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Discussion in 'Badminton Rackets / Equipment' started by clearng, Dec 13, 2006.

  1. vipjun

    vipjun Regular Member

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    Consider Apacs lethal 70 or lethal 60 if not available in your area.. Very highly rated. If you live in KL = Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia you should have no trouble finding some nice apacs resellers around you area and demoing a bunch of rackets.
     
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    Thanks for the help i was considering ProAce but might look into Apacs now since i read a lot of posts saying that Apacs is a cheaper version of Yonex rackets :D But if yonex is out with the Arc Saber series, which one is the similar Apacs series?
     
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    What particular thing about the Arc Saber series do you want to have in your racket?
    Or is it just the marketing hype of the Arc Saber that you believe is better than other rackets?
     
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    light + head heavy = Apacs Lethal Light. do some search for it. not every expensive too.
    if ProAce, the SweetSpot 2000 is head heavy but it's a 3u. cheap too. definitely below Rm200.
     
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    Consider APACS Lethal 66 - Weight is around 70grams before stringing & Balance point at 300mm. Its a 7U racket.
     
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    May be the SUPER LIGHT II
     
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    has any1 tried lethal 90 ere? gimme ur comment...tq
     
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    Lethal 90 first impressions

    Apacs Leathal90 UK, Tension 24/26lbs

    I got it last friday and was able to play 3 sessions since. I had only 1 racket (Yonex MP22, lower tension, more flexible shaft) as a reference. I'm still getting used to it, but I can tell I like it. In some aspects, I felt instant improvement, there are however some things i have to cope with right now. Note that I can only give you a personal impression, due the time i played it and my lack of having many other rackets to compare.

    As an earlier post here said, L90 is a strange beast that need taming.

    The smashes are incredibly sharp, precise and faster than before, even with the higher string tension. The maneuverability of this racket is really good, I fish attacking shots and return them, that I previously wouldn't. Drops from the rearcourt come smooth and precise, as always. ;)

    What I feel is that the L90 requires more powerful hits for clears and drives (maybe also due to the higher tension), which is no problem for my forehands. My backhand however, which is still developing (in terms of hitting technique), has become significantly weaker.
    But after 3 sessions already, my confidence in hitting backhands increases again and hopefully soon i can hit them as usual.
    However, be careful if your hitting technique has flaws, this racket will likely punish you; playwise and also healthwise, if you try to get power in your shots with raw muscle.

    One major issue at the moment are my tight netdrop returns, which worked perfectly with my bouncy old MP22 (virtually just had to hold it under the birdie and it would hop back over the net), but with L90 most of them are caught in the net right now. :( The higher string tension certainly does it's part to that, but the ultra stiff shaft most likely makes shots, where only a small racket-movement is possible, more difficult to play. So no tumbling netshots for me at the moment.:crying: Hopefully, I get the control and the right dosage of power for these shots back, soon. But at the moment, it puzzles me, because with a stiffer racket, actually control should be better.:confused:

    Overall, Lethal 90 is a racket that's great to play with, but it is challenging, indeed.
     
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    wao, a bit better than karakal pu super grip , i think must have a try ~ thanks for sharing~
     
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    Yeah, man...I thought those RKEP grips are good as recommended on this forum and I ordered a whole bunch. Sadly, it turned out that those are not as good as the Karakal PU that I've tried. I think my palms are too sweaty and what I also heard, APACS PU Super grips is the same as Karakal's.
     
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    if it really can be compared with Karakal, i will definitely get some to try and it's cheaper too. currently using Victor Nanotec PU grips which costs a little bit more than Karakals
     
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    after almost 2 years then you realized ? ..... c'mon it is as sticky on the Grip sub-forum ....
     
  14. ghooga

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    Yeah, I checked on APACS Canada, those grips are way cheaper than other ones :)
     
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    what apacs version of arc7 or at600?
    any suggestion ?
     
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    I think the apacs Edgesaber 7 is the clone of the Arc 7.
     
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    I use VH1700 for double and singles. I received my Tantrum 200 today and got to play 6-7 games with that. I like the racket more for playing singles; I felt more control on my shots. It is like big brother of Tantrum light exclusive. However at the end of the day I felt VH1700 gave more power for offensive doubles games. May be after sometime I will like the Tantrum 200 more than my VH1700. I will try to write a comparative review of these two rackets within a month.
     
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    hi guys i own an lethal 70 and planning to get another one. except it comes in a bundle with a apacs edgesaber z spark
    i want to know if it will be an easy transistion from a lethal 70 to a z spark
    im a singles player , trained private lesson for 4-5 months now.
    thanks :)
     
  19. vipjun

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    any1 in the nyc area have an apacs lethal 60/70 , tantrum 200/300 or any of the non clone rackets? thinking about buying a few if any1 wouldn't mind letting me hit with it a little. =)
     
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    if ur a singles player, lethal 70 all the way ;)
     

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