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Yonex ArcSaber 10 Review

Discussion in 'Badminton Rackets / Equipment' started by ants, Jan 30, 2008.

  1. fast3r

    fast3r Regular Member

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    Yes thats the Arc X demo i think... i played with it the other day. to me it feels a heavy and stiff sort of racket. Good overhead but unwieldy at the net; not really for me but a good racket im sure
     
  2. jhirata

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    Top = head-heavy
    Left = defensive
    Right = offensive
    Bottom = head-light
     
  3. Fengwei

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    This is the only reason for me waiting to buy a few AT-900P or T's... As I don't know anything about the Arc10, I could possibly be making a mistake. So I'll just wait for the review and the official debut, and then I'll decide. I just hope it's going to be powerful, although Yonex has the Armortec series for that... We'll see.
     
  4. cooler

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    ya, i held that demo racket too, a bit head heavy. Felt more heavier than at700
     
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    jhirata Regular Member

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    Hmm.. on the chart I found, it shows that it's a little bit less head-heavy than the at500. that chart might be false though.
     
  6. cooler

    cooler Regular Member

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    what chart? maybe u mixup with ArcS7 lol
     
    #86 cooler, Feb 8, 2008
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    I really doubt that the left and right are correct. I can't imagine that the AT 900 T would be so much more about attacking, while the AT 900 P is defensive.
     
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    i love the demo racket..hehe..All black=cool!
     
  9. DevilG

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    From the chart, LEFT should be CONTROL and RIGHT should be REPULSE.
     
  10. jhirata

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    If i translate it word-to-word, the left says: 'taking-in' style, and the right says 'fast/quick hitting'.

    Nope, this chart has both Arc10 and Arc7:
    [​IMG]

    I kind of doubt that this is real though.. at900p and at900t are in the opposite place in the chart.
     
  11. tango

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    'fast/quick hitting' fits AT900T 'good maneuveribility' thing for defensive play.
    'taking in' maybe 'hard hitter' or 'power' or 'attacking style'???
    but as i remembered, i haven't found read that ARC7 is actually fall in 'hard hitter' or 'power' or 'attacking style' category.
    please correct if i'm misleading.

    it's hard to believe that chart is misleading, cause i saw this guy posted them in another forum http://at700.sakura.ne.jp/viewthread.php?tid=2751&extra=page=1

    and also this same guy seems already had the new yonex 2008 catalogue
    http://at700.sakura.ne.jp/viewthread.php?tid=2783&extra=page=1

    unfortunately cant find any pic of ARC10
    and also dont understand what they are discussing
    hahhahahahhahaha
     
  12. jhirata

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    That actually is the site where I found them all at. AT700.com just hyperlinks to that site.
     
  13. tango

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    how did u guys, fast3r n cooler got a hold of this racket???

    also find these pics but not sure whether they r originals

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    [​IMG]

    racket looks like the recent demo pics posted

    what do u guys think???
    i thought fire is matching red/ orange colour
    not disapointed if its black though

    btw, there would be some new 2008 yonex shoes n bags in my previous post's link
     
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    zhang ning's old racket was AT700, that should give u a hint what the new 'black' one would compare to;)

    Now i wonder how many pros would change their rackets for the coming OG. I speculate the top winningest players wouldn't change it before the OG.
     
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    what do you think of this jhirata???
    firm feel = taking in = hard hitter
     
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    i dont think it's official from yonex.
    Looks like it's home made
     
  17. jhirata

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    Hmm.. confusing.. maybe it's left: slow'er swing ( control /defensive ? ) and right: quick/fast swing ( offensive ).

    ArcSaber 7 is known to be very good in terms of control, so it's on the left, whilst NS9KS is a hard-hitter's racquet.

    I think I understand this now, but quite hard to explain :confused:
     
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    well either way of looking at that chart even if it's homemade, thank god someone put the nanospeed 9000X far far away from at900P!!! the two are completely different racquets and all the charts from yonex puts them neck in neck close!
     
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    u have to learn how to read charts and not how close or far away the bubbles are lol.
    ex. like, reading the axis
     
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    Anyway from what I can see, the new ArcSaber 10 is supposed to be more of an attack-based racquet than the ArcSaber7.
     

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