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Armortec 900T for 75$

Discussion in 'Racket Recommendation / Comparison' started by Deathsticks, Mar 27, 2009.

  1. Deathsticks

    Deathsticks Regular Member

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    Well some guys at my gym sell high end rackets hella cheap
    and its like a one time thing
    like one of them sold a Arc10 for 80$ and its real to!

    So today he came with a unstrung amourtec 900T and said he was selling it for 75$
    i looked it over and it appeared 100% real
    it was a SP Racket to

    Think i should buy it? :)
     
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    If it's real, why not? ;D
     
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    Yo, I also know a guy who sells high end rackets for $80-120. According to him, they are genuine rackets and from Japan. They look real, but I'm skeptical on whether they are legit. If you're sure it's 100% genuine, go for it; you won't find a better price anywhere else.
     
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    If it's 100% real if a proper serial then go for it.
     
  5. Deathsticks

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    dose he go to bintang?
    if so he brings tons of rackets to places and sells em lul
    he even tried to sell my coach a arc 10 but he didn't want it
     
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    I really doubt it is real.
    If it is real then it is not legit.
    Might be from black market.
     
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    all i know is that he just sells SP/CH coded rackets at low prices
    they all seem pretty real to me
     
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    If it's not fake, that was really a dam good price.
    Pls be careful you can end up paying a really good deal or you are paying too much.
     
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    Are they used or new? If new then fake and if used check.
     
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    I can tell you, even at the best price the evil empire offering me, ARC10 still cost more than $80 and AT900T is still more than $75. Include shipping and handling form Singapore, it is just too cheap to be true. Can you get money back guarantee? Can you post ser # and date code for us to check? If not, I really doubt it is real.
     
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    its new with the yonex sign and the grip still wrapped in plastic
    i can't get any real detail about it right now but i'll look into it tommarow
    the grip felt really small almost like 2u g4

    things i know about it :
    its coded sp and has pbsi sticker
    no sunrise genuine stick
    every appears real
     
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    is there any word "SP" on the PBSI logo ?
     
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    give me a call next time you see it. i will take a look. i really doubt it it real at that price.
     
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    Today's fakes are almost identical to the real thing, but ask yourself this, why would that guy sell it for so cheap if it's real? He could make way more money selling them for more. These fake rackets are actually really cheap in HK and China, like $20USD shipping included. Some of the players at my club uses them, they "look" like the real thing but doesn't play like it because the shaft is much softer compared to the real deal.

    Please take a look at the photos below...

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    The sticker with the serial does not look like this.

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    The PBSI sticker should not say SP on it, but looks like they've started to engrave the weight and grip size on the rackets now... buyer beware!


    Fakes tend to come with a small Yonex tag written in Chinese, that's a good indication of the racket being not genuine.

    Fakes are meant to make you think it's real, so it will look like the real thing (almost), otherwise you won't be buying it.

    It's just too good to be true!
     
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    nope no sp on the pbsi sticks
    but now that i think of it it dosent have the gold yonex sticker
    the serial sticker on the grip was genuine just like every other real yy racket

    EDIT: he could have bough it in asia for cheap in USD and sell it a little more :p
     
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    even in Asia, wholesale for ARC10 is higher than $80. retail is around $150.
     
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    kwun, where can you get Arc10 SP coded at 150?
    can you help me? :eek:
    scouting around in MAS, only able to get it at 180-200.
     
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    me too. :D........
     
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    My friend from Bandung, Indonesia have super fake Arcsaber 7 made from Vietnam. It is 99% same like original and the price is around US$ 50. He is not cheated, the seller tell him it was fake but since it was a very good fake then he still get it to show me how far the forger can do...
    All aspect have been check (YY hologram sticker, PBSI logo, bottom cap, paint finisihing, grommet, Sunrise hologram sticker, graving serial number, etc) and cannot find any different from original. One thing they miss (or they expressly) only the font of O in YONEX in cone, the original is more flat compare to fake (only realized when comparing one to one directly). So be careful, more wise to compare all aspect one on one directly to original YY otherwise it would be very difficult to see.
     
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    Therefore, don't expect to get it at this price unless you know the shop very well or you're running a shop. :D
     

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