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Oversized Frame vs Isometric Frame - Pros & Cons

Discussion in 'Badminton Rackets / Equipment' started by shinn, Aug 1, 2011.

  1. shinn

    shinn Regular Member

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    anyone can tell me the pros and cons of a normal head (isometric) vs an oversized head??
     
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    Over-sized rackets:
    + Larger sweetspot, so more forgiving of off-centre hits (may also generate more power for any given swing speed, due to the longer strings).
    - Greater aerodynamic drag, so swings much slower (a player with good technique will generate more power from an iso or oval frame).

    Essentially, they're good for beginners/intermediates or more defensive type players.
    Oval frames are pretty much the exact opposite - less drag than iso frames, but more forgiving.
     
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    oversize head also has slower response. you will need to string it tighter to get the same speed out of the strings.
     

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