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Panda Power: A Racket That Can Take 40lbs. String Tension!

Discussion in 'Badminton Rackets / Equipment' started by DinkAlot, Apr 22, 2009.

  1. BlueTornado

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    No one really has given any good descriptions of how the MX JJS plays, but my guess is that the Precision Pro will be better. I hit a little with Kwun's spec and it was a fantastic racket - both fast and as Kwun likes to say 'crispy' at the same time. Packed plenty of power. Of course if you still don't like it, then you could go for Ben's suggestion. :)
     
  2. CanucksDynasty

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    If the price of MX JJS is about the same as MX80 then it would most likely only be ~$30 more for the Victor Racket over the Panda Racket.

    Selling a used Panda racket may prove difficult as it is not a "brand" name amongst badminton rackets. I'm already having difficulty selling my Babolat badminton racket at a reasonable price. So just saying..."sell it"...is not as easy as you make it out to be.

    I would wager that the MX JJS would have more market appeal (re-sale value) to other players (especially those not familar with Panda rackets).
     
  3. BlueTornado

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    Definitely more market appeal for resale on the JJS being a limited edition from a well known brand and all, but is it worth the extra expense for you? JJS is at least $15 more expensive than MX80, and your retailer could potentially make it more. After all, buying a racket purely for the highest resale value and for the best performance don't always match up.
     
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    It guess it's all depends...

    If I end up liking the PP...then great. If not and I can't sell it...I just wasted $135. If I can re-sell it for $100 then I just lost $30 (which is what I expect for re-selling a used racket).

    If I end up liking the MX JJS...then great. If not and I can't sell it...I probably wasted $180. If I can re-sell it for $150...then I just lost $30 (which is what I expect for re-selling a used racket).

    The probability of selling a used racket is far better with a known brand name racket than a lesser known racket (from my limited experience).
     
  5. Fidget

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    The description of a perfect badminton day?
    Playing singles in the morning. Going to work. Playing doubles in the evening.
    Coming home hot, tired and happy to discover... A beautiful USPS package!

    It is a mere 85g and 286mm, but it feels more solid and hefty than it's stats would imply. Can't wait to string 'er up. :cool:
    Thanks Panda!!
     

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    panda,i like Victor SW37 ,which model u recommen me? tq
     
  7. Mark A

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    Rackets are here. I've got JUST enough time to get one strung for testing later; review to follow.

    Side note - this is what was waiting for me underneath the plain brown paper around my box. I'm told it's Scott's work...
     

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    Love the artwork!
     
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    someone have got too much time on their hand to do the drawing , it is cute thou !
     
  10. DinkAlot

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    Panda did not have any part in the artwork, it was all Panda's Little Helpers' doing. :p
     
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    Strung a PPro - testing today and Friday.

    kwun... red strings? Brother, please...
     

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    Damn that looks nice - when are you going to be able to ship them?
     
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    ^Starting Monday;)
     
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    Awesome - should hopefully get before next weeks sessions with a bit of luck :eek:)
     
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    Lost a lot of respect for you when I saw the newspaper title you read Mark!
     
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    I don't even recognise it...?
     
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    The people!
     
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    And which of the two kinds of British "people" does this tabloid cover? The scantily-dressed and celebutante type people? Or the fully dressed and wearing crowns type people?
    (are there other types of british people?):rolleyes:
     
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    To be fair Mark uses plastic shuttles what did you expect :p

    Fidget, it is not one of the higher class newspapers, are any these days? So more along the lines of scantily clad celebrities. Their online description also lists that they are the best source for pet care :/ While we are invoking stereotypes left, right and centre I always thought The People was more of an elderly working class lady type of newspaper, sorry Mark!

    I quite like your warped view of Britain. It is always amuses me to hear other countries views of a stereotypical Britain. I have had lots of fun with my friends from many different countries with us taking national stereotypes to over the top proportions. Unfortunately recently the British stereotype seems to have veered towards we are all lager drinking football supporter esque types (or WAGS if you are female) or royalty/ landed gentry!

    P.S. sorry for the massive off topic, I just couldn't resist commenting as a British person :p. Hope everyone is having fun with their P-Pro's and other Panda rackets!
     
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    LMAO!!! on this one...

    Not this Panda. Panda thinks all Brits look like Pippa and Kate Middleton! WOW!!! :D:D:D
     

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