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 Post subject: 729 Presto?
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Just came across this:

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/729-Fri ... 29290.html

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Wow.. thirty bucks. Must be good... :lol: Is this new (BRAND new), or have I just not noticed it before? Eacheng DOES NOT CARRY IT, nor does anyone else on AliExpress other than Playa. "Cake Sponge", by the way, is big pore sponge by another name (think Sponge Cake.. :lol: ). I suppose I should go check the LARC. Buy it? Heck no, not for a long while anyhow - that's almost as expensive as, say, Baracuda. Probably 729 responding to the new color-coded AK47... (you wonder what Yinhe will do next in response, Big Dipper is getting long in the tooth. Maybe Sputnik Gold and Sputnik Silver? :lol: ) Natty packaging.

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 Post subject: Re: 729 Presto?
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Wendy (of booster fame) has it as well (on ebay).

https://www.ebay.com/itm/729-PRESTO-SPI ... 2684165136

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 Post subject: Re: 729 Presto?
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Aha.. yes. LARC 2018A https://d3mjm6zw6cr45s.cloudfront.net/2 ... _2018A.pdf

Under 27 Friendship:

010 Presto Speed
011 Presto Spin
012 Bloom Power
013 Bloom Spin

Bloom Power????? :lol: Sounds very HIP. Have to check to see if Playa has this...

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 Post subject: Re: 729 Presto?
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Oh indeed!!! If this isn't hip, I don't know what is... :lol:

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/2017-NE ... 79819.html

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Looks like no ITTF at the time the photos were taken, though. The sponge does look like "cake sponge".... Love the cover designs... WHERE HAVE I SEEN THIS BEFORE??????? :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Remember folks, you heard about this HERE first... :lol: :lol: :lol:

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 Post subject: Re: 729 Presto?
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Oh indeed!!! If this isn't hip, I don't know what is... :lol:

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/2017-NE ... 79819.html

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Looks like no ITTF at the time the photos were taken, though. The sponge does look like "cake sponge".... Love the cover designs... WHERE HAVE I SEEN THIS BEFORE??????? :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Remember folks, you heard about this HERE first... :lol: :lol: :lol:


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Some say 729 Bloom Power is an upgrade from Battle II. If so I have to try it.

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 Post subject: Re: 729 Presto?
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Yeah, but which one? You have a choice of five... :lol: Also note that two are listed in the LARC, but there are five total. At least the price is reasonable (about $20).

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Yeah, but which one? You have a choice of five... :lol: Also note that two are listed in the LARC, but there are five total. At least the price is reasonable (about $20).

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 Post subject: Re: 729 Presto?
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Children in a sweet shop.
So many goodies all around, just for free. You can't taste everything, for human's lifespan is restricted badly, so pity indeed.
I feel some sincere compassion for all of us, guys.

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 Post subject: Re: 729 Presto?
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True, very true.. :lol:

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 Post subject: Re: 729 Presto?
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Looks like Reactor has something new, too:

https://www.aliexpress.com/store/produc ... 89233.html

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That's the THIRD rubber I've known called "Tornado". Anyone remember the Yasaka one in the 1980s (honey colored)? Note it's for 40+. Strangely cheap for a new rubber, though.

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Just ordered a 729 Bloom Power.

I changed from H3 prov blue sponge to 729 Battle II in April and I think I like the Battle II even more than the H3 prov.

So, wait for few weeks and I can tell if its better. It's faster for sure but also so much control in pushing and chopping?

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 Post subject: Re: 729 Presto?
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Yes, definitely tell us what it's like..

One wonders about the other four, and the two Prestos as well. Anything you read elsewhere, please post it here.

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Boxersss wrote:
Just ordered a 729 Bloom Power.

I changed from H3 prov blue sponge to 729 Battle II in April and I think I like the Battle II even more than the H3 prov.

So, wait for few weeks and I can tell if its better. It's faster for sure but also so much control in pushing and chopping?

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And Boxersss? Do you like it better? Can you compare the both?

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