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DinkALot's Racket Review

Discussion in 'Badminton Rackets / Equipment' started by DinkAlot, Jun 29, 2007.

  1. khwong

    khwong Regular Member

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    The HOLY GRAIL of Racket's Review
     
  2. jerby

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    always lighter, never headlighter?

    might be because I never tried 5U rackets (except the headheavy superlights from sotx) but the w5a and w6 definatly feel headlight, same for the ns7k
    (though with length and weight, it's hard to isolate one property)
     
  3. DinkAlot

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    Both...that's the trend these days, at least for Yonex. Yonex leads and then others follow.
     
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    Off topic-Uuhhmm..

    ..oi, Dan, sorry for this belated reply..I was very2 busy, very2 hectic to say the least, the last 2 weeks or so.:p..I was fortunate to have some time this past Friday to get a bit of entertainment in here...:p:(..
    Where did you go/play?? Arcadia H.S. or Walnut gym?? Ah, you snuck up on me, heh??:D:);)...Arcadia H.S. has been closed since mid-June..:p;)..
     
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    dinkalot,

    great job on the reviews sir.:)

    any updates on the victor powerwaves11?
     
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    Wonderful review ! :eek:

    Never tested Yonex Ti-10 ? Or Hi-Qua rackets ?
     
  7. DinkAlot

    DinkAlot dcbadminton
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    I have, I forgot to add them. :eek:...:p
     
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    Nope, couldn't get my hands on them...again (out of stock), long story... so still pending...
     
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    That would be so great if you could add them :)

    Which hi qua models do you have ?
     
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    I tried a few Hi-Quas, I don't remember exactly the model numbers, hence the delay. I will need to get them back...I only have "approximate" remarks for them. In general, overall, they are average to good; good to good+ for the money. Of the rackets I tried, none would get an excellent rating.
     
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    U should have tried NS9000-S 2U NS9000-X 2U and 3U AT900s. They will be better than excellent for you. Especailly 2U NS9000-X, it is a very powerful racket with good defence and excellent control IF U HAVE ENOUGH POWER.
     
  12. DinkAlot

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    They are not available in the U.S. That's why I didn't test them.

    For me the X in 3U already doesn't have good defense and excellent control (it's decent for the power but not great), so I'm confident the 2U will only be worse. This is relative to all the rackets. It maybe good relative to 2U rackets but certainly can't compare to the likes of an AT800-DE (for instance).
     
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    ok. im not familiar w/ victor rackets so i'll try to wait for your review before i choose w/c model to buy...:)
     
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    Can you please add the ti-10 then? =] I would be very interested in what you would say about it.
     
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    It would interest me too !!

    Never tried new Ti-10 ? :)
     
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    I just happend to see the review ..I know might sound silly but cant help wondering we have more rackets from the rsl and sotx brand marked as excellent than Yonex..do tell me then why are ppl obessed wiht yonex when they so mcuh more expensive .Is their one defining factor for ppl to choose yonex..over to any other brand
     
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    because Yonex exists relatively long, has good marketing and pumps millions in sponsorships. Yonex is the best known brand, most readily available brand, and still makes good stuff (allround: good arckets, bags, shirts, shuttles, everything)
     
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    Dink, you have a badminton shop or what?
     
  19. DinkAlot

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    Nope, just an enthusiast.
     
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    No Sir Dink has a temple and a grave for the racquets that went to heaven.
     

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