Revive old Yonex model

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  1. ahxiong

    ahxiong New Member

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    If you were able to convince the Yonex company to revive and resume the production of any discontinued model, which top three models would you choose? For me, it would be:
    1. Yonex Boron 2
    2. Yonex Carbonex 15 original edition with external T joint
    3. Yonex Titanium 10 first edition
     
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    1. Boron 2
    2. Aerotus 110
    3. Muscle Power 99

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    1. Arcsaber Z-Slash
    2. Nanospeed 9900 (orange/black)
    3. Voltric 80
     
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    Armortec 500
    An underrated sleeper in the Yonex lineup, one of the most buttery smooth, well balanced rackets from my experience

    Muscle Power 99
    Just because I like the aesthetics, but I'm sure the playability alone can be replicated or even be improved upon by many rackets from nowadays.

    Titanium 10 original
    Never played it before which is why I'm curious. Aesthetic are quite nice too from what I recall
     
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    For me,
    1- armortec 900 power all paint jobs available
    2- nanospeed 9000 both versions
    3- Arcsaber z slash all paint jobs

    Already played with the 9000x, really one of those rackets that you don't wanna sell

    Wonder why they don't do a nanoflare version of the 88s and 88d. That would be a best seller for sure since people tend to like head light rackets for doubles

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    I know you said 3, but I'm greedy! :)

    1. Ti-10 Long SP Gen-1 2U
    2. Carbonex 21 2U
    3. Carbonex 20 2U
    4. Boron 2 2U
    5. MP100 3U
     
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    ahxiong New Member

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    That is a very long list, although I can see that you have very discerned taste.
     
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    NS 8000 2U
    A heavy mp88 (that hot silver red paint)
    A stiffer shaft carb 23 3U
     
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    ti8 and armortec500
     
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    NS 9900
    AT900P
     
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    Yonex did some runs to revive a few classic rackets. MP99, Arc10, etc. I remember a retailer who is close to Yonex told me that they couldn't reproduce the Ti-10 because the raw material for the Ti-Mesh wasn't available anymore.
     
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    Z-Force 1 2012 is revived.

    Think there are some modifications done to it though. Lower BP. Slight shorter shaft.

    Seems it is easier to play with from reviews.


    Nanoray Zspeed orange seems to be reviving soon
     
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    I want to add some to the list.

    Yonex Isometric 900 SS, SR, SA and SX
    Aerotus 110 SP
    Armortec 700 1st edition
     
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    I just restrung an original carbonex 20. For some reason, I find my feeding shuttles much better with this racquet. Hmm, I did use it as my primary racquet for over ten years.
     
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    Hmmmm hard decision...

    Isometric 500
    Cab8 b8500
    T-joint Cab15
     
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    MP 100 2U
    MP 100 2U
    MP 100 2U
     

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