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    Posted: 03/08/2019 at 9:58pm
Do the newer chinese hybrid rubbers like Joola Tango PS and Stiga Genesis II need to be boosted?


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No, they are already fast enough.
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Originally posted by chop4ever chop4ever wrote:

No, they are already fast enough.

tried the genesis II S and it is slow. Would boosting it with your booster make it even softer?
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If both are unboosted, Genesis II M is a lot faster than S. I've boosted the original Genesis S, its a big improvement, but it still wasn't that fast and I still preferred unboosted M to boosted S. I still have a sheet of Genesis I M and a sheet of Genesis II M. I'll probably try boosting them up and giving them a whirl at some point when I get bored, but I'm currently pretty happy playing T80 and Baracuda. I haven't had the desire to experiment with my rubbers much lately.
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Oh, also after boosting I didn't find S to be all that much softer. 
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Originally posted by viva viva wrote:

Originally posted by chop4ever chop4ever wrote:

No, they are already fast enough.

tried the genesis II S and it is slow. Would boosting it with your booster make it even softer?

Nope, typical booster basically makes rubber springier, similar to speed glue.
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Originally posted by ericd937 ericd937 wrote:

Oh, also after boosting I didn't find S to be all that much softer. 
 



What did you use to boost ?

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote icontek Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 03/12/2019 at 12:33am
Originally posted by chop4ever chop4ever wrote:

Originally posted by viva viva wrote:

Originally posted by chop4ever chop4ever wrote:

No, they are already fast enough.

tried the genesis II S and it is slow. Would boosting it with your booster make it even softer?

Nope, typical booster basically makes rubber springier, similar to speed glue.

What?

Falco softens a LOT of different sponges. 


Re: Hybrids:
K1 is a little trickier to manage than Genesis M, but seems to have more gears.

My sheet of Genesis M lost it's factory tune within just a few months; hoping the K1 lasts longer.
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If you're happy playing with Tenergy 80 and Baracuda; then my advice would to stick with them, as both are good rubbers.

Familiarity means you concentrate on your shots and overall game.

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Originally posted by icontek icontek wrote:


What?

Falco softens a LOT of different sponges. 

Again, Falco is not a booster as everyone regards. Lets bring it to be a correct name: softener liquid.
Use pro booster (such as TRF or Nittaku Speed Axel) and compare to Falco.


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