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Thread: Bangkok Rackets
04-08-2006, 12:35 PM #1
Can anyone recommend a place to buy badminton rackets in Bangkok? I will be visiting in August 2006 and presume that they are cheaper there than in the UK.
All the reviews I have read talk about Yonex Rackets in Bagkok. I currently use a Carlton Airblade as-ti and am looking for a suitable replacement with similar proporties. I only play doubles and have a good smash but my main game is quick defensive shots.
I would be grateful for any comments / information
04-08-2006, 02:02 PM #2
You'll find loads of info here:
Though be aware that Yonex has lately come up with strict rules on prices for foreigners... might not get such a good bargain in Thailand any more.
04-11-2006, 06:06 AM #3
I am travelling to Bangkok May 22nd 2006 and will be looking to buy a Yonex NS9000X while I am there.... I presently use a Karakal SL80 (paid about £70 for it I think a couple of years ago)
I hear the NS9000 isn't yet available in Thailand but could well be by the time I arrive at the end of May. If I can't get the 9000, I may look at an alternative Yonex racquet as I don't want to pass-up the opportunity to get a decent Yonex racquet at a vastly reduced price in comparison to the UK (NS9000 has a RRP of £160 in the UK).
Upon my return from Thailand, I will post my findings in relation to prices and shops to visit.
04-12-2006, 01:23 AM #4
Thanks Scoobz. I look forward to receiving your comments.
04-12-2006, 01:33 AM #5
Hopefully I'll find a good deal somewhere.
04-16-2006, 10:06 PM #6
The Yonex Bangkok website says it will be out in April. Im sure our Thai compatriots on this forum will give us due notice!
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