How much money have you spend on Badminton?

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  1. trunks512

    trunks512 Regular Member

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    this includes birdies + tourny entries+rackets + stringing fee and string + grips + Shoes + badminton Bags but doesnt include the shipping or the air plane ticket cost that you went over singapore to buy :p

    I haven't spent too much on Badminton yet only played 2 yearish
    (CDN $)
    $35 Birdies
    $0 Tourny (In Training :p )
    $365 on Rackets (too many Clashes
    $66 stringing + string
    $0 grip (I get my grip for free :D )
    $70 shoes(Just Cheap Court Shoes)
    $0 Badminton Bags (I just use a duffle bag)

    $536 Total


    (Btw I Searched for other topics like this and couldn't find any)
     
  2. defender

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    I am kind of new in badminton, only been playing for 8 months
    training 2 times a week $50 * 8 months and counting:eek:
    my first tourney entry fee cost $75
    rackets, birds, bag, shoes, I would say around $1300:confused:

    I do thing badminton is not dirt cheap sport, but it's still cheaper than fishing, JMO
     
  3. Feng_MP-100

    Feng_MP-100 Regular Member

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    thousands...........:eek:
     
  4. altreality

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    Thousands..blame Yonex for the price of brids and rackets!
    Courts are not exactly cheap though.
     
  5. Saiful

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    I don' realy recall how much i have already spent but as follow

    1) Bought Yonex Carbonex 8100 Light at MYR 125.00 then later sold for
    MYR 70.00 to bought Protech MAX AMOUR 990 at MYR 170.00

    2) Bought Yonex MP 55 for MYR 209.00 incl string and grips then later sold for MYR 120.00 then bought Victor Super Ti 10 at MYR 199.00

    3) Recently bought Protech MAX AMOUR 800 DE for MYR 126.00 (promotion)

    4) Victor court shoe MYR 120.00

    Playing badminton once a week at MYR 10.00 Per Session.
     
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    shawn30_k Regular Member

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    i think ive spent nearly $400 on all the equipment nt counting weekly training and court fees while playing with my friends.
     
  7. Netasia

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    I played 4 times per week, last year I had spent $1438 on this sport. Fees include equipments and court rental only.
     
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    hmm interesting question... atleast £350 :crying: (including my racquet, stringing, birdies, shoes, food + travel, court bookings) within the last 3 months
     
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    Badminton is priceless

    :D Well I have had a bad week. My $200 Adidas court shoes I had just bought, felt good in the shop, but hurt my feet and could not play with them at all. Then my 8 month old Armortec 700 hit my partners racquet and probably doesn't have much life left. So I bought $113 Yonex shoes (feel great), then $246 on another Armortec.:crying:

    Plus:
    MP100 - $330:eek:
    Bag - $60
    Clothes - $500
    Lets see 6 tournaments a year x $35 = $120/yr
    Drinks, food = ?
    3 nights a week = $25/week
    Strings & restringing = $240
    Grips = $50
    Memberships =$60/yr
    Petrol = ??

    Well give up...$$$ is not a factor you put on enjoying yourself and playing such a great game:)
     
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  10. Kai91

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    Mp 27 - $114(string + grip)
    2 grips - $8
    bag - $19
    jersey - $25
    shorts- $18
    shuttlecocks - $30

    total= SGD$214 and planning to get another new racket soon!!
     
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    Seems most of ppl here spend the majority on equipment. If you live in New York, you will find out compare to the member fee / facility renting fee, all the equipment cost will be the "minority". :crying:
     
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    Thousands as well, sadly enough... :eek:
     
  13. Dill

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    Thousands and thousands :(

    I was spending £1200 on restrings alone per year :eek:

    Then there's travel, club fees, coaching, shuttles, clothing, tournament fees, accomodation etc.......................

    That's it I'm giving up! No wonder I can't afford a car :crying: :crying: :crying:
     
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    It's not about how much money you spend... its about how much you enjoy it, like Robbo77 said. It likes when you use 4 birds in one game, it just means that its probably a good game...
     
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    then you're a man who like his guts :p :)
     
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    How much?

    Too much.

    Plus, I hate it that I often play with moocher friends who dont even think about bringing shuttles, or people who buy cheapo shuttles knowing full well they dont fly acceptably even when brand new.
     
  17. chickenpoodle

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    racquets/bag 350
    shuttles 45
    grips 25
    stringing/strings 75
    court rentals/bookings/passes 50
    food and liquids... oy. i'm a guy. guys eat and drink a lot.
    transportation...?
    should i include university recreational membership fee as part of this? (since all i use there is the courts for badminton)

    ebay has been good to me for equipment, even though everything was bought new.
    grips last quite a while (except recently. i guess maybe i play harder than before).
    stringing is good. friend does it, so its good quality work for a super low cost. haha.

    everyone i play with are real good with the courtesy stuff. for example, whoever breaks the shuttle, replaces it with one of their own. and whoever's shuttle was broken, keeps the replacement.
     
  18. Dill

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    I am fond of the said article :D
     
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    no gut, no glory!! :D
     
  20. tomoshi

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    i think i spent the lease for 2 years, $29.99 for blackknight beginner racket...then i movevd on to E'Xtralite Ti9 for $109 with 8$ grips...i think i spent the lease money!! oh..and some badminton lesson 25$/nine weeks...best deal out there! So i would say around....$171.99 for 2 years :p
     

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