I have a Harimoto ALC and I have read good things about Joola Rossi Emotion.
How does Joola Rossi Emotion comapre to Butterfly innerforce ALC or Harimoto ALC? Did anyone play with both and can share the experience please?
Joola Rossi Emotion (JRE) is one of my favorites among my many blades, I've had this for more than 8 years. I also own a Harimoto Alc. Since you already own a Harimoto ALC, you are familiar with its playing qualities. I would describe the JRE as a less bouncier, more controlled, flexier, easier to generate spin, has more "feel" for the ball compared to the Harimoto ALC. The drives, smash, blocks are definitely faster and better on the Harimoto ALC. On ease of creating spin on loops, JRE edges out Harimoto but not by much. In the short game JRE is slightly better than Harimoto.
I don't know if its just me watching to much Harimoto play, but the backhand flick seem to be more deadly with the Harimoto he he. JRE seem to retain the good qualities of wood and yet has synthetic layers.
For me which one is better? JRE seem to be better than Harimoto in many aspects. For my skill level, I play with less mistakes with JRE and somehow more creative in my game. But the Harimoto blade has more potential for skilled players with developed playing capabilities. Harimoto is up there with Viscaria. (more like Viscaria's smaller brother, nearly similar playing characteristics).
JRE not to be confused with the new Joola Rossi Emotion-PBO-c (JRE-PBO-c) which is an entirely new blade, and at a different class entirely from JRE. JRE-PBOc is way faster, stiffer, harder kind of blade.
I also own a Joola Aruna Off, which is basically a renamed, repackaged JRE (they play exactly the same believe me.)
I hope this helps