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Looking for a racket recomendation

Discussion in 'Racket Recommendation / Comparison' started by fries, Oct 21, 2013.

  1. fries

    fries Regular Member

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    Im an intermediate player, playing for my school team. I like smashing and tend to do it more than net play or drop shots, so im looking for a head heavy racket with a stiff (or medium-stiff) shaft. My budget would be around $100 or so... (the racket i have now is a arcsaber 8dx and ive tried voltric z-slash but didnt really like it)

    I kinda want something from li-ning, victor, adidas or yonex (preferably the first three brands because i want to see how the other brands play out for me)
     
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    Since you live in HK how much do high end rackets cost for you usually? For example how much would VT70 cost? On MBS it costs $190, but I'm sure there are some retailers in HK that would sell it less than 190USD.
     
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    VT70 is around 150USD in HK

    back to the recommendation, i really enjoyed the Li Ning N80, because of the stiff shaft which allowed me to be quick, but not as head heavy as the N90 which feels like a hammer. but then again i like flashy rackets, so gold is def attractive to me. i would also recommend the vtzf and i'm not sure if you have tried the arc z slash, or the voltric z force but there's not voltric z slash i don't think :)

    victor, i would recommend the superwave35 or the spira21, they are both head heavy, and both have stiff shafts. in fact, somehow when i play with them side by side, same vs850 string same 24x25 tension, they feel the same...weird. my bravesword11 is medium flex to me so i wouldn't recommended.

    and i would assume your $100 is in USD currency and not HKD :)
     
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    I actually bought my arcsaber for around 130USD but the high end rackets usually cost around $190 at retailers
     
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    yeah my mistake i actually meant z force :p i will definitely check around for those rackets, the li ning N80 looks really good to me and seems to receive good reviews from others too :) the other two sound nice too. Thanks for the recommendations :)
     
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    Other good alternatives would b Yonex VT-70 n Victor TK-6ooo. Suitable rackets for baseline players like urself.
     

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