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

  1. j4ckie

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    Well, compared to any N-series Li Ning, they are, but just swinging the ZS around I have to agree - it doesn't really feel extraordinarily light. It has a very head light feeling on impact though (at least to me). Just swinging, it feels rather close to a Bravesword in weight and speed, but in actual play it's just two worlds.
    Concerning the racket length - if they were in fact shorter, you would've noticed. 1cm shorter makes a huge difference, you'd mishit all over the place :D
    Hoping the handles aren't too short though - I like longer handles, like on the N70. Makes me grip higher around the net (as I always grip with my index finger just below the cone when serving/attempting a kill...)
     
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    He is still using the original BT Feather (sold as handball shoes in Europe: Feather Elite). These later versions have a hard plastic/rubber looking AdiTuff patch (http://heppo.no/mediaarchive/1246792/adidas-performance-feather-elite-w-1028638.jpg) rather than the canvas looking thing on the first version and the upcoming 'new' BT Feather ... Maybe the old stuff works better than the plastic :D. But you are right: the hours a pro turns in in 2 months will last a normal user half a season to a season. But the model is too narrow for me anyway to even consider trying it ...

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  3. ThomasJE

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    Kwun: Have you tested the Adidas Switch racket yet? The concept interests me; and whether it will work or not.
     
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    yes. review coming soon. please stay tuned.
     
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    Posted to facebook

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    Interesting racket, love the colour green :D
     
  7. Shinichi

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    IMO the silver part is quite dull but love the green
     
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    2 days and 15 hours more on racketsportsusa... this better be the real launch date in the US...
     
  9. Shinichi

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    seem like they are not that ready
     
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    ^^^ The clock will reset to 15 days again, after 2 days.
     
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    As of 03/14/2013, the clock shows 11 more days. 10 days postponement.
    This is the second delay.
    What's wrong here? marketing, production or retail outlets that's not ready?
     
  12. Shinichi

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    all of those are not ready
     
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    out again @ the swiss open vs. Pang...
     
  14. jamaljenkins

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    Surprisingly there are only 18 hours left...
     
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    It says 95% complete. So it looks like 10 days should be the final set date.
     
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    Yes, as I've said about 3 times, the launch target for the US is the beginning of April :)
     
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    I got the complete catalog and expect pricing to be in my hands today! WOOO HOOOO
     
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    Post that sheeeit up asap!
     
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    Yup. I want to see it too
     
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    See the catalog? It's huge....maybe I can post a link to it.
     

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