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Looking to find a replacement for Arcsaber 11

Discussion in 'Racket Recommendation / Comparison' started by tHeLoStArK, Jun 18, 2014.

  1. tHeLoStArK

    tHeLoStArK Regular Member

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    Hello everyone

    I'm primarily a doubles player, and I play mostly with an all round style, mostly setting up my partner and playing defense, and attacking when I have to. I currently uses a 3UG5 AS11, and I like this racket but feel it is too slow for doubles play. I'm looking for a 4U racket and I've used both head-heavy and head-light ones, mainly the VT7 and the NR700RP. I'm looking at either the VT80, VT70, or switching to Victor and getting a MX80, MX90, or BS LYD. I prefer stiff rackets, as I've gotten used to the AS11, but I've heard quite a few horror stories about both the stiffness and head-heaviness of the VT80 and MX80. What would you suggest?
     
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    How about a voltric 60?
     
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    If you think the Arsaber is too slow, how come you even think about a Voltric? Nanoray would be the obv solution...
     
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    MX90 or BS12
     
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    Or maybe you can try NS9900. Stiff enough and it is a very fast racket.
     
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    tHeLoStArK Regular Member

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    I've used the VT7 and the ZFII before and they felt fast enough for me. The AS11 just feels sluggish for some reason
     
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    VTZF II 4u is definitely faster than Arc 11 if you make a big swing. But to think of improving the defending and net playing beside attacking, the others 4u Voltric or Arc FB, Nanoray 700->900 should be a better choice
     
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    i agree, the others 4u Voltric or Arc FB, Nanoray 700->900 should be a better choice.thanks [​IMG]
     
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    vt60 has a flexible shaft, not what the OP would want.

    i agree

    maybe because the as11 is not as stiff as you think, i generally switch from my nr800 to the as11 because the as11 is more forgiving as well as more flexible. i think either nanoray700s would fit your needs :)
     

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