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RIP Victor MX80

Discussion in 'Broken Rackets' started by kwun, Sep 19, 2011.

  1. alana07

    alana07 Regular Member

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    since the expense has been accounted for, will you dissect part of the shaft to do a post mortem of it as well?

    a Sotx high end Woven racket like Woven 16 might just have a full woven construction throughout.
     
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    Coondolence for the death of a racquet.:crying: Do we hear a shift of allegiance to the mighty Voltric 80?:)
     
  3. kwun

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    i am buying another MX80. ;)

    will have to get one that matches the spec of my current one though.
     
  4. kwun

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    but we are just guessing... could it be that it is also just the skin?
     
  5. Mark A

    Mark A Regular Member

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    I think alana's guess fo the W16 is probably the most likely to be right, but if the W16 (~$200 last time I looked) is only surface woven then imagine how much a full woven racket would run...

    The Panda Revelation would be my other contender, but I haven't cut through one to check.
     
  6. TheNotoriousLIG

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    Coincidence? I think not

    Kwun, my MX80 broke in exactly the same place but not by clash but by mishitting a smash. I think it might be a manufacturing fault. :-(
     
  7. kwun

    kwun Administrator

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    hard to say.

    most of the time when my racket breaks on a clash, it breaks around that location.
     
  8. TheNotoriousLIG

    TheNotoriousLIG Regular Member

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    ur probs right but it shouldnt happen on a smash
     
  9. visor

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    what's your string and tension? if it's tight enough, a mishit shuttle there on a smash can be catastrophic
     
  10. TheNotoriousLIG

    TheNotoriousLIG Regular Member

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    Only 25 lbs with nanogy 98.
     
  11. kwun

    kwun Administrator

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    the MX80 is dead.
    long live the MX80!!!
     
  12. LD rules!

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    Another one Kwun ? :crying:
     
  13. kwun

    kwun Administrator

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    no. just replaced the one i broke back in September. i was distracted with many other rackets but now i am back to my true love after 6 months.
     
  14. LD rules!

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    Yeah, once you find the racket that fits you, that is it. It's hard to seperate after that, especially if you play with it for a while.

    I have the same problem with the SW35, I can't put it down, even once when I burst the strifs on all of them and was too lazy to fix them, for a month or two, when I came back to it, everything just felt right.

    I have a feeling that I will be more upset if I break the two I have remaining, than if I broke all of my other rackets.:( hope that day doesn't happen:(
     
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    What? How? :crying:

    I just picked up another one from a nice BCer. :)
     
  16. kwun

    kwun Administrator

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    sorry for the confusion.

    the first sentence is a bit dated. supposed to be from 6 months ago.

    the second sentence is as of today. :)

    and now sitting on the machine to be strung. with the proper Victor pattern. let's see how that goes...
     
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    Can you please post a pic of the freshly strung racket with the proper Victor pattern.

    I'm getting conflicting opinions on how it should be strung

    Thanks
    mb
     
  18. kwun

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    i am going to attempt a video. let's see how this goes with a brand new racket, brand new machine, brand new string, and brand new pattern. a recipe for disaster don't you think?

    and probably means it should be on video...
     
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    Modified Haribito method?
     
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    OMG. that was a lot of work. esp with trying to coordinate the video.

    video will have to be put together and then later on uploaded. i will try to skip through the boring parts.
     

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