Waldner Senso Carbon JO Shape

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5 out of 5 rating for Waldner Senso Carbon JO Shape

The J.O Senso is a carbon blade with a hollow handle, has great spring feeling and is superb for control spinning and blocking. Really allows the ball to sink into the rubber with it's softer feel. I have been using the J.O blade since 2011 and have tried changing a couple of times, but always came back to it. It might just be my blade for life!
 
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5 out of 5 rating for Waldner Senso Carbon JO Shape

This blade has outstanding control. I really like how I can block incoming attacks very easily. Even when a player has put a lot of rotation on the ball I can block with little problems. The blade also has a carbon feel which means I can attack with speed if I want to. It is not the fastest carbon blades out there, but it certainly is one of the most controlled.
 
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5 out of 5 rating for Waldner Senso Carbon

First of all the blade is 3+2 layered, not 5+2 as mentioned in the product description. A very thin 5,6 mm blade with a hollowed handle (Senso handle). Despite it is a carbon blade, it has a very nice feel. It is an agressive allround looping blade with outstanding control. I have tried 3 of the m and the production of the blades are quite similar, only minor differences in speed. It has a softer touch and a spin-elastic construction. Ideal for nearly all european rubbers, I have tried it with tenergy 05, bluefire M3, JP3, JP1, and even MAXXX 500. When the FH and the BH rubbers are the same, the blade vibrates very pleasingly. But if you play a hard FH rubber with soft BH rubber, the blade begins to resonate disturbingly. With nearly every rubber, this blade is very spinny.

Recommended for every shot type with spin, but note that the blade lacks the power for smash hits. So this is a problem when flicking over the table, not stiff enough to generate the required speed. Also the counterspins from mid distance are weak, many of them will fall into the net. Close to the table this is a looping monster with very good control. Dropshots are very nice, this blade has a very good feedback vibration, absolutely not disturbing, when the blade is symmetrical. If the blade is asymetric I found that the JP01 is the hardest rubber, which can be played if you have a softer rubber on the other side. If you use a harder rubber it will feel dead, you have to hit really hard to engage the sponge of the rubber, and the blade will vibrate very disturbingly.

Because of the hollowed handle many users complain about the head heavyness. For me The best setup was JP1 FH and M3 BH and the weight was 180g and moderately head heavy which helped me to do most of my BH loops and flicks with huge spin. This way the vibration was a bit higher than normal, but playable.

So I really loved this blade, I had to narrow the blade's neck because it was wide for me and I could not grab the handle well. Quality product, very good for old style european looping, agressive allroundish game with nice blocks and clever play.
 
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4 out of 5 rating for Waldner Senso Carbon

This blade is very reliable and can be used by a variety of abilities from beginner to more experienced players. I'd say the best feature of this blade is the control it brings to the player. I find serving and touch game is particularly good when using the Senso Carbon. The biggest disadvantage, especially for myself, is the handle. I find this a touch too bulky and can make play, over a prolonged period, become slightly uncomfortable. Apart from this slight negative, the blade is very good and I would recommend!
 
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4 out of 5 rating for Waldner Senso Carbon

This blade is plenty spinny and feels really good. If I relax, my banana flicks and forehand loops feel easy to do and effortless. Unfortunately I was so relaxed and paid complete attention to the game that I didn't notice my partner suddenly lost the ability to get out of the way. So my blade hit him in the stomach and the racket head flew away. It was really surreal. I never expected to break my first paddle against an actual person. My past paddles have experienced much worse impacts, so this was quite the shock to me. Anyway, get it if you like light weight, feeling, and control and ONLY if you plan to use it for singles.
 
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4 out of 5 rating for Waldner Senso Carbon

The Donic Waldner Senso Carbon is a very good allround blade. It is classed as OFF- but I would surely put it as ALL+, if not ALL, maybe because I am used to using fast blades. If you want to get good speed and make it feel like an offensive blade, pair it with tenergy or Donic bluefre rubbers. For more control, you can use slower rubbers like the Donic Baracuda or the Butterfly Rozena. Very good blade for allround players, but I am a very offensive player so I think it needed more speed, and felt like it wasn't good enough.
 
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