Victor 2020 New Products

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  1. ChocoChipWaffle

    ChocoChipWaffle Regular Member

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    how is the stiffness compared to 90k and 70k? Is it a super stiff racket like jetspeed 10, zf2?
     
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  2. Mete Ozcorekci

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    It s noticable, but not very much. 90k delivers great punch tho and 90s is great all rounder with great speed and good power
     
  3. hm_andhika

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    I cant give comment on 90K. Never own 90K.
    98K and 70K, stiffness quite similar but 70K feels head heavier.

    98K just very stiff.
     
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  4. vincePBC

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    Thanks. Significant power difference? And maneuverability?
     
  5. Mete Ozcorekci

    Mete Ozcorekci Regular Member

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    Yes, 90k is more powerful and pretty satisfying to smash. I really enjoy 90s, not lacking power like many other head light rackets bec it is really close to even balanced. 90s is more maneuvrable, but if you are powerful, you would be okay with 90k as well
     
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    Thanks. My previous go to racket was JS 12 lime but i had frame issues with it
     
  7. Mete Ozcorekci

    Mete Ozcorekci Regular Member

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    I played with js12 very briefly, not quite sure, but js12 may sit somewhere in between 90s and 90k. I think 90k is stiffer with similar head heaviness and 90s has same stiffness but has lighter head.
     
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    hello, which racquet is easier to use? between js12 and 90k
     
  9. Mete Ozcorekci

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    Js12 might be easier, but I think if you can utilize 90k, you can get better results in general imo. 90k is not difficult racket to use, but still js12 might be more user friendly
     
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    I would tend to disagree:
    I had JS12 M 3U and 90K 3U and the two JS12 M I had were very stiff and much head heavier than all my three 90K...

    JS12 yellow might be different...
     
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    Js12 refers to yellow version... yes js12m is stiffer and head heavier. I compared to js12, not js12m
     
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    In my experience JS12 and JS12M sit between 90s and 90k.
    The 90s is an all rounder, the js12/js12m is balanced towards the head but less extreme compared to 90k. Slight difference in stiffness/balance between js12 & js12m.
     
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    I have both JS12 lime and JS12M blue, i think the blue js12 is stiffer and slightly head heavier.
     
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    So it’s all down to Victor poor QC
     
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    Not on this occasion, most people who use both js12 and js12m think the js12m is stiffer and head heavier.
     
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    ARS98K balance point isnt the same with ARS90S.

    ARS90S feels a bit head heavier compared with ARS98K. Perhaps by 5mm.
     
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    Hi all - sorry if this has already been asked but does anyone know when the ARS 98k will be on sale in the UK? And if it is already, a link would be appreciated.

    (a recent car theft - with all by badminton kit in the back, also taken, means I’ll be looking to buy replacement rackets).
     
  18. FM1994

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    Damn, that really sucks. I've checked the regular UK sites for any updates and have found nada.

    Maybe a later release for the European market this year? It's not even displayed on the Victor Europe site, but is displayed on their global page.
     
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    I believe the first batch of 98K should be in the U.K. by the end of this month.
     
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    Thanks guys. And my insurance has now paid out for replacing vehicle contents - so I’ve itchy fingers. Let you know how I get on.

    (If anyone is remotely interested im using my 4U yonex Astrox 99 and it’s totally ruined my spectacularly average/basic ability) :)
     

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