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Most difficult racquet to master

Discussion in 'Badminton Rackets / Equipment' started by green.blood, Nov 26, 2008.

  1. green.blood

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    What's your most difficult racquet to master? I recently got a Cab 20 Ti Power as a gift from my wife and ohh man... it's a 'wild' one! But sometimes when I managed to get the 'tuning' right it's wonderful...

    I only got to maxed this racket when I'm in 'pristine' condition.... :D otherwise will deter my game significantly.... this is not a problem when using my other cabs. Compare to my other cab's it's the stiffest and a bit head heavy. At the moment I have the old cab 9, and cab 30 ms.

    So fellow bc'ers, have you guys ever had the same problem?
     
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    The hardest racket to play with or master is RSL X2 Gold.
     
  3. Destricto_Ense

    Destricto_Ense Regular Member

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    From what I've read the hardest racquet to live with seems to be the Nanospeed 9000 X..
     
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    Sadly, I would have to agree :p
     
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    Destricto_Ense Regular Member

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    Put me right off it, even with a 50% discount!
     
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    did anyone forget the good old wooden racket? try mastering those =P
     
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    Is that racquet so hard to use (Nanospeed 9000)? Why?

    I'm using a yonex nanospeed 6000, nicknamed a 'chick racquet'. I guess it fits me though :eek:
     
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    From what I've heard the 9KX is extremely stiff, so it requires a lot of strength to get a good hit out if it..
     
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    I think the new Arc9 is the new "chick racquet" :p
     
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    its like night and day compared with the 9KS in terms of stiffness while the 9KS is a pretty user friendly racket I find
     
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    i have seen several "non-chick" wave the arc9 -_-
     
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    well...same with the ns6k right? its just that people want to be unique and if its suitable, why not? and my comment about it being a female racket is not by any means offensive
     
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    Arcsaber 10 T_T... I regret saying I understand them xD... Sometimes they make me don't understand lol... But when they're controlled, wow... My hit is so accurate... Just like my racket moving on it's own mind lol.

    :D:D:D
     
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    Hardest racket to master

    Hi Destricto,
    NS9000X is a very stiff racket but when compared to RSL X2 Gold, the headheaviness of RSL X2 Gold is much heavier than YY NS9K X:eek:. I would say RSL X2 Gold is pretty hard to get use to. I had used both rackets before and at the moment, I still have a piece of NS 9K X with lead tape on the head of the racket. But for RSL X2 Gold, sold long time ago.:p What a beast to control;)
    Lee:D
     
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    RSL racquets are pretty hard to master.... They just feel...different....
     
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    Funny, I like the X2 Pro, I find the Arc10 a tad soft.

    But really I want my MP100s back :(
     
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    RSL X2 Gold is the stiffness racket in the market so NS9000 isn't going to be a issue.
     
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    I just feel that the RSL X2 series are so difficult to use, I have the X2 AP and the X2 SP and I just couldn't use them well. I find my 1st gen Ti10 easier to use than those two !!!

    They just feel so different to other racquet, somehow, I just can't generate power from them.
     
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    imho RSL rackets have a unique feel. either you love it or hate it.
     
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    True, it is unique, and till now still can't get used to it. I won't say I hate it but because I can't use it effectively, they are now sidelined in favour of other racquets.

    However, I am not giving up yet, been doing alot of wrist strengthening exercise so I will try to use it again tomorrow.
     

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