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LCW new racket 2012 anyone knows ( Yonex Voltric Z-Force ) ?

Discussion in 'Badminton Rackets / Equipment' started by kaifah, Jan 4, 2012.

  1. visor

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    kinda ironic that the zf is advertised with "MASSIVE HEAVY SMASH" ...
    when poor lcw wasn't able to perform such as advertised in the semi and final ae 2012 ;)
     
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    Hope he can perform such as advertised on Olympic Games 2012 Final ;)
     
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    at least he did a pretty decent job in the first set, especially when you see his pain between each point. all in all, the largest mistake i notice is that his clears kept going out of bounds while being quite on the conservative side on the offence and he's defence was pretty spot on.

    so you're probably gonna take note that even when you weild such a destructive weapon, you cant really use it most of the time. probably there will be a not so heavy head nor x-stiff version of the VT-ZF in the near future
     
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    Seems like Evil Empire will make a brand new line as an Arcsaber Extension which is well known for its user friendly, medium head heavy, & moderate stiffness racket.
    Armortec --> Now Showing - Voltric
    Nanospeed --> Now Showing - Nanoray
    Arcsaber --> Coming Soon
     
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    VT ZF 3U.jpg VT ZF Hologram Clear.jpg VT ZF Hologram Dark.jpg

    Some Z Force Pics more on thee Way................... :D:D:D:D
     
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    Wow, love the yonex authentication thing. Does it come with the racket?

    Anyway, so between N90 and VT-ZF, which racket comes out on top?
     
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    Wait just a little longer :) initial unstrung feeling is that it's going to be quite similar. It's not as heavy or as headheavy as I would have liked, making it closer to the N90. It definately doesn't have that super head heavy momentum carry through that I loved so much on the AT700 or as others would call it "canon lag." Seems like some power will need to be generated by extra swing speed. Shaft stiffness still feels pretty flexible making it more inline with the N90, but will see how it actually plays.

    It's been a long wait coming from the AT700 line. There's been NOTHING that I've liked from YY since that racket. N90 currently is my next racket lineup, so this ZF will have some serious hype to live up to. The VT80 to me was way too head light. Curse those who said it was very head heavy and made me waste money!
     
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    Reading a review could be misleading, it is mainly due to us unable to determine the level of game the reviewer currently in....

    I am looking forward to read your review... :D N90 Vs VTZF
     
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    Less than 2 weeks there already a victim on the boat...you will see more ppl start selling them out ...its just a matter of time...so dont just spot buy but well prepare ur arm for 19kg impact 1st before trying to handle ZF.....i hope LCW will recover soon and use 4U later matches..

    http://www.badmintoncentral.com/forums/showthread.php/109321-10-10-Voltric-Z-Force-(VT-ZF)-GTA!
     
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    Wow that one was quite fast. Only play for an hour..? Sometimes those rackets are not those when its "pick up and feel the love" or "it just fits", perhaps if you had trained with it more you would of more accepted its power (not that I know I'm just speculating at this moment... but i find it hard to believe someone would play with it a 23lb for an hour and put it down again...)
     
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    If LCW allows a racket to be the sole cause of his injury, then he should not be playing professional badminton at all.
    What i'm trying to say here is, some of you assume too much.
    There has never been any official statement, and yet we find invisible dots being connected with non-existent lines.

    For those who have sold their Z-Forces, then it was probably the best decision for them.
    If it was too stiff, tough. Either make yourself worthy of it, or leave the racket alone (or sell it).
    Your equipment is never to take blame for your shortcomings.
    They are inanimate, and therefore can present no error to the wielder/player.
     
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    But I use better equipment to compensate for the lack of skills! :p
     
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    You might be missing the point here, WoOZY.
    Fact is, there are many who buy expensive rackets/equipment,
    only to solely place the blame on the equipment,
    when the truth is that the players themselves who are at fault when they do not perform well.
     
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    You're talking to the right person :p!!! I buy expensive equipment to compensate for my skill...

    But I totally understand what you mean... Rather than selling the equipment immediately... I would try to use it and try to maximize it's potential... Only racquet I sold was the VT80 and that's because the shaft isn't consistently stiff!
     
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    Money invested in coaching generally provides a far better return than money spent on a new racquet. Some people think buying the latest and therefore greatest racquet is going to transform their game. Sadly this doesn't happen.

    After all, poor technique with any racquet = poor results.

    I suggest you read my article on choosing a badminton racquet which you can find on my website.

    To your success

    Paul
    www.badminton-coach.co.uk

    PS I will be reviewing Z Force in around two weeks when I finally have one to test.
     
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    Paul,
    Do you know what the VT-ZF LTD looks like?
     
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    Thats what i have been trying to tell people... equipment complements your skills not the other way round.

    But i have to say that the ZF is quite physically demanding.. I used to use AT 700 when i was younger... it was a great racket and i will never forget the powerful smashes. However, the ZF's speed is incredible. It cuts through the air like a knife cutting through paper.
     
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    pretty popular racket too! yonex's marketing went on overdrive for this one. all 20 rackets sold out within 2 days at my local shop :p
     
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    2nd victim on the boat for this morning..
    http://www.badmintoncentral.com/forums/showthread.php/109354-Yonex-Voltric-Z-force-(-Singapore)

    victim slowly piling up..
     
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    Just for fun of it.. his score might be worse if he is not using V-ZF. He already can't smash as much, but
    you can see the speed of the shuttle in the first set.
     

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