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2009 Babolat Badminton Rackets

Discussion in 'Badminton Rackets / Equipment' started by Ah_Shum, Sep 29, 2008.

  1. demolidor

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    Yes the store near from me is decathlon they sell it 119€ now :D

    I'm searching some reviews but it looks like this racquet is unpopular...
     
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    Normally the lighter the racquet, the less power it has.

    Overall, the X-Feel series is pretty good, I like the paintwork which is quite thick and the racquets play well. The best out of the entire series should be the X-Feel Power as it has the best combination of speed and power.
     
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    Actually I think the most polyvalent might be the essential no ??

    Anyway I went today to buy it :D
    I also bought a pack of 3 Head overgrips

    First I wanted to go to a sport shop near from my students residence, which I spotted on Yonex.fr as an "official reseller", but unfortunately they only sell tennis products....
    And they even not had my beloved AC102 so I crossed the exit and went to Decathlon :D
     
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    At least you are in good company ;) http://www.badminton.de/typo3temp/pics/e7e3d5d20b.jpg

    You should upload some pictures of the racquet [​IMG]
     
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    Still got the receipt? ;) X-Feel series on sale right now: Lite selling for €70 over here (unstrung) up to €85 for the Blast. Everything in between at €5 increments ...
     
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    Can't exchange...:(

    I'm happy anyway :)
    I'll give pics and review last week..
    Bought it Tuesday but didn't try it yet..
     
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    Maybe you won't be so happy when I tell you that you could get it for US$89 without shipping.
     
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    I can't pay in dollars..
     
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    Excluding VAT, shipping, customs and PayPal costs (Sohubuy, where else :D)... is hardly a fair comparison. €119 includes VAT, so does the €70 (69,95). Besides that I often see France on eBay as special attention countries when it comes to shipping ;), not sure how reliable the postal system is.
     
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    I tried my new Babolat X-feel Lite :):)

    My firsts impressions are good :p
    It's so light, I have far more speed with it compared to Arc7...
    The Arc7 is even-balanced/head heavy while the Babo is even-balanced/head light, it feels great :)

    The manoeuvrability is very good esp for drives/fast shots...
    On the other hand the smashes aren't feeling that good because of the low stiffness..

    I would rank it about 15/20 because of the stiffness..
     
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    where to find babolat rackets in kl?
     
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    The X-Feel Series will be available in in KL in mid December. As told by the shop owner, the retail price is around RM500++ with a shirt or something.
     
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    wah that great..can i know which shop?
     
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    Can get it in Bangsar. I have a X-Feel Power strung with BG66 @ 25 lbs, 100% new for sale. Let me know if you're interested.
     
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    go for it......! great racquets :)
     
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    I know this is a little-off topic but does anybody know the name of the white factory grip that come supplied with the X-Feel range? I recently held an X-Feel Power in a store and was impressed by the feel of the grip; very thin but very soft. I have a feeling it may be the 'Syntec' as used on some of Babolat's High-end tennis rackets but I'm not sure.
     
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    Guys,

    Mind to tell where can i get Babolat rackets in KL/MY? How much is both Babolat Satelite Solar and Nitro selling now? :)
     
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    which of the x feel is better for all round doubles play...good attacking...defense...fast...?
     
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    I have both the X-Feel Blast/Lite. The Blast really requires the correct badminton stroke technique to use. Wrong wrist and arm movements will not yield power and could end up hurting your arm. The lite is more forgiving and is really quick. The blast is more a singles racquet and the lite works better as a doubles racquet.

    Hope that helps
     

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