Ashaway Liberty 495

Ashaway Liberty 495
135 g
head-light
  • Head size 495 cm²
  • Balance point 323 mm
  • Length 686 mm

Pros

The Ashaway Liberty 495 vs other Best overall squash rackets

Head size Large head Help
495 cm²

The Ashaway Liberty 495 vs other Best overall control rackets

Weight Light Help
135 g

Cons

The Ashaway Liberty 495 vs other Best overall squash rackets

Head-light balance Very head-light Help
Centre of mass closer to butt

The Ashaway Liberty 495 vs other Best overall control rackets

Beginner racket weight Very light for beginners Help
Requires more player strength to generate power
Neutral balance Very unbalanced Help
Centre of mass not at midpoint of length
Doubles racket weight Somewhat light for doubles Help
Less stable against heavier doubles ball

Specifications

Weight & balance

Light-weight
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135 g
Beginner racket weight
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135 g
Doubles racket weight
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135 g
below average below average
Racket balance
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head-light
Head-heavy balance
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Unknown
Head-light balance
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balance 20 mm toward grip
below average below average

Form factor

Length
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686 mm
Head size
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495 cm²
above average above average
Teardrop shape
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No
below average below average
Minimum beam width
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Unknown
Maximum beam width
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Unknown

Factory strings and grip

Factory string name
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Unknown
String pattern
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Unknown
String density for control
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Unknown
String density for power
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Unknown
Factory grip name
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Unknown

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Rob Poole (3:35 PM, January 15, 2014)
Best racquet I have ever used. I currently have 2 of them and have been searching for a third.