I was inspired to start a page for squash starter kits by this particular Dunlop starter pack: The racket is a Dunlop Aerogel 130. This is an older model, but still it's a decent racket. You also get the Dunlop I-Armor goggles. These are a good pair of goggles. And finally, you have … [Read more...]
Cheap Squash Rackets
Here are the cheap squash rackets I've posted recently.
Why get a cheap squash racket? Well, sometimes you just don't want to spend a ton of cash.
Cheap squash rackets are usually heavier than a top-shelf squash racket. Is that bad? Not necessarily. Heavier rackets are more difficult to whip through the air quickly, and tough to make last-second adjustments with. But if you're a beginner, these things aren't as important, because you're still working on grooving a basic swing anyway.
The Prince Team Impact 200: A cheap squash racket that's about £30 currently. Advertised as 180 grams and head-light. … [Read more...]
This is called the Prince Team Rage. Seems to be a cheap squash racket. It's an older model that I never noticed before. Advertised as 150 grams. Here's the 2016 version: This seems to be the prior version, but I don't know when it came out: … [Read more...]
The Mantis Xenon Vibe runs £35 and is 155 grams. … [Read more...]
The Prince Team Thunder has come in a couple different styles. This model is called the Prince Team Thunder 350. I first spotted it in September 2016. It's sold on directsquash.co.uk for £48. It's advertised at 155 grams, which I suppose sounds a little heavy, but I haven't tried this … [Read more...]
The Mantis Xenon Comp. It's only £29, but 180 grams. … [Read more...]
The Wilson PY Team squash racket. It's only £28, but 190 grams. … [Read more...]
The Wilson Ripper Team. This is a cheap one from Wilson, running about £26. It's heavy at 185 grams. … [Read more...]
This is called the Karakal Pro Hybrid. It's inexpensive -- around £25 -- so I'll tag it under beginner squash rackets. Here's another version. I think this is a prior model, just posting it for fun. … [Read more...]
The Karakal Storm is under £40 and weighs 150 grams. I'll file it under beginner squash rackets. … [Read more...]