Yonex Duora Z-Strike 2017 !

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  1. esppy

    esppy Regular Member

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    Errr no.

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    Err..... No!
    LYD was also seen with duora 10 lcw, and z strike.
     
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    Really.. Didn't see LYD using it in the videos. i thought he was using duora10lcw, arcsaber 11. Axelsen was using 2 different colors of it.

    It seems like an enhanced version of duora10. Harder material. Even Stiffer shaft.
     
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    Axelsen was visible with arcsaber 11 and zstrike.
     
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    It's a pity Yonex does not state the bp like Li-Ning or degree of head-heavyness like Victor.
     
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    I'll never understand why stating the bp isn't a standard. Not that most companies that do are very accurate anyway...

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    Everything okay with you?:(
     
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    Woah! :eek: That's new...
     
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    sadly no voltric ld-force on the list
     
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    What's the stringing pattern on the Z-Strike like? Could it be the Z-Strike that Chong Wei was using all along?
     
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    It says 2U or 3U, so likely even balance (slightly head heavy) ish. A 2U ZF II would be a bit too much for most people (me included)

    Specs are right up my alley:
    Extra stiff
    Small frame (ZFII and jetspeed were widely considered excellent)
    The duora concept
    High tension limit at 28/29 lbs (for yonex standards, equal to the ZF II for the same weight).

    WIth the Duora 10, I felt the backhand was a little faster than normal, but the forehand was significantly slower than what I wanted. So, if they went and made the frame smaller, this will reduce the air resistance. We could be potentially looking at an improved ZF II here. I'm definitely pumped to see this guy come out, as much as TK9900 (which unfortunately is currently not released worldwide).
     
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    some pictures from the official yonex site


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    It looks like a screen from dealer's 2014 catalogue. Tried to find the same chart for 2015 or 2016 on those internets.. Fail. Where did you get it?
     
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    @dave010 I doubt it, it's much more likely a ZF1.

    @xiaoqiao I am doubtful it'll hit as hard as the ZF2 or ZF1. If anything, I suspect this will fit the gap the Z-Speed was supposed to fit.
     
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    Given the compact frame, I think the aero frame should now be super quick can't wait to hear some reviews about it, surely would be a great racquet


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    What would you guys do, when I wouldn't be here...?
     
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    Nice info, thanks! From the rackets i have seems pretty accurate... The pics should be pinned somewhere
     
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    [​IMG] Duora Z-Strike

    [​IMG] Duora 10

    [​IMG] Nanoray Z-Speed

    [​IMG] Voltric Z-Force 2

    [​IMG] Voltric 80 E-Tune

    [​IMG] ArcSaber 11

    [​IMG] Nanoray 900

    [​IMG] Nanoray 800
     
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    "The DUORA Z-STRIKE grommets are designed with Horizontal-A Concept [...]", indeed looks like this is going to be a head-heavier Z-Speed with two marginally different sides and narrow frame.
     

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