Friendship/729 V-6

Friendship/729 V-6 Blade
Approx. $ 27 USD
Price $

User Ratings (17)

Speed 8.3
Control 8.9
Stiffness 5.0   
Average
Hardness 4.9   
Medium
Consistency 8.2   
Always identical
Overall 9.5 10
Manufacturer Details
Speed 92
Control 60
Weight 88+/-3g
Plies 7
Thickness 6.4mm
There are 3 users using the Friendship/729 V-6.

Reviews (14)

6655au  on 12/17/2012

Suprisinglly overall nice blade, underestimated cost (appr.30$)!! Little bit slower and softer than TBS, but controlible and amasingly precise in short and midle distance game in all kind of shots.In the comparison with TBS it has almost equal characteristics, just only need some sand paper work to finish outlook design.All in all perfect blade substitute to TBS.
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Andew  9 months ago

I bought this because of the record 9.5 overall score but did not believe it until I tried it. But yes better for my game than a now retired DHS PG7. The V6 is carbon so feedback not like an all wood blade. With fast rubbers it will play like an off- but with a great touch. I therefore recommend the V6 with fast rubbers to match the PG7 or N9. I seem to play better with an HRT Clipper or pg7 according to my team mates they are faster but very good blade too. If you can use skill and win by not hitting but superior placement short game then try the V6. It is a very good training for that sort of game.
+1
JimT  on 10/26/2010

One of the best OFF- blades (and very cheap, too). If you can find one that suits your weight requirements, buy it. Weight usually varies from 86 to 98 g which is a rather wide range. Very good control and softness provide great short game, placement shots etc. With the right rubbers (and it can play with almost all of them) it blocks and loops very well. An excellent choice for a budget-minded allround player or for an OFF- attacker.
+1
rota  4 months ago

Good carbon blade. Medium high throw arc. I rated speed with 8,7 ( off- like PG7). Produces average spin because of it's stiffness (PG7 is better). Very controllable ( 9,2).Does everything well. Definitely worth a try for the price.
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Z_SouL  10 months ago

Generally I would say it's too soft for me with both hard and soft rubbers. Would suite for the beginners as ALLROUND blade, but for sure not for those who already has some technique and is closer to more advanced level. It's pretty lightweight, but vibration of it is pretty strange. Not very good feeling in my opinion. Also, I would like to admit that recently mentioned PG7 or N9 are much better for me and for those who's aimed for looping game. Would recommend only for beginners, but for that price - there are much better options
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