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Apacs Tantrum 200 Weight

Discussion in 'Badminton Rackets / Equipment' started by stephenk, Oct 31, 2009.

  1. stephenk

    stephenk Regular Member

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    Hi Guys

    I bought a Tantrum 200 from Apacs UK, on the apacs UK website it is a 4U, but the one I got was a 3U and on the shaft it says 88-90g. Apacs UK have said that it may be the wrong sticker, as as far as they are aware there is only one weight, however it definitely feels like a 3U to me.

    Do any of you know what weights are produced?

    Thanks,
    Stephen
     
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    you can put them on electronic scale.
     
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    stephenk Regular Member

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    Arent weights measured without grip and string though? I dont want to strip those off incase I have to return it!
     
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    yes thy measured without overgrip and strings
     
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    how do you find the racket btw? care to post a review? :)
     
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    I haven't played with it yet since if it is a 3U, I will be returning it!
     
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    hi

    if not sell it to me pm me ur best price.:)
     
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    is 3u , I would definitely try it out, it is one of the best Apacs racket.
     
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    On the Apacs UK website it is listed as a 4U, I need 4U rackets due to injury, thats why I went for the Tantrum 200.
     
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    i sure hope so, i just bought one :)
     
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    Weighed up the Tantrum on a set of scales, and its actually 0.4g lighter than my Armortec 900 with the same grip so I'm not sure how manufacturers come up with the weight ratings.

    The racket is pretty stiff, so will take a bit of time to get used to, but seems pretty positive all round.
     
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    i think you should go head light due to your injury, tantrum is pretty head heavy ;)
     
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    Are you guys sure that Tantrum 200 is a head heavy racket? I think it's more even-balanced. I'm now looking to buy a real head heavy racket to finish off opponents hopefully with just a bang or two ;)
     
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    i reckon its more even balanced. mine's about 286 with string and grip.
     
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    Go with Victor ArteryTec Ti-99 in 2U....surely that's heavy enough for you?:D:D
     
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    Gemcat, thanks for the suggestion.
    I don't know much about Victor rackets actually.
    Before I do a thorough search on BC, do you mind telling me more about your suggested racket? I actually have either Yonex AT 700 or AT 900P in mind. My
    Tantrum 200 feels pretty much the same as my Yonex NS 9900. Looks like one of them will have to be sold to make way for a heavy-headed banger soon lol :cool:
     
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    Hi Ghooga,
    if you interested in selling the tantrum 200 send me PM (its need to be shipped)
     
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    just got mine, it also says 88-90g on the shaft , I thought it weight 86g , can we have some confirmation please ?
     
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    Apacs racket's specs tend to vary, even beyond their stated specs range.
     
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    So it will be pretty excited when buying Apacs racket.

    buy Apacs racket = buy lottery :D
     

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