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PostPosted: 30 Mar 2018, 04:19 
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Hi All, not expecting many replies on this one but you never know.

Has anyone used both these rubbers and how do they compare.

I'm currently using the focus III snipe and I'm happy with them but have wondered if I could use a slightly higher throw occasionally.
The AK47 blue looks close to the Snipe but has a higher throw.


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I have used the Focus III extensively 5 years ago and recently bought the AK47 Blue. For a direct comparison the AK47 Blue is slightly faster but actually significantly less grip so you are not going to get higher throw from it. It is also a little bit heavier (but still in the light rubbers category so not too much of a concern). For a cheapy with higher surface grip, try the ktl series (pro XP, Rapid Sound etc) both are almost as light and a bit more spinny, speed as with the Focus on the medium-low side.

Setup1: Xiom Stradivarius, TSP Spinpips Red 2.1mm, AK47 Blue Max Setup2: Adidas Strike Wood 7, 802-40 2.2mm, Rakza 7 Soft 2.0mm

PostPosted: 10 Jul 2018, 00:49 
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Blade: TSP Versal CP
FH: Sanwei Target National
BH: Yasaka Rakza 9
I always felt F+S III was a very soft rubber but Palio AK-47 blue is a lot harder and heavier sponge. FSIII is better and easier at flat kills and brush loops. AK-47 blue is more loop kill and loop drive and needs a very pronounced stroke and not very forgiving. I am unable to compare "throw" for either as I tried these rubbers on different blades and felt it was close enough to feel the same. AK-47 comes in red,yellow and blue branding and I don't know about the other 2 since have not tried them.

Backup C-pen blades:
  • TSP Black Balsa 7.0 :
    1. FH/BH-729OEM/729SuperFX
    2. FH/BH-STN
  • 729 Bomb : FH/BH-YRD/T5QS
  • DHS PowerG-9 : FH/BH-729SuperFX
  • Stag Balsa Koto : FH/BH-YRD/YR9
Fun blades:
  • Yasaka Battle Balsa(ST) : FH/BH-YSD

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