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01-14-2013, 01:57 AM #1
Yonex ArcSaber Flash Boost ( ARC FB )
There seems to be a surprise in this year's new products line up. Yonex will be releasing for the first time (I believe) a 6U racket :O
The Yonex ArcSaber Flash Boost is planned to release this year with a RRP of 275$.
Has anyone got more informations on this one ?
Also would like to know how many of you have been waiting for a super light racket from Yonex!
01-14-2013, 06:04 AM #2
Wait, what? 6U?4U to me is very light. This one will be.... Nothing.
01-14-2013, 10:24 AM #3
even balance and 6u... guess this will depends a lot to the user's muscle then...
01-14-2013, 11:16 AM #4
Maybe it's one of those new "virtual" things...
01-14-2013, 11:17 AM #5
Virtual ? O.o
01-16-2013, 06:54 AM #6
01-16-2013, 10:47 AM #7
高弾性カーボンフレーム＋カップスタック型カーボンナノチューブ、高弾性カーボンシャフト＋ナノメトリック 、新内蔵T型ジョイント F5・6 ソニックブルー 19〜24（lbs） BG66UM（ハードヒッター）、NBG99（コントロールプレーヤー）
専用グロメットセット／AC416ACB(BK) •420（本体価格•400） 台湾製
専用ケース／C-SCS 素材：ポリエステル 台湾製
Last edited by demolidor; 01-16-2013 at 10:51 AM.
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01-16-2013, 10:52 AM #8
This is a joke, right?
01-16-2013, 11:09 AM #9
Awesome colour ! I-Slash for iTunes and FlashBoost to boost your pc's performance so you can actually use iTunes .
01-16-2013, 01:13 PM #10
i would still buy the ar11 and the arc fb, but sometimes i wonder how many of these yonex rackets have been original designs and not just a heavier or lighter version of another racket with a different paint job and a different shaft? i know the question is redundent but since i don't know the ins and outs od yonex racket production, i do wonder from time to time.
01-16-2013, 02:29 PM #11
In this case they have used some new kind of new nano application ("nanometric") to achieve a 6U racket with the highest swingspeed for Yonex so far according to the description. Also the 11 apparently has improved upon cs carbon nanotube material, a new t-joint of some sort (t-anchor?) and the magic sonic metal
Just noticed those AT900's are finally gone as well ... leaving room for ... .
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01-16-2013, 03:29 PM #12
01-16-2013, 03:47 PM #13
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01-16-2013, 04:31 PM #14
You should check out the badmintoncn forum for hacked up rackets and other equipment (not that they have necessarily isolated a cupstacked nano carbon or something but I have seen chopped up rackets on there and shoes which is interesting to just see in any case (also recently saw a hacked up MP77 through google image search on MP77, that or MP55 )
edit: 77 indeed http://www.badmintoncentral.com/foru...803#post193803).
As for quick releases I believe ants let slip that quite a few Voltric models for example were already practically ready for launch before the first one introduced the Voltric series, the rest is indeed merely strategically launching a top end model at/around the key events (Japan Open and All England).
Back on the Flash Boost I've noticed no mention of the weight has been listed in the specs, merely F5, 6 -.^ ...
Last edited by demolidor; 01-16-2013 at 04:43 PM.
01-16-2013, 06:17 PM #15
01-16-2013, 06:22 PM #16
Not with that price ! Supposedly weighs 73gr. so a 6U indeed ... The Made in Taiwan is for the racket case/sleeve thingie C-SCS, and replacement grommet set AC416ACB.
Last edited by demolidor; 01-16-2013 at 06:30 PM.
01-16-2013, 06:56 PM #17