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does my racket have a crack or a scratch?

Discussion in 'Badminton Rackets / Equipment' started by jdm_wol2ks, Jul 8, 2006.

  1. jdm_wol2ks

    jdm_wol2ks Regular Member

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    hey guys

    i was playing @ smash city today with my iso tisp SX
    strung with bg65 @ 23pounds...i think

    after playing a game i was sat down and rested...since no1 was around to talk with me i just examined by racket..Xp i was really bored...and i found this crack or scratch thing but i really don't know if its a scratch or crack...so i decided to post pics and ask you guys...

    can you guys tell if its a scratch or crack?

    also will yonex replace my racket...i haven't even owned for a year yet...

    thanks...also can some1 tell me how would this racket compare with the ti10 (new version and old version)

    thanks

    here are the pics
     
  2. kwun

    kwun Administrator

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    i don't see any pics. did you try to attach it?
     
  3. jdm_wol2ks

    jdm_wol2ks Regular Member

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    oops sorry! XP i will post pics soon
    sorry abou tthat
     
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    i believe it's a hairline fracture.
    the cause can be many, hard to nail down without lotta prior history.
     
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    im prety sure its a crack, but a very small one. i wudnt care too much about it. However, if it increases in length, you might want to get a new racket or do something about it.

    i think it shud b fine to ignore for the moment, but keep an eye on it. cheers
     
  6. MING PARIS

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    I am sure it is a crack ,not so big for the moment!
    next time don't try to play doubble with ,could be a big crack if you do a clach!when it is so small you can fixe easily ,without add so much weight!
    less than one gramme!
    MING
     
  7. jdm_wol2ks

    jdm_wol2ks Regular Member

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    would this count as a factory defect?

    i haven't owned thsi racket for a year yet
     
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    put super glue on it. :p it hold lots of things
     
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    yes it could be but... it could also due to poor stringing process.
    Too many unknowns of ur the racket history
     
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    I assume this racket is NOT US coded, as I believe TISP been out of US market for quite a while already. If you purchased through online or oversea (non US coded), then, I don't think Yonex US will honor any warranty. :cool:
     
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    jdm_wol2ks Regular Member

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    ya...it isn't its sp coded...i bought this racket in hk last summer...

    so would i have to send this back to the shop or the yonex sp?
     
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    Each region / dealership has its own policy. Some warranties could be 1 yr, some are 6 months, and some might be none. If you want to take a shot, contact the store/regional dealer, and test you luck. However, the shipping fee could be quite expensive. :cool:
     
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    just play with it till it breaks. im sure yonex will give you a replacement. i think their is almost on warranty limit and even the model was discontinued, they will replace it with somthing similar.
     
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    1. Yonex warranty only covers "manufacture defect". If you get a replacement with your own fault, consider yourself lucky. Trust me, i've seen a lot of cases that the warranty requests being turned down.

    2. Warranty only valid after 1 yr of purchase.

    3. US warranty only covers US (not sure CD) code.

    Otherwise, everyone can just slam their super old rackets to the wall, and wait for a brand new one... :cool:
     
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    that's defo a crack. I had one like that on an old mp44 and when i went to get it restrung, they warned me that it might break after stringing. IT DID. not even a clash, just the force of hitting the shuttle :crying:.
     
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    It's a crack.. but you can use super glue to fix up the fracture.
     
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    If it is a real crack ,super glue is not enough ,must be epoxy glue and a little
    bit of fiber glass!
    MING
     

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