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Please Help me to verify (Nano Speed 8000)

Discussion in 'Badminton Rackets / Equipment' started by ethelstan, Nov 9, 2005.

  1. ethelstan

    ethelstan Regular Member

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    Dear All

    I bought this racket few weeks ago on eBay. I bought it at 109 - it was the starting price and I won. I plan to give this to my dad..hopes this wont be fake one (help me plz)

    thiis is YONEX NANO SPEED 8000

    To avoid overload on forum screen i have erased the photo shown before
    http://www.geocities.com/cupu15/cover.jpg > general
    http://www.geocities.com/cupu15/Picture.jpg
    http://www.geocities.com/cupu15/cone.jpg > Cone
    http://www.geocities.com/cupu15/rac2.jpg > missing logo?
    http://www.geocities.com/cupu15/rac3.jpg > imbalance string ?
    http://www.geocities.com/cupu15/rac4.jpg > another uncertainity.
    http://www.geocities.com/cupu15/shaft.jpg > SHAFT
    Please help me to confirm whether this racquet is authentic
     
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    Another picture ..

    [​IMG]
     
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    the picture is on the first post
     
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    What's the serial number on the cone?
     
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    logo or no logo, the color tone is wrong,
    it's a fake

    put it this way, if u dunno who is selling what on ebay,
    u have ~90% chance of buying a fake.
     
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    The Serial 5201725 260653SP
     
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    as i have said b4, serial # check no longer work
     
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    On first impression - this seem to be real. However.. hmm.. after i go over it several times.. i feel something wrong.. and wanna really make sure 100% that this is fake so that I could return it...

    :(
     
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    Well, it sorta does sorta doesn't. The date code looks fine, but the serial is way off.

    Can't tell about the other features coz the pics aint going.
     
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    i'm 122% sure it's a fake. Hope that is enough certainty for u :rolleyes:
     
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    I think your racket is fake. These considerations make me think that it's a fake:
    1. the gold color in the frame is very shiny. The real racket has this gold color, but it's not shiny;
    2. no special grommets (2 pairs) in the bottom of the frame (near the joint between shaft and frame);
    3. real rackets have a different grip, the grip has red dots combination.

    If you can return it, I suggest you to do so.

    I hope this helps.
     
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    Yeah I bought this racquet in eBay. Hopefully, the racquet could be refunded ASAP. until then, I have no intention to make this matter worse (publish the seller information). there is also clear visible logo of PBSI (Persatuan Bulu Tangkis Indonesia)
     
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    PBSI logos are easily imitated.

    I getting a feeling it's a fake too. the paint kinda threw me away.
     
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    Iya, dari Indonesia... :)

    I have seen a real NS8000 and a fake one side by side. They looked almost the same and the fake one had the PBSI logo as well, but the fake one didn't have the Sunrise hologram sticker. However, I think the Sunrise hologram sticker can only be seen on SP coded Yonex rackets.
     
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