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Inverted Rubbers
3.2
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Inverted Rubbers
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4.1
Butterfly Tenergy 05
 
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Blades
4.5
Butterfly Amultart ZL Carbon
 
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Butterfly Bryce Speed FX
 
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Butterfly Kong Linghui Special
 
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Blades
4.1
Yasaka Ma Lin Soft Carbon
 
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Blades
4.7
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Blades Average overall rating: 4.7
Monday, 15 December 2014

Written by Anonymous

Overall rating
4.8
Speed
5.0
Control
4.5
Hardness
4.0
Stiffness
4.5
Weight
3.0
Build quality
5.0
Value for money
5.0
Black Carbon Very fast for blocking and flatdriving!
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0 of 0 people found the following review helpful

Inverted Rubbers Average overall rating: 4.8
Friday, 24 October 2014

Written by Japsican - View all my reviews

Overall rating
4.7
Speed
4.0
General spin
4.5
Mechanical spin
5.0
Topsheet spin
4.0
Sponge hardness
3.5
Topsheet hardness
3.5
High throw angle
4.0
Weight
5.0
Speed glue effect: sound
4.5
Control
5.0
Durability
5.0
Serve
4.0
Short game
5.0
Flip (Flick)
4.5
Over the table loop
5.0
High arc loop
4.5
Counterloop
5.0
Smash
4.5
Block
5.0
Chop
5.0
Value for money
5.0
Vega Europe Best rubber for the money. This rubber is a jack of all trades. Does a lot well. Blocking is amazing, chops are good. Touch shots are easy. The rubber is very well built and durable. Looping, which is always dependant on your technique, for me is a nice tight arc that dips just beyond the net (if I want it to). Lots of spin.

But, for me, as a windshield wiper grip (seemiller variant) type player, the blocking is perfection. I cannot ephasize the blocking enough...just great.

Not overy reactive to incoming spin, but able to empart a lot of it. Serves are not as spinny as the omega versions or Tenergy, but certainly good.

The control...oh the control. This is a great all around rubber with TONS of control, and plenty of offensive snap.
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0 of 0 people found the following review helpful

Balls Average overall rating: 3.4
Sunday, 31 August 2014

Written by Anonymous

Overall rating
4.5
Durability
5.0
Hardness
5.0
Value for money
4.0
Premium 3-Star balls Undoubtedly this brand is the best in making the cellulose balls. With them
the play is consistent because the spin is very uniform. I recently bough DHS three star
balls, and in one game 3 of them became very soft in one hemisphere, so the spin were very irregular. So considering
prices, is better to pay more first but play more time (and without angry).
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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful

Inverted Rubbers Average overall rating: 4.7
Sunday, 15 December 2013

Written by Anonymous

Overall rating
4.7
Speed
4.0
General spin
5.0
Mechanical spin
5.0
Sponge hardness
1.5
Control
5.0
Durability
4.5
Serve
4.0
Short game
5.0
High arc loop
5.0
Counterloop
5.0
Block
4.0
Chop
4.5
Value for money
5.0
Evolution FX-P A good countertype to Tenergy 05FX. For an intermediate player, it may be even an improved version of T05FX. It is more controllable/forgiving, it is better in short game (this rubber is absolutely wonderful in short game, which is not what you may expect from a soft rubber with strong catapult) and it does not tend to generate too high arc as T05FX often does and opponents like so much.
The element I like most with this rubber is counterlooping: pinpoint precise - simply amazing. And (at least, for an intermediate player) you have enough power.
Blocking is surprisingly good, although it may take some time to get used to (switching from Tenergy / Acuda / Xiom Omega and other rubbers of this type). With serve I have some mixed feelings: spin is OK, but I do not have "enough feel" with serve.
In any case, at least, great value for money.
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Tibhar Evolution FX-P
Inverted Rubbers
Overall rating 4.7
Speed 4.0
General spin 5.0
Mechanical spin 5.0
Sponge hardness 1.5
Control 5.0
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Serve 4.0
Short game 5.0
High arc loop 5.0
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General spin 4.5
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Control 5.0
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Serve 4.0
Short game 4.0
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Topsheet hardness 3.0
High throw angle 4.0
Spin reversal effect 4.0
Confusion factor 4.0
Weight 0.5
Control 3.0
Durability 5.0
Serve 4.0
Short game 4.0
Flip (Flick) 4.0
Smash 3.5
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Chop 5.0
Value for money 5.0
Stiga Carbo Sound
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Overall rating 3.4
Speed 5.0
General spin 3.0
Mechanical spin 3.0
Topsheet spin 3.0
Sponge hardness 3.0
Topsheet hardness 4.5
High throw angle 2.0
Weight 2.5
Reglue effect 4.0
Speed glue effect: feel 4.0
Speed glue effect: sound 4.5
Control 3.5
Durability 3.5
Serve 3.5
Short game 3.5
Flip (Flick) 3.5
Over the table loop 2.0
High arc loop 2.0
Counterloop 3.5
Smash 5.0
Block 5.0
Chop 1.5
Value for money 3.5
Overall rating 4.2
Speed 3.5
Control 4.0
Hardness 3.5
Stiffness 3.5
Weight 3.0
Build quality 4.0
Value for money 4.5
Overall rating 4.5
Durability 4.0
Hardness 4.0
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