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  1. bluejeff

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    The picture is not good enough to see the red dots on handle?


    From the pictures shown so far it look like my a real ns8k.....but there is not enough pictures and close ups to really tell.

    It has the holographic picture near the solid feel core writing.

    It has the four rounded grommets near the throat.....most fakes do not have these.

    The color looks right...

    Also the cost of the racket is alot more than what i paid for mine......I have the SP version too.

    But I don't trust anything on ebay. I got a friend in indonesia who knows what to look for to buy mine to bring back here.
     
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    I don't think there is a SP version for NS8K as far as I know...
     
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    Of course there is. SP rackets are the largest pie for Yonex for a long time.
     
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    sorry, i just have not seen a ns8k with sp printed on the shaft. thanks for the correction.
     
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    Oh that's no problem. Since NS-8000 is expensive (even with SP), a lot of people don't even bother buying SP version because it is close to US version (or other versions) price with international S&H. That's probably you don't see the SP version of NS8000 often.
     
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    True not much difference in price compared to The aussie AS model either $30 cheaper each bought 2 saved $60.

    While my mate was in indonesia he said they had the taiwan TW model and that was only $100 as compared to $200 for the SP is there that much difference in those two codes?
     
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    Yonex-TW has strictly orders that all NS rackets cannot be bargained. If they said they got it like $100, they are most likely to be fakes or the dealer sold the rackets are idiots.
     
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    picture not good enough to see the red dots?
    errr
    maybe you should get eye check or something
    to me, i very much believe that this racket is fake :cool:


     
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    Had a feeling that the price difference was so great that it was more likely that the rackets (TW) for $100 were fakes.......could not see why the price could be..........twice as cheap? So to be safe I got the SP's and they are definetly original. Thank god.

    Thanks bluejeff for re-enforcing my suspicions.
     
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    Ahh 'eyes checked?' Sorry mate but I could not see any close ups on that site of the serial number or a picture clear enough to see if there were red dots on the handle or not.

    If you could be so kind as to send me the picture you saw.....that i didn't, to clarify this?

    Red dots on handle are very small and in those pics if you can see the red dots you must be superman.

    Everything looks genuine.......exept for a serial number picture and a close up of handle.
     
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    You could find cheaper TH version rackets here in the US, why buy it from Australia ???
    The number checks out okay if thats the same serial number you are getting.

     
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    i just saw this list of fake ebayers, like 10mins after clicking on the buy it now link... the sellers name is tohktohk n is on the list, what should i do?
    could it be that he sold fake rackets in the past n has come good? how do i tell if it is a fake racket?
    the ebay link is:

    http://cgi.ebay.com/NEW-Yonex-NANO-8000-Badminton-Racquet-Racket-Bonus_W0QQitemZ7226622841QQcategoryZ20871QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

    thanks
     
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    xinsports is an actual badminton store in Melbourne. I HAVE NOT dealt with them, but assume that they are legit
     

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