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    fastarc g1 + stratus power wood???

    hi guys i already have a old stratus power wood and i am planning on buying fast-arc g1 for the blade will it be a good combo?will the rubber be too hard?
    will it be spinny enough or can i go for a safe bet evolution mxp?

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    Fastarc G-1 is quite spinny. It should work fine.

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    May be head heavy but should be fine. Any good blade goes with a good rubber. Depends on what you want.
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    It will work beautifully. That's a great blade. Very fast for a 5 ply but still has good feeling.

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    thanks guys but how will be mxp with that blade can you compare these two?

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    thanks guys but how will be mxp with that blade can you compare these two?
    MX-P will be slightly faster and heavier. Maybe you would need a thinner sheet depending on your level.
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    My level is pretty descent around USATT 2000 maybe.What sponge thickness do you recommend?
    Seems like you are fastarc series user,How good is that?thxs

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    I would go with MXP anytime.

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    Yogi bear do you use mxp?And how will this blade do with rasanter r47 max on both sides?Sorry for bombarding you guys with questions.

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    And is mxp durable? many say it is not.

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    And can you tell a blade that suits these two rubbers and tenergies

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    I have tried MXP on a friend's blade. He was using a DHS PG7 and the combo worked well for me.

    I have also tried Fastarc G1 on a few of my blades and I end up removing it and replacing it with Rakza 7 (the rubber I have on hand). The reason being, the Fastarc G1 is a bit faster than R7 which is fine. It also seems to offer a tiny bit more spin than R7. My issue with G1 is many times I feel less confident with it. Perfect shots are better than R7, but less than perfect shots don't seem to be. Maybe they are, but there is something "off" with the feel of G1 on some shots. This is hard for me to explain. The R7 for me just feels more consistent. What I mean is the actual feeling of the setup is more consistent. The quality of my shots might be equal with both rubbers, I just get more consistent feedback using R7 over G1. I hope this makes sense.

    Again, I did enjoy using my friend's PG7 with MXP, but the weight of MXP has kept me from buying it for my own setups. The weight is more of a concern to me than the reported loss of power due to the factory booster wearing off.

    Good luck choosing.....

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    thank you symbat that helps

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    I have used mxp a lot of times in the past with the spw and combo works very fine. Also, they are of the same brand.

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    Yogi bear do you use mxp?And how will this blade do with rasanter r47 max on both sides?Sorry for bombarding you guys with questions.

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