Factory String: Sensation Strike
Strung Surface: 72.4 in2 / 467 cm2
Factory Grip: Exact Tack
Balance: 356 mm
Frame Shape: Hybrid
String Pattern: 14/18
Wilson is a world leader in sporting goods and racquet sports. They are renowned for their quality, innovation, and dominance. Pro Staff and Blade are some of the most recognized names in Tennis and Wilson has finally delivered these winners into Squash and we can promise you they won’t disappoint. Boasting sleek and identifiable minimalistic cosmetics, Wilson has stripped away the unnecessary elements and focused on the essentials designing two of the most exciting series we have seen in years from any brand.
Remarkably lightweight and easy to maneuver, the Blade UL is a top option for advanced competition in fast-paced play. This frame combines excellent feel from its classic thin grommet holes with impressive lightweight maneuverability for volleys and drop shots.
- Classic Grommet Technology provides authentic feel with normal range of string movement (22 degrees)
- Graphite construction induces excellent mix of feel and control at a super light weight
- Clean design sports pop of Blade green alongside tones of grey and silver
- Exact Tack Grip blends tackiness and comfort for optimal grip
Pro Staff vs. Blade vs. Ultra
Pro Staff Series:
If you are a player looking for the all around racquet that produces optimal control, precision placement and ultimate feel the Pro Staff will be your pick. They are available in Countervail (143g), Ultra Light (138g), and Light (150g).
If you are a player looking for an emphasis on more of a hybrid feel between power and control the Blade will be your pick. They are available in Countervail (135g), Ultra Light (133g), and Light (140g).
If you are a player looking to maximize the power and energy in your swing, then the Ultra will be your frame of choice. The Ultra Countervail (137g/Even), the Ultra-UL (UltraLight) (127g//head heavy), and the Ultra Light(139g/Even).
Racquet Covers - SquashGalaxy Cover is Only $8.00
A full racquet cover is NOT provided by the manufacturer with this racquet. You have the option of adding a full cover for $8 if you would like. See below for more details.
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Our favorite Squash wrap grip is the Squash Galaxy Wrap Grip. We've been in the business a long time and always get requests on what our favorite wrap grip is for squash so we went out and made our own! The Squash Galaxy Wrap grip has a smooth and extremely tacky feel and is the appropriate length and size for any squash racquet on the market. It's only $8 to have it installed at the time of purchase.
The Python Atlas Deluxe 18g (Black) string upgrade (+$25) is recommended at the time of purchase because the factory string generally has lesser playability and durability qualities and often strung too tight. After years of play-testing and selling strings in squash and racquetball we feel we can finally recommend a string to our customer base that not only offers great durability, but backs that up with a great feel and play. The Python Atlas Deluxe is a soft, multifilament string that will gradually fray through the life cycle of the string.(This is completely normal, so don’t worry about it. It will fray down to the very last fibers) For players looking for added “feel”, try the Atlas Deluxe in an 18g which is thinner and more responsive and for those who like a little "stiffer" string, try Tecnifibre 305 Green 17g which is still a multifilament or those who like a textured string that does not fray, try the Ashaway PowerNick 18g String.
If you choose a vibration dampener go with the Python Vibration Dampner (Our favorite), Head Smart Sorb, Head Megasorb, or the BBB (Big Bad Band).
A question we get everyday is "What is Grommet Tape?" It's a piece of tape that goes over the head (bumper) of your racquet. Sometimes you need a restring because of a broken bumper. For an extra buck to add this, it could save you $25-40!!
We recommend an overgrip for players that tend a sweat a lot, want to build up a grip, or wear through wrap grips very often. An overgrip is thinner and wears quicker than re-grips, but can be changed much quicker and easier than a re-grip. We recommend the SquashGalaxy Black Overgrip or SquashGalaxy White Overgrip, but for those looking for the best sweat absorption, durability, and feel... the Overgrip/Re-grip gives the best combination. Note** when an overgrip is installed, you will not be able to see the re-grip if chose to have it installed.
We get follow up calls/emails everyday thanking us for the upgrades as they really help bring out the performance of the racquet.
If you want the best cover on the market buy the SquashGalaxy Full Racquet Cover. It has a full outside pocket, a handle strap and a large shoulder strap as well as a ventilated pocket to let your grip breathe and best of all its $2 less than the others because we want to help you by supporting our company! The charge will only be $8.00 when added to the cart for this choice instead of $10.00 like the other covers.
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Exclusive SquashGalaxy Squash Racquet Ratings
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SquashGalaxy Ratings for the Wilson Blade (UL) Squash Racquet (WR042510H0)
SquashGalaxy's Durability Rating: 98.25
SquashGalaxy's Power Rating: Age 24- 97.00 Age 35 97.66 Age 45+ 97.66
SquashGalaxy's Control Rating: 99.00
Court Control represents how the racquet handles. We're basically looking at how certain components stacked together produce good (or bad) racquet maneuverability.
SquashGalaxy's Overall Rating: Age 24- 99.15 Age 35 98.95 Age 45+ 98.70
Bang for the Buck $$$$
Exact Tack Grip
An Exact balance of tackiness and comfort designed specifically for squash.