"asian" rackets in vietnam?

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  1. brownyazn

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    has anyone bought any "asian" version rackets in vietnam?

    my father is visiting and i'm thinking of having him pick up some for me
     
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  2. AlpineCadet

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    Does every racket purchase come with pho? I'm kidding. ;)
     
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  3. fastswingVD

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    i think it costs more other there
     
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    Ahahaha best post I've seen today!
     
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  5. AlpineCadet

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    I could settle for com tam, doesn't really matter ATM since I'm starving! :-?
     
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    dang you guys are all viet lol
     
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  7. AlpineCadet

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    I'm not vietnamese, ROFL.
     
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    asian racket in taiwan? sry for stealing thread.
     
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  9. HoVa

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    im in vietnam and i have bought the K90.

    The cool thing is that the shops that sell wilson and prince here will give you free stuff when you buy a racquet. I got some bags and shoes.

    the K90 was actually a tad cheaper than the listed price here.
     
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  10. itsstephenyo

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    Hahaha this thread made me laugh.

    I was wondering the same thing, actually. I'll be visiting Vietnam in the winter and was wondering about prices. I guess I'll get a firsthand look this December.
     
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  11. nhatduongchi

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    How about other tennis gears like shoe? How much are some of the well-known models like Adidas Barricade, Nike Vapor ..ect... I have a friend will go to VN soon so I can ask him bring back some stuff if they are cheap, of course :)
     
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  12. itsstephenyo

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    You gotta be careful, though. There's a lot of fake stuff over there. My brother's in laws went this past summer and came back with craploads of fake Adidas and Nike sweats, shoes, and shirts. I mean, it looks real enough at a glance, but you could definitely tell it when looking at the stitching or examining the emblems.

    On top of that, they were outrageously cheap. Something like $5 American for a few "authentic" Adidas shirts.
     
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  13. YonexFanatic21

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    Yea i got some addidas shirt from vietnam, but its not made in vietnam its made in singapore plus its 5 dollars idk if its authentic, but it feels great and its very light thats all i care and plus its "CHEAP" i mean if you go to the stores and try to buy addidas or nikes or fila and etc they might cost over 30 so yea..
     
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    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ yea i got some stuff from vietnam too and their pumas but it feels great :p plus i got one addidas bought from VN for 5 bucks haha
     
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    yeah, they have nikes, adidas, etc..

    not as a good of a selection as US and not that cheap either.
     
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    Is there any sporting store in VN that has a website? I'm curious about what selection that they have over there?

    Thanks for the info :)

    Side question: How much do you pay to use tennis court over there? I think people play tennis much more right now in VN, is it a long wait for your turn to use the court?
     
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  18. HoVa

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    no, i dont think they have websites.. trust me, they have a very very good selection. almost anything you'll need, they'll have.

    they even have Luxilon strings. (even cheaper than tw, too).

    courts are IMPOSSIBLE to book. so many people play that its crazy. what people do is have friends that have held on to their bookings already and just all gather onto one court.

    its kind of expensive where we play. something like $100/month for one court. but it comes with ballboys.
     
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  19. brownyazn

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    has anyone been that knows
    what they have
    where
    and about how much?

    i don't know about hooking anyone up with rackets
    because it is my father going
    but email me anyways
    brownyazn@gmail.com
     
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  20. strike

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    Overall things are cheap there. I went earlier in the year. Had a great time.

    If in Saigon, check out the Delicious Restaurant. Might be hard to get a table, but well worth it. Don't know the address, but I am sure it could easily be found with a taxi. It is very popular.

    Also check out Pho 2000. Think that is the one Bill Clinton ate at. There is a picture of him and Chelsea upstairs.
     
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  21. njjohan

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    In China at least, decent rackets are hardly any different from here, at least at licensed dealers. String again is similar. However, I managed to pick up what, as far as I can see, is a legit Yonex badminton shirt for $6. Its made of the same material as real ones, so even if it isn't licensed, I'm not gonna cry.
     
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