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broken racket!! ):

Discussion in 'Racket Recommendation / Comparison' started by BombaTwIsT, Mar 22, 2007.

  1. BombaTwIsT

    BombaTwIsT Regular Member

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    so i come home today from a school badminton game and a broken racket of mines. ):

    i currently have a

    Yonex Nanospeed 8000
    Yonex Carbonex 30MS

    my Cab30ms happened to break. ):

    pictures are below,kinda blurry. i know this is a real racket, bought it at SGVBC a year ago.

    serial: 5677522 - 050852US

    So i guess im in search of a new racket. lookin for one thats around the $100 range, or better yet cheaper and that can perform as good as my cab30ms.

    please help me decide. thanks :)
     

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    any idea how you did it? how high was the tension on it?
     
  3. BombaTwIsT

    BombaTwIsT Regular Member

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    tension is like 24 lbs,

    i think i broke it cause i was either returning a really low smash and the racket hit the ground or i smashed the bird and my racket happen to hit the ground.

    not sure exactly, i was playing my 2nd doubles game and right when i smashed, i noticed that it kept going in wierd angles, then i look at my racket, and its broken.
     
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    BombaTwIsT Regular Member

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    lookin to buy a new racket around $100 and want one almost the same feel as my nanospeed 8000. i am a very heavy attack player and prefer a type of iso racket.
     
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    If US$100 is your range, then your best bet (based on your need) is another Cab30ms. In US market, it's around $100-120 range.
     
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    i was thinking about getting another nanospeed 8000. i have a nanospeed 8000 3UG4, but another nanospeed would be too expensive for me.

    i came across this ebay store, http://stores.ebay.com/BadmintonStore and the store sells the NS 8000 for $145, which doesn't look bad. looks like its genuine too, correct me if im wrong please.

    It is 3UG5 and i have a 3UG4, what is the difference? says that the grip of a G5 is smaller than G4. will i feel a difference between these two in my performance of play?
     
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    tum sells REAL racquets don't worry
     
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    at very low prices too ^^
     
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    you should just bear in mind that tum98's racquets are TH coded ones, which means you won't have a warranty if it breaks due to manufacturer's fault, say. you'll have to send it back to thailand if that's the case.
     
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    BombaTwIsT Regular Member

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    just curious if yonex rackets bought in the US come with a warranty. i don't remember if i have a warranty on mines or not.
     
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    I believe the US coded racket has 12 months warranty for manufacture defect.
     
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    BombaTwIsT Regular Member

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    can you give me examples of manufacture defects?
     
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    get an RSL racket. =P i just have a love for RSL racket. talk to andy tran (from sgvbc). he'll let u try them out. great rackets =P i just tried it over the weekend and loving the nova 6180 (even tho itz RSL mid range). if u like smashing, try the heat 6900 =P
     
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    Get a SOTX Woven series racket, those frames are ultra durable, and are guarenteed to take 31 lbs for Woven 8, and 35 lbs for even higher end rackets
     
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    what are the prices for those listed rackets?
     
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    I got my SOTX Woven 8 for 159 canadian.... go to this site, they carry the full SOTX line www.ibuysports.com
     
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    rsl rackets in US, u can find at badrus.com but contact the owner...u might get a better deal =P he's trying to promote rsl so discounts are available =P both the RSL rackets i mentioned are guaranteed up to 28lbs. ask owner for warranty information =P hehehe... i used to have an RSL racket (lower end) clashed with a yonex (higher end) and the yonex broke while my rsl had 1.5 paint chip. =P hahaha...
     
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    Lower end rackets are usually made for durability and strung with low tension, while higher end focus more on playability, which strung with higher tension. Therefore, lower end wins a clash battle is no surprise. :cool:
     
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    What about SOTX Woven rackets? I'm pretty sure no one here has said they've broken their Woven racket from a clash or what not
     
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    That's not true, just ask Mr. Panda. :D

    Overall, SOTX Woven series is pretty durable. However, nothing is bullet proof. Bad string job or mis-usage or over usage can destry anything.
     

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