Difference of blade quality

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Last updated 6 years ago

Devin Hirsch

Devin Hirsch Asked 6 years ago

Hi Alois,

I was looking at a lot of blades, and I noticed that the price can go really high. I use Yasaka Ma Lin Extra Offensive, a good balanced blade that has good controllable speed and goes for $50. But I also saw stuff like the Butterfly Innerforce Super ZLC that goes for over $200, or the Zhang Jike ZLC that goes for $400! 

My question is: What makes one so much better then the other? I'm assuming they all play well, so I'm pretty confused.

As always, thank you,

From Devin

Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 6 years ago

Hi Devin,

You are right there isn't that much difference... definitely not $350 dollars or even $150 different.

Stay with the blade you are using now which is a good balanced blade.  If you want more speed or spin you can think about changing rubber to something faster.

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Tushar Verma

Tushar Verma Posted 6 years ago

The blade's money depends on the company for example -A butterfly Timo boll Spirit (Arylate Carbon) Cost -135 Dollars,

But Sanwie F1 (Same Arylate Carbon) Costs-45 Dollars less than the half price of butterfly although they have the same material used.

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