Need Rubber advice!

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Hi Guys!

I'm a pretty intermediate player who really got into the sport a year back. I'm decent enough to be in my universities team but lack some of the basics that I'm currently working on, such as footwork and shot selection.

I started playing out with a Yinhe V-14 Pro and AK-47 Blue and Red Rubber. I really like the blade but after about 6-8 months I changed the rubbers cause I felt my basics weren't being worked on. I changed to Friendship 729 and have felt my game improve immensely, particularly when it comes to accuracy and hand movement. I've now been playing with these for a little less than a year and was wondering what you guys would recommend now? I would like to keep the same blade and my game play is naturally a bit neutral, albeit more so on the defensive style, however I've also started gravitating towards taking more risks and being more attacking.

Open to any suggestions!
 
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I don't see anything wrong with your existing rubber. Why not just play with the AK47? It can do everything you need.
 
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I don't want to revert back to AK47 and feel I can play with a rubber offering a little more.

 
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I don't want to revert back to AK47 and feel I can play with a rubber offering a little more.

Well if you want something a little more than AK47, I guess your likely choice would be German rubbers. There are literally hundreds of German rubbers out there. But I guess Evolution MXP and Fastarc G1 are the popular choices.

 
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For more offensive capabilities, you can try the popular Nittaku Fastarc G1 on the BH and Hurricane 3 Neo on the forehand. I think the H3 is more offensive than classic 729 rubbers but may be slower than some of the newer 729 hybrids.
 
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Is it the 729 Super FX rubbers you have? These are quite slow, but your blade is quite fast. I've played a lot with V14 PRO and I like it with harder sponged rubbers like Hurricane 3 and Big Dipper. There are tons of rubbers a bit more speedy and spinnier than Super FX. Some examples are Pimplepark EPOS, LOKI Rxton III, Sanwei Taiji Plus, Yinhe Big Dipper, 729 Battle series or DHS Hurricane 3...
 
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