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Oval head, isometric head and ovaliso head.

Discussion in 'Badminton Rackets / Equipment' started by Extremesmash, Nov 17, 2004.

  1. Extremesmash

    Extremesmash Regular Member

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    It seems that all the sponsored national players uses isometric heads. What do you think? Is it that good? I find it a bit wierd and too wide for the tension.
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    SPONSORED, right? As in "free rackets"? Think about it. Would Yonex market push an old production line? It's less about player preference rather a marketing strategy.

    -dave
     
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    For yonex, most of the newly introduced models are ISO head, namely AT, MP series. Therefore, there's more chance that sponsored player will end up with a ISO racket rather than OVAL. However, there're a few players (including Olympics MS silver medal winner) do use OVAL rackets, such as Cab30ms. ;)
     
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    beside being free and paid to use them, there are more choices in the isometric frame so the chance of finding a suitable one is higher than say one mid to highend choice in oval, namely cab30
     
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    whats... ovaliso..? is that suppose to be a mix between Iso and Oval?? :|
     
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    perhaps some of those wide-head ovals?
    i've seen some by black knight and carlton to be VERY hard to determine if its a iso that has it's corners curved off, or if it was a oval head that had the top pushed put to the corners a bit more than it should.
     

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