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Yonex NanoRay 800... or wait

Discussion in 'Badminton Rackets / Equipment' started by Gazzas_86, Oct 9, 2012.

  1. Gazzas_86

    Gazzas_86 Regular Member

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    Hey peeps, Where in the UK can i buy the NR800.... is it even released yet in the UK????also, i was dropping my NS8000 in the shop to get restrung and the guy said Yonex will be announcing new rackets around December... Anyone know what they might be? he sells only Yonex rackets and hadn't heard of the NR800 Has the 900 even been announced yet?CheersGaz
     
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    Personally, I'm holding fire for the NR900, and I'm expecting an All England launch next year (or, failing that, September 2013).
     
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    NR800 is out in Germany already (iirc ...). I guess it will be "launched" in Holland around now (Dutch Open time)

    UK is "always" (seemingly) a little late with introductions.

    edit: NR800, 600 and I-Slash now available indeed in Holland.
     
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    I think it's ludicrous to hold out for something you know nothing about, that doesn't exist and no one has seen or used before. I mean, why not hold out for the next one, NR1000, or 1100, or even the 2000 that may come out in 2024?
     
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    Mark A Regular Member

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    Given what happened with the Nanospeeds, I'm expecting the NR900 to be

    a) The stiffest and most head-light of the bunch, and
    b) The top-of-the-range, i.e. there won't be another one.
     
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    maybe it will end up like ns9000.... Then come ns9900!!!! Nr900->nr990... Maybe another nr999
     
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    Each to their own and all that, but...

    a) IIRC, the NS9900 is not the most head light of the bunch though? Besides, how much stiffer than the NR800 can it be?
    b) That’s what people thought when the so-called “top of the range” original Cab 20, Iso Tour-300/500, AT800, NS9000, Arc10, VT80 etc etc came out.
     
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    top of range in yonex head light nevertheless sound tempting enough. be it ns9000 or ns9900, to those who love head light rackets, they are really good.
     
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    Just been in to collect my racket, and spoke to the Yonex dealer, He's getting a demo NR800 in tomorrow for the day, (i wont be able to see it as im at work).

    He phoned up Yonex while i was there, and said it will be on sale in the UK from the start of November, it will retail at £200.
     
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    200!! RRP I presume, sale price is 140 euro over here ...
     
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    Two hundred quid?!? Granted, almost nobody sells the at the full sticker price, but we can fully expect a £160+. No wonder Victor is making such inroads over here.
     
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    i don't know why, maybe i'm getting old, but i can't find the nr800 review thread. so my question is, on the yonex catalog it says head light, but on the racket, it is written head heavy. and also according some who's used it they all say it's head heavy. what's going on?
    i've never seen a head heavy nanospeed or nanoray. the nanospeed that i've used that's closest to even balance is the ns800. am i missing something???
     
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    It says "head light balance"?
     
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    on the yonex catalog at least.
     
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    I meant that is what it says on the racket ;) ...
     
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    does it??? i should really stop being lazy and go look at one. but according to a badminton store they say that it actually says head heavy...sorry to hijack the thread, i'll actually go look at a racket tomorrow :(
     
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    I've received mine just last week. Is there a review thread? Or should there be a new one? I couldn't find one!
     
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    does anyone know why it was deleted?

    was there a "fight" within the thread?
     

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