Carlton Airblade Elite & Powerblade Elite (NEW)

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  1. Marcus Fong

    Marcus Fong Regular Member

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    Hi Guys....

    Saw these 2 brand new racket from Carlton. Already available in RSH outlets in KL/PJ. Both of them look awesome!!! Price RM269 but certain outlets are offering rebates when u trade in your old racket (any brand or condition) :)

    AirBlade Elite: 85g, head light, Medium Flex (Doubles oriented)
    PowerBlade Elite: 87g, Head heavy, ISO-frame, Stiff (all-rounder)

    Goto www.centralsports.co.uk to check out the rackets...

    Hmmm, wonder when the new AirBlade Superlite will be available... time to upgrade my old 2003 racket.. :D

    Anybody saw or even purchase them???
     
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    Yep, i saw them in a shop.

    They look great and light as well.

    Should be very good.
     
  3. hunghing

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    hey where do u find carlton racquet in msia?
    i search around but i cant find any shops that carry them
     
  4. LouisW

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    you may try Tmn. University's Jusco & Permas Jaya's Jusco.

    OR

    i recommend you visit this shop at KOMTAR ~ Permai Sport.(They did accept credit cards :D :D :D
     
  5. hunghing

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    permai sport dont carry carlton!
    i only found 1 pathetic airblade 800 there..
    the guy told me carlton is "uncle" brand
    wtf....only uncle buy that brand...
     
  6. Marcus Fong

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    The new Carlton rackets can be found in Royal Sporting House (RSH) outlets in Malaysia. If u r in PJ, try visiting the outlets in 1 Utama Shopping Centre.
     
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    oh? im in JB btw

    only PJ hav?
     
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    I think the Elite is for single players, for British No.1 player Richard Vaughan is using Airblade Elite.

    I don't know and actually doubt if there is any big difference b/t the new airblade elite and 2003 airblade lite, because Carlton just got ride of the lite in 2005 series. Maybe it is just a change of the name.

    Here is a picture of Airblade Elite vs. Powerblade Elite rackets.
     

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    I think they just added an "e" to make "Lite" into "Elite"... :D
     
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    They are different, the Lite was a cheap version, and it was head light. This is a brand new, top of the range, head heavy racquet
     
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    Carlton Badminton Racket

    Hi,

    I'm interesting to buy Carlton Powerblade Badminton Racket, anyone know online shopping near indonesia.

    Thank you for your information.
     
  12. chickenpoodle

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    and how exactly is it a cheap version?
    just because its cheaper?

    its still made of the same materials as the superlite, the tour, and the elite!

    if being cheaper in price makes it a cheap racquet, then good for you.

    to me, and some others i'm sure, the lite was still a great racquet.
     
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    check the post dates, fast3r posted his post last year!!

    ice tea, id start your own post mate, maybe in the marketplace folder!
     
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    It's a cheap version because it doesn't cost as much as the Elite, of course being lower in price makes it a cheap racket, relative to the Elite. I never said that I thought it was a bad racket as the cost says nothing about the quality, I've never even used it but if it works for you then great;)
     
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    I just saw the rackets today at studio R in KLCC. when i hold it, it feels good in your hands. i've a feeling this is good stuff.
     
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    I got my business associate to buy for me the Powerblade Elite from KL's RSH outlet last week. I got it strung with BG80 at 24lbs and tried it out yesterday.

    Although it was said as head-heavy, I donot feel that - it is more even balanced to me. It is a good all-round racket as advertised. I used to play with Woven 8A, and Powerblade Elite has similar manoeuvrability in double as Woven 8A but pack a little more power in smash. I struggled on a few net shot but guess it was due to unfimilarity.

    I will try it out again tomorrow. But so far the impression is excellent, esp. it only cost MYR269. I would say it is a good double racket and also suitable for ladies who prefer a light yet able to generate some power racket.
     
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    Where's the balance point for the airblade? (As for the lenght I believe it is a standard one, am I not right?)
     
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    airblade 800? what is the price. i was i JB
     
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    Actually last friday i wanted to buy the powerblade elite from JUSCO(ipoh) but that one got scratches, so i still searching a new one. and i have buy the New PowerFlo 807 is cheap but is a nice racket ...

    any one see PowerBlade Elite in JB?
    i can't find it......
     
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    Hi sorry to awake an old thread.

    I want to know more about Carlton PowerBlade Elite because I can get it for half price where I live, so please anyone tested, have or can make a review of this racket?

    Thx in advance
     

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