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    Default SW 35 VS. Voltric 70 VS. Armortec 900 Technique

    Hello everybody,

    I owned a SW 35 and play 4 times per week badminton. Mostly I play doubles and love to be at the back. I'm an offensive player. The SW35 was a good soldier.
    Now my question. I'm looking for a new racket. I have the choice to pick the SW35 again or give an other racket the chance. I'm keen to experiment, but I don't wan to to risk my money for a bad replacement. Feel free to give me your experiences with the rackets. Can you state the Balancepoints of the Voltirc 70 and Armortec 900 Technique?

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    I can help !

    I own a AT900T (4U), SW35 (3U) and have demo'd the VT70(4U) so I can give you a short comparison between these rackets for you.

    IMO the SW35 is head and shoulder above theses rackets, SW35 is stiffer than the AT900T and VT70 and is a lot more powerful as well. The VT70 is quite flexy, in comparison to the SW35.

    I think a (3U) AT900T would be very similar to the SW35 in terms of balance point, I would discount the VT70 as it is a mid range racket. I think that the SW35 has a superior edge over the AT900T. The SW35 has more power than the AT900T and if you really hit it sweetly then you get this magic extra 5% which is just unreal.

    I would stick with the SW35 if I was you.

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    I love the Voltric 70 - it has been my go-to racket since the day I received it (that said, I'm still not convinced I'll be sticking with it for too long). However, if you're happy with the SW35 I would probably stick with it. The VT70 and SW35 are both high end rackets so it's really down to preference - if you can demo or borrow a VT70, I would urge you to give it a go. If you'll be buying blind, definitely go for the SW35.

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    my vt70 and at900 felt the same, but the feel on my sw35 is just different, and i actually like the feel on my sw35 better. they all swing the same, maybe just the vibration thru the racket that's different with the sw35 which i love

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    I own an AT900T and 900P, and also played with SW35 and VT70 in all weights 4U + 3U. I actually prefer all in the 3U. Out of all of them I'll rank the SW35 the best. It is fast enough to defend and stiff + headheavy enough for power. If you want a faster racket go with the 900T which has good power also. VT70 is slightly faster then 900T but the flexier shaft doesn't give it the solid feel of the other rackets. 900P feels most solid imo and is just a weeee bit slower then the SW35, more headheavy feeling.

    Speed - VT70
    Speed,power - AT900T
    Evenly distrubited - SW35
    Power - AT900P

    just my 2cents

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    Haha definitely the Yonex Voltric 70 and all rounded racket good for offence and defence, if you are a hard hitter or control player it will suit you. Clears are effortless and my smashes are harder. Plus improved sound, you will sound like you are wielding a "dragon". Loud and powerful. I can land the shuttle to where I want it when defending and when offending, there is no limit to what you can do. It has the power of a ArcSaber Z-Slash, with the advantage of a larger sweet spot and the thin neck frame of a Nanospeed 9900 which makes it a hell lot faster.

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    I have been using Yonex ARCS8DX for almost 3 months now. Just purchased SW35 2 days ago and tried it out for a few games. It feels very similar to the ARCS8DX which is also an all-rounded racket. You may well consider this racket too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Barca View Post
    I have been using Yonex ARCS8DX for almost 3 months now. Just purchased SW35 2 days ago and tried it out for a few games. It feels very similar to the ARCS8DX which is also an all-rounded racket. You may well consider this racket too.
    I think the SW35 is more powerful than Arc8DX

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    Thank you for your posts.

    Am I right? The Voltric is a midflex shaft? So it is dismissed.

    What about the stiffness between SW35 and AT900T?
    I prefer stiff shafts. I don't benefit from "a wet noodle" rackets.

    Are there any alternatives?

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    The AT 900 T is stiff, but I have both the Technique and the Poqer and I believe that the Power is silghtly stiffer...

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    Quote Originally Posted by ucantseeme View Post
    Thank you for your posts.

    Am I right? The Voltric is a midflex shaft? So it is dismissed.

    What about the stiffness between SW35 and AT900T?
    I prefer stiff shafts. I don't benefit from "a wet noodle" rackets.

    Are there any alternatives?
    SW35 is stiffer than AT900T.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LD rules! View Post
    I think the SW35 is more powerful than Arc8DX
    Yes, you're right. SW35 is indeed more powerful because it is more head heavy compared to ARCS8DX.

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    yes u right at900T is the best...

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    at900p/t have durability issues whereas sw35 is like a tank. there is no vibration whatsoever.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yurimaster2010 View Post
    yes u right at900T is the best...
    if it's the best, why have you been going on about getting a z slash for about the last 4 months ?

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    Having come from a Tantrum 200, I got a Voltric 70 for Xmas.

    I didn't hit the first shot with it, I gave it to my friend who has an Arcsaber 7 and he had 3 shots and gave it back to me in disgust. I knew exactly what to expect from it though so I think I had already mentally altered my swing :P lol.

    Its a good 10g lighter that my Tantrum which really isn't a heavy racket which means its really really fast and quick. It really does swing through the air so chances are you have some adjusting to do. But while you may be thinking theres a lack of power, the head heavy balance really gives it a punch. Its definetly more powerful than my old tantrum.

    There are three main points about it. After adjusting to it, it is just as powerful as any racket and with its lightness, it has a speed that makes it perfect for defending.

    Secondly. Not very useful to your point but its so quick about the net. Net kills are so quick thanks to its quickness that I just didnt have with any of my other rackets. Also, I found that quick interceptions from shots pushed up to my backhand or forehand could easily be pulled off with a pretty high sucess rate. That was a good bonus which is great to prevent a fumbled block or clear.

    Thirdly, I don't know your standard but I'm a decent enough standard but even I noticed the number of mishits and mistimings dropped. This racket is really forgiving.

    Its pricey but then again its Yonex which sucks.

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    Thanks for your experiences.
    I dismissed the VT 70 and get another SW 35 yesterday.
    I get some money and I am currently still looking for a racket. I don't want to open a new thread with a different headline.

    My new search:
    I am looking for a fast doublesracket. I own the BS 10 which is quite good, but I'm looking for some new stuff. I love to try new rackets to get a new experience and adjust my game.
    The BS is slightly headheavy.
    I'm looking for something between 295mm and 280mm with a stiff shaft.

    I discovered the Spira 22 at Erics shop. It should be even balance and stiff. Any reviews?
    I'm very impatient to see the Metor X 80. I can't wait. It's cruel.
    I give the AT 900 T a second chance.
    And I heard good things about the NS9900.

    So here ist the new choice:

    - Spira 22
    - Meteor X 80
    - AT 900 T
    - Nanospeed 9900

    What I want:
    a racket which cuts and swings faster than the BS10. Raw power isn't so important. Good control. Overall a good defending racket.

    Please feel free to post your opinions, experiences and advices.

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