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Lightest Racket

Discussion in 'Racket Recommendation / Comparison' started by pcll99, Aug 14, 2012.

  1. pcll99

    pcll99 Regular Member

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    what is the lightest racket?

    NS1000? Ti-Z?
     
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    Do you want to know which of those is lighter or do you want to the lightest racket? Lightest racket is karakal bn60. I think the physical weight of the two you have there is the same but I don't know which is more headlight.
     
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    thanks. i want to know the following:

    (a) which racket is the lightest amongst all YY models?
    (b) what is the lightest racket amongst all the brands?

    thanks again.
     
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    not sure about YY lightest rackets.
    but the lightest one that i have seen is Black Knight Photon. I think its like 78g.
    Its very weak tho.
     
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    As I said the lightest racket is bn60 (60g) as far as I know. I think the lightest yonex is ti-z but I am just guessing based on racket charts I really don't know the lightest yy.
     
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    I thought I read on here once that Karakal measured the 60g without the handle. When you include the handle like other brands, it's around the 75-80 mark, basically the same as other superlights. Correct me if I'm wrong.
     
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    Finally came in the other day and you're pretty much correct. With strings and handle, it came out to be 72g. I used ZM62 strings and stock grip. So it's still slightly lighter and the lightest I've used so far regardless.
     
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    Where did you buy the Karakal BN60?
     
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    Got it from eBay ;)

    I also got the SL70 but didn't like it much compared to the BN60. I'll give it a couple more swings after I restring them I guess?
     
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    I should correct myself. 72g with without the strings, with the strings the BN60 came out to be 75g.
     
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    What is the grip size? Yonex G4 or G5?
     
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    Lining windstorm 650.
     
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    They don't go by Yonex grip sizes but from feel it looks like a G4. I might measure it when I get home.
     
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    can we consider arcsaber 9fl as a light racket category as well ? :)
     
  18. alanwong76

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    Lightest YY racket for me is arcsaber 9FL

    lightest racket among all for me is apacs feather light.. if a 6U racket.. is around 60 over gram...
     
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    it's approx 3.5in or 89mm which according to several sites it makes it a G3? Regardless, that's the physical diameter. Not sure the "size". Hope this helps?
     
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    IMO the lightest racket is li ning windstorm 690.
     

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