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Advise for Choice of Racket

Discussion in 'Racket Recommendation / Comparison' started by darkmagician, Jul 7, 2011.

  1. darkmagician

    darkmagician Regular Member

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    Hi BC forumers

    Would like to seek some advise for rackets.

    I used MP Ltd previously but I struggle (in defence, backhand, net play and control etc) when playing doubles (which I play most of the time) and singles. Prior to the MP Lts, I was using Yonex ISO900 Swing Power Long SA and I don't face any of the above issues.

    I changed to NS990 recently and I am enjoying my doubles game once again. Right now, I am thinking of getting a back up racket (60% for singles amd 40% doubles play). I would like to know if Arc 8DX will fits my requirements or are there other recomendations? Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks in advance
     
  2. precrime3

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    drew tze en Regular Member

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    My friend has a Voltric 7 really good racket, medium flex racket, head heavy good for both Singles and Doubles
     
  4. darkmagician

    darkmagician Regular Member

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    To Drew Tze En and Precrime3,

    Thanks for the recommendations :)
     
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    precrime3 Regular Member

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    welcome so do you have a final decision?
     
  6. darkmagician

    darkmagician Regular Member

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    Not yet, though. Will attempt to try out the shortlisted rackect before committing.
     
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    precrime3 Regular Member

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    yeah i got a question about rackets too do either of you or someone do they know if lining rackets are anygood?
     
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    darkmagician Regular Member

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    I never used Li Ning before but my gut feel is that if the China National Players are using it, it can't be too bad. I saw a few threads on Li Ning models in the forum too. You can read them as reference.
     
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    yeah i know lining is sponsoring chinease national team. cuz i need a replacement racket. cuz my coach sold me a fake vt70 and buying a real one is reall expensive. so i was thinking of li ning cuz i hear theyre good. but ill check here in teh market for a vt80. Any suggestiions of a replacement
     
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    rackets largely depends on what u want?

    flexible? Stiff?
    Head Light? Head Heavy?

    String Tension?

    Weight?
    Grip Size?

    alot takes into consideration

    my suggestion is not to anyhow buy a racket, but to test n try on those who maybe yr frds or fellow mate is using now.
    dun rush to buy and u end up selling. very high chance u lose alot of money even though it maybe new.

    if u look a something with resale value. go for bigger n known brands n models, they have higher chances of being resold.

    Regards
     
  11. darkmagician

    darkmagician Regular Member

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    Agreed with a|extan, it would really depend on what are your requirements.
     
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    @darkmagician: coming from an NS990 and the ratio (single/double) you're looking for, the 8DX would be a logical choice.

    @precrime3 : I have switched from Yonex/Head racquets to Li-Ning ones, not the N-Series (too expensive), with great pleasure and improvement in my game. Quality is very good, in fact when in similar clashes in doubles I can definitely feel bad about my ArmorTecs when I have still to find where my Li-Nings racquet were touched !
    More choice with Li-Ning and Kason.
     
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    Did you know in advance that the VT70 was a fake?!?!? If not, that's a BAADDDDD coach...
     
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    No I did not. I was just admiring its beauty (before I figured it was fake) and when I came back to Alabama I knew it was fake. The yonex sticker was peeling. Yonex butt cap was wrong shade of green(too light) and it had the wrong design on the cap too. also I should have noticed the prices Was too good to be true. But I let my guard down
     
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    Hi all,

    Just gotten MX80 as I wasn't able to get a feel of 8DX :)
     

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