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RKEP PRO6000 PRO9000 badminton racket

Discussion in 'Badminton Rackets / Equipment' started by Squash Eric, Feb 4, 2012.

  1. zero_hour

    zero_hour Regular Member

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    already found at ebay, a bit pricey for me, USD99.95 + USD25(courier service) :( ...arround RM382.00 huhuuu :(
     
  2. Squash Eric

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    To promote the racket that if you could
    [FONT=&quot]promise to send me your comment after your use[/FONT]
    that we could offer at sample price
    send me a private message if you agree
     
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    wow can i have in on this promotional offer as well?
     
  4. visor

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    Eric, what are some Yonex or Victor rackets that you can say that the 9000 is similar to?
     
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    Would be nice if it was close to a 800DE 4U :)
     
  6. Squash Eric

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    frame model: similar to that of YONEX ARMOTEC 900
    material is different: YONEX is with Ti and RKEP is woven Ti
     
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    Will rkep release stiffer rackets in the near future? Maybe similar stiffness to mx80 or arc8dx ;)
     
  8. Squash Eric

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    might be very soon ---- RKEP plan to offer a full series model rackets
    but first need to find out the market reaction for current 2 models
    --- need to know what customer really want
     
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    how much the sample price?..i can make a video :D
     
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    Hmmm... interesting. So does the 9000 play like AT900T or AT900P?
     
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    Squash Eric Regular Member

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    That is what I want to hear from you after your play
    take one to try ASAP .........
     
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    Just ordered one of each. Looking forward to try then out. :)
     
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    I'm not feeling the color/design scheme of the 9000 but that's just personal preference. Too many colors in my opinion (green, red, yellow, black, silver, and white)
    Do you have any studio quality pictures?
     
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    What is the grip size (Yonex equivalent)? I couldn't find it on the website.
     
  15. Squash Eric

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    G2 (= YONEX G5)

    Here in Taiwan that all racket companies marked their racket as G2
    (VICTOR FLEET HEAD DUNLOP BALOLAT WINNEX ...)
    except YONEX marked as G5 although they are the same size handle
     
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    Just received my PRO 9000, posting my initial impressions.

    Specs:

    88 grams - my request, heaviest frame weight available
    292 mm balance - similar to my arc8dx
    Long shaft (1 cm longer compared to arc8dx)
    made in Taiwan

    By bending the shaft, I find it slightly stiffer than my at900p but will probably play quite a bit stiffer due to lighter balance. The shaft is a bit thicker than the the arc 8dx but not as stiff. I'm pleasantly surprised about the paint quality. It is almost as good as my JP code 8dx and better than the brave sword 10. The frame shape is very similar to the at900p.

    Overall this racket has the look and feel of an high-end racket but I won't get to play with it until Saturday. I am hoping the PRO 9000 will be a viable backup to my 8dx. I will post my findings after I play.

    On a side note, the G11 over grips have improved tape compared to the G09.
     
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    Iori, we should've done a group buy, I'm also in Vancouver and I'm waiting for mine to arrive next week! :)
     
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    My Pro 9k and 6k are withheld in customs... I want to try them out now! :crying:
     
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    Darn, ya, It's only $70 more for the 2nd one. Did you get the Pro9000 and did you pick your frame weight? I think you'll be pleased with the quality. We can group buy next time if Eric decide to release an extra stiff frame :D
     
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    I can vouch for visor as I did 3 RKEP group buys with him and madbad. Was tempted to get the RKEP PRO9000 racket but decided I wanted the Yonex CAB 50 more. Plus I also need to buy RRSP and pay taxes :crying:.
     

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