How are these shuttles?

Discussion in 'Shuttlecock' started by Cameron McNab, Apr 16, 2016.

  1. Razor-BladE

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    Wow.. how has it sold 105?!
     
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    From the accompanying pictures, it is unlikely that anyone in his right mind would buy even one.
    :confused:
     
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    I think I can get better ones from the garbage can at our badminton gym...
     
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    Hahahaaaa...

    I was thinking the exact same thing! My Li-Ning A300 are in better shape after 2 games of usage than these right out of the tube. Just hilarious!
     
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    well, they do look pretty bad.

    but you guys are also very priviledged.

    i visited Shanghai back in 2012 and joined a BC member for a couple evenings of badminton in a local club there.

    that's how their NEW shuttles looks like. it didn't fly as consistently as our brand new perfect looking Yonex/Aeroplane/Victor/etc brands, but they are playable. the club didn't charge that much (I don't recall the exact amount, but despite being in Shanghai, the club is attended by common folks) so they probably get these $5/tube shuttle and it was good enough to play and we have good games with it, you just get used to the flight and the condition of the shuttle.

    we should be grateful everyday that we have nice clothes, good food, a good family, good home, and nice rackets and good perfect flight shuttles to play with.

    there are others who are not as well off, they might have worn clothes, go hungry regularly, have broken family, live in the street, and play with crappy shuttles like these.
     
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    Thx guys but keep in mind that these are only 5$ So I think I'll just try them out for fun playing with some friends
     
  7. Charlie-SWUK

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    I bought them for a bit of a laugh, they look pretty much exactly like the pictures.

    They aren't worth it for practice if you play in a country that uses new shuttles. They'll be too slow, and the flight will be wrong - even for training.
     
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    don't waste your money on those, you'll go through a whole tube in a game or 2

    spend the money with good shuttles, although it's costly
     
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    I see so many clubs using plastic shuttles, so real ones, if affordable enough, can be an option
     
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    it;s cheap but that can not flight, and broken easyly!
     

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