yeah i did have to boost my tornado v5 too bc it was slow so i dont rly mind having to boost thunder (which i am planning to do so from the very beginning )Reactor thunder isnt that similar to Tornado V5. My used one still very Tacky even if the surface looks worn. Topsheet has good quality but i think the sponge needs booster to compete with other H3 style rubbers. Boosted with 2-3 layers of seamoon its amazing for the price.
Thats a good Idea i think.yeah i did have to boost my tornado v5 too bc it was slow so i dont rly mind having to boost thunder (which i am planning to do so from the very beginning )
what should i expect if i move from tornado to thunder? spinnier, faster, harder to block, etc.?
how well does thunder block?Thats a good Idea i think.
Based on my experience with Thunder on FH i got More spin, better serve & short touchs, More topend speed, better 3rd/5th ball, More dangerous finishing shots. I think it had lower throw.
I think it blocked like most H3 style rubbers... Possible to keep it low& short, if active block you can change the Depth & speed of the block. I dont passive block a Lot with the Fh during games though, for training its ok, it has good control (even if my technique for FH block isnt that great lol) Tornado i used on BH, i remember it was easier to block with good control & pace.how well does thunder block?
i love the tornado simply bc its a good well-natured allround rubber. i still block with TPB and the tornado performs well for that kind of shot (could be because of the non-tacky surface but it could be my blade too bc blocking was decent with battle 2).
idk why but my lobbing game is better with the tornado too compared to any rubber ive used before.
i feel like the only fault it has right now to me would be that its a little bit too soft especially after boosting; counterlooping ability of the rubber is a bit lacking because of the soft sponge.
i just ordered online a 729 battle max pro black 40 degrees to replace my reactor tornado v5
i hope it plays well, the last blue sponged rubber i brought from 729 felt like crap to me (battle 2 prov blue sponge)
the reactor tornado v5 played *really* well so after 729 battle max pro i will be trying the equally cheap reactor thunder
first impressions; battle max pro to me is not worth buying
feels the exact same as B2P blue sponge only without the slippage issues
probably shouldve brought the 39 instead of 40 degrees hardness but i doubt it would make a difference
i will try boosting it and see how it would play after
until then i will be switching back to my tornado v5
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