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PostPosted: 12 Oct 2017, 02:16 
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Is it safe to say that most every good player that blocks with LP on the bh for most of their shots, uses balsa blades?

I seem to see only the fh attacker sorts use other blades, but they don't rely on the lp bh for points.


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As an ox punch blocker, I had the most success with the Andro Fibercomp, which has a balsa core. I've recently moved to trying to be more of a chop blocker, and dropping back 3-5 feet from the table, so have liked using the faster, all-wood Clipper clone, with a .5 sponge on the pips.

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I use a 10mm balsa blade.

I get extra kick on topspin shots and shock absorber effect on backspin shots.

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PostPosted: 14 Oct 2017, 19:48 
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I've been using Balsa for along time.. Nothing like it for pips blocking and pushing..

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