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PREVIEW: Carlton Vapour Trail Tour / Elite

Discussion in 'Badminton Rackets / Equipment' started by kwun, May 8, 2009.

  1. Easy Tiger

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    Yeah I wanted to get the Elite initially, but was scared off by the head heaviness. Ironically my next racket was a AT900T, which I could wield just fine, so turns out I wouldn've been just fine with the Elite!

    Man the Cab35 is a handsome looking racket. Where's it being sold at the moment?

    The VT Elite you can get at Wisdens of Hastings in the UK.
     
  2. Sevex

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    If you think the tour is light, try the vt superlite! That is possibly the only racket I've ever found that is too head light, took a long time to stop me swinging thin air. (About 3 weeks, playing 3 times a week for 2 hours.) Defence is ridiculous though.

    I agree they don't play like any existing rackets, which is good, no point in having a new racket that's identical as an existing one, unless you were aiming for that.

    The stock strings are no good whatsoever, loose and that paint just ruins everything.
     
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    Carlton Rackets are sweet. Top notch and a great status symbol as you travel along the pacific rim where people always only seem to have Yonnex
     
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    Anyone have a comparison experience with Arc7 to Z Slash?
     
  5. Easy Tiger

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    I've only had two hours on the ZS so I can't compare as yet, but the Carlton VT Tour is still my current go-to racket (Ashaway PG65 @ 24lbs ;) ). It just does nothing badly.
     
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    opps ignore that. Some how I clicked on the wrong thread and typed the question in there.
     
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    This looks so beautiful!
     
  8. Easy Tiger

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    It's a fantastic racket. A bit hard to get, but I got mine through Wisdens of Hastings in the UK - they've got an eBay account (ebay.co.uk) and shipping is very quick and very reasonable.
     
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    Good day to all!!!

    Im jolliber new member in badminton central im from Balaklava about 45mins drive from Adelaide...just want to know some badminton happenings in Adelaide if any...im a level D player back in the Philippines...

    Thanks....
     
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    You should continue driving about your inquiry on Places to Play/Local Events! It is just located above this Equipment thread in the Main/Home page. ;)
     
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    We should have more reviews on these babies and please send them to Asia :)
     
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    where to buy carlton in the philippines?
    any store that sells carlton rackets?
     
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    Scroll up. You have the internet and a postal address, right
     
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    seems that they abolish carlton products and replace with slazenger
     
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    :eek: WOW! I never thought I would see this day :D:p:cool:;):rolleyes:. How long was it under construction for?
     
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    A long long time, definitely 1 1/2 years. Although I'm pretty sure it was longer than that. How does a big company like that take so long to develop a website! Although it is quite snazzy.
     
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    Great looking racquets ! The website is also very well designed.

    Unfortunately, this new range is not available in Asia.
     

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