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eBay Auction Watch & Shopping Enquiries

Discussion in 'Badminton Rackets / Equipment' started by bluejeff, Feb 11, 2004.

  1. klc28

    klc28 Regular Member

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    Hmmm - Having thought about this a bit more. May be not a good idea...

    As they say in the best films...Fuggedaboutit..
     
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    but it only confirms what I said - price is obviously sayong a lot about genuiness of the racquet, at least while talking about high end ones
     
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    Hello all,
    I found a nanospeed but the seller can only provide some crappy picture from his mobile phone. This is the info provided. Is this a fake?

    racket: Yonex Nanospeed 8000
    shaft serial: 7363003
    cone code : 090185CH
     
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    dassad Regular Member

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    any opinions, guys?
     
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    very strange - one of our strongest players has bought Arcsaber 10 for just about 50 USD at ebay. He is sure it's original.
    how can it be - i will try to make some photos of this racquet at Saturday..
     
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    He's not very good at spotting fakes is he:rolleyes::rolleyes:
     
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    from what i observe...
    seems that it is fake...
    pricewise impossible.

    the seller didn't post the cone code or post the picture of it.
    Real Arcsaber doesn't have the thing like price tag on the frame..
    The O letter in the bag is awkward.
     
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    Looked cheap to me, especially the paintwork.

    I have been using my Arc Saber 10 SP Coded for so many months, smashing all the way, no chips yet.

    And... price wise... not enough to even purchase the shaft, not to mention the entire racket at that price...

    Thanks.
     
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    CH is distribution code for China.

    That being said, it's a fake racquet. ARC10 doesn't look that fuzzy and grainy, and it's not just cause of the poor camera.
     
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    thats all a question... if racquet plays excellent how important genuine or not.. I also played a bit and found it very well..
    but i must make some photos, just for truth:)
     
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    The seller is known to trade Yonex fakes. Does any more need to be said about their products irrespective of the quality of the photos?
     
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    Dassad, Let's say you buy the same racket from the same seller. Could you be sure your racket would have the same quality or even the same basic characteristics (eg Weight)? Fakes have no QC or reputation to live up to. The only way to find out is lucky dip.

    With a clone ( Winex, Apacs, etc etc ) or a genuine Yonex, you can be sure that chacteristics of one type of racket are replicated into the next ie One 3U Arc10 feels the same as another 3U Arc10.

    And if it doesn't matter if it's a fake, then does it matter what brand it is as long as it feel good in your hands?

    As said when you first asked questions about ebay, if you don't want Yonex price, then buy another brand. If you want the Yonex look, without the Yonex price then buy a clone.

    Why pay for a Yonex look, with a clone price, without the standards? Unless the words Yonex painted on the racket matter that much.
     
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    ok now i have some photos of this Arcsaber 10 I talked before. I played with it today as well and have to say it's smth unreal, power is storming, very easy and comfortable.

    sorry about quality of mobile photos, just now opened it in PC and see how bad it is. hope you can see smth

    http://i060.radikal.ru/0812/dd/b9a8ce0aaf8c.jpg
    http://s56.radikal.ru/i153/0812/cd/834f3cfb5f23.jpg
    http://s55.radikal.ru/i147/0812/8b/6f1704ab1bf5.jpg
    http://s40.radikal.ru/i089/0812/64/c6babba12545.jpg
    http://s54.radikal.ru/i145/0812/8f/10f57df1ac7f.jpg
     
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    excellent guide

    The orginial grips of some latest rackets (e.g. Arcsaber 10) have yonex logo pattern. Fakes have the plain red grip. - oh it's a thing i easily can check. where should it be, on which side?

    So, ask the seller regarding the authenticity of their rackets - if is it enough that seller should reply about authenticity at the web-page?
     
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