Friendship/729 Cream Transcend
Friendship/729 Cream Transcend reviews and ratings on this inverted table tennis rubber.
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There are 28 users using the Friendship/729 Cream Transcend.From manufacturer:
Description of Friendship/729 Cream Transcend
The application of the advanced formula and special technology and the imported raw materials make the rubber more perfect on performance and appearance. It has characteristics of high elasticity and better viscosity. The exquisite and soft Tianlai sponge and the application of the energy-saving jointing technology and SENSOR technology make the inner energy of the sponge burst out in an instant, and ball driving more speedy so as to give the opponents vital attack.
On Transcend sponge, also known as Tianlai sponge.
Reviews of the Friendship/729 Cream Transcend
Dimon said this on March 27, 2008:
Fast, produces a lot of spin, and controllable.
JonathanJ said this on November 27, 2008:
This was one of the two rubbers that helped me transition from recreational table tennis to competitive table tennis. So easy to use for beginners and yet still a great choice for seasoned players. I haven't used this rubber in a while, but it is probably the one that I keep considering using again. Anyone who has played even for a little while competitively can control this rubber even with a carbon blade as I did. The neat thing about this rubber is that -- ok I know this might sound crazy -- it seems to get better as the player improves. It doesn't really seem to have great speed until you decide to work on your smashes, counterdrives, and other power shots. It doesn't really seem to have great spin until you decide to start chopping and looping. ALWAYS, it has great control.
You know what... I think I going to go get another sheet of this sometime soon...
mtarnstrom said this on February 1, 2009:
woww!! a great rubber I have used. It spin, it loop make me play like a pro.
ppgear said this on June 24, 2009:
I'm a big fan of this rubber. I was previously using the Cream MRS, and then tried this and it added another gear to my loops! I use it on forehand and backhand now, without speed glue.
Anonymous said this on October 26, 2009:
I love this rubber im sticking with it for a long time. Its just as good as the expensive stuff
balbertsen said this on January 24, 2010:
I am using this rubber on my bh right now. It is pretty fast and produces a fair amount of spin. I find this rubber to be excellent for looping, which is a big part of my game. I am using it on an offensive blade in 2.0 and the control is very good. This is one of the best rubbers I have tried so far and would highly recommend it for bh or fh.
namasaki said this on March 13, 2010:
I put this rubber 2.0 on the fh and bh of my Stiga Carbo 7.6
My first impression: I was amazed by the positive feel and control especialy when atacking.
I only wish I had known of it sooner.
dl said this on March 18, 2010:
Excellent for the price. I have it on FH and BH of a Boll Tri-Carbon. It can do almonst anything with excellent control.
Darren Rapacchi said this on July 16, 2010:
I have this on my FH on a Yinhe T-4 Off+ blade in red 2.2mm.
This is a looping machine even on a fast carbon blade.
Can loop with good control from anywhere and counter loop to.
FH chops are possible and if played as a BH rubber (twiddling bat) then you can generate high levels of backspin.
I found I was able to loop with ease backspin as long as it was played long and came over the edge of the table.
When cleaned regularly this rubber performs well. I like this rubber and my blade rubber combo suits my mid distance game.
slashattack said this on September 29, 2010:
Good all around rubber that does everything pretty well. A little slow from far back, but if you hit hard enough the ball will still go fast with excellent control.
wen_huang said this on November 12, 2010:
i used to be a Butterfly fan and have used Sriver for years. Then i changed to this rubber mainly because of price (I go thru them quickly). Performance wise this Cream Transcend is slightly better than Sriver in most areas. Loops are slightly stronger, spinnier and esier to control.
Saiful_TMRND said this on November 24, 2010:
Good rubber if use with fast blade from the right wood.
whuang said this on April 3, 2011:
i have used many rubbers from Friendship/729 because they are cheap. This one is an all-round rubber that is good (but not great) at everything. Quite forgiving too. Comparable to Sriver. Very low price and long lasting.
SpinnyDrive said this on May 4, 2011:
Good speed, great control and nice feel of the ball. Spin is average. Nice value for money
gorgoholic said this on June 20, 2011:
after using this on my bh for a while, I realize that my back hand success rate is much better... got a full boost of confidence for using much more power on my bh smash... love it so much...
Skipnote said this on July 12, 2011:
I like this slightly better than the mrs. I am starting to get my forehand topspin and backhand topspin working. My serves are nice and spinny, and I feel this is a great rubber for learning. I prefer this slightly over the magic red sponge which felt a bit duller. I plan on using this rubber for a long time, and am having no difficulty with placement and control even though it has been an adjustment coming from my basement paddle...
zek said this on September 17, 2011:
This is a fast rubber. Faster than most chinese rubber. Spin is average though. Control is ok. Very good rubber though I like spinny rubbers better.
bacolod spin said this on November 29, 2011:
i tried this on an all + blade coz i had no extra blade then, good control but -it lacks power, i was planning to transfer it to an off- carbon blade- too bad i lost or misplaced it. it could have been a good one
lNllClK said this on February 14, 2012:
I just started using this rubber in 2.15 mm on both FH and BH of a Donic Testra AR. I am a beginner in competitive play and this rubber feels like it will help develop my game after using pre-made paddles for a couple years. Compared to a typical "starter" rubber like Mark V or Sriver, this rubber generates spin more so through its tackiness and not its elasticity or a trampoline effect as the Mark V and Sriver do, and requires a bit of cleaning to maintain that tack, as it's a dust magnet. The Mark V feels like it catches and throws the ball with spin, while this feels like you need to execute more of a brushing action, which I assume is typical of most Chinese rubbers. The sponge is also a little harder than what I'm used to which made it harder to control at first - it almost feels like I have to swing away or I can't keep it on the table, but this may be my lack of experience. Because of this though, I think it adds enough speed that it makes smashes and counter loops difficult to return for my opponents in my club (who are also rated fairly low). Serving is great - I can generate plenty of back, side and top spin when serving without a ton of effort. Overall, if you're just starting out with a "real" paddle, this is a great option if you don't want to pay $35-$45 apiece for the German/Japanese made rubber and don't mind losing that elastic feeling in exchange for a tacky feeling.
Anonymous said this on March 7, 2012:
I use this rubber on a Yinhe N-9 with 1.5 mm sponge. Am a beginner and was playing Yasaka Extra for the last year. Haven't looked back to Yasaka at all. Surprised that this rubber gives me more spin and speed than the mark V with the same balance that was created by the balsa blade in the Yasaka. Am able to feel more control and definitely has many gears to explore. I have the same rubber for both the forehand and the backhand. Good loops and a great overall game. I was looking for a cheaper option to experiment and get a feel of this game. But seems that the next one is again going to be the same combination for the time being. Am loving it. Even tried, the Killerspin 7P Kido Premium with fortissimo rubbers. Absolutely no feedback on the fortissimo. Cream just talks to me giving instant feedback. Love it !!
Anonymous said this on March 14, 2012:
Better than outlaw on wavestone. Much easier to control, loop and smash are spiny and fast. Even my 10 yr old son can put lots of speed and spin on his loop. One of my favorite so far.
Aethelaf said this on April 18, 2012:
The first rubber I ever got for my customized blade. I have it as FH rubber on a Dawei Genote Quattro S (ES). It gave my serves a good boost in terms of speed and spin. I didn't know how to loop initially I guess this combination would have been good for it too. Control was for me then was awesome because to me it felt like the ball does what I wanted to do with it - other than return someone else's spiny serves I had no idea how to return. I'm guessing the combination of a very tacky rubber and my lack of skill lead to that disaster. This is why on the BH rubber I opted for the 804 Anti-spin.
If you take good care of this rubber, it should last for a very good while.
Anonymous said this on May 10, 2012:
Great for BH, lots of spin, good control, not very fast. Excelent choice for the price.
fluturas101 said this on June 2, 2012:
I decided to buy it after reading so many positive reviews on this page. Unfortunately, I found nothing impressive at this rubber; it is clearly overrated. Unless you put it on a very slow blade (def), it is difficult to return balls with under-spin (the return tends to go up and you get punished for that), speed is ok on hard Off- and Off blades, but way too low on soft, slower blades, while spin is average.
Globe999 National and Focus 3 Snipe are far better choices and almost as inexpensive.
I wonder how many of the guys who reviewed it have ever used high quality rubbers like Palio Thors or Donic Acuda. Most of them must have only played with inexpensive Chinese stuff.
You get what you pay for and Cream Transcend sells for 8 USD on eacheng. This is exactly how much it is worth. Average in everything...
I would rather pay 15 USD for a Globe 999 National. That would be money well spent.
ilmiamin said this on June 13, 2012:
this is truly a cheap version of sriver. Avarage in everything
mbianchirj said this on July 10, 2012:
I agreed with what ilmiamin sad: It's a cheaper Sriver with less durability. Average in all the aereas, cheaper but low duability. Mine took 4 moths to lose most of the spin. Anyway, I buyed mine for 8 bucks.
santilohi said this on August 8, 2012:
Buena goma de Friendship 729 de buen control y efecto ,pero no muy rapida ,utilizarla con palas rapidas mejor. Prefiero las Ritc 729 oem,Especial y sobre todo las Ritc 729 Higher,buensimas, mas rapidas y con el mismo efecto ,son las que utilizo ultimamente ,tambien me gustan las Globe 999- Nacional y Reactor Popular y Mercury-2
Benigma said this on August 14, 2012:
Im still getting used to Chinese rubbers, almost all have super high throw angle because of their tackiness so you have to kinda close your bat angle a bit more when you loop.
This rubber is no exception, its no too fast but produces decent amounts of spin, good for lifting heavy backspin balls. Control is not too bad either. Very tacky, after 2 months its still reasonably tacky with regular cleaning of coarse.
Overall good rubber but no for the pros, but for intermediate players.
After 4 months, rubber is still tacky and plays like new, still looks new as well, if you clean it after you play. Chinese rubbers last for a very long time!
papaTT said this on August 17, 2012:
I use it in a Stiga Allround wood NCT (lots of control).
Nice rubber to be on table tennis track again, It does everything quiet well (depending on your skills). Good rubber to train all main aspects of table tennis untill you discover what are your strong and weak points. I use Red 2.0 in forhand Quality/price is very good.
yuke said this on October 12, 2012:
It's an all/off rubber. It has an exellent control and feeling (on a P Chila Off). Everything is possible : loops, chops, hits, nice serves. I've done my best season with that rubber and perfectioned my technique. Exellent ratio quality/price.
message for fluturas101 : if you don't like the rubber, don't criticize people who like it !!! And don't say that we don't know what is a high quality rubber because it's not true !!!
Obi said this on March 11, 2013:
Great rubber for amateur player. Enormous control and spin, sufficient speed. This might be the best cheap rubber on the market. I'm using it right now and I just can't miss. Serve, topspin, underspin, flat hit, block, brush, everything goes on the table. Current blade is Yasaka extra. People say not too fast but when you hit the ball the right way it goes warp 9. If you have trouble with your backhand, try this combination (YE + FCT) because it doesn't get any better speaking about control then this. Tried this blade with some different rubbers but this is absolutely best so far. Cream transcend is like Sriver or Mark V but with more spin. I really like this rubber, try it.
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