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Double Happiness (DHS) (1)
DHS Hurricane 3 (No. 19 Sponge)
Review of DHS Hurricane 3 (No. 19 Sponge)For $18 H3 #19 isn't bad but there is really nothing to recommend it. H3 #19 is much lighter than I thought it would be. H3 is slow. It is fine for close to the table play but it wouldn't be good for trading loops 2 meters back. H3 is tacky. I could pick up a ball for several seconds. The spin was good but there isn't any tangential spring effect like T05 has. The ball simply rotates at a rate proportional to the tangential paddle speed, not faster like a ball spun by T05.
H3 will take a lot of effort to get the most out of it.
Dec 06, 2011
Giant Dragon (1)
Giant Dragon Guard
Review of Giant Dragon GuardGiant Dragon Guard wasn't what I expected from an anti. I expected a top sheet to be slicker like Butterfly Super Anti and most other EU/JP antis but GD Guard does have some friction. I bought the 0.4mm version which I think was a mistake. The top sheet is relatively hard and the sponge is hard too but it absorbs energy. You can depress the rubber and see that it takes time for the depression to disappear which is good for an energy absorbing anti. A 0.8mm sponge would absorb more energy.
Because the top sheet has friction one must play with more active strokes and learn to close the paddle more when blocking spinny top spins. I believe that control is in the user but that said, this anti is easy to control. One can chop or chop block with GD Guard. My main complaint is that 0.4mm sponge is not enough to absorb and block a hard loop at the table. Get the 0.8mm or thicker if it is available.
Note, I have played with GD Guard, Yasaka Anti Power, Nittaku Best Anti and Butterfly Super Anti. My favorite is BTY Super Anti.
Dec 27, 2012
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