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Wish To Purchase A New Racket

Discussion in 'Racket Recommendation / Comparison' started by Alvindicated, May 5, 2007.

  1. Alvindicated

    Alvindicated Regular Member

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    Hi ppl, I wish to purchase a new racket.. but have no idea which 1 shld I go for. I would give some details for u guys to help me easier.

    I play badminton for abt once or twice a week, depending whether do I have any free time due to my studies. Im not sure wad style of player i am, but i usually prefer to be at the net, so mayb im a net player ? I hope my racket have gd durability but also not to lose so much in performance wise. I am willing to spend about $180 for the racket if its really gd. But i hope to get 1 below $150.

    Hope the info help u guys to recommend me a pretty gd racket !
    Thanks !
     
  2. Smichz

    Smichz Regular Member

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    Since u dont play that often,why bother to spend that much for a racket?Besides,a racket that's suitable for u is the flexier one,n those normally come in a cheaper price.U can consider to look for a kason stream,or carbon series.Those r very durable n have a good performance as well.The prices r more affordable,around 40 USD i guess.
     
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    RSL Heat 7200. try this.
     
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    if you play singles alot get yonex atmortec 700
     
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    For less than S$150, you can get an MP45 at Queensway
     
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    For S$175 you can get a TI-10 at queensway.
     
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    erm i saw a MP45 at wisma selling at SGD$149.. and its after discount due to great singapore sales.. issit considered cheap ? the original price written there is like SGD$200+
     
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    anyone who can help ?
     
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    Perhaps you want to tell us what rackets have you used and liked?
     
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    erm i intend to buy MP45.. but not quite sure with the price whether issit okay.. i saw 1 which is $149 after discount.. so i just wish to knw is the price reasonable.
     
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    Not much of a discount. The original price in USD is around $100, and $149 SGD->USD=$97. $200 would be $130 USD.
     
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    ohh alright thanks.. almost got cheated.. the original price the put was SGD 200+ and said was a 15% discount and became $149
     
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    That's more like a 25.5% discount, which wouldn't be that bad, if it were not so close in the original price range. Rackets in Singapore should cost less than any found in the North American market, if not significantly so.
     
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    hmm alright man.. thanks alot !
     
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    RSL Diamond X2 FP =P at least that's the only one i got that i tried and super like. am going to try the XP, AP and SP
     
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    ok, i will definitely go for X2-FP.
    as for Alvin here, X2-FP is in budget and this lightweight frame will enable you to play at net better. easier to control at the net........:)
     
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    yeah...i can smash at the net without hitting it into the net now... maybe that one got something to do with my skillz and not the racket but hey... better feel racket = better player performance so GO X2-FP :p
     
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    you are so tempting me.......:D
    good skills + good racquet = performance ++
    i already so in love on my current X2-SP
    scared that, after adding X2-FP, SP will be left aside....:rolleyes:
     
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    hmm alright i will tink about it yea.. hmm
     
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