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    is it worth the extra 40 bucks

    looking at upgrading my drivetrain to x9. pricepoint has the 06 for 130.00 . bluesky has the 07 for 170.00. is it worth the extra 40 for the 07's

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    I'd say it is.

    Shifting on the 07 is much more positive than the 06; the 07 is much more like X.0 without all the carbon and machined aluminum.

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    as far as shifting goes im coming from 05 shimano lx rapidrise . i think the crisp shifting factor is gona be an upgrade either way. more worried about durabillity !

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    I haven't heard of any durability issues. I've crashed my X.0s quite a number of times and they are still perfect.

    The 07 rear derailleur is a significant upgrade in durability from the 06 model, with a forged knuckle similar to the X.0.

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    thanks man ! gives me somethin to think about

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    Yes, as mentioned, the 07 x.9 is more similar to the x.0. The design has been revised, it is more durable. And the dreaded slop that was prominent in the older x.9s is gone.

    The 07 x.7 is the same as the 06 x.9

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