Broken rackets

Discussion in 'Broken Rackets' started by Byro-Nenium, Nov 29, 2000.

  1. superflip_

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    I cracked also some rackets...

    I still remember my Level NS4000 . Best racket I ever had... And some newbie was warming up next to me... It seems he didn't understand the meaning 'half a terrain'.

    The NS4000 was a full carbon racket... I've never seen so many splinters when a racket was broken. It was really dangerous as the splinters were very very long thin and sharp!
     
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    Hi guys,
    I remember the day when playing double at Suzhou, my Ninja partner came from behind and finished off my Yonex Ti 10(1st gen) racket:crying:. The same partner did the same thing with my Yonex AT800DEF.:crying::crying:From the second incident onwards, I bought a woven 7 racket whenever I played with him. So, after that even we clashed, there was no more broken racket.:p
    My heart sank when this Ninja player slaughtered my Ti 10.:crying: From that time onward, I controlled my shot n just give it a miss when there is a clash of interest.;) It is better than losing an expensive racket,correct?:D
    Lee:)
     
  3. venkatesh

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    You bet it is. Better steer away from those kinds of partners. Although I have to say that racket clashes are common in this kind of game, man ... two broken rackets caused by the same person? :eek:
     
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    Ouch, I feel the pain of all those broken racquets! I've only broken one racquet *knock on wood* which was the Cab20MS and it was back when I was playing @ the school club with a newbie partner.

    Summary: I went for a hard smash on my side when his racquet teleported in front of mine and my frame caved. Steel Racquet 1, Graphite 0.
     
  5. Sevex

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    I've only broken one racket. A Carlton isoblade superlite (or something like that). I was playing with a complete beginner who decided to run from the back of the court to the front and take a net kill. The only thing was this involved running into me (I was at the net) and then swinging. I used my racket to stop him hitting me with some force on the head, but instead of using the shaft of the racket to block it hit the racket face... This cracked the frame and the following week I smashed and my racket collapsed at the 2 o clock position.

    I now avoid playing with him at all costs.

    The moral of this story, beware beginners who can't seem to distinguish between empty space and a person and don't use badminton rackets for fencing!
     
  6. ch00q1anw31

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    Haha, just get an Apacs training racket, and go around clashing with other rackets. Lets see which racket will fall out first .. XD
     
  7. Badmintan

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    Cracked APACS racquet

    30 tonnes hi modulus graphite = APACS marketing

    my APACS lethal cracked after I strung it at only 26lbs.

    Stringer's fault if cracked at the inner side @ 12 o'clock?
     

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    ch00q1anw31 Regular Member

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    Leathal 25, IS a PROBLEM RACKET. Mine, the groumets at 12oclock, actually made my racket crack :eek: i have that racket last time, but i asked the shop owner to switch a racket with my leathal 25. I got a APACS Ti-10. Leathal 25 already has loads of complaints about it, next time go around checking reviews on the racket before you buy it :D
     
  9. DinkAlot

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    It's not your fault. APACS has a problem with these rackets. I have 5 or so of the Lethals with the "uber grommets" and they have all cracked at the 12 position.


     
  10. l_i_a_m

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    when it is cracked, can the racket still be playable? Will it affect the performance? Or should we just leave it alone when it is cracked?

    Because I just found out there's a crack of my new racket in the frame (9 o'clock position). A very tiny crack, about 3 cm long.
     
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    well my Musclepower 30 cracked too but the performance wasnt as good my smashes wernt as powerful :p now i need money to either go to HK to get a MP 99 or get a AT900 power here in Vancouver T_T
     
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    Also if it's cracked, beware that it can collapse anytime.

    Also if you play doubles, please mind the safety and health of your partner.

    Depending on the location of the crack, a sharp piece of graphite or Shrapnel :( may fly and hit your partner during a game.
     
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    tnx for telling me man :D i'll keep that in mind :D
     
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    Mine is just a hairline crack, string tension at 24lb. Will it suddenly break? Performance wise, I still can't feel anything yet, maybe it is just the matter of time.
     

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