I made a racket!

Discussion in 'Badminton Rackets / Equipment' started by chubawamba, Mar 21, 2010.

  1. chubawamba

    chubawamba Regular Member

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    Recently, for a school project, i had to build something during the year. As a badminton maniac, i decided to build a wood badminton racket as the old ones. :)

    I made it in mapple and i peint it with car peint :cool:

    It weights about 196 g and there's 15lbs tensions on the strings

    I didn't have tim yet to try it in game but ill try it soon and ill give you some feedbacks on it. I just hope that it wont break! :D

    HERE'S THE PICTURES ;)

    http://img30.imageshack.us/img30/8623/img2020qq.jpg
    http://img688.imageshack.us/img688/959/img2021a.jpg
    http://img511.imageshack.us/img511/1058/img2022h.jpg
     
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    allexking Regular Member

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    It is an good effort from u there.
     
  3. kwun

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    nice. what tension is it?

    with a shaft that size, it will be very very stiff.
     
  4. Fidget

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    That is good woodworking skill! What part of Quebec are you from? Victoriaville where they make hockey sticks?;)

    The great thing about a wooden shaft is that you could always sand it down to your desired flexibility. :p
     
  5. PapA_xlonG

    PapA_xlonG Regular Member

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    Give it a name !

    I suggest Thunder Z-Slash. :D:p
     
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    Fidget Regular Member

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    Ou en français: Foudre d'érable
    ("maple lightning");)
     
  7. Dreamzz

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    yikes, 196g, train with that for a couple of months and you'll have a monster smash!
     
  8. lukasek97

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    Yeah he will and probably really sore arm as well :D:D:D
     
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    If LN premium racket can be called the N90 Wood, this marvel will be call the Wooden Z-Slash.:p
     
  10. WarrenK

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    Looks good.. Just out of curosity how heavy were wooden rackets back in the day?
     

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