Best 6 racket bags?

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  1. Powderwombat

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    I bought the Blue Pure 6 bag for my wife. It is well made with great zippers (Unlike a Wilson DNA). One thermo pocket for racquets.


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    Also do you guys keep your rackets in covers within your bag, or do you just put them in with no cover? I am still using covers in the bag cause I figure it might help protect them from clanging into one another...does it make a difference?
     
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    It makes a minor difference, especially if the bag is molded. If not, it can prevent some of your racquets from constantly rubbing on the sides when the bag topples over.
    Putting them in individual covers will make it a lot harder to put all of your racquets in your bag though.
     
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    Head and babolat bags are both top quality, I cant speak for any other brands. Ive used 2 or 3 of the Head Speed series bags and 1 radical series and loved them all
     
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    A bit OT, but do they still make racquet covers? I haven't had one with a racquet purchase in the last 5 years.


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    Like a single racquet bag? Most brands have 1 that you can buy but most racquets just come in plastic now
     
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    Yep, all I've seen is plastic wrap. I remember when you used to get head covers a la Prince Classic, or the whole cover like older Head Radicals and Prestiges.


    Ok back on topic. I was pleasantly surprised at the nice touches of the babolat bag. The hard molded plastic pocket is a touch small IMO, but I appreciate the shoe bag. None of the new pure bags are in the custom Babolat bag tag service.


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    nike court tech 1 holds 6-8 rackets..six is best. it is quite a nice bag. ample storage, molded, stands on its own with tiny feet.. vertically organized so its contents are laid out the same way it is carried..upright. great bag, best i have owned in 30 years of tennis
     
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    12 pack would be too big. Actually went with a 9 pack to give me a little extra room, but 12 would definitely be way too much bag for me at this stage.
     
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    New babolat bags are well shaped
     
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    I might be switching rackets and was looking at the Babolat bags. I like the new Pure Strike white 12 pack bag but I think it might be too big. Wish it came in a 6 or 9 pack. Anyone buy a Babolat 12 pack bag thinking it might be too big but glad they got the extra room? I'll probably only be carrying 2-3 rackets.

    Upon further looking, I'm now thinking the Babolat Pure 9 pack in Grey might be in my future. I like that it's bigger than what I have but not as big as the 12 pack. Also it'll probably stay a little cleaner. Both look like excellent bags though.
     
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    Yeah, no doubt both bags would be more than sufficient. I have an older Wilson 6 pack bag right now and there are many times I could use more space. But even todays 6 pack bags are larger than what I have. I think the 9 pack will serve me well if I end up going that route.
     
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    A 9-bat Prince Tour Team bag fell into my lap; and at first I felt a little silly thinking about lugging it around with just two racquets - I even ordered a 3-bat bag as well.

    The quality though really blew me away. I stuff it with all sorts. There are dedicated shoe and drink compartments as well as an organiser pocket. The straps are all of a high quality, and in rucksack format is as comfy as a rucksack could be.

    I've looked at other bags and none seems to come close to offering the quality that this one does. It's very logo-heavy, so if that's not your scene you might not like the look, but other than that I haven't a bad word to say about it.
     
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    I'm actually staying with Wilson now, hit and liked the new Pro Staff 97. I think I'm leaning towards the Babolat Pure Line 6 Pack though. I don't really care for any of the Wilson bags right now. I especially wanted thermal protection. The Babolat has everything I could need and more.
     
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    I checked out the new Wilson 9 pack bags for the Blades and Burns at a store. They are compact, similar in size to many 6 pack bags, yet hold about 5 racquets in the thermal compartment alone. Looks to have higher quality materials than the Babolat Pure Line bag (better backpack straps, keeps it shape better, additional pocket).
     
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    I looked at the Blade and Burn bags. What steered me away from them was that it doesn't have a vented compartment for shoes/sweaty clothes. That was something else I was looking for in a bag along with thermal protection. They are nice bags though.
     
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    Adidas Barricade 6 pack is nice and has a vented section for dirty clothes/shoes and a thermal lined pocket for drinks.
     
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    I have that bag and I ended up switching because the racquet ingress/egress was too annoying.


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    I've always used Babolat's 12 bags because now that they don't make anything between the 6 and 12, I've found the 6 to be undersized. Once you've put all you crap in there, I've always felt like I was digging around the non-thermal pocket trying to find something. I like extra space of the 12 even though I don't really need so much space, but it's good to have it than not. Sometimes I may go from work to a match and have to change -- good having deep pockets to store and separate clean work clothes from tennis gear. But be prepared for the occasional comment: "What do you have in there? A body?", "How many rackets are you carrying?!" "Oh man, did you bring enough toys with you?" Don't understand it. Maybe it's an offshoot of Napoleonitis.
     
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  24. Pete Player

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    Dunno about the best, but stay away from Tecnifibre ATP 6-bag. Only good to carry 6 or three rackets (plus light attire) and your valuables.

    Similar sized two compartments for your rackets and no shoe compartment.


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    I love these bags.. very optimised an you can put your shoes inside of one of the 4 pockets
     
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    I just got a Solinco 6 pack bag and I am liking it so far. Thermal lining on one side. TW only has the 12 pack on their website though.

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    I have one from 2013 aeropro drive line similar to this one: http://www.tennis-warehouse.com/Babolat_Pure_Tennis_Bags_BlackFluo_Yellow/descpageBGBAB-BPA6P.html

    And I like it a lot, using it for 5 years now in a row and looks almost like a new! The isothermal pocket is great for rackets and I also put there cold water bottles and they remain cold even when it's a hot day
     
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    It's hard to find a good one. Wanted to look for a 3 pack tennis bag with shoes compartment for travelling.
     
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