Yonex Astrox 100

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  1. Cloudx

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    Didn't manage to try defense, the person which i'm sparing with me only hitting clears to back line.
    I ironically N9II suppose to be a 3u racket but after my short session with 4U 100ZZ&ZX, my N9II really feels light. I think it's mostly due to the aerodynamic frame design of N9II.
    I also have a 4U 88D too & i feel 100 is no where near 88D. 100 is definitely head heavy than 88D.
     
  2. RajUS

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    One more reivew - pls translate
     
  3. yoman

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    Not much review was done, more like a vlog.

    The samples are 4u, and he says it felt light and maneuverable. At some random point, one older guy said the ZX in comparison is heavier than ZZ
     
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    Ah too bad everyone seems to be talking about the 4U's.

    What we need to know is if the 3u is easy to handle compared to other 3u head heavy rackets.
     
  5. Coolkas

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    Well we just need the exact balance point to know it, consider it has a longer handle + slimmer shaft, it will be a bit quicker to swing
     
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  7. RajUS

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    Its all in brain or the psychology - I am sure ZZ 3U will be easier than ZF2 3U - thats what I am seeing and I want .. I am gonna buy both 4U and 3U though.
     
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    Here you go ! At last someone is talking in easy way

     
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  9. MartyGianMarty

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    Why is there no 4UG4
     
  10. RajUS

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    Finally we see some reviews

     
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  11. Sachdeva

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  12. kenner30

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    Endo changing to astrox 100 eh! thats cool.

    i love how VA talks about how its an amazing racket yet hes only tried it once for a commercial lol i mean, hes a pro so im sure all racket
     
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    Endo changing to astrox 100 eh! thats cool.

    i love how VA talks about how its an amazing racket yet hes only tried it once for a commercial lol i mean, hes a pro so im sure he can make any racket work but still
     
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  14. Sachdeva

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    I haven't bought rackets for a long time. Is 150$ US shipped (yumo.ca) reasonable for the 100zx or would it make more sense to wait till after the release? Thinking about pre-ordering two and then ordering one or two more later.
     
  15. LenaicM

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    Can't blame him... he is representing the brand but that's not very credible I guess. But yes he could make any racket work as you said so there's that too. :)
     
  16. seanc6441

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    It was love at first site.

    But to be fair it probably doesn't take him very long to get a feel for a racket if its strung with his preferred string and tension which I'm sure it was. He could probably know within a few rallies if he likes it or not due to his racket skills.
     
  17. superdan12

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    Same korean dude with the 100zz made a 2nd review. Key points:

    • The cone is flatter than usual, better at transferring power
    • Head is typical length, but width is slightly narrower. Sometimes racket felt unstable at first because of that, but adjusted quickly.
    • Slimmest shaft he's ever seen, slimmer than NF800. Makes the racket feel whippier.
    • Shaft measurments: Astrox99 7-7.1mm, DSZ 6.7mm, 100ZZ 6.3-6.4mm.
    • Very short shaft, shorter than any Yonex he's seen, shorter than the Nanoflares, even more than nanoray 800. Makes swing incredibly easy for such an aggressive racket.
    • Has the same depression along the frame as VTZF2 and Nanoflares (I don't know the name of the technology)
    • Grommets look like they're about to tip outward when strung. Not sure if it's the fault of the grommets or the holes.
    • His dream of having a Z-series racket as a main will be fulfilled with this because its ease of use, while still being that aggressive z racket

    Pictures included on his website review. Sounds like he can't get much playing time with this racket because he's based in Daegu of all places, yikes.
     
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  18. Ch1k0

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    Huh. First time I've ever heard anyone claim a cone cap actually improve power transfer.

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  19. xiaoqiao

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    We've had a few very respected people try it out I guess. They all seem to be saying the same thing on the positives. They do seem sponsored, so we will have to find out on the downsides on our own. Sounds similar to the TK9000 back in the day.
     
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  20. Amin

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    Just pre-ordered an ax100zz JP. 1380¥(RMB)
    Do you think it's okay!
    I just wanted to buy ax99 lcw but it just came out so i ordered it will get end of the March.
    3ug4
     

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