Exclusive: Yonex Voltric Z-Force Review by Ants

Discussion in 'Badminton Rackets / Equipment' started by ants, Jan 30, 2012.

  1. lindanfan321

    lindanfan321 Regular Member

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    If your arm can handle it, yes
     
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    What about using wrist whipping force to smash? Which is more effective?
     
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    Still depends on your strength, for mere mortals like me, N55 stick smash will be more effective. But if you have the ultra strong wrist of Lin Dan to whip a ultra head heavy racket, go ahead with the Z Force :p
     
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    Been using only Z-force for the past 3-4 months. Very good racket. 3UG5. No problems returning big smashes etc either.
     
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    Just Revisited this page.. re-read back some of the comments and interactions between forumers. Find it amusing at times.
     
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    missed your reviews. i cant believe its been few years already
     
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    It is not few years mate. It is many years!! :)
     
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    Still playing badminton nowadays?
     
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    Not that regular.
     
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    Hi guys, I'm tempted to buy the re-edition of the 2012 limited edition ZF. I'm used to playing head heavy and stiff rackets (AT900P, AT700, Victor SW35), but they're all 3U. You think a 4U ZF can withstand 32 lbs (BG80 or AB)?
     
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    Certainly can be strung more than 32lbs
     
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    Depends on how the seller store the rackets. 30lbs is ok. My suggestion is take it easy.
     
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    Ah ok. I'm not that afraid that modern rackets can't hold 32 lbs. I am more concerned about the sinking issues. I had that with my beloved AT900P. But I strung the Z-Force with 32 lbs and used some L- and T-grommets at the crucial 10, 2, 4 and 8 o'clock positions, so I'm confident i'll hold.

    (side track: I found my 21 year old Yonex Isometric Swing Power 500 SX and tried to string it at 32 lbs. It held up quite good, until the first few hits. The frame already cracked. After a few minutes, the racket jumped up from the ground, made a salto, and the frame was in 3 pieces.)

    The Z-Force is a lovely racket for singels and power smashes in mixed doubles. Quite easy to clear and lift. Not very good for fast paced doubles and defence, no big surprises there. Definately the most head heavy racket I have used. However, the 4U version plays easier than a 3U ZF2, for me.
     

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