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Dink-A-Lot's Badminton Shuttle Review

Discussion in 'Shuttlecock' started by DinkAlot, Sep 21, 2007.

  1. badder

    badder Regular Member

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    As it's indicated earlier, the review is kind of outdated. The whole line of RSL is degrading. RSL NO1 is no longer the top grade, not much better than (For example) Victor Gold No1. Aeroplane is also somewhat not as good as a year ago. Chaopai Red and Purple are still as good as it should be.
     
  2. DinkAlot

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    Please read post # 114. It's too random now, and I agree, I've tried some T1s that were terrible too.

    As I've said before somewhere in here and I'll say again, this review has become too outdated because in addition to the stated factors, we need to add manufacturer QC.

    My general rule of thumb now:

    I only bring out a top grade shuttle if:

    a) the opponent brings out a top grade shuttle
    b) I'm playing a serious game
    c) Playing opponent(s) I have high respect for
    d) Playing International or National Players in which case I offer to supply all the shutttles. After all, it is my honor to play with or against them. :p

    Otherwise, I just bring out a comparable grade shuttle which is usually medium low grade.
     
  3. Qidong

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    What happen to the chart on the first post? It's gone.
     
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    Carbonlist Regular Member

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    i think redson black birdies are of good value.
     
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    Prompt what factories in China make qualitative shuttlecock?
     
  6. Monster

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    So where's the review?
     
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    Yea the chart seem to have been removed. Much appreciated if someone repost the chart. Thanks.
     
  8. DinkAlot

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    The shuttle review is, for all intensive purposes, obsolete. Shuttle quality, in general, has significantly deteriorated, especially over the last 3 years.

    Here's the review:

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  9. aramistuscany

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    Thanks alot Dink. Even then I think it will still be a good guide for those who are intending to try out different shuttles.

    Currently I am trying out Sealion shuttles using it concurrently with Yonex As-40. This is a brand recommended by the lady proprietor in the shop. She told me alot of badminton groups is giving this a try as Yonex increases their price by SGD2-3 every couple of months up to a stage that the costs is just unbearable as they order about 50 tubes every couple of weeks. Well, so far they are satisfied with it as they are re-ordering them over the AS-40.

    Quality for the current tube of Sealion I am using is inconsistent. Some good, some not so (from flight trajectory and speed) but durability is above average. Price per tube for Sealion SGD25 (USD16.70) compared to AS-40 SGD38 (USD25.30) as of Apr 2009.

    Next shuttles I am looking out for is Li Ning. It would be interesting how their quality stacked up as they are competing with Yonex and they recently took over the sponsorship of the Chinese National Badminton Team from Yonex. Their badminton rackets are certainly expensive.. around the prices of Yonex's equivalent.
     
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    Has anyone of you here tried Pro-Tech PT10? I think it is one of the most common used shuttle in Singapore nowsadays. I reckon what is the rating of PT10 as compare to the rest.
     
  11. valmetf4

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    which shuttlecock should i try

    hi all , im in Australia and am looking to try different birds, but dont know what to try , currently on HIQUA red ,. but at $28 AU per tube, the price is a bit high Have been quoted a good price on victor , appx $19AU -tube , are they any good ? Can get RSL localy but unsure of quality, have been offered Canary at cheap price, has anyone tried these .Does anyone use the following ,sealion, snowpeak aeroplane ?
    cheers
     
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    hmm how come I can't see any review results, is it not in the first post?
     
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    Me too. Cannot see the review. Right click and show picture also not working.:D
     
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    can any one comment on the rsl tourney 5?
     
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    Wow, just starting to get into badminton much more seriously and its sad to read that the quality of shuttles has deteriorated so badly recently. Means I will probably never get to play with a really high quality feather shuttle :( Its surprising the companies can get away with it.
     
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    Who are the suppliers for HIQUA and Canary in Australia? And what speed do you use over there?
     
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    AF7000 goose & Reglient Duck feather birds

    I have just received 2 tubes of AF7000 shuttles , have only played 2 games so far , but am impressed , stiil on first shuttle arfter 140 points scored and still got all feathers and good flight( veterans) , not hard hitting but the normal shuttles , we would use 1 per game Will start third game with it in our pennant game where i will use the whole tube against the AEROPLANE RED .
    Was suppied a tube of RELIGENT duck feather to try , used them in my div 2 mens singles , used 1 per set , lost a few feathers but kept flight speed and carry ,will try whole tube next week .
    Am playing in Tasmania and using 78 speed
     
  18. mse678

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    uh so where is the list of reviews?
     
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    there should be a temporary posting somewhere. however, shuttle quality has gone down for a while, so the review is not as accurate anymore. better to search for most recent reviews.
     
  20. mse678

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    stupid then

    rthrn
     

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