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Cheaper replacement for arcsaber 11

Discussion in 'Racket Recommendation / Comparison' started by vikas khandelwal, Dec 13, 2018.

  1. vikas khandelwal

    vikas khandelwal New Member

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    Hi All,

    I have been playing with arcsaber 11 for 3 years now. I play doubles only and have intermediate skills.
    I am looking for all round play and used to even balanced racket. use Nanogy 99 or Aero bite control series strings.

    I have been breaking Arcsaber 11 a-lot by accidental hit by partners. I have decided that it is time to move to a cheaper option so that it does not hurt breaking rackets every now and then :) moreover Arcsaber11 has been tough to find these days in my area.
    can you please suggest which option should I choose. duora 77 LCW , arcsbaer 7 are some of the mid range rackets which I could find . what are the options ( open for rackets from other brands too ) ?

    Thanks for the help

    regards,
    Vikas
     
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    Cameron01 Regular Member

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    The first racket I ever chose was the Duora 77, it was a great racket for doubles with lots of elastic power. Defence was effortless and smashs were fast I would highly recommend

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    offbad Regular Member

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    Arc7 isn't midrange, and is both headlighter and more flexible than arc11. It should be available cheap though as it is quite an old model by now.

    I think for the budget conscious a duo88 would profile closer to arc11
     
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    ucantseeme Regular Member

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    Second this. Duo88 is very slightly more head heavy(on scale) and a tiny bit more flexible (IIRC by bending), but very close, when swinging around.
     
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    Apacs Tantrum 200/300 II。 You should be able to get that in India. Half the price with Arc11 spec, stiff, even balance, and most importantly, tough and withstand clashes, Apacs is #1 Yonex killer in my club now.
     
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    what would you consider arcsaber7 as ?duo88 is leaning towards the price of arcsaber11. how is duora77lcw?
    thanks for the response
     
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    I found a shop in India where Arc11 is above 11.000 Rs, while Duo88 is 4800 Rs. Leaning towards the price of on Arc11 is something different than beeing below 50%. I got a long time ago my hands on a Duo77 and it felt quite headlight to me IIRC.
     
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    not sure what the question is, but arc7 would resemble closest duo7 which is an even balanced medium stiff racquet. both are still very good racquets.
     
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    oops! looks like I got confused between the price of duora 8 and duora88. you are right duora 88 is indeed 50% the price of arcsaber 11. will try duora 88.

    regards
    vikas
     
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    Question was that if you consider arcsaber 7 as high end if not mid end ?
     
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    oh yeah it's a top shelf model in my opinion. it's a very easy racquet to use (both duo7 and arc7)
     

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