My new toy - Wilson hyper hammer 4.0

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  1. forrestyung

    forrestyung Regular Member

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    I got a new toy this afternoon - Wilson hyper hammer 4.0 endorsed by Dong Jiong.

    The new series have the hyper hammer 2.0, 4.0 and 6.0

    I will string BG85 at 24lbs tomorrow and tell more on next Tuesday.
     
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    I tried to find som info on the "Hyper Hammer" series on the net (i only find tennis-raquets with this name)..

    Could you give som more info on the raquet?

    Long/regular? Weight? Is it priced about the same as the Hyper Carbon series?

    Cheers,
    Glide3dfx
     
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    I think i held a hyper hammer 4 couple weeks ago. They were not kidding with they name! IT does swing like a hammer. I felt like i could go rob a store with that beast :p

    it was definetly on the heavy/stiff side, i think, and you can get alot of power from it with alot of arm power.
     
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    lol, no wonder it's not as popular as other brands in north america... I guess it's been "banded" and listed in "dangerous weapon" category, by government...

    j/k :D
     
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    Sorry, should be Hyper Carbon 4.0
     
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    I know they *DO* make a hyper hammer 4 though, cuz thats what it said on the shaft of the racquet I was talking about (it was blue and silver). Or maybe Hyper hammer could just be the "technology" behind the hyper carbon racquet.
     
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    forrestyung, any updates?
     
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    Some guy on my high school team had one, but i never got a chance to use it-it seems to be a powerful raquet as this guy can produce relatively high powered smashes. But i do posses a wilson titanium five (which i seldom use), it is a decent raquet after you change the factory strings-and for 60$canadian, its not a bad deal.Any of you tried this raquet?
     
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    Wilson

    I went to a national elite series match the other day, and was struck by the fact how many players were now using Wilson Hyper Carbon models. Only a few of the international players (such as Rasmus Wengberg) were using Yonex... Yonex were never that big among the elite players here, but Wilson has had virtually no presence here the last years... I guess they're doing a big sponsorship drive, trying to get back into the market.
     
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    nice :D start to wonder how it performs :D forrestyung got any update on the racket ?
     
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    The racket is strung in BG85 in 24lbs.

    Please find my comment as follows:

    1) It can support 24lbs or below.:D

    2) Frame (hard) is extreme hard and shaft is quite flex.

    3) 3U racket, but the weight is mainly on head.

    4) Power is OK.

    5) Control is excellent.

    6) But!!!! No ball feeling. Cannot feel the ball when hitting. Cannot know the ball is out site or not before the ball reach the ground.

    The most attractive point is mainly on the signature of Dong Jiong.
     
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    Point 2 should be


    2) Frame (head) is extreme hard and shaft is quite flex.
     
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    Did you get the tennis version or the badminton version!!??
     
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    Or, the frame is so strong, he can use this racket in tennis match, too? :confused:
     
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    Should be the Shuttlecock!! Because I am lazy to type...............

    Since when I am using other rackets, I will know where would the shuttlecock arrive. But cannot feel it when using hyper-carbon
     

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