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Discussion in 'Badminton Rackets / Equipment' started by derrickn, Jan 3, 2013.

  1. kwun

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    agree on the looks. Adidas do have a pedigree on shoe design and it would be expected for them to come up with something that will be pleasing to the eye. they also have a few colors available with that same design.

    what i am curious is how they actually perform in the court. which i will find out tonight. the shoes is slightly narrow is still marked prototype so hopefully my review won't be biased due to that.
     
  2. Maklike Tier

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    I think it's alleady biased because you just scored a whole heap of free pre-production stuff :D
     
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    Jesus Christ, you change shuttle when there's no feather broken? Unacceptable!
     
  4. kwun

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    they lasted a whole game so I kept it after the game ended. The durability is excellent.
     
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    Be interesting to know how much a tube will sell for
     
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    We're using the Black Labels here at the moment. I don't think either them or the RSL Tourneys are as good as they used to be. Both of them seem to slow down very quickly these days. The Blacks literally if they don't break beforehand, by the end of a set smashing is almost a waste of time. The Tourneys are even more fragile now - courts at the end of the night look like a goose graveyard.
     
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    sounds like you have some old batch Blacks. the new ones disintegrates before they get a chance to slow down. they are that bad.
     
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    Looking forward to the shoes.. any red, black, white colour combinations? The blue version is plain looking to me. More photos please..
     
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    Do the names of the rackets correspond to the racket weights?

    Adipower 2U
    Precision 3U
    etc
     
  10. kwun

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    nope. not that simple. ;)
     
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    You know too much, spill the beans.
     
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    Here http://www.badmintoncentral.com/for...-Adidas-badminton-shoes?p=2040013#post2040013 and elsewhere in this thread already, as well as on their facebook ... But their are a few more colours still [​IMG]. Not sure which combo of red, white and black you have in mind :D ...
     
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    Some beans have been spilled already ;) ...
     
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    I've seen the specs that have been released. So far the duoforce ticks 4 out of 5 boxes for me, if it was a little lighter I'd buy a couple.
     
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    a lighter duoforce is the adipower tour.
     
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    Stiff and even balanced, 3U?

    Thanks man, now where's my wallet gone?
     
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    I will trade you an AS50 for 1. I want to run some umpire testing on it. Adidas never responded to me to score in some products before they were released. It's a shame as I have some connections to top players interested in their items. Hopefully I get to see you soon kwun
     
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    well, medium stiff and even balanced. 86grams.
     
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    do you still play? haven't seen you for ages.
     

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