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The ultimate all rounder racket for doubles?

Discussion in 'Racket Recommendation / Comparison' started by SSSSNT, Sep 24, 2012.

  1. SSSSNT

    SSSSNT Regular Member

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    Hi, I play doubles almost all the time. I would like to know what is the ultimate all rounder racket for doubles player. People have been saying NS9900 but I don't want a stiff racket cause I feel I'm not strong enough. Price is not a factor.

    Thanks
     
  2. maxout

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    IF you believe Yonex's MARKETING HYPE, then it will be a VOLTRIC ... :rolleyes: :p

    Since many players today consider Carbonex to be "old fashion" and "out of date" hence will give it a miss, then my first recommendation of Cab 20 will not be a hit ...

    Then next best bet ("MODERN" selection) will be Victor Bravesword 11 ....
     
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    Kason f9 is a good choice.
     
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    I agree with both of the above - Kason F9 and BS11 but would also put the MX60 in to the mix!
     
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    Agree, too.
    What about Nanospeed 7000 also? I think it's less stiff than Nanospeed 9900, but I've never played with it.
    Just an idea.
     
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    Arc Saber 10
     
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    BS09 or BS11
     
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    how about NR800?
     
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    Since you don't want anything stiff,

    Arcsaber 7, Nanoray 700F, Victor MX60 or Superwaves 37.

    The NS7000 is an extremely good counter and defensive racket, but IMO lacks the power to be a true all-rounder. The BS11 has the flex you need, but it's quite tall in balance.
     
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    How about the Arc i-Slash? or maybe the Voltric 70?
     
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    ArcSaber 8DX without a doubt... in my opinion of course!

    There is not another more complete yonex racquet I have come a cross in all my years of playing doubles and having tried so many racquets now.

    Yes it doesn't have any particular strengths it excels in massively, but if you're looking for an all-rounder, the 8DX is definitely a good place to start... and probably end at.
     
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    He does not want a stiff racket and the 8DX is rated as extra stiff. So I guess this one's out of the question ;)
     
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    Mark A Regular Member

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    I would also add the Bravesword 12.
     
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    i never leave home without my victor superwave 35. but prior to that i've been using a yonex armortec 900 technique, it's just amazing too!!!
     
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    i've heard this numerous times and i am very tempted to buy one and try.
     
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    Suggestions thus far:

    - Bravesword 11
    - Kason F9
    - MX60
    - Nanospeed 7000
    - Arcsaber 10
    - Bravesword 09
    - NR800
    - Arcsaber 7
    - Nanoray 700F
    - Superwaves 37
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    Bravesword 12
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    superwave 35
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    armortec 900

    With so many suggestions, which one would most people agree is the ultimate all rounder for doubles?
     
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    Easy ways that I can think of to make this list shorter:
    1. Brand preference (luckily for you few brands have not entered the picture yet) :D
    2. Budget
    3. Appearance
     
  18. gundamzaku

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    well it might be a bit easier if we know the kind of player you are, the shots you like, the shots you need to work on. besides the fact that you don't like very stiff rackets, we knew nothing about your game. it's good that price is not a factor so we don't have to worry about the budget, just the brand and the way it looks.

    if you have a chance to demo any of the rackets listed above, jump on it!
     
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    Assuming that Nanoray 700F is a typo and you meant the Nanoray 700FX then that racket is listed by yonex as having as Stiff shaft. :)
     
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    yonex nanospeed 100
     

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