRaven

    NightRaven New Member

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    Any good badminton shop sells racket at good market price?

    Been few shops, they anyhow jack up their prices one. :mad:
     
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    depending on what you term as good market price and what brand you are looking at. which shops that you have been to? you can try queensway shopping centre, quite a number of shops selling rackets there. can go to Chris's shop at AMK if you are looking for victor. I would say some of the shops jack up quite a bit, maybe due to the rental here as well. Of course if you are looking at good price, there are a few online shops that you can go to, but they are not local. after shipping, it comes up to about the same for some of the rackets. thats from my limited knowledge of badminton shop in singapore. or you can try Artic Sports. all this you can search for in the forum.
     
  3. NightRaven

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    Hi vcrpex,

    I'm staying at pasir ris. Look for yonex brand only.

    I've been to Pasir Ris sportslink and tamp badminton shop..

    I scared i got chopped carrot head lol.

    Can you pm the link of the online shop?

    Thanks,
    NightRaven
     
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    Smash Sports at Eastpoint Mall (next to Simei MRT) is pretty reasonable (if you negotiate). Several of my friends recommended the shop in Tampines Sports Hall but I've never tried them personally.

    If you are willing to travel, Artic Sports in 9 Sembong Rd, and Classic Sports in Yishun are both fantastic choices.
     
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    Hi Weeyeh,

    Thanks for your contribute. Truly appreciated it. Do you have any shops in mind which i should avoid from?

    NightRaven
     
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    What racquet are you looking for? It would be prudent for you to do your own price checks. You should also have a budget. Dun walk into a shop and expect to pay only S$100 for a YY Arc 10.

    If you're a new/walk-in customer, Artric and Classic (as recommended by weeyeh) are safe bets.

    On the east side, you could visit Flymax at Tampines Sports Hall and Sintec Tampines Telepark (opposite Tampines Sports Hall) but then again do your own price research.

    Sintec opposite Bedok Sports Hall offered me a ridiculous price for a Sintec racquet but I guess that's because I was not a regular (Silver might not agree with me :)). In the end I bought it from Sintec Tampines.

    If you're at Queensway, dun be too shocked at the sticker/offer prices at Gala Sports, Queensway :D

    Off topic, I refuse to buy anything from Sintec @ Jurong East Sports Hall because the sales assistant is very rude. But that's another story....
     
  7. NightRaven

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    Personally i would prefer yonex as i've been using them for like 10 years. I've never use any other brand of racket before.

    I would prefer east-side as I'm staying in pasir ris.

    Btw, how do i do research on the price? Tried google online but i can't find the price at yonex website.
     
  8. Ah_Peng

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    Bro , sealman is our guru , he wishes to help u , but he needs to know which racket u r looking at so that he can give u an average price to take reference from. :D
    Alternatively u can post in Market Place too.
     
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    Well, I did have a tough time negotiating with the boss / auntie to get a better pricing even though I'm a regular over at Sintec bedok. :D

    Usually Sintec sell Yonex racket at a much higher price compared to classic sports or artic sports. But they (Sintec Bedok, not sure about other outlets)do have good services even after sales as well.

    Or Maybe you can try Queensway. I think I read it somewhere on the forum that queensway have a shop that only sell yonex stuff.
     
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    Haha, ok. Thanks for your contribution.


    regards,
    NightRaven
     
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    Haha not guru lah.... I hardly buy racquets nowadays :D
     
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    Am not familiar with this model but you should be able to get a good price if the head coach Zhang Qingwu or his wife May is in the shop.

    If you pay a bit more (approx S$100), you can get a good racket from other brands eg Victor Artery/Super Nano series etc. Just my two cents. Utimately you will be one playing with the racquet and the final decision lies with you.
     
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    Dunno which model to use ? :D
     
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    mb at Bishan is also ok I think but limited racket choice
     
  16. NightRaven

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    I see.. $100++ and 200+ above what different in terms of weight not much right?
     
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    There is one guy at VR-Forums using similar nickname. I have no idea whether is similar with you ....
    If yes, then why don't you send a PM to Asimof or Roninfyc (at VR-Forums), ask their advices.

    alternatively, you can follow the above Sealman's and others' advices.
     
  18. NightRaven

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    Hi maa2003,

    I don't visit VR-forums. Those names you mention played badminton too?

    Cheers,
    NightRaven
     
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    yes, and they have a established group at Bukit Gombak every Sunday and Wednesday (Roninfyc).
     
  20. omyomnia

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    what racket brand in singapore that would give me a 27lbs tension?
    name the model and your price...
     

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