Maurizio from Switzerland asks: i recently restringed my squash racket, and the guy (restringer) asked me if i want a different tension for vertical and horizontal Strings 1.i know its a usual practice on tennis racquet, but my question is, are this difference also applied on squash racquets? 2.i own an old racquet that i […]
It’s time for another edition of “Ask Squash Source”! A question I get frequently is: What’s the factory string tension of this racket? This question could be asked about any brand of racket. Often someone will buy a racket and enjoy the feel of it. Maybe their strings break and they want to get it […]
I haven’t done an “Ask Squash Source” in a while but I got this question from a reader named Scott: Hi have been playing squash for 20yrs and have been trying to figure out using several things so my hand doesn’t keep slipping on my grip.I use the karakul pu grip but it gets wet […]
I got this question the other day: I am writing to ask you which racket to buy. I am a player who is a dropper Personally I’m not a great dropper, so take this advice with a grain of salt, but I think a good racket to look at would be the Eye X.Lite 120 […]
A reader asks how to find a good squash racket for her child.
What’s #AskSquashSource? (1) You ask me a question. (2) I’ll do my best to answer it. (3) Readers are encouraged to leave their own answers in the comments! This question comes from M____ (name redacted in case it’s a surprise gift!): I would like you to recommend me a good racket.. It is for my […]
What’s #AskSquashSource? (1) You ask me a question. (2) I’ll do my best to answer it. (3) Readers are encouraged to leave their own answers in the comments! Steven asks: What’s the best squash racket for power? He is currently playing with the Black Knight Ion Cannon PS. He plays provincially high C / low […]
This question comes from Kelvin: Just found your blog, and very happy to have done so! I have a question about buying a new racket. I am a intermediate player (in the US), and is currently using the Dunlop Biomimetric Tour CX with the Tecnifibre 1.2 Green strings. The previous racket I had was a […]
Updated with pictures of the Gaultier and Matthew signatures.
Welcome to #AskSquashSource. You ask me a question and I’ll do my best to answer it. Readers are encouraged to leave their own feedback in the comments! Question from Nico: Hi Pierre, I know you currently use the Dunlop Biomimetic Pro GTS 130. What are these (and the Ultimate and Elite GTS racquets)like for durability? […]