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

  1. ssj100

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    According to one reviewer (who has played with many apacs rackets), the Slayer 99 is a very good racket. However, I really don't see any reason to buy it if one already owns the Lethal 70 and Tantrum 300. Here's the Slayer 99 review by the way:
    http://badminton-racket.blogspot.com/2011/04/apacs-slayer-99-review.html

    I like his reviews because I think they are really objective.
     
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    More comments from the reviewer about the Slayer 99:
     
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    By the way, newer released rackets don't necessarily mean better performance for you. There are many examples currently and in the past of top international players sticking with rackets at least 2-3 years old.
     
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    hi all , any review of lethal x 18?
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    somewhere I read that the bulges in the frame are for extra stability. In addition 2U feels like 3U. It has to be more powerful as well as more stable if 'other factors' are constant.
     
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    Not too sure. The physics behind badminton rackets is too complicated for me!
     
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    ... because there is the Biology.

    Slayer 99 for $90, how is that?
     
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    ... because there is the Biology.

    Slayer 99 for $90, how is that?
     
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    Is that in USD? If so, that's quite a good deal. Are strings included?
     
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    lethal 18, 4U racquet with aerodynamic shape frame. Mine strung with yonex bg80, 25lbs.

    Easier to play with in double as it's lightweight with little head heavy feel.
     
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    do you feel any vibration on it?
     
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    Not so far as it's medium flex racquet.
     
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    Hi guys just got 2 edgesabers from a guy .. overall is good .. gonna test it on the court this sunday :D
     
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    ok, my lethal 90s arrived today.One was strung at 28lbs and one at 24lbs. I bought it after using my friends and now mine has arrived, I have given it a good knock around. First things first, i have to say, the paint job is really good-looking. Secondly, the racket, though its supposed to be 89g and head heavy, feels incredibly light. It is very maneuverable and the control is superb. The net play with this racket is easy and I found i was putting very little effort into the movements. Now, since it is a head heavy racket, I decided to play some clears and smashes. This racket was made for this. The clears were very easy to control. However my favourite thing about this racket was the smashes. They were spot on everytime (unless I hit the shuttle badly) and they felt a lot more powerful than they did when I tested the VT80. The slim frame and head heavy balance meant i got a lot of power and the sound was beautiful. This was the MOST maneuverable racket I have used and if i missed a shot, I was able to give it another go! Incredible. Now the tension difference was obvious while playing. The 28lbs racket was responsive and powerful. This racket was made for high tensions. However, I am an intermediate player so the 24lbs was more to my taste, but my dad loved the 28lbs one so much (hes much better than me) he bought it off me. Overall, this racket, in my opinion is the best racket I have used. I suits my play style perfectly and I would definitely recommend getting one. Rating 10/10. (In my opinion, this racket was perfect). Btw, i used stern9 string on the 24lbs one and yonex bg65 on the 28lbs one. I don't think any racket could trump this for me. Might buy another one, or 5. But first i need to get a little more money :p
     
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    High praise for the Lethal 90 indeed. Still, that's basically how I feel about the Lethal 60/70!
     
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    By the way, I'd like to know how the Lethal 90 compares with the Lethal 100. As I understand it, the Lethal 100 got released quite soon after the Lethal 90 did.
     
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    so what's the all negative hype about high end rackets are useless, if you are not even sure about them?? Stop assuming and guessing, starts embrace.
     
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    I'm not surprise!! I'm yet to find a single BC member who can change your mind LOL
     
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    You really should re-read all my posts and put them into context. And please stop putting words in my mouth. I never said "high-end rackets are useless". I have been using "high-end" rackets for years.

    By the way, getting my Lethal 70 re-strung at 27 pounds with BG65 string (currently at 26 pounds with apacs Slayer 66 string). The strangest thing happened to the Slayer 66 string on the racket the other day - two of the strings started to peel off near the grommet area! I've heard good reviews about the Slayer 66 string, but at the moment, I'd recommend people to avoid them.
     
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    Not sure what this has to do with anything. Since when did changing my mind become important?
     

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