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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. visor

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    @ J4ckie:

    ZS is a piece of noodle stiff compared to any other racket! :p. Don't know why Yonex even labels it as stiff ... :rolleyes:
     
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    Forgot to let you try it last time we played... next time remind me. :)
     
  3. visor

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    Dont have the BS10 but compared to MX70, just a tad less stiff. But there's something special about the frame that gives it a very nice crisp feel.
     
  4. CanucksDynasty

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    As long as the PPro is not x-stiff like the MX80...I think I'll be fine. I'm gonna wait for the Revelation reviews before committing to one Panda racket to buy.

    I'm gonna go with the VT-ZF and N90 (future buy) as my singles racket. And the MX-JJS (ordered and hopefully I gel with it) and a Panda racket for doubles. :)

    I have the N90II as well. I use it as a singles racket (when I'm tired) or doubles racket (when playing with feathers...but I lack the oomph in my smashes with it).

    My X-Feel Blast is used for plastics.


    Working on my collection...to keep up with you guys :p.
     
  5. j4ckie

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    I know. But other 'stiff' Yonex rackets are also softer than other brands' stiff models. I guess PP 'stiff' is the equivalent of Yonex 'very stiff'....with Victor somewhere in-between (BS10 is stiffer than pretty much all stiff YY I tried, but not quite as stiff as the UPro/TPro, may they R.I.P.)
     
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    Will do. Thanks. :D
     
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    Dinkalot mastered the concept of taking our money with his products :p
     
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    Hi Guys,I'm from Australia, I'd like to get Panda Precision too. Beside Yen Chan (pandapoweraus@gmail.com), can I order from other countries as Yen doesn't even reply emails.Thank you.
     
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    I play at MSAC friday nights. If you want to test drive PPro, let me know - I have 2 (different balance points).

    If you're set to buying - I cant help except referring you to Mr Panda himself :D
     
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    Hi Panda racket fans":

    May i know which Panda racket is as stiff as N90 1st generation?

    Thanks
     
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    PPro is stiffer than N90; if you can find one with a bp of around 300mm, that'll be your ticket.
     
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    Hi raistian, thanks for your great offer. I'll let you know if I'm going on Friday nights.Thank you.
     
  13. DinkAlot

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    Update on the Revelation:

    Received 12 "final-final" (10 now, two were sold) prototype Revelations on Monday. Testing today, tomorrow and especially on Friday and Saturday...

    ...after 2+ years of trial and error, this Panda thinks he's finally got it right this time. At least as right as can be.

    So the final stats:

    Panda Power Revelation
    Stiffness: 7.8-8.2
    Frame: 100% woven graphite
    Shaft: 100% woven graphite
    Tension: up to 34lbs.

    Retail Price: $180.00 USD for the racket only
    Internet Price: $160.00 USD for the racket only
    Promotional Price in the US: $160.00 shipped and strung with Ashaway ZyMax.

    Question to All: if you were to buy, what would be the desired weight and BP?

    Panda needs to know so he knows what specs to order.

    :D:D:D
     
  14. visor

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    ^^ Great news! So is the frame design similar to P Pro or something else? How's the shaft stiffness compared to P Pro? Is this meant for singles or doubles?
     
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    Here's the woven graphite weave on the Revelation:

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    No comment on singles or doubles. That's your personal preference mostly on the weight and BP.

    It's the Precision Pro frame shape but with 100% woven graphite frame and shaft. It's more solid, more powerful and has a bigger sweetspot than the Precision. Also is stronger.

    The shaft will be made a bit less stiff, Panda has found it's easier to generate more power.



     
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    that's beautiful!!
     
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    P Pro was rated with a shaft stiffness of 7.5 - 8.0. Someone already answered that question that you asked a few months ago :D :D Pay attention in class! :p

    http://www.badmintoncentral.com/for...-40lbs.-String-Tension!?p=1910480#post1910480

    Which means it'd be similar if slightly softer in flex than the PPro. (rated at 7.5 to 8.0) 8.2 plays dead in the middle between a S and a XS on the SOTX scale.
     
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    so how do you build a tank and then make it stronger? :D

    frig really tempting after reading this :D
     
  20. visor

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    I think I just jizzed... a little... :p :drool:
     

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