Backhand pips for chopping

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My chopping setup is:
Blade - Victas Matsushita OFF
FH - Provincial H3 40
BH - Curl P1 0.5mm

P1 is amazing in chopping topspin. My twiddle is not fast enough. I chop backspin with P1. That means I return no/top spin which gives my opponent an opportunity to kill.


I saw Han Ying chopping with short pip which can return a backspin with backspin. Then I think, if I have SP on BH, I don't need to twiddle.

Does anyone know a SP that is easy to chop backspin and topspin?
 
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Super spinpips.
besides that any spectol version is decent.

Right now i have a training setups for our youngsters who have issues with pips.
Koji matsushita (old version)
Super spinpips bh (1,5)
Victas v>15 extra
The only slight issue i have is hitting serves propperly. I tend to give them back slightly too high. But everything that goes over the table can be brought back on a really low level with ease.
 
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You can also try P4 0.5 (or feint long 3 or stiga vertical 20)
They are grippy enough where you can push backspin like inverted and return a (light) backspin ball back.

SP is fun and can work but chopping is way more demanding than lp in hard balls (fast, spinny, out of position, etc)
 
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I use super spinpips chop 2, 1.5mm
Less than that thickness hasn't worked for me as the sponge doesn't do its job.
If you mainly play chop I recommend long spikes, if you want a rubber that allows
you to attack and control the game when you see fit, this may be your rubber.
 
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I have never played pips but just based on theory isn't pips that chop well against flat hits/backspin and pips that chop well against heavy topspin mutually exclusive?

I would assume against no spin or backspin more grippy pips would be better while against heavy loops you would want a more "slippy" rubber that maintains the spin, wouldn't you? Or am I off base here?
 
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Super spinpips.
besides that any spectol version is decent.

Right now i have a training setups for our youngsters who have issues with pips.
Koji matsushita (old version)
Super spinpips bh (1,5)
Victas v>15 extra
The only slight issue i have is hitting serves propperly. I tend to give them back slightly too high. But everything that goes over the table can be brought back on a really low level with ease.
Compared to LP, how easy is it to chop incoming topspin with spinpip?

 
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