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MatthewTableTennis
02-10-2012, 10:27 PM
I can't figure out whether to buy Tenergy 05 or Tenergy 05 FX. I have a relatively soft rubber right now. I know that the FX is softer than the 05 but I am afraid the quality isn't as good. What should I do?

el gato
02-10-2012, 11:37 PM
I think the quality is the same.

YosuaYosan
02-10-2012, 11:50 PM
Quality is the same but the T05 will need more skill to use thus more dangerous long term :)

azlan
02-11-2012, 05:39 AM
The T5 is definitely harder than the FX, quality wise they're the same. If you're using a soft rubber now, going to T5 is a big step up. But, if you have the ability, it will be a rewarding step up.:)

ttmonster
02-11-2012, 07:06 AM
Buy O5 if you are buying Tenergy ... don't buy FX ...my personal experience is that the ball feeling is much better with 05 , the softer FX dulls the ball feeling and is detrimental to your improvement. I used to use 05 fx for my backhand and my coaches changed it to 64 and I am much better now ( though I have drilled hours of backhand also but that is a separate point :) )

UpSideDownCarl
02-11-2012, 07:31 AM
ttmonster is right. Buy 05. Take the time to get used to it. Tenergy 05 fx is almost like a recreational rubber in comparison to Tenergy 05. There is a big difference. If fx only cost $30.00 to 05's $75.00 I would say it is a toss up. But, Tenergy 05 is way way better. So it is an issue of quality.

Dan
02-11-2012, 09:14 AM
Yeah I agree with Carl here.. if you go straight to Tenergy 05 it will be a big difference to what your using. I would recommend the FX first as you want to gradually go from a soft to harder rubber. Do your friends use the rubber? Would be good to test it before you buy it :)

Der_Echte
02-11-2012, 01:23 PM
I would say buy 2 sheets of the softer version of Tibhar Aurus (for the price of ONE sheet of T05) and forget about it.

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sxTT
02-11-2012, 01:45 PM
T05 FTW, fx versions are too soft for my liking