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DinkALot's Racket Review

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

  1. Oldhand

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    oké :) dan ist nice to see your on the site again... i saw your work(tables) and i really appreciate it :) altough I think it's a lot of money to spend on badminton stuff :p
     
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    Sotx LG300?

    Is there a reason the superlight series by Sotx was not included in the review?

    bolts
     
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    I think it's impossible to make a table of all the rackets in the world... For instance he didn't rate the isometrics either...

    Cryptail
     
  6. jerby

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    Well, I think I read Dan did test it out (must be 2 years ago by now)
    But then there are a few other rackets I recall he did test..But some are so long ago he might've forgotten about them.
    I mean, be fair, could you honestly say you an give a truthfull review of a racket you tried 2 years ago? ;)

    Just like the at500, I think he tried it, but it's not on the review...I wouldn't dare to hold it against him :p
     
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    every racket DinkALot's review and put comment on the chart
    ...........
    true or not
    for pro any cheap and bad racket also can perform
    ask lin dan use a cabonex 8100 blacken 2
    also can win me
    lol

    wat u write on the chart ,,,,, the thing is u really try out all the model ?
    wat is ur playing style ? play maker ? hard hitters? defender? attacker? controller?


    nahhhhhhhhhhhhh:D
     
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    superlight series by sotx

    Ok let's try approaching this another way.... I just read your post in another thread Dink and you have indeed tried the LG series ... your efforts are always WELL appreciated ...even though I don't say it in each and every post... so, we get everyone chiming in to your defense! :eek:

    Now...how would the LG300(it's the one I preferred too when I tried it and the 600 awhile back) compare to the Kason carvel?

    They are in the same weight class and the price is also similar... from my understanding they seem to be for a similar market right?

    I justs picked up a few rackets and now one of each of these are included in the arsenal so I'd really appreciate a professional opinion ;)

    TIA

    John
     
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    Question, about the review. The last 4 racket (Yonex Ti10) is that typo? listed SP and US twice each but with all of them old, is that mean old new old new?
     
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    The difference between the rackets is the weight ...2U and 3U

     
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    ahhh i see.. thanks, my bad. didn't notice that. Thanks for pointing that out bolts.
     
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    I have a question about the d600 and the d900 from sotx. From your review, defense is good+ for the d900 and good- for the d600. For the others things, the d600 is better or the rackets are equal. The d600 is really better than the d900 for you ?

    Arceid
     
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    It might be useful also to know which ones are traditional/oval head.

    I suppose anyone else knowledgeable enough could recreate the info from Dink's spreadsheet on their own spreadsheet program, add/condense some other useful info to supplement it, and repost the supplemented version.

    By the way: can anyone add impressions of Carlton, Wilson, Pro-Kennex, and Prospeed to this chart?
     
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    It's unnecessary as only the Yonex Cabs and SOTX ST-8080 are true ovals. There many a couple more but not significant.

    I've since tested a few more rackets from Chao Pai and Wilson...
     
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    thanks for your review.
     
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    Thanks for the info, DinkaLot.

    Do you mean that the Carlton, Yang Yang, and ProKennex "traditional/oval" racquets that I see in the mix at Badminton Alley and Badminton Wharehouse are not true ovals? Nor the Prospeed Trueno Z7 at the Prospeed site?

    If they are not true ovals, what makes the difference? And what are these other racquets then?

    Maybe to be more specific: Carlton Fireblade, Yang Yang Jsmash 3504 and 9004, and the ProKennex 700 and 747, and the Prospeed Z7. The dealers or manufacturers call these classic/oval heads on the websites.
     
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    I have never tried those rackets (at least not in detail to put them up in the review). I'm only referrring to the rackets I've tested.


     
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    OK. I see.

    Of the racquets you have tried, only the SOTX and Carbonex would be considered ovals, and people know that.

    I had thought you meant that there were "true ovals" and racquets that were called oval, but somehow different, or "not really."

    Thanks.
     
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    Hi DinkAlot,

    Have you ever tried Wilson K-Tour?
     
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    Thanks for your review DinkAlot!

    BTW, have you ever tried any of the Victor Artery Tec Ti-99, Super Nanos, or Super Wave 31/Super Wave 32? If so, how do they compare with the PW11 and PW 12?
     

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