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PostPosted: 12 Oct 2018, 19:50 
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I've recently discovered that there is a massive change in spin when comparing a used plastic ball to a new plastic ball. A new ball is much spinner than one that's been used for, say... 6 - 12 hours.

I don't remember this being the case with celluloid. I mean, they did get all shiny and less spinny, but not this quickly. The change feels much quicker and more pronounced. The used plastic ball isn't even smooth / shiny, it still has texture to it.

Or is it all in my head? Using Mantra H with Nittaku Premium. The stupidly expensive ones.


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FH: GEWO Nexxus EL Pro 43
BH: GEWO Nexxus EL Pro 38
I notice this too with the Nittaku 40+ 3-star. It is a very nice ball, but it gets significantly less spinny once the texture gets polished down. Durability is otherwise excellent.

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