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    Posted: 03/14/2005 at 5:08am
On the butterfly website, it says that some foreign markets are producing imitation rubber. Has anyone experienced this problem? After lookin at some website stores located in asia, some butterfly are way cheaper, even at half price. What do you guys think about this?
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which butterfly website? can u giv the web address????
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Dont know wheather the bty rubber it is original or not 

try to search at yahoo "butterfly online"

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Yeah, every popular brand is duplicated in china...i saw adidas clothing going for 5 american dollars...its blantantly obvious
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I have heard about that as well. My friend bought a bunch of Srivers once for dirt cheap and found out they were the fake stuff. They don't feel the same and they don't last at all.
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I don't mind wearing fake clothing barand but not fake rubber.
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Originally posted by fadli fadli wrote:

I don't mind wearing fake clothing brand but not fake rubber.
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Originally posted by fadli fadli wrote:

Originally posted by fadli fadli wrote:

I don't mind wearing fake clothing brand but not fake rubber.

Yeah because the quality wont be the same, you'll suck more

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wat do u guys think about presports.com and pingpongonline.com They're both pretty cheap
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well, pingpongonline.com isnt fake obvisouly, i like there stuff.

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What do u think abaout presports?i have just made some butterfly rubber orders from there do u think they could be fake?
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No, they order their stuff from registered distributor in Malaysia they are the one and only sole-distributor here.

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i think
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FAKE Sriver and Sriver FX






FAKE Sriver and Sriver FX is RM 46 each and REAL Sriver is RM73 and Sriver FX is RM 78
Seller claim that sponge is same but the top sheet is a little bit different... ...
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You can get fake Bryce speed too and all the Tenergys they are all $3 to $5 on taobao 

Edited by bluebucket - 11/09/2011 at 6:56am
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TQ for the info... But is hard to find Tenergys in my country =[
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Wat?!, T05 for only 28 RMB... that's just $4 USD...
 
 
 
Has anyone used these?  Please post your reviews....
 


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Atin used them and said it was no good as expected LOL. You can get a decent Chinese rubber for that price from a good company so why get a fake tenergy made in someones backyard
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It sounds like it is pretty hard to tell them apart (real vs fake).  We could potentially be buying Fake T05 from this forum, right? 

What is there to do?????
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there are some clear tell tale signs for what rubbers are fake. price is a big deal, and its usually a very obvious discrepancy. Some well known sellers will price tenergy less than what butterfly says (for example, Iruiru), but this doesn't mean its fake, its only like a 5-10$ difference. The other huge give away is something you can see in this fake Spin Art
There is a gap between the bottom of the rubber and the stamp on the rubber. Real butterfly rubbers have no gap, and the bottom of the stamp is the bottom of the rubber. You can see in pictures 2 and 4 there is about a 1-2mm gap. Finally, sponge color. You cna also see in this product that the color of the sponge is very off compared to the real thing. 
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If we assume that makeing Table tennis (rubber and sponge + packaging etc) is a technical process then not every one can make it, therefor it (fakes) must be made in a Legal Table tennis rubber manufacturing  company in China, and at some some will be caught out.
 I recently saw some Butterfly Tenergy Rubbers at a slightly lower price, so I emailed to ask if they were genuine, thier reply was yes, so my wife who is Chinese and from the same City asks them and they said not real only fakes lol
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Originally posted by liang1983 liang1983 wrote:

Fake Tenergy 05 (FX) impressions


I want to give this to somebody who's never used Tenergy before to see how long they go on about how amazing it is LOL
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haha it's funny because you know that's what would happen, OMG Tenergy it's as good as they say. Dude did you realise I gave you a $4 fake one                  ":S"

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Originally posted by liXiao liXiao wrote:

The other huge give away is something you can see in this fake Spin Art
 
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I asked my friend from China to order for me, hope can get it before 20Nov...
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I'm looking forward to your damage assessment Smile
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FAKE Tenergy 05 and Tenergy 05 FX



Edited by liang1983 - 11/18/2011 at 5:25am
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Anybody know what the white sticker with chinese on the back is all about?  It was on the Tenergy that I bought locally in China.  Do you think mine is fake?  It plays just like real Tenergy.
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