Yonex Voltric 80 ( VT80 )

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  1. ssj100

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    The VT80 is really working well for Lee Chong Wei. Just watched replay of him taking apart Rumbaka (world no. 21) with smash winner after smash winner. Also had some ridiculous defensive, drive, and trick shots.
     
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    I've never calibrated my machine so I'm not sure how accurate it is. However, when I demo the VT-80 from a friend. He works at a badminton, and said that his is strung to 29 lbs. I felt that mine was definitely tighter.

    For me, the racket feels great. I like the quick rebound with the high tension compared to the trampoline feel of the low tension.
     
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    Your artist impression probably looks better than the actual racket :p
     
  6. CanucksDynasty

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    Played singles again last night. Wasn't feeling all that great cuz I was fighting the beginnings of a cold. My energy levels were down. But surprisingly I did well (15-6, 15-7, 10-15, 15-6). Probably cuz I had Powerade to drink to replenish my electrolytes.

    My friend has permanently put his VT70 on the shelf and went with his Gosen all night. He's looking at getting a stiff even balanced racket for his next purchase.

    We decided to try feathers (AS50) instead of plastics (Mavis 300). Wow...what a difference. My smashes were faster, cross-court drops were tighter, clears going futher (had to adjust since they were going out sometimes). We used 1 shuttlecock per game. Yeah...it got expensive. But it was fun. After the tube is finished...I'll try AS40, AS30 and AS20.
     
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    Veering away from topic...very quickly, how does an AS10 (only played AS10 once, I like CN Alpha more.) compare to AS50? I would guess AS40 must be the most cost efficient amongst the 5? Please let know how the others compared when you're done. Thanks.

    Off-topic, btw, was your NP3000 tough enough to withstood clashes:cool:?
     
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    VT80 limited edition JP ?? is there any changes in BP, techs, length, shaft stiffness?? or only color changed?
     
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    maybe another player limited version. Yonex is going to cash in on LCW's AE win with the VT80.
     
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    ordinary VT80 appearance itself is already sexy enough. i wonder if Yonex would turn this VT80 into "Yellowish-Red-color" limited edition with signatures of LCW, PG, & TH on it.
     
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    Guys, it's clearly going to be rainbow coloured, and if it's not I shall be severely disappointed :(
     
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    Milk it YY, milk it! Ride on LCW's AE success while it's still (relatively) hot off the press:D:D:D.
     
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    looks like i have to prepare my money again..:D
    btw, what a great design you've showed to us :p:p
    a VT80LTD, included with BG66UM..such a powerful racket. :p:p
     
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    We decided to try feathers (AS50) instead of plastics (Mavis 300). Wow...what a difference. My smashes were faster, cross-court drops were tighter, clears going futher (had to adjust since they were going out sometimes). We used 1 shuttlecock per game. Yeah...it got expensive. But it was fun. After the tube is finished...I'll try AS40, AS30 and AS20.[/QUOTE]

    did you try Mavis 350 slow?
     
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    Yeah...I'll try to do a comparison on the feathers.

    And never clashed my NP3000.
     
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    No. Just the Mavis 300. It's what we use on the weekends with the wives.
     
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    Wow, yonex voltric 80 LCW edition??:cool:
    I'm gonna get my hands on that, that's for sure:)
     
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    holy moses! how did LCW bend the racket to such extent? isn't VT80 considered as stiff?
     
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    Maybe flex racket will bend more than that..
     
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