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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. demolidor

    demolidor Regular Member

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    Probably looks fine strung on ES5 :D ... But yeah that is pretty much unacceptable [​IMG]. I'd certainly test the warranty on this issue ...
     
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    Yes, on the same boat as well.
     
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    Mine was strung with Yonex ES5Pro and still there are minor damages when looking closely. A racket for me is a tool, it is just equipment and as long as it performs as it should I don't get that bothered with something like this.

    Anyway I must admit it is not that delightful and is disappointing, since the finish of the Arc10PG and all the other YY-rackets were made of better (finish) quality
     
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    #1005 AlanY, Mar 21, 2012
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    drew tze en Regular Member

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    Yeah other than the autograph offer from Central Sports the deal is almost the same and you get a free grip (not the fitted grip offer) from Direct Sports.
     
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    Yea except directbadminton don't mention it on their website.
    I would buy it from directbadminton, if I had no choice. I would buy a Voltric Z-Force from Asia as it is cheaper than the prices in England.
     
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    I just had my first fondle of a Z-Force, and I have to say hands down it's the best looking racket I have ever seen. The graphics are just stunning. With neon yellow strings it would just look incredible.

    Weirdly, it feels lighter and faster than the VT80 simply just swinging it around the shop. It feels marginally stiffer but then again the 80 isnt as stiff as some people think it is (ie nowhere near the MX80 or Forza Ti550S).

    Head shape is strange. It looks quite small, but when you actually put it up against the 80, most of that 'smallness' is in the lower half which pretty much does nothing anyway. The top portion is a few mm narrower than the 80 (literally only 2mm per side) but the shape is different. I wish I could put it up against a Carlton VTT and see how similar they are.

    I also had a chance to put it up against the new Bravesword 15, which has a very similar top section to the ZF, but the head itself is substantially longer - in the vicinity of 5mm I reckon - handle length is the same so therefore it has a shorter shaft in the same stiffness region as a BS10 (but stiffer than the ZF).

    I'm almost considering buying a ZF just to look at it ;)
     
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    i still haven't gotten a reply from Yonex Japan nor my local distributor :(
     
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    My stringer has the top-of-the-range Victor digital stringing machine, and has never damaged any of my graphics ever.....but if this happened to my brand new racket, It would be deemed 'not fit for purpose' and I'd want a refund! :eek:
     
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    kindly keep us posted :)...really wanna hear what they gonna say...
     
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    Voltric Z Force LTD

    I guess this is it..

    [​IMG]

    http://www.yonex.com/badminton/racquets/limited_editions.html

    This is not even remotely good looking, period.

    So I guess yurimaster2010 either has the worst taste of us all here or that someone has to swallow his words:

     
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    That is uuuuuuuugly! What a shame, I'm still hoping there's a special edition Arc 10 coming for the olympics :D
     
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    Do they still use those cheap stickers?
     
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    It has been 2 days and not a single email, not even one that states they will get back to me. So much for customer service :(
     
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    No offense, but i think the YY designer's kid splattered this on his white VT-ZF and he decided to call it a masterpiece.

    [​IMG]
     
  19. CanucksDynasty

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    The purple and white looks quite nice. It's the gold that ruins it. If the gold was less...maybe just on top or splashes of it...the LTD would probably be a winner.

    But I should probably see it in person first before passing final judgement. Cuz I originally didn't like the green on the VT-ZF but the colour scheme grew on me.
     
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    May I know, between vt80 and vtzf which one is faster recovery after smashing for continue smashing again. Which one is more tiring? And for drives vtzf is faster than vt80? Thx before..
     

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