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Yonex ultima series

Discussion in 'Badminton Rackets / Equipment' started by Sgbad, Mar 9, 2008.

  1. Sgbad

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    Hi guys,
    Any reviews on the ultima shoes series? They are "clones" of shb99, shb98 etc. How do they play compared to the original shb99 and 98 etc. I heard its the cushion. What about the traction? Are they recommended?
     
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    No good, don't try.
    Durability and shoe cuttings is worst.
     
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    durability as in the traction? The shoe looks the exact same copy.
     
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    Hehe..the genuine one fits well n feel comfy,while the fake one looks the same but hurt u deep inside.Genuine one can last up to a year or so..a fake can only last within 6 months..First,the insole..2nd,the stitching..next,who knows..
    For shoes..i'd prefer a genuine yonex,or else,just any other genuine shoes..i don't wanna risk injuring my self,or spending money over something that won't last long..
     
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    The ultima series is genuine. Its from the yonex line. They are selling at reputable chain retail shops such a sportslink in singapore. I guess they wouldnt be selling fake yonex shoes to smear their reputation? :D:D

    Judging from bcers comments, i am lucky to have not bought a pair. I was at the shop this afternoon and was really itching to buy a pair.:p:p
     
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    Or maybe it was just available only in SP territory?I don't know..SP has too many stuffs just inside its territory that none of other place has..so pardon us if we don't know all those series..

    Well..buy one if u're so eager..n if u're so sure it's genuine..=).

    We're here just to give comments,n opinions..u're there to make the ultimate decision..=)
     
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    we will appreciate if you can get one, and provide us some reviews........;)
     
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    i like that ... i know what you mean but this really just sounds like the shoe will give you heartaches as well ....
    :D;)
     
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    I am only a student leh, if i get that piece, i wouldnt have enough to buy a high end pair already.
     
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    i reckon if you don't have the budget for the proper shb98 or 99, then you should go with an alternative brand such as mizuno or asics, rather than get a clone.
     
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    I have enough budget, but just thinking if i could save about half the price. I am not sure if it is a clone. Anyway, its wierd. Theres not much info on these shoes. Can anyone shed some light?
     
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    Here's my advice..if u really like it,n u feel comfy while wearing it..just buy it.Don't bother about us..since it's u who's wearing..not us.=)..besides,we don't really know what shoes is that u're talking about.Who knows if that it's actually a good shoes..
     
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    how much will these shoes from the ultima series cost? below S$100? for this amount of money, you could get a SHB-71 or good shoes from other brands eg. victor, ashaway, mizuno etc
     
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    its going for s$69.90 at sportlink outlets, and the main difference between the more expensive pair is in the insole/cushioning part....besides the price of course.:D
     
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    what does these shoes look like anyway? any pictures? :)
     
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    The shoes look exactly like the shb99s,98. Exact same look. Just that it prints, ultima shb99.(if i did not remember wrongly)
     
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    Can't find any information about it as well. Anyway, if they are cheaper than genuine ones, there must be a reason... Fake shoes may do harm to your toe, ankle and knees etc. I suggest you turn to genuine ones.
     
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    Dang!!!.....u guys keep saying it's fake...Sgbad already said it's from Yonex and retailing in major sports stores...hah...well, it's understandable...u guys haven't seen it....it looks almost like the high-end shoes....but it doesn't have Super-Cushion...i've seen it..it's for players who want look more than feel....lol....it's jus like any low end shoe, with the looks of the high end ones...

    my friend just bought a pair of those ultima shoes...he bought the one that looks like SHB 99...he got it for 48 sg bucks at queensway.....i will try to get his review n post here...
     
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    Thanks kaizen! will await your reviews!:D:D
     
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    hahah....don't bet on it....i'll do my best to get reviews from my friend....till then, guys here can try out the shoes on their own too....lol.....as for me..i'm definitely going for the high end.....hah
     

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