Head Microgel 145

Head Microgel 145
145 g
head-light
  • Head size 499 cm²
  • Balance point 335 mm
  • Length 685 mm
  • Factory string name PerfectPower
  • String pattern 12 x 17 (mains x crosses)
  • Factory grip name HydroSorb

Pros

The Head Microgel 145 vs other Best overall squash rackets

Beginner racket weight A bit light for beginners Help
Requires more player strength to generate power
Head-light balance Slightly head-light Help
Centre of mass closer to butt
Neutral balance A bit unbalanced Help
Centre of mass not at midpoint of length
Head size Large head Help
499 cm²
Minimum beam width Thick minimum beam width Help
20 mm
String density for power Excellent string density for power Help
Lower density: better power

Cons

The Head Microgel 145 vs other Best overall squash rackets

String density for control Very poor string density for control Help
Higher density: better control
Thin beam Thin minimum beam width Help
20 mm

The Head Microgel 145 vs other Best overall control rackets

Doubles racket weight Somewhat light for doubles Help
Less stable against heavier doubles ball

Specifications

Weight & balance

Light-weight
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145 g
Beginner racket weight
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145 g
above average above average
Doubles racket weight
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145 g
Racket balance
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head-light
Head-heavy balance
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Unknown
Head-light balance
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balance 7 mm toward grip
above average above average

Form factor

Length
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685 mm
Head size
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499 cm²
above average above average
Teardrop shape
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Yes
above average above average
Minimum beam width
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20 mm
Maximum beam width
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Unknown

Factory strings and grip

Factory string name
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PerfectPower
String pattern
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12 x 17 (mains x crosses)
String density for control
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0.409 "strings²"/cm²
below average below average
String density for power
Help
0.409 "strings²"/cm²
unique unique
Factory grip name
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HydroSorb

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