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Real or fake Apacs Virtuoso Performance and Apacs Stern 800 Power

Discussion in 'Identify Fake Racket (Price/Source/Serial/Photos a' started by hawk2412, Aug 24, 2013.

  1. hawk2412

    hawk2412 Regular Member

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    Hi All,

    Could you all please help me out in identifying if these 2 rackets are fake or original. I am a bit worried looking at the stickers. I think the sticker "2011 Superbrands Malaysia's Choice" on the Stern 800 Power and "2012 Superbrands Malaysia's Choice" on the Virtuoso Performance should be holographic, but mine are printed...What scares me is that this is quite a reputable shop, so am wondering what is happening here ?
    Thanks

    apacs virtuoso performance and stern 800 power.jpg butt caps.jpg frame stern power 800.jpg frame virtuoso performance.jpg serial no.jpg shafts.jpg stickers.jpg
     
  2. Warlock86

    Warlock86 Regular Member

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    Hey bro, I have a apacs racket at home. The super brands is imprinted instead of being a holographic. Where did you buy your rackets? So far, apacs has been too affordable to have fake rackets.
     
  3. hawk2412

    hawk2412 Regular Member

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    Hi Warlock,
    Thanks for your reply. I bought it in Melbourne...the name of the shop is KPH Sports.
     
  4. Warlock86

    Warlock86 Regular Member

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    Ic Ic, no problem. Your rackets look like they have been parallel imported from Malaysia. So far, I have only heard of malaysia and singapore coded apacs.
     
  5. Mark Winston

    Mark Winston Regular Member

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    No worries Hawk, mine is printed too and I bought it from a reputable store in Malaysia... :)
     
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    i might be wrong, but never saw fake apacs.. and is that from apacs UK? since it has UK's flag sticker
     
  7. Mark Winston

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    I think all Apacs rackets has the UK flag... all of mine does... :)
     
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    its genuine dont worry
     
  9. drmchsraj

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    I've had that question about the UK flag too.. in addition to UK flag on one side, what's shown on the other side? do they have any coutry based code or abbreviation, like Yonex has?
     
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    I like apacs racquets, but just dont understand why they need to put a UK flag on them.
     
  11. lammo

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    Yep, counterfeiter wouldn't waste time and effort faking APACS racquets cos they are so affordable (relatively compared to YY).
    Also KPH is one of the reputable badminton shops in Melbourne so you shouldn't need to worry when you buy stuff from them. Look up KPH on FB and you'll see. : )
     

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