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NEW: Phoenix Shuttles!

Discussion in 'Shuttlecock' started by DinkAlot, Feb 16, 2006.

  1. DinkAlot

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    With the Bird Flu going around and price hikes, it's good to know there's a new player in the badminton shuttle market, Phoenix Shuttles (Phoenix).

    The website will be up within a week: www.phoenixshuttles.com.

    E-mail (up within 2 days): dennis@phoenixshuttles.com for more info.

    Phoenix has spent many months doing R & D in trying to make the best shuttle for the money. Phoenix has focused on flight accuracy and durability.

    Phoenix is offering three grades of shuttles: Gold, Silver, and Bronze and will be very competitively priced.

    I will post more once I receive the shuttles and test them...hopefully this Friday or Monday. I will take pictures and give you my thoughts.

    Disclaimer: I am not in any way associated nor compensated by Phoenix for this post.
     
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    ok good! but can you give us the price of these shuttles? thank you.
     
  3. DinkAlot

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    Sure, I'll find out later on today...
     
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    From Dennis@PhoenixShuttles.com, shuttles should be in stock on this Wednesday and pricing is as follows, per tube:

    Gold: $15.00 (Retail), $13.00 (online)
    Silver: $14.00 (Retail), $10.50 (online)
    Bronze: $13.00 (Retail), $10.00 (online)

    Gold roughly equivalent to Yonex AS-30/40
    Silver roughly equivalent to Hi Qua Blue/Red
    Bronze: roughly equivalent to Hi Qua Purple
     
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    Did you get a chance to test the shuttles over the past weekend? Looking forward for your review. ;)
     
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    Nope, President's Day and all, won't get to until Wednesday...
     
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    How much is shipping for these birds?
     
  8. DinkAlot

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    Don't have any specifics but since you're in Cali and Phoenix Shuttles is in Cali I would assume minimal. :)
     
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    Well? Any updates?

    $13/tube for top-flight shuttles is very attractive, but, before I order any, I'd like to hear from the ultimate shuttle killer himself. :)
     
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    The shuttles are at the Port of Los Angeles but there's been a slight delay... Mr. Phoenix went to pick up the shuttles, so hopefully today.

    Yesterday we played with a shuttle we had not previously tried before called "BG2". We played a tough match, 3 sets and killed 26 shuttles (20 were BG2, 6 were Victor Gold). Gonna have to stay away from that shuttle. :p
     
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    26 shuttles in 3 sets??? Man, ur guys kill birds faster than the pros. :eek:
     
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    pros dont kill birds, they use them to kill time ;)
     
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    Man, our VP Dick Cheney could not kill birds (or Dems) that fast even with a shotgun.
     
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    26 shuttles?!? :eek: I must say that's one expensive match.

    Well, please do let us know how the Phoenix shuttles fare. May be only 14 of them per match, eh? :)
     
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    The Eagle...errrrrr... Phoenix has landed! Thousands of tubes of birds in this big rig truck...I'm leaving in about 30 minutes to pick-up/test. :D
     
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    The Phoenix has landed! I didn't get a chance to do a complete test of the shuttles but I did hit with the Silver/Club grade and they fly true. More later, I need some sleep. :)

    Here's a picture:

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    Dan, thanks for the new info..
    wow, looking at your description and all, those are REALLY good price/bargain-can't beat it..i'm interested in purchasing a few first.. :) :cool:

    btw, is Dennis also local and plays at SGVBC??..And is he going to sell them at SGVBC??..i'll call you up later-
     
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    Hi Chris, yes, Dennis is local, you actually know him. :D
     
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    what speed(s) they come in?
     
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    I believe 76, 77 and 78.
     

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