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Discussion in 'Badminton Rackets / Equipment' started by Sealman, Dec 19, 2010.
Thanks! Def post some pics if you can too. All this talk is making me restless. Me want my MX80!
Well, Winston has gone over to the dark side: MBS are now stocking the MX80.
Wow, nice. Great choice for the first Victor racket in their catalog!
I hope more ppl will join the dark side ~~
the frame ... *first impression*
Victor ... Victory~~
Nanotec ... can with-stand 20kg impact (anyone tried?)
colour scheme is the same as my model, maybe thats why i bought the mx 80 over the other 2 lol jkjk~~
May the DARK force be with you ~??
Looks amazing! Love the combination of gold/black/white/red colors on the frame! One thing though, is that the original grip that came with the MX80? Or did you apply your own grip?
Chewy, its a free grip (thin and can feel the impact everytime i smash, ouch!) on top of the original grip ... the original grip doesnt feel right, kinda small ... i like a thick grip for more stability and control
I see, no wonder it didn't seem like Victor's original grip, just wasn't sure if it was different cause MX80 is a beast How good is that grip for people with sweaty hands? I think I definitely won't be using the original grip, and I do end up with sweaty hands when I'm playing.
On another note, the bag in the background, is that the bag that came with it? If so, can you take some pics as well?
with this stiff racket... i think you should get a thick grip to absorb the impact or you would strain your arm or wrist if you accidentally use the wrong technique
thats just a normal 2 compartment bag (can put until 4 rackets) nothing special >.< compare to others using 6-10 compartment bag lol! if post here kinda out of topic~~~
Still deeply in love with mine (without being creepy and scary). Paint chipping is far less than my Arc009DX used to be. I've already had one or two hefty collisions and only a small chip on the top of the frame.
I can definitely feel the difference in my arms now that I play 5 days a week but my muscles can take the hits. Last week I played at a tournament and my only complaint was my elbow but that had more to do with my bad backhand technique instead of the racket i suppose.
I see, did you have the bag from before or did it come with the MX80? I hear my MX80 came with a racket bag with space for 3-4 rackets, prob won't use it much compared to my BR-212F bag though.
Hm, currently I'm using a thick grip on my MX70, and I must say, I prefer a thinner grip like on my VT70. Although I will experiment and see which one is better
Wrapped a new grip and strung my mx80 with some zm67s yesterday. Took it for a quick hit today and bam, clashed with my friend and it died instantly. Bought it around 2 months ago and it didn't even have any chips yet! So sad...
30 minutes later
That's heartbreaking Cillu! Btw how do you find the ZM67 strings....I love them!
thats why i always give in to my partner when i know he is near me ... dont want to end up clashing and ends up like yours, cillu :crying: .... looks bad, i feel for you~!! Nice red grip and string~
That is very depressing Cillu I haven't experienced any hard clashes yet myself, but seems a lot of people post about their MX80s breaking from clashes... I better be careful myself Hope you can get a new racket soon!
Thanks for the kind words guys. Now I'll be patiently waiting for the new Precision by PP.
I used the old zm67s on my T2 before I sold it and I loved them, that's why I wanted to try the new version. However, I didn't get to even smash with it before that clash happened.
So there's a new version ZM67! I was wondering how you got red ones.
Yeah. The thread is here for more information: http://www.badmintoncentral.com/for...-ANNOUNCEMENT-Ashaway-Improves-its-ZyMax-Line!
Well what do you know, in addition to the MX80 MBS is also stocking the BS10! I wonder if / hope that it's the 2nd gen ones with only "Sword" at 5 o'clock, and that it's spec'd at S Ooooo F unlike the slightly flexier TW new spec BS10. Perhaps Winston can comment on it here himself?
I'm pretty sure it's the new look with only "Sword" on the frame - the other ones went out of production a while back, and as Victor products are new on MBS, I really doubt they got old stock from somewhere
Yeah true, though I think the stiffness is the deciding factor for me. If it's the flexier version, I'll pass but if it's still stiff then I'll give it some thought in the future. Though if the MX80 is really a balance between the BS10 and SW35 then I'll probably just get that and skip the other two