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    Posted: 11/09/2017 at 7:17am
How's Palio Thor's vs Yinhe Big Dipper for the Plastic Ball? Just curious on your thoughts, as Thor's used to be a big hit here and now I don't see it being mentioned anymore... I currently use Thor's on a custom 5ply blade.


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I vote for Thor's
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Thor's is a lot faster and the quality control is better.  BD is cheaper.  There are a few new tacky ESN rubbers as well if you want some other options.
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Thor's have a great speed and super spinney. I like Thor's a lot.
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Originally posted by AndySmith AndySmith wrote:

Thor's is a lot faster and the quality control is better.  BD is cheaper.  There are a few new tacky ESN rubbers as well if you want some other options.

I see, so it's alright to consider Thor's an upgrade over BD? The Hadou 40+ in 42-44 hardness is actually really good. Plays like a T05 that's slightly softer but with some tack. Topsheet feels a bit too soft at times for my taste, though I loved it when I played it with my Drinkhall Offensive Classic. 
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Thors and big copper are similar. I am not sure I agree that third is an upgrade. Off the table, punter looping topspins, thors was very unpredi-i found big copper much better at that stroke. Thors does have better quality control imo.
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Originally posted by vanjr vanjr wrote:

Thors and big copper are similar. I am not sure I agree that third is an upgrade. Off the table, punter looping topspins, thors was very unpredi-i found big copper much better at that stroke. Thors does have better quality control imo.

I see, good point. But what do you think about it with the 40+ ball? As all the reviews I've seen here are with the 40 cell ball. Many thanks.
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Thor's is a good rubber, and is very spinny with the old or new balls. It's a German Tensor, so I don't think it's really comparable to the Chinese-made BD, but for some people it seems to be a decent alternative. The new Joola Golden Tango is another good option, it's also a Tensor with a hard sponge and tacky topsheet, but the topsheet is softer.

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Originally posted by haggisv haggisv wrote:

Thor's is a good rubber, and is very spinny with the old or new balls. It's a German Tensor, so I don't think it's really comparable to the Chinese-made BD, but for some people it seems to be a decent alternative. The new Joola Golden Tango is another good option, it's also a Tensor with a hard sponge and tacky topsheet, but the topsheet is softer.


Thanks for the insight, Thor's listed hardness is at 54 degrees. Feels more like 47 or 48 I think, do you think it's around that hardness? Kinda confusing.
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http://ttnpp.com/store/german-style/444-palio-thor-s-made-in-germany-6.html

Thor's on sale for $24. I used it years ago and thought it was much softer than 54 degrees.
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Originally posted by AndySmith AndySmith wrote:

Thor's is a lot faster and the quality control is better.  BD is cheaper.  There are a few new tacky ESN rubbers as well if you want some other options.

Which ones are the best tacky alternatives to BD from ESN in your opinion?

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729 Battle II, I think, is the best of both these worlds. If you had to choose between the two, then Battle II is kind of exactly between the two :)

Well, not exactly, it is more traditional chinese and comes at 45 or 47 hardness, but it has definite catapult
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