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Yasaka Ma Lin Soft Carbon

Yasaka Ma Lin Soft Carbon ping pong blade
Approx. $ 60 USD
Price $

Ratings  (rated 13 times)

There are 2 users using the Yasaka Ma Lin Soft Carbon.
From community:
Speed   7.7
Control   7.8
Stiffness   5.0 - Average
Hardness   4.0 - Medium soft
Consistency   5.0 - Occasional variations
Overall   8.1 10
Plies   7
Materials   anigree - limba - soft carbon - ayous
From manufacturer:
Speed 92.0 / 100
Control 83.0 / 100
Weight 89

Description of Yasaka Ma Lin Soft Carbon

MA LIN SOFT CARBON has the same outer veneer as the famous EXTRA blade. Its medium soft characteristics is appreciated by players who want increased ball feel.

In SOFT CARBON Yasaka is using a special, very thin Carbon fibre to improve the speed and enlarge the Sweet-spot.

Together with the thicker wooden middle veneer it gives good power.

The combination of the "power part" (carbon+thicker middle veneer) and the softer outer veneer makes Ma Lin SOFT CARBON the perfect choice for power players who need a good ball feel for best performance.


13eWa12N  4 months ago

Current Setup: FH: Xiom Sigma I Euro Max Black BH: Tibhar Norm 1.7 Red At first, I bought this blade because it is on sales (c. $50) and want to try carbon-fibre OFF- blade which is suitable for my style (2-wings looper) hoping for excelent feeling from carbon-fivre and enlarged sweet spot. First Glance: I find that the blade weight is not too heavy and not too light (approx 85g). The blade itself has smooth finish at racket face, but it has rough finishing on the handle. When hitting a ball, it has a lot vabration if it does not hit at the center of the racket. I think the racket sweet spot is too small for carbon-fiber blade (IMHO, the sweet spot is less than ordinary wood blade at the same price). The control is ok and the blade itself with Xiom Sigma I Euro is not very fast but still acceptable. FH Loop: The blade provide needed dwell time to openning loop in close to the table game and generating needed spin in the low arc. In killing loop, it has enough speed to finish the game with enormous spin. IMHO, you will need extra effort to finish point in long-distance looping. FH Smash/Flick: This is the depart ment where the the flex blade does not excel with. The blade can really smash but it does not produce enough speed without enough effort to killing the game. BH Loop: With current setup, it does very easy to do opening loop against back spin. However, BH loop is no go to finish the point (Without return error from opponent) for this combination of rubber and blade. BH Smash/Flick: Since I use RPB for opening loop and positioning, I does not use my BH to finish game. Chop/Push: This blade can provide good control in short game, even it has some vibration on it, but I think it is a advantage to play low power shot/in the table shot. In summary, I think this blade is suitable in short-play in the table game. It is a good OFF- blade with considerable price and finishing quality.
rabbit  11 months ago

A carbon blade with good control. Hard to add spin to the ball.
speaquinox  on 8/28/2013

I handpicked one with 89 gr weight (ST). A Very good controlled offense blade. Glue some of the latest Tensors (eg. Bluefire, Evolution or even Tenergy) and you get a great looping setup. Handle and balance is also very good. Similiar quality to other Yasaka blades. I don't understand why some reviewers are so dissappointed. It's rated OFF- and it's a very good OFF- blade. One can compare it to Korbel and it is at least as good.
Anonymous  on 4/19/2011

Very disapointed blade...
jason  on 1/15/2011

i dont mind spend money on blade, but 60 dollars is too much for this one. soft, not enough power, slow.you want soft weak power blade,maybe ok for you.but there are some soft and powerful blade out there , why pick this one. i am sorry too say that, this is a gabarge! thank you for reading.


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