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Yonex Nanospeed 9900 Review

Discussion in 'Badminton Rackets / Equipment' started by ants, Feb 5, 2009.

  1. firearc

    firearc Regular Member

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    2u or 3u

    Would 2u or 3u be better? I heard 2u feels heavy like other 2u rackets but swings faster. But 3u has less power than 2u? If I get 2u, it might play slower equivalent to other yonex 2u. If I get 3u, maybe I won't have enough power as 2u. Also, does TW coded ns9900 play and feel the same as SP or JP? Same durability?
     
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    silentheart Regular Member

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    Do a search on region code. The region code issue has been discussed many time before. I think you will get a good idea on which region code to buy.
    Good luck
     
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    Hi Ants, I'm currently using 3UG5 for AT800DF, AT900T and ArcSaber 10.
    Should I get 2U or 3U if I were to get a NS9900?
    Pls help to give your recommendaton.
    Thanks.
     
  4. ants

    ants Regular Member

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    2U is the way to go for NS9900.
     
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    Why 2U? Is 2U heavier or lighter than 3U?
     
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    heavier ofc,
    not recommending it for double player tho...
     
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    armortec800df Regular Member

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    Ants, most of the time I play double. Should I take 2U?
    Is it that 2UG5 for NS9900 give about the same feel as AT800DF and AT900T of 3UG5? Means head heavy?
    I strung my AT rackets at main 24, cross 26 with BG66. Would u suggest I strung the same for NS9900? Or should I go 26 for main and cross?
    Pls help to give your input.
    Thanks...
     
  8. ants

    ants Regular Member

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    Personally 2U have a good head heavy feel compare to 3U. And feels more solid in control and power. Even the pros use 2U NS9900.
     
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    ns9900 2ug5 will still give you headlight if you compare it to AT series cause the bp will stay the same, just the overall racquet weight will be heavier (cmiiw) .
    if you are used to 24,26 just use that tension. if you want more control just use higher tension....
    i strung my ns9900 with 29,31 bg66.
     
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    armortec800df Regular Member

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    Ants & Dani, Thanks for the input.
    I should be heading to my regular shop sometimes this week or next week.
    Hope he has both 2U and 3U for me to try out the feel. :)
     
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    Mark A Regular Member

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    Well, I did cave in and buy one, 3U US-code - can't get an NS9000X any more:mad:, so let's give this a whirl. It might end up in B&S after my first session, so keep an eye out...

    I don't think it's ugly any more (probably mitigated by looking at the Arc-Z;)).
     
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    does anybody know which shaft is longer? arc10 or ns9900?
     
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    I think nanospeed 9900 is a stiff racket , good for doubles.
     
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    y_o_n_e_x_m_a_n Regular Member

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    KKK and TBH currently using NS 9900 :cool:
     
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    The 2U NS9900 is also one of the awesome technique-based racquets for singles play. By technique-based I meant a racquet which requires good technique to use and not just pure power play (although at higher standards even the higher end Armortecs won't be able to help much).

    It almost feels like a worthy successor of the classical Ti-10 IMHO.
     
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    y_o_n_e_x_m_a_n Regular Member

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    i like you man :D
     
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    Cool :cool:
    Hi Five.

    I would have been a NS9900 man if I had not fallen in love with the AT700 old colour :D
     
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    y_o_n_e_x_m_a_n Regular Member

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    AT 700 old colour...you are a strong man :D

    AT = for strong man with strong arm swing

    NS = for fast man with fast wrist swing

    not everyone can fully master the heavy AT 700, just like the N90, only few can master it and fully utilize its' raw power :cool:

    i predict your smash is around 297 KM / hour :p
     
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    No not that fast I must admit :eek:

    But I must say this: I have heard many people comment on the NS9900 having no power or "being wimpy". I can generate smash power with the same intensity with either the AT700 old colour or the NS9900. The truth many people tend to forget or ignore when it comes to smashes or power play is that it really depends on technique and skills.

    If I were to compare the smashing ability of the AT700 old colour vs the NS9900, what I can say is that the head heaviness of the AT700 old colour allows it to generate smashing swing easily but draws energy when defending. While the NS9900 is easier for defensive maneuvers, it can also be pushed to generate insane smashing power but you will tend to have put in more strength into the racquet to generate such power. Ultimately, both racquets to me turn out to suit my play style comfortable; it is just the "mood" which is different when I use either one.

    By the way for a player to be strong all around, be it for clears or smashes, both the wrist and arm have to be of adequate strength. Footwork also helps a lot on generating power.
     
  20. y_o_n_e_x_m_a_n

    y_o_n_e_x_m_a_n Regular Member

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    agreed, currently i am copying TBH smashing technique :D

    but i can't jump so high :p

    i am working on my body turn at the moment :cool:

    current smash speed = 257 KM / hour

    current drop speed = 127 KM / hour

    muahahaha just joking :D
     

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