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      Posted 09-30-2018
      4.00 Low throw Chinese rubber
      • Very durable
      • Good control
      • Tacky
      • Extreme arc
      Speed: The rubber is not very fast on its own. If you use it on a fast blade with proper technique or booster then it'll be fast though.

      Spin: The rubber produces a good amount of spin.

      Service: The tacky topsheet really helps when serving.

      Receives: since the rubber is very hard and kind of dead, the short game is easily manageable.

      Arc: The arc is extremely low. This makes the rubber good at close to the table play.

      Tackiness: The rubber is very tacky. After playing a bit it'll get dirty and lose its tackiness. Just use some water to clean it and it'll make it tacky again.

      Durability: This rubber is very durable. The sponge doesn't really get worn out due to its hardness.

      Conclusion: The hurricane 2 is a very special rubber. It suits players playing close to the table. Once you step off the table it becomes really hard to play as the trajectory this rubber produces is extremely low. The tacky topsheet really helps in service and receive. A Chinese style looping technique is required.

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      Posted 09-30-2018
      4.00 Good ball
      • Good feel
      • Spin
      • Still breaks
      • Not always round
      There's nothing majorly wrong with this ball. The balls sometimes vary in roundness, but there are a lot of round balls. When using a round ball there is nothing wrong with it. Consistent bounce, good spin as well as speed. So the only real flaws are that they can vary in quality quite often and also break easily.

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      Posted 09-30-2018
      5.00 Very good balls
      • Doesn't break
      • Round
      • Consistent
      I used this ball at a tournament recently. I was hoping that it wouldn't be a horrible ball and luckily I was positively surprised. The balls were round and didn't break. The felt a little harder, giving them a high quality feel. Overall this is a very good ball without any noticeable flaws

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      Posted 09-30-2018
      1.00 First batch was horrible
      • Breaks easily
      • Not round
      • Weird feeling
      I only used the ball when it came out in 2014 or 2015 so they might have changed it a lot. But at the time the balls easily broke. They also weren't round at all and felt like some cheap pice of plastic. They were also very slow

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      Posted 09-30-2018
      5.00 Very good
      • Very durable
      • Round
      A lot of plastic balls easily break when hitting the edge. This ball doesn't. It is round and consistent. There is rarely a ball that is wobbly. It might be more expensive that other plastic balls, but the dhs ball lasts longer making it cheaper in the long run. One of the best balls so far

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      Posted 09-30-2018
      5.00 Spinning machine
      • Spin shots
      • Service/Receive
      • Different styles
      Speed: This is a fast rubber. A little slower than Tenergy 64.

      Spin: This is where the rubber really shines. You can produce a lot of spin without any problems

      Arc: The arc is noticeably higher that the one of tenergy 64. This makes it easy to open up and play close to the table spin shots.

      Control: Just like all the other rubbers of the tenergy series. If you are advanced enough it is no problem.

      Durability: The rubber maintains its high playing characteristics over a long period of time. The performance only drops gradually.

      Conclusion: This rubber can be used by any attacking player looking for spin and speed. It's high arc really helps when playing spin shots, such as the open up loop.

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      Posted 09-30-2018
      4.00 Mid distance beast
      • mid distance
      • Speed
      • Attacking
      • Expensive
      • Spin
      Speed: The rubber is very fast. if you put it on a carbon blade it's going to be a cannon.

      Spin: It still has good spin for its speed. But if you're looking for more spin, then I'd suggest using an allwood blade with it.

      Control: it's perfectly fine to control if you're advanced enough.

      Serves: Serves can be played with a lot of spin. Serving short is also easy.

      Short game: Combined with a carbon blade it can be difficult at times. The combination of the too makes it harder to keep the ball short. If you have problems with the short game then you should probably use an allwood blade to get more control and touch.

      Durability:The strength of the tenergy series is not only its playing characteristics. The durability is also very good. The rubber visually looks like it is done after some time, but the playing characteristics are still maintained for a long period. Unlike rubbers where the characteristics completely change after the first few weeks.
      Blocking: Blocking,especially with the backhand, is very nice. The ball shoots off the racket more straight making it easy to punch block.

      Arc: To arc noticeably lower that the one of tenergy 05 for example.

      Conclusion: This rubber is suited for players looking for a fast dynamic rubber. It performs best when playing mid distance, since the trajectory is more streamline. You can really generate a lot of speed whilst still maintaining control. Especially on the backhand this rubber is very good.

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      Posted 09-30-2018
      4.00 Classic
      • Solid
      • Last long
      • For new players
      • Outdated no new>
      • Technologies
      • slow for plastic
      This rubber is an all time classic. It is cheap compared to modern rubbers, but still does the job. It won't play like today's rubber, since sriver doesn't use spring sponge, high tension and so on. If you are looking for a rubber that is cheap whilst still having high quality then this is it. This rubber is very good for beginners and allround players, due to its high control and easy to use feeling. Definitely a classic that shouldn't be underestimated.

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      Posted 09-30-2018
      5.00 Bwginners dream
      • Great feedback
      • Long dwell time
      • Cheap
      Speed: This blade is not fast at all. It is perfect for a beginner and can be upgraded by putting on faster rubbers along the way.

      Control: The control is exceptional due to the high dwell time.

      Open ups: Are easy to do. The ball really soaks into the blade, making it very controllable in this department.

      Topspin: Topspins can also be played without a problem. But they won't be as fast as some off blades. Still you can place the ball wherever you want.
      Serves: serves are easy to do and will always land short.

      Receives: Receives are easy with this blade as well, as it is an allround blade.

      Blocking: This is one of the strengths of this blade. The slower speed makes it easy to block with.

      Conclusion: The Allround Classic is certainly a classic. There's a reason why a lot of coaches recommend this for beginners. The blade gives good feedback, which helps when developing strokes. It is also an allround blade that helps you develop your own style. This blade lets you play offensive changing up speed and spin. On the other hand you can play an allround or defensive style with it too. The blade really helps with touch shots, which a lot of beginners struggle with. Overall a very good blade at a very cheap price. Definitely one of the best options for beginners and developing players in the early stages.

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      Posted 09-29-2018
      5.00 No weakness
      • Crisp feeling
      • Performs well
      I've been using the viscaria for 4 1/2 years now. This week I used my old infinity Vps v again, and when switching back to my viscaria I could really feel the difference. I'm using tenergy 64 on it.

      Speed: This blade has a high base speed, but still very controllable.

      Serves: If you practice your serves a bit you'll be able to get them short without a problem.

      Receives: now this is the only problem that I have. This is probably more due to the tenergies I'm using than the blade itself.

      Open ups: since the ball releases very fast you don't get as much dwell as you'd get with an allwood blade. It's still enough to play with a lot of spin.

      Topspin: Now this is where the blade really excels. You can play topspins without any problem. The crisp feeling adds a really nice touch to them. Especially in games where you sometimes have to play when being in a suboptimal position, the blade still performed well and gives enough speed.

      Backhand: I personally don't like the fast rebound on the backhand. A fast backhand topspin without hesitation works better than trying to guide the ball to the other side.

      Conclusion: The viscaria is a blade that doesn't have any weaknesses. It doesn't help you at generating more spin like an allwood would do, but it does everything that your skill allows you to do. This is a fast blade designed for all out attackers. If you pass up more than one opportunity to attack then this blade isn't for you. Playing the first one with a lot of spin and following up with full power is the best feeling that you can get with this blade. The change between spin and the crisp second ball is extremely good.

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      Posted 03-02-2015
      4.00 Excellent allwood blade for offensive players
      • Many different gears
      • Service and receives
      • Dwell
      • Top ply splinters easily
      • Blades vary in feeling and weight
      serves: Paired with good rubbers you can easily get a lot of spin onto the ball. Short serves are very easy as the blade is not too fast. Even serves that require better timing like the reverse pendulum are easier due to the long dwell time.

      receives: Just as expected from an allwood blade,the infinity performs very well in the short game. The dwell time and the good feeling of the wood help play short pushes as well as flips with forehand and backhand. Pushes and any kinds of crazy receives are easier with this blade.

      open ups: The dwell time really helps on playing heavy spin topspins. You have a lot of time to generate spin and go for a good placement on the table.
      topspin: The follow up topspin also works perfectly fine.

      Speed: The general speed is not as high as let's say a viscaria's, but still fast. If you are physically fit, you'll have no problem blasting the ball past your opponent after opening up with heavy spin.

      countertopspin: Countertopspins also work well, but require proper technique and timing.

      conclusion: The infinity is a very good allwood blade that really has no weakness. You can open up with a lot of spin and follow up with a well played loop and then a kill shot. Especially for forehand oriented players this blade is fitting. Backhands are easier to play because of the increased dwell that gives the blade more control. If you're looking for an offensive blade that can play all gears ranging from slow and spinny to fast, then this is your blade. If you're using a carbon blade but struggle with service receive, then this blade is for you. If you have enough physical strength but your receive game or open ups are slacking, then switch to this blade.

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