2019 Victor Racquets (TK BXR, TK FC, AuraSpeed and more)

Discussion in 'Badminton Rackets / Equipment' started by Okaharu, Aug 27, 2018.

  1. euthic

    euthic New Member

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    It, and all my other racket, is strung with a regular 27lbs and on BG66 Ultimax. Heck even my 5 years old Bravesword 12 was treated the same and it goes strong 'til now.

    I mean some pro player like V Shem would frequently need a replacement racket during matches, if the 90S couldnt even handle my modest smashes. Im nothing close, of that im sure lol.

    Exactly, I'd expect some chips and cracks on the oval frame if i mishit or clashed, not a fractured main shaft. Just looking for statistics figure of how often this happens, but still hoping that you guys wont undergo what I had.
     
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    Been using mine for 5 months including a couple of restrings at 27 lb with no problems. Very good racket.
     
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    no such issues on my 4U 90K nor my brother's 3 4U 90S. He only had one cracking at the T joint, but that was caused by his son swinging the racket into the pole of the net :)

    We've had ours for 3 months now. I'm stringing at 27 while he's at 28/30
     
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    I've not had any issues with the shaft but I've broken one 3U 90S already, a string snapped and the frame collapsed. I did string it to around 34lb but I have done this on countless braveswords and never had a problem. So it does seem that the 90S is a little fragile.

    But what I have noticed is there are quite a few cracks in the paint work at the tip of the cone, where the shaft meets the cone. I have this on all three of my 3U 90S's.
     
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    I've had some random flecks of clear coating that has flaked off at some random parts.
     
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    Thanks guys gotcha, relieved that many shares the same taste of racket, and none shared the same fate. Seems both of mine is just a bad batch.
     
  7. hm_andhika

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    If anyone want to let go their Auraspeed 90S 3U, please send me message. Thanks.
     
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    anyone have experience with a rather obscure type of Victor Jetspeed S 2SP? mind giving me a bit of technical bits on how it feels? I'm new with the racket, just want to understand the racket more thoroughly.

    I'm very into the new Victor TK-F Claw (currently used by Tai Tzu Ying), any insight on how it's gonna differ to the one I'm currently using?
     
  9. Coolkas

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    Anyone here tried TK BXR?
    How does it compare to Astrox 88s/d & 99?
    Please leave a review, thanks
     
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    BXR has less head weight than 88D 4u, about 1g difference in head weight but my 88d is about 1g lighter in total than the BXR, it could be because of a different grip setup - victor g5 vs yonex g4. BXR has enough weight for fast smashes and slim enough for faster responses. Stiffness is similar but BXR is a touch stiffer and more predictable.
    Speed = bxr > 88d
    Power = bxr < 88d
    Control = bxr > 88d

    I have not tried 88s but imagine the bxr is more similar.
     
  11. ChocoChipWaffle

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    Does anyone have any experience with the auraspeed 98k, I heard it's available now in certain parts of China and rumor has it that people are raving about it over there
     
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    I hope their feedback is positive for ARS98K. Im also interested.

    I have played few times with ARS90S 3U and am happy! Speed, power, accuracy, all excellent.
    Tonight Im going to play with ARS70K.
     
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    I'm really content with my Auraspeed 90k 3U so far.
    I moved from a short stint with the Astrox 88D 3U, and before that my main driver was BS12 2U.
    It can generate the right amount of punch and power thanks to the stiffer shaft and the fast swing speed, and it definitely helps a little with my defense.

    I find it's not so forgiving if you mishit though, whereas the 88D could give you a freebie here and there if you messed up. I just found I had a hard time keeping up with drives and defensive shorts with the 88D, hence the switch.
     
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    Recently got the auraspeed 90k coming from Arc 11 and before that zstrike. (Went from arc 11 to zstrike but it broke).

    Gives a better smash than my arc 11 and it feels fast. Overall weight feels heavier than arc11 but feels fast at the same time due to headshape?

    bg80 @27
     
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    How does Ars90K compare to DZS?
     
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    Honestly it's been half a year since I used the Zstrike.
    Zstrike looks cooler, more power, defending slightly more difficult due to aerodynamics(?)
    ARS90k faster, maybe less power, easier to use.
     
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    Im considering to get the new auraspeed 90k or the 90s although i cant decide between the 3U and 4U. I used to use the DZS but felt that its box frame was too slow and that the frame was too small. now i use the AX 88s 4U, Ive had a great experience with it but felt that it was lacking a little bit of power in singles (I play singles and front court doubles). I tried my friend's 3U 88s but i felt that it was too heavy for me. plz help me choose. thankss
     
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    DZS > 90k 3u > ARC 11 3u in terms of weight. Hope this opinion kinda helps?
     
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    how about in terms of head weight? thanks btw
     
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    90k > Arc 11 > DZS from fastest to slowest (in swing)

    90k surprisingly faster with the head even though its heavier than the arc 11. (both 3u)
     

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