06-07-2011, 08:01 AM #5169
pinstripes were t2v1 only. t2v2 is no pinstripes. cone changes in v3 & v4?
shaft for v1 v2 v3 v4 is same for t2 as far as I know.
06-07-2011, 08:28 AM #5170
Considering that Dinkalot is virtually a one-man show with his Panda Power product, and has a day job, and needs to find time to eat to preserve that fine Panda physique .... I think we can cut him some slack for not having a website that enumerates all the spec and charms of older, unavailable versions of his rackets.
However, there is nothing stopping a knowledgeable client or re-seller from posting a very clear table of the differences in all the PP rackets (T2 in particular).
06-07-2011, 08:55 AM #5171
06-07-2011, 08:58 AM #5172
Version 1 - Darker red paint color; Pinstripes on the frame; Thinner outline on the "TRINITY" text; Thin cone; Slightly more aerodynamic than later versions due to marginally thinner frame and shaft (may even be just a thinner layer of paint); Possibly less durable.
Version 2 - Bright red paint color; Pinstripes removed; Thicker outline on the "TRINITY" text; Thin cone; Slightly less aerodynamic; Possibly a little stiffer than version 1 (was not designed to be, but a number of people commented that it felt stiffer).
Version 3 - As version 2, except with a wider cone. As far as I know, no further changes were made after this.
06-07-2011, 09:47 AM #5173
06-07-2011, 09:54 AM #5174
06-07-2011, 09:55 AM #5175
Here's the post I meant: http://www.badmintoncentral.com/foru...=1#post1471986
There is one with a thinner (more expensive) shaft but had no noticeable advantages so was scrapped again ...
So I assume v3=v4 only with different cones: http://www.badmintoncentral.com/foru...=1#post1457516
Last edited by demolidor; 06-07-2011 at 10:04 AM.
06-07-2011, 10:21 AM #5176
Somewhat confusing . Maybe v1.0 and v1.1 with the different shaft in a later batch only and no pinstripes regular cone v2 and armortec cone v3?
06-07-2011, 05:51 PM #5177
pls remember version is different with batch .... they may similar version but from different batch ....
the version I distributed is the very last version according to Dink, and there is no other evrsion after that, because Precision was coming, then Ultra Pro, then Trinity Pro which has many batch, and the latest is with gold color ...
Last edited by maa2003; 06-07-2011 at 05:55 PM.
06-07-2011, 07:00 PM #5178
Did you ever get the non-pinstripe with the old flat/non-armortec cone? Which Mark A wasn't getting I think (from v2 to v4 because "v3" was sold out)
Last edited by demolidor; 06-07-2011 at 07:15 PM.
06-07-2011, 07:19 PM #5179
Or was there ? I guess so and the above pic was a very old one just to show the paint difference http://www.badmintoncentral.com/foru...=1#post1478696
Or is pinstripe v1 the thinner shaft straight away (called T2v2 by someone was not corrected on this)?
Last edited by demolidor; 06-07-2011 at 07:23 PM.
06-07-2011, 10:14 PM #5180
06-07-2011, 10:17 PM #5181
anyone want to sell me his T2 v2/v3?
06-08-2011, 12:14 AM #5182
06-08-2011, 04:29 AM #5183
06-09-2011, 10:05 PM #5184
Panda started working on complete racket time line spreadsheet and well, had to stop because...
...Mama Panda has taken a turn for the worse (or better depending how you look at it). The experts say she can go anytime and probably has up to 14 days left.
Worse = she's leaving us
Better = she won't suffer anymore
06-09-2011, 10:10 PM #5185
I am sorry to hear that DinkAlot. I will have you, family and mom in my thoughts.
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