The Mantis Xenon is a cheap squash racket, listed at £40 on the Mantis website. … [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 Wilson Force Team BLX, spotted in January 2017: Frame Weight: 160 grams The Wilson Force Team BLX is somewhat inexpensive (£32 at Sweatband). It looks similarly shaped to the Wilson Force 155 and Wilson Force 165, but in between them in terms of weight. … [Read more...]
Quick post for the Head Spark Tour, a cheap squash racket from Head: Frame Weight: 160 grams Balance: Even Head Size: 500 sq cm … [Read more...]
The Prince AirO Lightning squash racket: Weight: 150 grams Head Size: 484 sq cm Balance: Head-light (35 cm) according to SquashGear This racket's pretty inexpensive at about $50. A tad heavy, and I haven't hit with it personally, but it seems like a decent deal given the … [Read more...]
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...]
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...]