Purchase New or Used Sports Equipment?

One of the big decisions faced by many people seeking sports equipment is the choice between new or used. There are a number of pros and cons of each choice.

Is it better to buy new or used sports equipment? It is a question that is often asked by people who are new to a sport or a recreational activity. Obviously, the Sporting Goods store will encourage and support new equipment. They are in the business of selling new equipment while most used sports equipment is sold by individuals or in yard sales and flea markets.

The major consideration and the one that seems to point most people in search of used equipment is cost. There is no question that most new Sporting Goods equipment is fairly expensive. Great bargains and savings can be had by those who seek out used equipment. The savings can be used for other things such as more equipment or to allow more participation in the sporting activity. On the other hand, most people are aware that no amount of money saved matters if a product does not do what it is intended to do. It is hard to imagine a tennis professional picking up a tennis racquet in a yard sale and using it in the U.S. Open.

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Buying Good Tennis Equipment

You may probably interest in playing tennis. This is one sport for two players hitting a ball with a racket back and forth. It may sound easy but it isn’t. It will require you so much strength, speed and endurance. If you really are interested, you should be buying good equipments. Don’t go for a one-time use racket or some cheap tennis balls.

The most important thing you need is a good racquet. When you enter a sporting house, you will see tons of brands of tennis racquets. You would be confused as to which one you’ll buy. Here’s a good suggestion. Try seeking advice from a person who works at a private club pro shop. They know their equipment well enough to recommend you a good one. They are more knowledgeable compared to the sales person at the sporting goods shop. Try a few demo rackets that they recommend.

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Camel Fibre Used In Making Sports Goods

Camels have two different qualities of hairs on their body. They are the relatively coarse outer hair and the inner down fibre. The outer hair is coarse and can be up to 37 cm in length with a diameter of 20-120 microns. The inner down fibre produced by animals in hot desert climates tends to be coarser and sparser than from those living in a more temperate climate. The inner down fibre varies from 19-24 microns and varies between 2-5 and 12.5 cms in length which is used in yarn production.

The fibres are collected by shearing and by combing and collection during the molting season. When camels mount they don’t lose all the hair at once, but lose it over a period of six to eight weeks. The hair is sorted according to shade and age of the animal. Color varies from reddish to light brown. White fleece is most valuable but is quite rare.

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