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Discussion in 'Badminton Rackets / Equipment' started by Yoppy, May 2, 2011.

  1. Swiftlegend

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    Just got my Dad on holiday in Thailand to pick me up some victor stuff while he was there. Got a BS12 for £60 :O and some other goodies, shirts, bag, string all for like £35. It is so cheap, why does Britain have to be a rip off.
     
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    ba_superwaves30_b05-1.gif
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    I'm a bit confused. I know there was a 31, 32, 33 and so on. Wasn't there a Super Waves 30 in the past?

    And why does a BS 13 and BS 14 don't exist. Are these numbers of bad luck in asia?
     
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    Bs15 and BsLYD looks great! Both looks like same specification... Will you pay more for a signature racket :) ?
     
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    I my opinion is this limited and signature thing just marketing and a hoax. scheisse.gif
    I'm a little bit sick of it.
    In germany the MX80 was advertised as LYD's racket. :D
    A different paintjob is not a reason for me to buy a racket only the performance is important. No offense, some people love to collect rackets and stock up, but I'm just an average guy who tries out, buy and play. I don't think that a brandnew ARC10 PG or Nanospeed 9900 green or purple will increase it's worth in the next 20 years. But who knows. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Artist's_****
     
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    Hi all Victor fans,
    I have a question about the weight of Victor racket.
    I bought one Victor Spira 22 racket yesterday. The code is DEF... (I don't have racket here. I remember only the DEF).
    The strange thing is that on the cone it reads 3U G3 but on the tag on the grip it reads abt 92 g!!!
    I am wondering what is the correct weight of this racket. Does German 3U mean 92 g?.
    Thanks,
     
  6. mollaio

    mollaio Regular Member

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    I forgot that on the shaft it reads Made in Taiwan.
     
  7. Maklike Tier

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    Yeah but you can guarantee that they will all play different. Plus the Forzas are awful. :)
     
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    3U normally means 85-90g, so you'd have to weigh the racket to be sure. The 92g tag might be the weight specified in the catalogue, which is usually wrong, or it might be the actual measured weight - I have no idea. My Victor rackets came without any such tag, and all are within the usual limits (I did not have a chance to weigh one dry, i.e. w/o strings and with factory grip - I get them strung, and replace the factory grip with towel grip, so the weight usually ends up in the 100-105 region for a 3U racket, sometimes higher).
     
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    Thanks j4ckie.
    I know that 3U means 85 to 89.9 g so that I rose the question because of the inconsistency of information they wrote on the racket.
    My racket was also strung already with Karakal string.
    I heard from somebody that 92g on the grip could be the weight with string.
    I may need to weight it to know what is the correct weight.
     
  10. Maklike Tier

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    SW30 looks great and being-on trend being mostly white. Can't help but think they made the BS15 black because the LYD is so white. Kinda like the BS15 is the evil twin haha.

    I suspect a fair few BS15 vs LYD shootouts happening in the next few months.
     
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    I was surprise to see the recommended retail prices on the china website for the sw30 and bs15 to be cheaper than the sw xx and bs xx series.
     
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    maklike,

    which BS is still part of your go go rackets? BS10 or BS11?
     
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    Yeah I'm kinda looking down that way Maklike. I like the thought of being the evil twin to my friend's BS LYD!
     
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    Being between competition seasons, I'm still well in experimental mode at the moment. Last week I dedicated it to the SW310, and the week before that the BS10. After NYE I'm supposed to give the BS168 a fair shake, but the 10 and 310 are trying to lure me back again to play with them!

    I think when they come out, I'd be tempted to get the BS15 and LYD together. The SW30 in 4U might be okay, but I think a lot of it will hinge on which I like the best between the SW310 and BS10 as I play with them through Jan.

    Extra hard considering the SW30 is definitely the best looking 2012 release from Victor.....
     
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    I quite like the lok of the sw30 as well. but thinking of a a racket from the bs series
     
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    What sort of specification do you like?
     
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    for fast rackets. I prefer it slightly stiffer. and I like my rackets balanced or balanced +
     
  18. Maklike Tier

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    That says to me BS10 all over. Whilst the 11 has the same BP as the 10, it's more flexible so it feels and plays head-heavier. 10 if you like stiff and even balance, 11 if you like balance+ and mid stiff.

    Balanced+ and stiff you'll have to wait for the 15 :D
     
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    or the bs lyd
     
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    what about comparison for BS11 and BS12 ?
     

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