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plz help: MP 99 or Armotec 500/700

Discussion in 'Racket Recommendation / Comparison' started by Kevin, Feb 23, 2004.

  1. Kevin

    Kevin Regular Member

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    i play for almost a year with the MP 99, now he's broken. I'm thinking of buying the same one or otherwise the Armotec 500/700. What would you guys do? What's the diff.

    thnx Kevin
     
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    AT500 is slightly more head heavier than mp99
     
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    I switch from Mp90 to At700. What can i say about my experience is that. My arms ache alot when i switch to At700 due to its head heavy specs. However after i get used to the At700.. i found it more powerful than Mp90. More on control and speed.

    Another racket that i can recomend is the Gosen Wpp3500. Its really good. Much better than Mp99 , if you looking at the around the same specs like Mp99. 3500 gives you more power and flexibility. Your shuttles moves faster without you putting much effort into hitting it. I can say its a great racket.
     
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    ow thnx! I just went to the store and got the armotec 700 to test. Hopefully my smashes are harder as normal :-D.
    If the speed & control is good i'll take it. Then I'm back IN :-D.
     
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    If you want something that is similar to MP99, both AT500 and 700 do not meet this.
    They are both head-heavy than MP99 (a lot), and you might want to demo them before you buy it.
     
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    i just played the first time with AT700, the first 2 hours went very heavy and my arm started to hurt in 30min. After those 2hours my smashes were okay, and the control was okay too. I think i will test him again wednesday to be sure, it's not one of the cheapest rackets you can buy.
     
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    the 4u AT700 shouldnt hurt as much. btw, the AT500 is shorter than the AT700.
     
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    Once you get used to At700 , you will find it very good. Just be patient and endure the ache as well :)
     

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