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Re: How to spot a fake SOTX racquet??

Discussion in 'Identify Fake Racket (Price/Source/Serial/Photos a' started by Tornoni, Apr 23, 2009.

  1. Tornoni

    Tornoni Regular Member

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    I think you'd probably only have to worry about the higher end expensive SOTX racquets like Woven 16 or so.. Lower end and mid-range racquets have less of an appeal for forgers.
     
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    there will be a sticker which to be scrathed in order to know numbers.
    this number is related to some special code.

    from 2009, SOTX using special chip in order to identify the fake one.

    please buy SOTX from official agent only.
     
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    Thanks to Phuoma and maa2003 for the updates.
    How about in the used SOTX market, how to you spot a fake.
     
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    you have to scratch to see the number and ask SOTX to verify it.
    I can help you to ask for it.
     
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    Did you have any particular models you wanted in mind?
     
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    maa2003 -PMed you.

    Phouma--no particular model for now. Hoping to learn ahead before next purchase or trade.
    This is also for any BC member benefits as well.
     
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    Sorry... This might be an old and repeating question...
    Who is the official SOTX dealer in UK? Is there a website that i can confidently buy from?

    And out of topic question... How does the Woven 7 feels? Is there any Yonex comparison? Thank you....
     
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    I never heard of a fake SOTX but there are 3 places that i trust to buy SOTX rackets from worldwide.

    MBS
    Ibuysports
    puppysports
     
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    The place I got my woven 7 in the UK was:

    http://www.sotxsports.co.uk/

    Woven 7 is unusual not like any Yonex as such, maybe Ti 10? Very good on the net and feels very solid for all shots. It took time to adjust too though. Also if you use head light rackets then defence may seem slow at first. Good racket though.

    As I've recently discovered rackets don't make as much difference as technique!
     
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    Thank you for the link and review. Will definitely give the website a look..
     

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