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A prototype blade OFF with basalt fiber and Makore outer ply:
Makore-Basalt-Ayous-Kiri-Ayous-Basalt-Makore, head size 150/157 mm, thickness 5.8 mm, weight 90 g, handle size 100/25 mm.


Blade: TB ALC, ZJ SZLC
Rubbers: FH Tenergy 05
BH Tenergy 05 fx
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First defensive 7 ply allwood blade custom made by Levi with outer layer willow:
Willow-Ayous-Ayous-Ayous-Ayous-Ayous-Willow, head size 158/168 mm, thickness 5.9 mm, weight 89g, handle size 100/25 mm.




Edited by Johnny Erasure - 09/01/2017 at 4:31am
Blade: TB ALC, ZJ SZLC
Rubbers: FH Tenergy 05
BH Tenergy 05 fx
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Another Levi 7 ply OFF blade with basalt and koto outer veneer.

Blade: TB ALC, ZJ SZLC
Rubbers: FH Tenergy 05
BH Tenergy 05 fx
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how do you go about ordering one?
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Originally posted by h0n1g h0n1g wrote:

how do you go about ordering one?

Just PM Johnny Erasure. 
Blade: Custom Blade
FH: DHS Hurricane 3 Neo (Provincial)
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A special order 9 ply OFF blade with glassfiber and american walnut outer ply.

Walnut-Limba-Glassfiber-Limba-Kiri-Limba-Glassfiber-Limba-Walnut, 151/158 mm, 88g, 6.0 mm thickness:

Blade: TB ALC, ZJ SZLC
Rubbers: FH Tenergy 05
BH Tenergy 05 fx
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Soon a very special blades made by Levi with Zylon carbon fiber and Textreme zylon carbon fiber.

Edited by Johnny Erasure - 08/20/2017 at 4:59am
Blade: TB ALC, ZJ SZLC
Rubbers: FH Tenergy 05
BH Tenergy 05 fx
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Originally posted by Johnny Erasure Johnny Erasure wrote:

Soon a very special blades made by Levi with Zylon carbon fiber and Textreme zylon carbon fiber.

Waiting for your update!
Blade: Custom Blade
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these blades look well made
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First Levi 7 ply with zylon carbon:

Koto-ZLC-Ayous-Kiri-Ayous-ZLC-Koto, 149/157 mm, 84g, 5.9 mm thickness, OFF+:




Edited by Johnny Erasure - 10/03/2017 at 5:05am
Blade: TB ALC, ZJ SZLC
Rubbers: FH Tenergy 05
BH Tenergy 05 fx
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A very special blade made with UDC and outer black limba which has 20 years old:

Limba black-UDC-Anigre-Kiri-Anigre-UDC-Limba black, 150/157 mm, 87g, 6.6 mm thickness, OFF+:

Blade: TB ALC, ZJ SZLC
Rubbers: FH Tenergy 05
BH Tenergy 05 fx
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Very good blades with a lot of control!
Blade: HM Levi Combi
FH: Donic Baracuda / SpinLord Waran
BH: SpinLord BlitzSchlag OX / SpinLord Dornenglanz OX
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That's what the basalt looks like in Levi's blades:

Blade: TB ALC, ZJ SZLC
Rubbers: FH Tenergy 05
BH Tenergy 05 fx
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First Levi 7 ply with aramid (not carbon):

Limba-Aramid-Limba-Ayous-Limba-Aramid-Limba, 150/157 mm, 92g, 5.9 mm thickness, OFF+:

Blade: TB ALC, ZJ SZLC
Rubbers: FH Tenergy 05
BH Tenergy 05 fx
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Levi 5 ply allwood with handle as old Power Drive:

Cypress-Mahon-Ayous-Mahon-Cypress, 150/157mm, 87g, 6.4 mm thickness, OFF:



Edited by Johnny Erasure - 11/15/2017 at 8:48am
Blade: TB ALC, ZJ SZLC
Rubbers: FH Tenergy 05
BH Tenergy 05 fx
Feedback: http://mytabletennis.net/forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=63937&KW=Johnny+Erasure&PID=764628&title=feedback-for-johnny-erasure#764628
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Originally posted by Johnny Erasure Johnny Erasure wrote:

Again a 7 ply blade with basalt and scaly koto outer ply but with ST handle:

<span style="line-height: 16.7999992370605px; : rgb251, 251, 253;">koto scaly-basalt-limba-kiri-limba-basalt-koto scaly, 5.8 mm thickness, 87 g</span>






What is the dark wood used for the handle? Gorgeous!
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What is the dark wood used for the handle? Gorgeous!

The wood used for the handle is wenge, a beautiful dark brown color.
Blade: TB ALC, ZJ SZLC
Rubbers: FH Tenergy 05
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Originally posted by ohwell ohwell wrote:

Originally posted by Johnny Erasure Johnny Erasure wrote:

Again a 7 ply blade with basalt and scaly koto outer ply but with ST handle:

<span style="line-height: 16.7999992370605px; : rgb251, 251, 253;">koto scaly-basalt-limba-kiri-limba-basalt-koto scaly, 5.8 mm thickness, 87 g</span>



This one looks nice and very interesting. I like the ST handle of it. What are here the handle dimensions ? Wideness and thickness ?




What is the dark wood used for the handle? Gorgeous!
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Originally posted by ttspirit ttspirit wrote:

This one looks nice and very interesting. I like the ST handle of it. What are here the handle dimensions ? Wideness and thickness?

Me. Levi made ST handle with 29mm wideness/23mm thickness or 28mm wideness/24mm thicness.
But if you want can make a special order at 29mm wideness/24mm thickness if you have big hands.

Edited by Johnny Erasure - 11/16/2017 at 9:27am
Blade: TB ALC, ZJ SZLC
Rubbers: FH Tenergy 05
BH Tenergy 05 fx
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I knew Wenge outer plies look incredible, I guess I shouldn’t be surprised that I love it on handles too! :)
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Also it looks to me to be very perfect processed this blade
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First blade with this composition, an excelent blade 7 ply blade with an awesome control and high speed (with a soft carbon UDC):

Koto-UDC-Anigre-Kiri-Anigre-UDC-Koto, 150/157 mm, 87g, 5.9 mm thickness, OFF:

Blade: TB ALC, ZJ SZLC
Rubbers: FH Tenergy 05
BH Tenergy 05 fx
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Just ordered an allwood 5 ply blade from Levi. Thanks John, I cant wait...
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I am still interested in having a blade made. There are more and more blades made with various composition but not many reviews. I would like to see more reviews on the blades made here. Please share your reviews or comments on the craftsmanship and on the blades.

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Originally posted by W0LovePP W0LovePP wrote:

I am still interested in having a blade made. There are more and more blades made with various composition but not many reviews. I would like to see more reviews on the blades made here. Please share your reviews or comments on the craftsmanship and on the blades.

Thanks.

I'm waiting for a 5ply allwood blade from Levi. İ'll try to write a long review with lots of pictures.

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Thanks. Look forward to your review.
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A 5 ply allwood HMLevi limba-spruce-ayous-spruce-limba, 5.8 mm thickness, 86g, special ST handle.

The handle was made from american walnut and has 23.4 mm thickness and 28 mm wideness.

Blade: TB ALC, ZJ SZLC
Rubbers: FH Tenergy 05
BH Tenergy 05 fx
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Originally posted by Johnny Erasure Johnny Erasure wrote:

A 5 ply allwood HMLevi limba-spruce-ayous-spruce-limba, 5.8 mm thickness, 86g, special ST handle.

The handle was made from american walnut and has 23.4 mm thickness and 28 mm wideness.



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I just got the blade, its a 5 ply limba-spruce-ayous-spruce-limba  blade with squared st handle.( like timo boll alc-donic persson seven etc...

Limba ply is light and thin, spruce is very soft and ayous ( which differs greatly in hardness) is medium hard for a ayous center ply.

I didnt play with it yet but I expect a soft feeling and long dwell time. But solid ayous core should give me enough power...

After the ordering process you have to wait for two weeks and than Levi ships the blade is a tracking number.
Packaging was not that great, there was no cardboard box and unfortunately blade was slightly damaged. Nothing biggie but its sad to see a brand new blade with a small chip.
craftmanship and quality is not flawless but I cant say its bad. I dont care about these things much. I dont care about how my blade is looking. I just care about the ball feeling, handle shape and speed/control ratio.

I'll update my post with a review. I also have a osp virtuoso stsq, so it'll be interesting to see whats what...









Edited by TSuBaSa - 12/14/2017 at 8:01am
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Looking forward to your review!
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