Why do you need a new racquet?

Discussion in 'Badminton Rackets / Equipment' started by Chu Pa, May 1, 2002.

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Why do you need a new racquet?

  1. Broke your current racquet

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  2. Just wanted to get the latest cool racquet

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  3. Add to your collection of racquets

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  4. It's a classic, I must have it!!!!!!!

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  5. Need a back-up

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  6. Impulse buy!!!!!!!!

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  7. The racquet was made for me so I must have another just in case I break my first

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  8. Curious to try a racquet everyone was talking about

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  9. A little of everything mentioned

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  1. Roman00

    Roman00 Regular Member

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    I obiously need a new racquet because the one I have suck the hell outta crap. Bought it for like $15 around 3 years ago, so I think its time that i move on to a new racqeut since i've practiced drops, smashes, clearing and backhanding.
     
  2. Dummey

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    Impulse buying! After I failed that chem midterm of course. Since I'm going to buy something, might as well be badminton related XD
     
  3. james23336

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    becuz... rackets r kool or use wut the pros use LOL inno?
     
  4. dejecter

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    Because I don't have one :(
     
  5. sunny day

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    Because i need more powerful one!;)
     
  6. Viper2005

    Viper2005 Regular Member

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    Broke my favorite Kason U3 racket during a smash training last night.:crying::crying::crying::crying::crying::crying::mad:

    Time to get a replacement.:)
     
  7. softwares88

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    hi guys..I'm a newbie here..Thinking of getting a racquet for myself instead of borrowing from my friend. U guys have any recommendation or advice on what racket get for a beginner?
     
  8. azabaz_ipoh

    azabaz_ipoh Regular Member

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    u in the wrong thread software88. try the equipment section in this forum. there's a lot of topic of what racket is suitable for a wide range of players. welcome and have fun :)
     
  9. Type 100

    Type 100 Regular Member

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    I've got only one racket right now and I might need a backup one just in case I break my strings in inopportune moments.

    My racket's also a little old and heavy (Slazenger Xcel S3).
     
  10. jerby

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    because this one is shiny :eek:
     
  11. Lemons

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    lmao i just wanna get a new one XD
     
  12. THEbaschti

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    I've not bought a back-up til now cause I was afraid that I might try out another racquet and it's like fitting me perfectly, and then I would have spent money on two of the old ones. :D I might buy a back-up soon though, because I really like my current Yang Yang racquet and it's not that expensive.
     
  13. DinkAlot

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    It sure is! :D

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  14. baddictx

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    My primary one (Prince Beast Ti) sustained a crack (did not break yet) after clashing with another player's racket so I'm using the backup (Prince Sierra) for some time before I finally bought a replacement (Yonex NS9000X). =p
     
  15. madwolfie

    madwolfie Regular Member

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    Bought an additional because I bought the 1st one at the 11th hour when I'm supposed to go for a badminton game (that's about a year ago) a discontinued Prince racket.

    Went on to get a Wilson racket as a back-up as I later reseached online that the Prince racket breaks quite easily. Soon enough... 6 mths later, the Prince racket's shaft gave way...

    Then got another Wilson racket as a stand-by, liked the feel, weight and colour so bought it.

    After a couple of months, the 1st Wilson racket has some rattling sound in the shaft... rust perhaps? Time to get a proper racket. While accompanying my friend to the sports shop, a Yonex racket caught my eye and really liked the feel... so got it after a 1-hr mind fix.

    Just came back from Malaysia and got a Gosen racket, seemed good, reasonable, liked the feel and wanted to try it...

    There you go... with 1 and half years, I've gotten 5 rackets. Does that say a lot about women? **ROFL**
     
  16. cqmy1612

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    wth??!ns9000x?!! omg. I wan that!! lol. i wan amt700 too!! :rolleyes:
     
  17. Kaiyo

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    I did have a pair of AT500s but I broke one recently after I slammed it onto the floor when playing a shot (not in anger - I dunno why I did that actually lol). I really regret it now though. However, you can't live life with regrets so I am looking to to purchase another racquet.

    However, I cannot decide whether to buy another AT500 (my current one is old colours), or to experiement and try other racquets. I know the racquet does not make the player, but I do want to try other things. It's like buying a new car - its so nice at first, but the drive gets boring after a few years.
     
  18. wilfredlgf

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    Because everybody's getting one.
     
  19. extremenanopowe

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    some will say. To show the national players that they don't get the chance to own them.
    rgds
     
  20. flyingfox

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    a new racquet may make me a better player :D:D
     

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