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Real or fake (Yonex VT 80)

Discussion in 'Identify Fake Racket (Price/Source/Serial/Photos a' started by Neffri, Apr 25, 2011.

  1. Neffri

    Neffri Regular Member

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    racket model: Yonex Voltric 80
    shaft serial: 9850336
    cone code : 21xxxx
    source : Store in Hong-Kong
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    Hi guys, would love you oppinions of this racket and if its legit.
    I can get it for 1300 SEK (~200USD) and its used only once (according to the seller) ;) Seems to be a fairly good price if its the real deal but not in the mood to get a realy expensive copy. Here are some photos i got from the seller.
    IMG_7361.jpg : IMG_7359.jpg P IMG_7364.jpg
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    Thx in advance
     
  2. kwun

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    can everyone specify, instead of leaving out, the two most important pieces of information?

    - where you bought it from?
    - how much?
     
  3. Neffri

    Neffri Regular Member

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    According to the seller he bought it on a trip to Hong-Kong about a month ago.
    When it comes to what he paid for it i dont know :(
     
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    Neffri Regular Member

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    According to the seller he bought it on a trip to Hong-Kong about 1 month ago.
    He wants to sell it for ~200 USD (1300 Swedish kronor). What he paid i dont know :(
     
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    The number combination of the shaft and cone code is possible, then it would be 211202SP. Pictures look alright as well. Price is probably 20 euro more than what he paid depending on where exactly and it is used and you have no warranty but you save on shipping cost ...
     
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    Agree with demolidor, the shaft serial & cone code checks out. Seems genuine.

    However, i'm a nitpicker. Noticed a difference with the paint job, typeface alignment at the shaft. The wording, Voltric 80, has alot of whites below VOLTRIC. This is in comparison with a genuine piece that is with me now. Also, the color of '80' numbering should be in champagne gold, however this cannot be concluded from photos. Pic below for comparison.

    vt80.jpg
     
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    Thx guys, im gonna buy it and hope for the best. :) If its fake ill guess ill take it as an expensive lesson :p
    Might post some more pictures taken with a high def camera after i get it just to make sure :)
     
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    Is the other side the same then (without white underneath VOL)?
     
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    Yep, I have inspected both side. They appears to be very uniformed.
     
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    All three mentioned pictures are SP-coded.. So it's just nitpicking then. All three pictures has a slight difference in the white gradient. Back to OP, good luck with your purchase, and let's hope it's the genuine one, and you'll enjoy the the power of the racket.
     
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    authentic.......
     
  13. barmandebasish

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    please check mine too


    Sir I bought it from an unusual source as they were giving it to me at very low cost and that has no PBSI mark or any Sunrise hologram..It has only Yonex hologram...

    Shaft no. 7654500
    Cone code: 201202JP

    And it looks like a new and original (might be) and same as all pictures got from internet..

    Have doubt please help me to clear this...
    If needed then I can post some pictures of this racquet...

    Thank you.
     

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