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Looking for a badminton racket..Hope my answer helps :)

Discussion in 'Racket Recommendation / Comparison' started by swat444, May 25, 2011.

  1. swat444

    swat444 Regular Member

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    1. How often do you play/how serious are u playing?
    I play badminton twice a week roughly 2-4 hrs each session.
    My school has no coach so im learning from better players in my school as well as thru the forums here and the internet :D

    2. What style of player are you? (Smasher, net player ...)
    My smashes are not really heavy, just that i tend to aim them near the body as well as making it really steep.
    My habit is to net crosscourts.
    My frens have said that i have a strong wrist and i use it too much tho ):
    please suggest me a racket that is even balance :)
    Im currently using a slightly head heavy racket...but in the air it's too heavy for me as i tend to not be fast enough.


    3. Do you care much about durability or is it all about performance?
    Yes. Performance i believe it's in the player and not so much on the racket.
    Im looking for a racket cuz the current racket im using is 7yrs old and i have a feeling it's breaking soon. ( small lines on the neck showing up)

    4. How much money do you want to spend?
    Money does not really matter....Hmm...from what i heard yonex is just expensive cuz of it's brand tho...

    Im looking for a racket that fits the specifications
    Flex: Stiff...(im not really sure if i can handle an extra stiff racket....advise is appreciated for this too :D)
    Weight: 4U or 3U Grip preferably the smallest.

    Max Tension: <30 is fine im currently using 24,25...
    Balance: Even Balance or slightly head heavy...main issue is the weight when i swing the racket thru the air...which is why im currently searching for a new racket..

    Really sry for this long info :D Thx to all!
     
  2. CanucksDynasty

    CanucksDynasty Regular Member

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    Do you play singles or doubles?
     
  3. swat444

    swat444 Regular Member

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    wa! gd point i forgot -_-'''
    mostly doubles to save money but im fine with singles...just not fit to continue for v.long :D

    hmm.....would having a "singles" or "doubles" racket actually make a huge decision?
    im not trying to say ur question is bad or anything..just that i have no idea actually...
     
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    erm, in my opinion, Arcsaber 7 or Armortec 800 Defensive....both are quite forgiving..
     
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    LOLOLOL ya v.true im using Armortec 800 defensive rite now :D but it's protech clone of the racket, so it's max armour 800 :)
     
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    swat444 Regular Member

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    Any other brand is fine too :)
     
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    Just some hints...
    i have watched Young Korean team during competition, as they are not as old as most of us:p, they play in 2 departments, they play doubles and singles in a 1 tournament.

    Most of them,
    While play for doubles,
    Hard hitter from the back, use SW35.
    Front court player use BS10.

    However, while they are both played singles, they change to MX80.
     
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    swat444 Regular Member

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    i dun wish to get it online.
     
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    it is online,very convenient
     
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    especially you already know it's a fake racket, don't buy it :)
    and fake would be break in who knows
    1 month? 1 week? 1 hour? or maybe the first time you hit the shuttle
    so, IMO the durability is pretty bad

    as licin said, I would also go for BS10
    it is quick, even balance, stiff

    @Sunny110:
    please, do not suggest a fake racket
     
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    any idea where to get BS10?? im living in SG btw :)
    price range??
     

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