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Wilson Tour BLX Squash Racket

The Wilson Tour BLX squash racket is used by men’s pro players Peter Barker of England, Nicolas Müller of Switzerland, and Tom Richards of England.

Wilson Tour BLX Squash Racket

Apparently this racket is made with basalt fibers. That’s right, basalt, which is just cooled-off lava, straight from a volcano. Which is exactly what people are going to say about you, if you play with this racket.

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Check out Peter Barker using the racket against Nick Matthew in this crazy rally from the finals of the 2011 Case Swedish Open. Peter’s moving so well. You might even say he’s flowing like lava.

Racket Specs
Name: Wilson Tour BLX
Colors: Black/Red/White/Gold
Manufacturer: Wilson Squash
Weight: Light (138 grams)
Balance: Neutral

Here’s what the 2011 version of the racket looked like:

It’s not for sale anymore I don’t think.

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  • haider May 25, 2013, 9:49 am

    how to know weather this raket is orignal or not ?

    • Pierre May 28, 2013, 5:13 pm

      Hi Haider, thanks for commenting. I’m not sure what you mean on this question… please let me know a bit more and I will try to help! Thanks

  • Tjeerd June 19, 2013, 9:21 am

    I just bought 2 of these Wilson Tour BLX (2011) rackets with a 50% discount. Strung and regripped with a Karakal grip, this racket weighs just under the 160 grams. The Wilson site mentions a balancepoint of 35,7 cm; I’ve measured about 36,3 cm which I would call slightly head-heavy.

    Immediately at the first balls I hit with it, it felt good. Great control and feel, with plenty of power “under the hood”. What I like most about these Wilson Tour BLX rackets is their simple, straight and decent design.

    Recommended! :)

    • Pierre Bastien June 24, 2013, 9:47 am

      Thanks for the feedback Tjeerd!

  • Kimmo February 14, 2014, 10:17 am

    Haider asks if the racket is fake or not. Hologram or something?

    I have not seen fake squash rackets, but I bought two Yonex top model badminton rackets in Russia, 8 euros a piece. Well, they were shit obviously, and I knew it.

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