highest quality bag

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  1. roddickrafa17

    roddickrafa17 New User

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    anyone know what brand has the highest quality of bags? ive heard wilson is terrible and thats what im carrying right now and im starting to notice its low quality
     
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  2. Shamgod

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    babolat bags are the best quality
    i have 2 of them
     
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  3. BagelMe

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    head and babolat are my fav bags.
     
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  4. Barricade V

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    babolat aero line
     
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  5. SplitStepper

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    I like the old white barricade bag. The new one fell apart on me but the old one has lasted almost a year.
     
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  6. OliverSimon

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    Head Tour Team bag
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  7. roddickrafa17

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    hmm im liking the head tour team bag...really like the metallic orange
     
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  8. Ripper014

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    If you were to ask for my opinion I would say Babolat or Technifibre... from my experience they both make quality bags.
     
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  9. tennis24

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    prince exo3 red 12 pack bag is excellent!!! it has a cooler and many compartments and i uuse it a ton and so far no complaints!! also very sturdy, well made, and stain resistamt.
     
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  10. retlod

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    Babolat or Head.
     
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  11. T1000

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    Babolat Aero line or Head Tour Team, can't go wrong with either
     
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  12. kimguroo

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    prince Japanese EXO3 tour team bag!!!
    the quality is the best in my opinion.

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  13. Woodersen

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    The new Prince Tour Team 12 pack is a very well made solid bag. Duo-thermal lined racquet compartments, a thermal lined cooler as well as a separate shoe pocket and comes with a wetdry bag and best zippers I've seen on a bag.
     
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  14. flashfire276

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    Babolat! The Aero line bag is really nice too! Doesn't "collapse" when it's empty.
     
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  16. rudester

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    Tecnifibre is a very well built bag, I have one of those but now i am using a Dunlop Bag and loving it, just seems like it is more practical, no straps in the way of zippers, it is insulated and just enough pockets. Also there is plenty of room for racquets and gear.
     
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  17. Spyre

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    judging based on durability, quality of materials, and the ability to retain its ovriginal shape, you cannot beat the Babolat Aero Series.
     
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  18. MikeC

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    head makes the best
     
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  19. velkov

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    Head Tour MonsterCombi bag. Head Bags at all !!!!
     
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  20. Power Player

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    The new Dunlop 4d bags are excellent quality.
     
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  21. jwbarrientos

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    IMHO

    Babolat + Head are one step ahead of the rest.

    Tecnifibre, Volkl, Dunlop, ProKennex, Prince also produce some great bags.

    Wilson only have good quality in top models, the rest are garbage.
     
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  22. roddickrafa17

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    does anybody have that new djokovic edition head bag? it seems pretty legit to me but idk...
     
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  23. The_Question

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    The highest quality bag in my opinion and experience is Babolat, it holds its shape very well!
     
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  24. Shangri La

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    Great to see Head bags are getting good praise here. I'm getting the Djokovic 6 pack one. Woot, Woot!!
     
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  25. dadozen

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    Babolat Aero Line. Had the old one and have the new one( both x12 racquets ). They look nice and are heavy duty. Also, the thermal really works.
     
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  26. tennisnj

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    From what I see around tournaments, clubs & public courts, Babolat, Technifibre & Head seem to last the longest. I'd stay away from Volkl/Becker even though I use their bags. They just aren't made to be as durable.
     
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  27. Swagger

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    I see everyone walking around in tournaments with a Head Monstercombi, yo.

    If not, they're rocking the bandana, baggy shorts, and colorful sleeveless shirts with a Babolat bag. Newest kind possible of course.

    I just ordered a Prince Team 2010 bag, just because it looks so legit. I like the built in cooler/lunchbox haha and plenty of room. The thermal racquet spaces are pretty cool, and the extra compartment for shoes.
     
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  28. liftlobby2

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    head always look solid. the new line of babolat aero pro bags are look cool too!
     
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  29. vasquez90

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    i agree with this. not the flashiest, but great quality/materials - the 12 racket bag for sure.
     
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  30. hondas2k

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    completely agree with you
     
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  31. Captain Tezuka

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    Is Wilson really that bad. Like most people I want a bag to last and I'm in to Wilson racquets however that may change once I demo some racquets but if Wilson's bags are so bad then why do the top pros use them. Although I guess they get endorsements but Wilson should seriosuly think about us normal players we are mortal but would like our bags to last not just look like a wild animal has torn it up after a year or two.
     
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  32. lgbalfa

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    how are the new dunlop biomimetic bags?
     
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  33. Say Chi Sin Lo

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    No bag is THAT bad, just that there are better options out there in my opinion.

    I have a K-factor 6pack pag and that was really well built. It doesn't collapse on itself and the zippers are excellent. Thermo-line works well enough. It was a very simple bag, no hidden pockets and what not.

    Then I bought a Federer Super Six bag for a good deal.

    http://www.tennis-warehouse.com/Wil...er_Six_Pack_Bag/descpageBGWILSON-WBLXFSS.html

    It's not that much bigger than my k-factor 6pack but it holds much more stuff. For a non-12pack, the bag is usable pocket galore. If you want to stretch it, you can hold 6 racquets in each of the racquet compartments. Shoes are able to fit inside the main compartment easily (comes with a shoe bag) along with jackets for the cold weather. There are no buckles so the bag doesn't squeak, and the straps seem to be sturdy enough. Thermoline works well enough. It's a soft bag, so it's very comfortable to carry around.

    However, the bag does collapse onto itself and if you are going to stuff it habitually, I really doubt the zippers will hold up. It's funny because the non-Federer versions Wilson's Super 6 bags are much more resistant to collapsing, while keeping all of its design and features.

    Having said that, I'm sort of annoyed that what is supposed to be more expensive, "signature" bag has inferior built quality than their normal range.
     
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  34. PhotoBlue

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    The aero bags and the 2010-2011 babolat team line bags are the best. K factor bags are nice but you can't find them anywhere
     
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  35. hduong

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    I'm not too impress with my Wilson tour 6 pack bag. Straps are falling apart after 2 years. Didn't have enough space either. Just pickup a Head prestige 6 combo.
     
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  36. Captain Tezuka

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    Lol! yeah I guess hm well I've heard bad news about the Wilson Team 3x II bags that expand into a six pack. Was going to get federer six pack maybe a pro tour six will be better. I thought they had a three pack but then maybe if I had three racquets it would be full literarly so I'll be going six.
     
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  37. Lazarus

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    I got myself last summer both [​IMG] and [​IMG].


    I must say that I am very satisfied with both bag and the sack. I cannot compare them to any of other brands since I have been using Prince bags for 25+ years, but I also must say that I was checking out one of other premium models (name of the company beginning with an W) & it doesn't come even close to the one that I currently have.
     
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  38. Timbo's hopeless slice

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    Well, I don't actually know what model Yonex bag I got with my V-Core 95s, but it's pretty grim.

    Love the racquets, but the bag is pretty flimsy and it is going to be a race between the strap mounts and teh zips to see what dies first.

    good design, though, just awful materials and build quality.
     
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  39. Posture Guy

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    Threads like this crack me up. I'll bet 90% of those saying "x is the best!" have never tried half the brand lines out there. Which means they are talking out their butts.

    I have no idea who makes the best bags, I haven't tried them all. But I purchased the Pacific Basalt bag from TW and I love it. Very well made, very functional, holds its form well, looks great.
     
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  40. oldcity

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    I always find these threads after I buy something. ordered the wilson super six fed bag, not the shiny looking one. hopefully It wont be a pos. oh well, its not like i'm on tour or anything. just hauling my crap from car to court. i'll report back on quality when i get it. on sale too.
     
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  41. blipblop

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    Interesting to see so many votes for Babolat. I just got their "9-pack" team bag, and I have several issues with it that make it much worse than my older Yonex bag.

    First, no way is it a 9; it's a super-6 at most. Second, the zippers don't feel heavy duty enough. They have teeth that snag and misalign all the time.

    There are some things I like about it, but overall I'm disappointed.
     
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  42. ATL Jack

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    Can't go wrong with Prince or Babolat.
     
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  43. Posture Guy

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    And I'll reiterate, the Pacific bag I have is first rate. Very well designed and constructed.
     
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    Does it have thermalined pockets? That is key for me down here in Florida. I'm still leaning towards the Babolat Team 12 pack for my next bag.
     
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  45. The Bawss

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    Wilson isn't very good at all...but I'm not prepared to go on the court and pull my Wilson BLXs out of my Head or Babolat bag.
     
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  46. retlod

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    I think the new Wilson Tour bags are excellent. They have lots of useful pockets, are made of thick fabric, and hold their shape well. Way nicer than my Aero 12-pack.
     
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  47. oldcity

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    just got my bag today. got the wilson blx tour super six fed bag. one thermo section, one anti moisture section, plus center section for cloths and gear, has two good size side pockets, two more smaller side pockets, and backpack straps. nice, thick and of same quality as my babolat team. does not collapse when empty. i don't see a nicer bag on TW.
     
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  48. kengan

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    Exactly, no matter how good babolat's bags are I'm not going to be taking out my wilson racquets out of one.
     
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  49. Say Chi Sin Lo

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    But the Aero 12-pack has two insulated compartments, an insulated water-bottle holder (very useful!).
     
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  50. retlod

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    "Insulated" compartments lined with foil are a sham. Foil would reflect radiative heat, but in order for that to work, it'd have to be on the outside of the bag. The only way bags can insulate is with thicker walls that trap more air. That would cut down on conductive heat transfer in the same way that double pane windows insulate better than single and down jackets are warmer than fleeces. Plus I never used the drink holder. It's only big enough for two 20oz bottles. In the summer, I take a cooler full of ice/water and about 64oz of drinks.
     
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