Racket shortage uk?

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  1. UkPlayer

    UkPlayer Regular Member

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    Just been browsing the sites and there's hardly any rackets left. Same all over? Any particular reason?
     
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    Supply chain all over is pretty messed up. I've been waiting for rackets in my country too and there isnt much selection/.
     
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    Not aware of a racquet shortage but there's been a string shortage for at least the past 6 months particularly with Yonex.
     
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    Been trying to get BG66 in orange for ages
     
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    BG66 has been difficult to get for some time, especially in the less popular colours. I've been trying to get a reel of BG80 since December. Placed an order with my supplier in January and was told it won't arrive until the Summer - if I'm lucky!
     
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    Damn thats rough.

    I've been waiting for about 5 months for aerobites to get back into stock but no luck. I had to buy from a alternative supplier.
     
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    I heard this string shortage was due to a fire at the yonex factory
     
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    I can only assume it's supply chain issues. Have to look at multiple online sellers to find things.

    The shortage I noticed first was actually a shoe shortage. Direct badminton didn't have any Yonex shoes in my size (I buy 8's). Literally none. Some clothes they only have XXL or XS sizes in. It's crazy.

    And they ran out of arcsaber 11 pros seemingly overnight.
     

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