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New Victor Racquet - The Meteor X80 ( MX80 )

Discussion in 'Badminton Rackets / Equipment' started by Sealman, Dec 19, 2010.

  1. Mark A

    Mark A Regular Member

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    If it's really a "7.2" (on the SOTX scale) then it'll be one of the stiffest production rackets ever made. Panda U1 came in at 7.0-7.5; not sure about TC700.

    Of course, if the 7.2 refers to something else entirely then I bet it'll be a wet noodle like most of the other Victors:D.
     
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    Isn't it shaft thickness 7.2mm rather than stiffness? I assume this "Φ" stands for diameter ...
     
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    Yeah, the SW35 is a 'wet noodle' :rolleyes:

    And LYD is a hopeless player with his 'wet noodle' BS09 :rolleyes:
     
  4. Mark A

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    Obvious now - I looked at it and saw "phi"... D'oh!

    The "wet noodle" was merely my observation that the stiffest YY are way stiffer than the stiffest Victors; I added the "most" to account for the SW35 (which I used to own):p. Anybody who tells me the BS08 doesn't play like a bamboo stick with a doorknob on the end... well, let's just say I won't believe them.
     
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    nice graphics, i like...
     
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    Im yet to own a Victor racket, this may as well be :)
     
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    BTW, isn't it supose to be Spira22? Ive seen a similar/same pic on the other thread??
     
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    Sounds good on paper, can't wait to see how it performs against the SW35 :p
     
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    ryim,

    is it already available in hk? good day my friend.
     
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    I just pissed my pants at that...:D:D:D:D:D
     
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    Nope, I was browsing for rackets over the weekend and did not see anything new from Victor. We'll all have to wait til 2011 :)
     
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    The X80 looks really fantastic I might sell off my YY ArcSaber 10 and get a hand of this gorgeous racket. Is the date of the launch of X80 the same as here in Malaysia? or just only in some part of the world.
     
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    If X80 is 7.2" in stiffness , then I believe N90 will the the stiffest at 8'
     
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    I'll get one of this for sure (Meteor X 80)
     
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    I think we've already ascertained that 7.2 is the shaft diameter.
     
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    reminds me of some old-fashioned candy sticks... :D
    You think BP 288-295 won't lean towards slightly head-heavy?
     
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    Depends. "head heavy" can be a bit deceptive because how it feels on court is largely based on where the racket is carrying the weight. BP doesn't tell you that. However, most of the rackets I have that have that BP range generally feel pretty evenly balanced.
     
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    I think 295 ~ 299 mm (from total length of 675) mm can be consider as moderate head-heavy
    while 300 ~ 305 mm can be consider as extreme head-heavy :)

    BP 290 ~ 294 Even Balanced
    BP 280 ~ 289 Head Light

    CMIIW
     
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    I would be happy if Victor will launch a headlight to even balance highend serie compared to the Nanospeeds. In my opinion this is something which will complete their racket range.
    Woven sounds good. I can't wait to hold the Meteor in my hands with athletic tape and a red Karakal Super PU on it. :)
     
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    Looking forward for the release of the X80. Seems like a good balanced racket!!!
     

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