Yonex RDiS 200 Tour

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  1. XFactorer

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    Where are the Yonex RDiS 200s????

    Anyone have any info? We've established it's coming out; but when is it coming out and where are the pre-release pics??
     
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  2. nabbydian

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    i have been checking the yonex japan website faithfully without much avail...
     
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    According to the Yonex Twitter feed, Alisa Kleybanova is using the new RDiS 200.
     
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  4. nabbydian

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    really? any links or pictures?
     
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  5. XFactorer

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    And from the Yonex Tennis twitter account:

    "#Yonex player Alisa Kleybanova will face Jelena Dokic in the 1stRd of the 2010 Aussie Open. Kleybanova uses the NEW Yonex RDiS 200"

    Why aren't other RDS 002 players using it? Where's Ancic?
     
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  7. nabbydian

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    thanks for the news XFactorer, my sports channel is showing the Nadal match, cant get to see Dokic match to see the RDIS200
     
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  9. nabbydian

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    Watching the Kleybanova and Dokic game and she is still using the RDS002 Tour:( still din managed to have a peek at the RDIS200
     
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    Yes, I noticed that too.
     
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  12. XFactorer

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    Yonex fail. :-(

    I've been hoping and hoping for this racquet to come out for the past 3 months? Yeah, 3 months. Stupid Yonex reps not getting back to me; stupid Yonex not releasing it sooner. Gah!

    I'm still gonna stick with Yonex, though.
     
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  13. Casco

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    What kind of specs are expected for the RDiS200 Tour?
    I own RDiS 100 MP (x2) and RDS002 Tour (x3). I'd love the construction/feel of the RDiS 100 with the heft of the RDS002 Tour, and a 100 sq in hoop that wasn't long/narrow, but wider instead.
     
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  14. nabbydian

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    yar i think we probably wont see the RDIS200 in the AO anymore, i have been waiting for news on the racquet for the past few months too, like you i'm still sticking with Yonex :)
     
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    well there is that pic with rds002 tour someone posted, and it looked like the rdis200 was underneath it....I told you Yonex was being all shady with this racquet! LOL....heres the image of what may be the rdis200 tour...time will tell.

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    http://img211.imageshack.us/img211/7663/rdis200250.jpg

    :)
     
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  16. XFactorer

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    That's the Japanese option of the RDS002
     
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  17. nabbydian

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    i like the orange frame better :)
     
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  18. mjwtpro1

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    No it's not the image was labeled rdis200250jpg. The alternate Japanese version of the rds002 tour was white along with the two orange versions.
     
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  19. nabbydian

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    if the RDIS200 really looks like this i'll be disappointed, not a nice paintjob IMO
     
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    if u look closely at the pic it has the same square shape of the new rdis under the throat...also it says rdis on the right inside of the frame. it's also black and orange which would stay true to the color scheme. tweet yonex and ask...deleted my twitter account.

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  21. nabbydian

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    cant see clearly in the picture but now is already 3rd week of Jan and since the racquet is going to be released in Feb we are only a few weeks away from seeing it

    i dont have a twitter account either

    they tweeted Kleybanova will be playing with the RDIS200 in the match with Dokic, turn on the tv but it was good o RDS002 Tour on the screen again
     
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  22. mjwtpro1

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    I'm watching her match against cirstea live now, she's using the rds 002 tour....the whole story behind this racquet is strange....especially as yonex is usually very customer friendly....weird.
     
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  23. nabbydian

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    as far as i know there is no story behind this racquet - no news from Yonex at all
     
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  24. XFactorer

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    I stand corrected; the Japanese option of the RDS002 is mainly black with a white hoop... so, I hope that's the new racquet that we got pics of... although why can't I find that when I Google "RDiS 200"?
     
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  26. nabbydian

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    Yonex has erected a veil of secrecy for this racquet...you are not supposed to find any news on it :twisted:
     
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  27. XFactorer

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    More news! From another Japanese blog:

    "The shape of the two types of weight settings are exactly the same. Asymmetrical black in color, gold (orange), and a sprinkling of white, it's pretty cool! " --via Google Translate

    http://www5e.biglobe.ne.jp/~zips/index.htm

    Length: 27 in
    Head size: 98 in
    Weight 300g/ 320 g
    Balance: 320 mm / 310 mm
    Beam Thickness: 22mm-20mm
    String pattern : 16 x 19
    Materials: High modulus graphite, cupstack carbon nano construction

    Discuss!
     
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  28. nabbydian

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    XFactorer you are good!

    you are even digging into those japanese websites...amazing

    the specs looks indentical to the RDS002 Tour, 300g for the lower grip size? that is a bit too light but same as what is on the 002 Tour anyway
     
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  29. XFactorer

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    The beam is thicker, too... at least from the sounds of it.

    Yonex won't tell me anything, I'll have to dig myself. And Tweeting them won't help; they don't respond.
     
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  30. nabbydian

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    funny, why is Yonex keeping quiet about a new release - it doesnt make sense.

    all this hype over a new racquet can only be good for its sales later on...the worst thing is when no one is taking about it
     
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  31. XFactorer

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    Seems like we're the only two hyping about it... I don't think anyone else cares...

    Although there is a junior at my club who just recently got the RDS002 and I told him the new ones are coming out...
     
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  32. nabbydian

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    yeah haha, wat to do

    yonex doesnt seems to be that popular on this forums. the RDIS series doesnt seems to be as well received as the RDS series

    yonex users are very quiet in this forum so far
     
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  33. XFactorer

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    I've hit with the RDiS 100 MPs and I want 'em! I had the RDS 001 and liked them. I like the flex and feel of the RQiS 1 Tour and the RQiS 1 Tour XLs. The RDX 500s are my fave by far. I want a new Yonex racquet!
     
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  35. mjwtpro1

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    ahem...i have been hyping this too...:p i thought thats what the new racquet in the pic was...:)
     
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  36. XFactorer

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    heh, thanks, Mjwtpro1! I hope the US version looks better, 'cause that pic of the racquet isn't too hot. I'm hoping it's just the same scheme of the RDiS 100 in an orange color.
     
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  37. mjwtpro1

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    The picture is so small....give it a shot...I did not like the cosmetics of my rdis100...until it arrived....looks much better in person.


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  38. nabbydian

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    Same, the RDIS100 paintjob is fantastic so it shouldnt look too bad in orange
     
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  40. Woodersen

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    Is it me or does the beam seem thicker than the RDiS 100?
     
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  41. XFactorer

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    *SQUEAL*

    I'm sooo excited! But, yeah, the beam looks THICK!
     
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    I wish the RdiS 100 series had the same scheme.. the 'YONEX' graphics on the inside of the hoop and asymmetrical design looks much better IMO.
     
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  43. XFactorer

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    Just compared the specs... the RDiS 200 is thicker than the RDiS 100 MP by 1 mm... and thicker than the RDS002s. But it's not as thick as the hoop in the RQiS 1 Tour, which is good for me 'cause the ball always slams into the hoop when I slice ('cause I'm a bad slicer).
     
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  44. mjwtpro1

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    awesome! loos fantastic, can't wait.
     
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  45. nabbydian

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    never really like thicker frame, dont like the paintjob too, i'll be stocking up on my RDS002 Tour i guess
     
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    Let me know - I've got a bunch.
     
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    Does anyone have any real info on when the RDiS will be released? I assume this will replace the RDS 002, will a Tour version follow?

    I recently moved up from the RDS 002 to the RDS 002 Tour. I like the weight, but it is really a soft raquet. I have it strung with gut (at like 52) which I find a bit too soft. I would like a bit more pop. Maybe I should try Lux on the mains and gut on the crosses next?
     
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    Judging by the images originally posted by sw00sh, then later nabbydian on page 2, the spec sheet for the RDiS 200 reads: In Stores March 2010

    Aagh!
     
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    Gold & Black color layout looks nice.
     
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  50. XFactorer

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    String it tighter.

    Yonex has done itself no favors and has not mentioned anything about the new racquet besides the USA Division that accidentally tweeted that Kleybanova is using it for the AO.
     
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