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My MP99 broke in half

Discussion in 'Broken Rackets' started by K3v1nL, Aug 5, 2006.

  1. K3v1nL

    K3v1nL Regular Member

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    I boke my MP99 2 days ago during my league match. About 3 months ago, the racquet started to chip in the shaft section connecting the cone, and it makes a clicking sound everytime i take a hard swing. Then 2 day ago at my match, the racquet just broke in half in mid swing while i was doing a lift, the broken half darted forward into the other half of the court, luckily no body got hurt:eek:

    I had the racquet for about 10 months, is there a possibilities the racquet has a defect?

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  2. Dreamzz

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    you should contact the yonex dealership in south africa. they may get you to send the racquet in for examination and if they think it was a defect, they'll replace it for you. if not, then well, there's no harm in trying ...
    tough luck though! :(
     
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    Try to get the warranty!!!

    But then again... a guy at my club has got the same problem...
    But in his case, the shafts brake at the handle:eek:
    This got to do with his technique, and very strong wrist!!!:rolleyes:
    He was recommended a more flexible racquet by Yonex...:p

    That because the shaft was too stiff and the snap he made with his
    wrist was straining the shaft too much!!!:confused:
     
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    this is the first time i see a mp99 breaks like that
     
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    cao ci dan Regular Member

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    K3v1nL you scare me....just planning to buy 2nd mp99...after i've used the 1st mp99 quite long!!now dunno wanna buy or....??
     
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    K3v1nL,

    my mp99 had the same chip on the cone and shaft joint, but didn't break yet, i'm afraid it will soon, is urs 3U-G4? is the damage on the joint before breaking just the paint or the carbon graphite?
     
  7. K3v1nL

    K3v1nL Regular Member

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    mine is a 2U-G3, i can only get 2U-G3 here in South Africa. It seems that the visible damage was just the paint, but as I said the racket made clicking noise while i play and that could be the graphite breaking.
     
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    so it started off as a paint chip, i just got mine last month, after how long did u find the clicking noise?
     
  9. K3v1nL

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    that happened about 3 month after i got the racquet
     
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    hi im new

    hi guys im new so i dont really know how to use the forum
    can anyone help me?
     
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    how to use this forum
     
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    btw about you MP99 i guess maybe you should try another racket
    cause if it started to break without any good reason means its not very good :/
     
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    An unknown or "un-noticable" reason does not equal to "no reason". ;)
     
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    true, but he said the shaft chipped in
    i thought it happened on its own
     
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    hey guys, how do you search the forum
    cause the only way i can search now is kinda look at threads one by one
     
  16. K3v1nL

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    once u logged in, there should be a task bar on the top of the page, and there is a a search button, use that.
     
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    thanks alot man
     
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    did u try sending it to yonex yet? tell me the results if u did. i wanna be prepared just in case mine end up like yours.:(
     

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