My Next racquet

Discussion in 'Badminton Rackets / Equipment' started by silentheart, Aug 28, 2007.

  1. drifit

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    what is the price in S'pore?
     
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    cheapest I found is $240
     
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    Moderator should move this post away.
     
  4. silentheart

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    RQiS1 is a whip and RQiS2 is a bat. Depend on your style, iS1 is better for advanced player with big top spin. The ball sail if you hit flat at the top of the sweet spot. So you have to keep the shot low close to the net if you hit flat or put a lot of top spin on it. Great stability for net vallies. iS2 is great for someone hit flat and good ground stroke. Great control and easy to swing. Overall, I feel iS2 is a easier racquet to use. For serve, also depend on your style, iS2 for power serve while iS1 is good for both power serve and spin serve. However, you need to take time to get use to iS1.

    iS1 was strung at 56lb and iS2 at 58lb. My wife likes iS2 better for the paint job and lightness. I like iS2 for the control and iS1 for the kick butt top spin.

    PS: Both of them are out of stock in US again.
     
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    Shame on you Mr. Heart. Don't cha know that badminton and tennis don't mix. It's like oil and water. :p
     
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    Oh!!!!!!!!!!:eek: I get it now....:p
     
  7. silentheart

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    Can't help it. The evil emipre ask me to demo it and write a report on it. The devil made me do it. The deal is too good to be true (they are not freebies by the way). I really need to field test the suckers in case I need to go to any show.

    Do I need more excuses?

    Yes, oil and water do mix, just add soap and shake it up.
     
  8. silentheart

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    Which part did you miss earlier? I use them for warm up before my badminton game. Just kidding...
     
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    LoL. Excuse me if I'm not a tennis fanatic. :p Although, I have to say, if you warm up with tennis rackets, you are a beast! Kudos for you!
     
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    theirs no such thing as a wilson k-factor fury. but their is a Ncode nFury 110 sq in. the only 95 sq in wilson k-factor is the K-SixOne 95
     
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    at 56lbs.....?
    isnt that too low for you?
    as for iS2 @ 58lbs, just nice......:)
    next time, pls string @ 60lbs.... feel much nicer...:D
     
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    If I string iS1 at 58lb with natural guts, it will break in about 1 hr. At this tension, it will last 2 weeks.
     
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    I'd love to try it. Specs seem about right for me, but I need to have a racquet in my hands before I can buy it. If it doesn't feel good in my hands it's a nono. Sometimes even the type of paint can make me hate a racquet.
     
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    Strongman badder, Zhang Jun, warm up with a tennis racket. :p Go figure . . .

     
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    No, you don't need excuses but you need to add a hot item with the shake up :D.

     
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    Babolat Pure Drives All The Way!!!
     
  17. drifit

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    err.... aero drive is better:p
    better get the current use by Nadal...:D
     
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    does nadal still use the babolat aero drive? i thought he changed racket.
     
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    using aeropro drive currently....;) look very nice....:)
     
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    Here is my problem.

    Since 1 month ago, I started to switch over to natural guts. It feel so good that every shot feel so good and serve goes in the way I wanted. However, the cost is the issue. Even getting the Babolat VS or Wilson natural gut at discount, it still cost >$30 per string. Hybrid it still cost at $20. Especially when string both RQiS with natural guts, they are just killers on the court. I am thinking about going with Pacific to save a few $. I will let you know how it feel.
     

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