Carlton Vapour Trail Racquets

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  1. Sealman

    Sealman Regular Member

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    I read in various UK websites that Carlton will be releasing the Vapour Trail series of racquets in the UK shortly which include:
    Carlton Vapour Trail Tour
    Carlton Vapour Trail Elite
    Carlton Vapour Trail S Lite
    Carlton Vapour Trail ST
    Carlton Vapour Trail FX Ti

    References:
    http://www.sgb-sports.com/news/fullstory.php/aid/2833/Carlton_re-signs_Robertson.html

    http://www.newitts.com/product/IT034424/Carlton_Vapour_Trail_Elite_Badminton_Racket.htm

    http://www.newitts.com/product/IT034426/Carlton_Vapour_Trail_S_Lite_Badminton_Rackets.htm

    New for the 2008/2009 range, Carlton has developed the Vapour Trail range to meet badminton players differing requirements.
    The Vapour Trail range has been engineered to combine both power and control specifications.


    Special Features
    • Bio-axial Dynamics - Analysis of the overhead badminton swing highlights 2 distinct aerodynamic directions evident during the swing phase. The new Bio-Axial Dynamics frame develops more efficient aerodynamics. Over 80% of players stated the new Bi-Axial frame profile delivers increased swing speed.
    • Pro V12 Grommets - Positioned at 3 and 9 oclock postions, these specialised grommets have been softened to allow greater string movement thereby increasing power across the hitting zone.
    • Optimetric Headshape - By combining the larger sweet spot size and the increased air speed and control within the same head shape, the new Optimetric head geometry delivers both power, airspeed and control in one frame.
    • Japanese HM Carbon - Sourced for Japan, Japanese Hi Modulus Carbon is the highest specification carbon available on the market ensuring your Carbon frame will outperform all other construction materials for frame response and stability.
    • Stabiliser Topcap - By introducing 4 convex channels into the top cap, stiffness of the top cap is increased allowing for greater shot accuracy and control.
    • Xtreme Tension Frame - Precision engineering and the utilisation of the finest construction materials ensures your Carlton frame can accommodate 11% higher string tensions compared with competitior frames.
    • Hand Crafted
     
  2. Kiroro

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    Cant really understand how the carlton's series go..can u explain to me? i know how the yonex work..like armortec is head heavy,nanospeed is headlight...how about carlton?? hav been trying to find out by myself..but have no information at all about carlton racket..
     
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    Y A W N ! ! ! Sure, sure..... What's that I can smell...........?
     
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    i should be getting my hands on these soon. i will post pics and review when i do.
     
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    Ok, there's just a good range of innovation jargon. However, I don't really see the profoundness of "hand crafted" for a racket.., or how that's an improvement. That doesn't seem like it'd be very precise manufacturing.
     
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    look forward to your review!
     
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    Review on the vapour trail tour vs the elite racket?

    hi there, has anyone done a review on the vapour trail vs the elite racket?:rolleyes:
     
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    Check out the Carlton Vapour Trail thread that Kwun started:
    http://www.badmintoncentral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=70037

    I don't think that anyone has done head to head reviews but there are at least some reviews and pictures.
     

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