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CAN carbonex 8 can take 23lbs?

Discussion in 'Badminton Rackets / Equipment' started by crazy_smasher, Sep 26, 2005.

  1. crazy_smasher

    crazy_smasher Regular Member

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    Hi all,

    CAN yonex carbonex 8 can take 23lbs?
    Anyone strung it at this tension or above?
    I am not sure whether it can take this tension and whether
    it will deform with play.

    Thanks a lot

    CS
     
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    Quasimodo Regular Member

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    I strung my friend's 8 with BG-85 @ 28/30 on a crank machine. No problem.
     
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    which generation cab 8?
    generally yes, 23 lbs is no prob.
     
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    are u guys referring to the original cab 8?
     
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    red00ecstrat Regular Member

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    i'd brought my old-fashioned cab 8 to a stringer and asked for a 22lbs with bg80 on it. he said that's too for such kinda racket. it's better be 20lbs or below.
     
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    crazy_smasher Regular Member

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    cab 8

    It is the original cab8(old fashioned one) , written B-8500 on it.

    Thanks

    CS
     
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    I never string the Cab 8 original by myself, but I strung cab 8 dx, cab 9 and cab 15 (old version).

    I am using two points stringing machine. Three rackets can support 25 x 28lbs, but cab 8 dx and cab 9 cannot have good shape, but cab 15 can get a good shape.

    For the playability, Cab 9 is the best one with power and control.
     
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    DinkAlot dcbadminton
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    Yep. I strung an original Cab 8 at 26/28 no problem. Strung an original Cab 9 at 29 lbs., no problem either! :eek:
     
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    DinkAlot dcbadminton
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    Agree, if you can lift that beast. I call the Cab 9, "Thor's Hammer" (Mjolnir). And I call the Blacken "Thor's Daddy". They are so heavy, especially for doubles. :p
     
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    cab8

    CAB8 is two-piece racket with an aluminium frame if i am not wrong, hmm quite amazing that it can be strung so high as some mentioned.

    My cab9 gold was distorted when i hit the floor once, meaning it is no longer a symetrical oval shape, but distorted to one side. cab9 is a real "thor" hammer, cab8 feels much lighter :)

    rgds

    cs
     
  11. crazy_smasher

    crazy_smasher Regular Member

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    Anyone please share ur tension u used on cab8

    Mine is the blue cab8, thinking of stringing it soon.
    Share ur experiences.

    Rgds

    CS
     
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    I strung my Cab-8 (brought in 1991) with BG65 at 23 lbs. No deformation at all.
     

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