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Discussion in 'Badminton Rackets / Equipment' started by clearng, Dec 13, 2006.

  1. roy7497

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    Hi everyone. Can anyone share their expert opinions on the Tantrum 200 II or now Tantrum III compare to the AVP.

    My current racket are BS12, Arc 11 and AX88S.

    Thank you in advance.
     
  2. Vivek Bagadhi

    Vivek Bagadhi Regular Member

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    Any comparisons between the AVP & Lethal 60ii? I have searched while forum, while aint getting anything of the above point. Have zeroed down to these two, any info about these two are appreciated.
     
  3. Vivek Bagadhi

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    Ordered an Apacs Honor 800 P. Pretty cheap 40$, would be stringing it with Kizuna D61, let's see how it performs

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  5. Vivek Bagadhi

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  6. Vivek Bagadhi

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    Any blend pro ii users here, what is the frame profile, all out aero or one side aero and other box? Any small review or comparison with the nanoflare 700 frame, would be appreciated.

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    Hello. I got a pair of Apacs NFS 722. Both are strung with Yonex BG66 Ultimax at 25lbs. tension. But the other racket has an extra horizontal line strung near the base of the racket head. The question is, will it affect the overall performance and/or tension distribution in the racket?
     
  8. Vivek Bagadhi

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    The seller sent me an Apacs La Nano 729 power instead of Honor 800, hence I have put in a request for replacement, it would be arriving by 16th, but in the meanwhile Screenshot_20210211-162456_Samsung Internet.jpg

    Time for a lot of testing I guess
     
  9. Vivek Bagadhi

    Vivek Bagadhi Regular Member

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    Received it today, strung with the Aerosonic at 25lbs, 4U, weights are with just the factory grip and strung. My grip setup is made up of electrical tape on wood with 3 rounds of cushion grip and a thin overgrip.
    The paintjob is just OK I would say, nothing to complain of due to the asking price it comes at, otherwise in my frank opinion it feels like just a mediocre matte white paint with cheap decals. However it is the performance that I am mainly concerned about, and initial swing test feels good, the head shape is top and bottom aero with round box sides, it is quite a big head (will post some photos in comparison to the DUO10) but cuts through the air quite nicely[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

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    Oh, they corrected specialist. Did they do this for all distributions? Anyone know?


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  11. Vivek Bagadhi

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    I feel they should have done it by now at all distributions I guess,
    A quick update on my first impression with the AAP: The head is pretty big, should be similar or bigger than the DUO10 so there is a feel of a big sweetspot, I strung mine at 25 lbs with Aerosonic and it felt pretty bouncy in comparison with my Wucht P8. I think a 2lbs increase would rectify this, as I like a good dense sweetspot. Also I feel that people getting this should consider stringing 2lbs more than they previously used to, to get the same feel.
    The stiffness is somewhere between the N7ii(8) and the N9ii(8.5). Would call it a 8.3 stiffness. So it helps in delivering more power.
    I had many of my smashes into the net due to the shaft as I was playing with a stiff shaft previously, I have to adjust my action a bit for the control to be better.
    It is a top and bottom aero with box sides type of frame, is pretty fast but I would have been happy if it had a little smaller head like the astroxes, so feel wise it was a no for me for now, I am thinking of trying a 30lbs stringing with either the LN1 or KD61 to slightly increase the pop from the stringbed.
    Pretty easy to use racquet, can be recommended to beginners as well.

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    I just saw a good price on the APACS Force II Max ($60 USD) on Amazon. But I am concerned if it is genuine or not. Can someone verify if this is genuine or not from the photos?
     

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  13. Vivek Bagadhi

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    Update on the AAP 4U, it has plenty power but accuracy is ****, the shuttle just flies off with a lot of deviation from the expected path from the stringbed (Aerosonic at 25lbs).
    Maybe atleast 28lbs might likely fix it but it's just a specualtion, will try out with a 28lbs LN1 and update

    Impressions so far, it feels like a slightly stiffer less accurate 4U N9II with a big sweetspot (my suspicion is that the big sweetspot is the main culprit for the shitty accuracy or either the Aerosonic is too much repulsive even more so than the Kizuna D61 which just makes the shuttle fly over here and there, which I don't think is supposed to happen). I need to try it with a tighter stringbed, but it is a very good racquet for the price. Also I am not so sure about the 50T shaft, I read somewhere that it has a 40T shaft on an Apacs AP promo photo, don't know what to say about this.
     
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    Currently using Astrox 6. Mainly play doubles but feeling tired as game progresses.

    I want to try a headlight racket, any recommendation for intermediate player?
     
  15. Kapricorn1790

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    Guys. Can anyone suggest couple of Apacs for an intermediate player? I should use for both singles and doubles.
     
  16. Tantrum

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    The usual suspects are all good, depending on your preferences.
    Tantrum 200ii, AVP, the Honor range... The lethal range...

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    @Tantrum any idea how can I ship those to canada? I see most of the Asian websites are offering great discounts on AVP but no offerings around Europe/American regions

    I am looking at AVP, Tantrum 200ii and apacs honor 200.

    Which one do you suggest out of these three?
     
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    I prefer H200 and the Tantrum 200 a close second. Also enjoying the Feather Weight 55, too. Super light and very fast (sacrificing power of course)

    Many shops ship to Canada, but I don't know if the cost makes it worthwhile...

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  19. Kapricorn1790

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    @Tantrum thanks for the suggestions. I will check these models and also for any shops who offer for a decent shipping price.
     
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    Ahhh.. unable to find a right shop that can ship to canada for a decent price.

    Any suggestions please
     

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